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Letter to University Students

Dear Tarleton State University Students,

On behalf of the Office of the Student Judicial Affairs, it is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to this academic year! You are an integral part of the rich traditions and legacy of Tarleton. It is in this spirit that we invite you to read the Code of Student Conduct, which you will find in your student rules.

Our intent is to encourage your learning, the education of the whole person, and the promotion of integrity. We expect your experience at Tarleton to be transformative, and supportive of your intellectual, ethical, and personal development.

All of the community standards are in the student rules. The rules are based on the assertion that student view their campus with a sense of community, and are active participants in their own development. The Community Standards have been established to assist in building a community of scholarship where the respect, consideration and dignity of every single one of us are paramount, Thus, we hold the members of our community to standards of excellence with their academics and personal behavior. Such an environment is essential in the delivery a brand of excellence in education, which has been marked profoundly through our Tarleton traditions.

Please take the time to carefully review this information, as it is your responsibility to be familiar with all of the University's standards of conduct. It is important to keep in mind that ignorance does not excuse the violation of any policy, rule, or procedure. The University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time. Any updates to this printed copy can be found on the Tarleton Website. Tarleton State University is committed to providing an enlivened and engaged campus community. The acceptance into the University calls for action through learning, leadership and service. We ask that you engage in your learning to the fullest, that you lead with intelligent hearts, compassionate minds, and servant leadership perspective.

We wish you a successful academic year!


Dana L. Moore, M.P.A.

Assistant Dean of Students