Student Rights & Responsibilities
As an adult and a student of Montana State University and the guest of the Bozeman community, a high standard of behavior is expected. If you find yourself a victim of another student's misbehavior, call the MSU Campus Police at 406-994-2121. You may also contact the Dean of Students Office to file a Conduct Grievance against another student. If you have violated the Student Conduct Code and/or committed a misdemeanor or felony crime, you may be contacted by the Office of the Dean of Students, depending on the seriousness and place of occurrence of incident.
- Personal information/file will not be released without your authorization (with exception to directory information.)
- You have the right to appeal any university status (i.e., scholastic suspension, financial aid suspension, conduct sanction, etc.)
- Right to file a grievance against appropriate university employees or processes.
- Right to voice dissent of University decisions and processes.
- Right to have support to pursue changes to University policy.
- Conduct yourself as a honest, responsible and law abiding member of the academic community.
- Respect the rights of other students, members of the faculty and staff and the public.
- Enjoy and participate in University programs.
- Respect the personal and property rights of others.
- Be prompt and regular in class attendance.
- Come prepared for class
- Submit required assignments in a timely manner.
- Take exams when scheduled.
- Meet the course and behavior standards as defined by the instructor.
- Make and keep appointments with instructor, advisors, and other University staff.
For additional information regarding your rights and responsibilities as a student, see Student Conduct Code.