Transfer Student Orientation

Welcome to Youngstown State University, we are glad you have chosen to become a penguin! As a new transfer student, you should first contact an academic advisor prior to attending Orientation. Orientation sessions are scheduled during the spring and fall terms only; if you were accepted for the summer term, please contact an advisor directly for advisement and course registration.

Transfer student Orientation provides a:

Code of Conduct

Board Positions

We are seeking students committed to upholding the values of Youngstown State University to serve as hearing board members in a variety of capacities. Students who serve on these boards have the opportunity to network with a variety of people across campus, develop analytical and critical thinking skills, and serve the campus in a very important leadership role. Students interested in serving as a hearing board member must first apply to the Student Conduct Board, as described below.

Respondents

Introduction

The student conduct process at Youngstown State University provides due process to any student who is accused of an alleged violation of The Student Code of Conduct. As a part of the larger educational mission of the University our process encourages students to live responsibly and to be accountable for their actions. The student conduct process is based on the University's commitment to developing integrity, respect, and responsibility among all members of the University community

Complaints

Introduction

The student conduct process at Youngstown State University adheres to procedural due process and is intended to be part of the educational process at the University. The student conduct process provides for the impartial and expedient resolution of misconduct in the University community and encourages students to live responsibly and be accountable for their actions. The student conduct process is based on the University's commitment to developing integrity, respect, and responsibility among all members of the University community.

For Students

Overview

Students at Youngstown State University may interact with the Office of Student Conduct in a few different ways. Below is more information to describe each role a student may play in our process.

Sexual and Relationship Violence

Policy


Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

As a recipient of Federal financial assistance the University is subject to the requirements and prohibitions of Title IX.

Under Title IX discrimination on the basis of sex can include: 

Academic Integrity

Sanctions

Violations of the YSU Alcohol Policy

For a first time violation of Article III. 2. (a) (illegal use or possession of alcohol) or Article III. 2. (b) (public intoxication) of the Student Conduct Standards, a student should expect the following sanctions at minimum:

Welcome to the Office of Student Conduct