Student Rights, Advocacy, and Accountability (SRAA)
The Office of the Dean of Students regulates, maintains and protects the welfare of Southern University and A&M College campus community by establishing and enforcing standards of behavior for students as set forth in the Student Code of Conduct. Students enrolled at Southern University and A&M College must ultimately assume full responsibility for their actions and must adhere to the Student Code of Conduct. The Student Code of Conduct sets forth responsibilities of which members of the University community owe one another. The University has equal obligations to protect the integrity of its educational mission and the interests of its student body. These policies, penalties, and sanctions have been established to protect the rights and interests of all members of the campus community.
Student Code of Conduct
The Southern University and A&M College Student Code of Conduct sets forth, in a concise and uniform manner, responsibilities which members of the University community owe one another. Southern University and A&M College is committed to protecting the full constitutional rights of its students. University policies, Student Code of Conduct provisions, penalties, and sanctions have been established to protect the rights and interests of all members of the University community. The current Student Code of Conduct supersedes any previously published Student Code of Conduct.
Student Code of Conduct - link to PDF
Student Judicial Process
The Southern University and A&M College judicial system governs the University community by regulating student conduct and enforcing the University's Student Code of Conduct consistent with the principles of due process of laws applicable to state universities.
Student Official Statements
Southern University and A&M College students have to opportunity to provide an official student in a judicial matter, whether they are a witness, victim, or the accused in an incident.
Student Statement Form - link to PDF
The general grievance procedure is maintained by the Dean of Students in order to ensure prompt and equitable solutions to student problems. General grievances include sexual harassment, hazing, and discrimination.
Student Grievance Form - link to PDF
Southern University and A&M College students may seek redress in academic decisions when they believe the decision is unfair or ungrounded. The academic grievance procedure provides prompt and equitable resolutions to student academic grievances. Classroom related matters should be subjected to these procedures only when the grievance cannot be settled in the ordinary course of immediate post-class discussion.
Student Academic Grievance Procedures - link to PDF