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Student Conduct & Community Standards

General Information

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards works closely with students, faculty, staff and the local community on concerns related to conflict resolution, appropriate citizenship, academic integrity and other quality of life issues. View Student Community Rights & Responsibilities

It is the goal of the office, though coordination of the judicial system, to help students learn to think proactively concerning their behavior and its effect on others. The desired result being that students will accept both the responsibility and consequences for their behavior and will strive to make appropriate choices.

In addition, the office of Student Conduct and Community Standards coordinates the College's research about and response to student use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.


The Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards is responsible for all conduct proceedings, on and off campus as they relate to campus policies.

A Culture of Respect

SUNY Potsdam is proud to be a Culture of Respect Collective Institution. The collective is an ambitious two-year program that guides cohort institutions through a rigorous process of self-assessment and targeted organizational change. Its goal is to build the capacity of educational institutions to end sexual and gender-based violence through ongoing, expansive organizational change. Learn more.