Intent of the Proposed Change

  • To create a new category with regards to treatment of animals.  This proposed category includes mistreatment of laboratory and domestic animals in addition to taunting or physically harassing wildlife.

Current Policy

 Mistreatment of animals is not currently a category of the Student Code of Conduct. 

Proposed Revision

Examples include:
  1. torturing or treating an animal in a cruel manner; or
  2. conducting experiments on animals using unapproved research practices; or
  3. taunting or physically harassing wildlife or otherwise creating an unsafe or hazardous environment involving wildlife on property owned or controlled by the university.

 If you have feedback about the proposed revision, please contact a member of the Student Code of Conduct Review Team.