The one sentence that best summarizes the collegial atmosphere that Rochester University seeks to develop in current and prospective students is: “Students will develop a sense of self worth that obliges them to exert their positive influence on society.” Rochester University’s commitment to developing and maintaining an affirmative learning and teaching environment ensures that the rights and freedom of all its school constituents, especially students, are protected.
Rochester University is quite clear about what conduct will not be acceptable if students are to continue to enjoy the rights and freedoms inherent in their selection, enrollment and matriculation. Therefore, this handbook outlines most of the policies regulations need for the students to pursue their academic endeavor at the school.
The educational process is a multifaceted enterprise, which enlists the cooperative efforts of administration, faculty and students. The integrity of the process shall be dependent upon the sincere effort of students. The integrity of the process shall be dependent upon the sincere effort in fairness and impartial evaluation on the part of faculty and the honest academic conduct of all students. The faculty and administration shall jointly assure the availability of academic conduct of all students. The faculty and administration shall jointly assure the availability of academic resources for student use and shall make clear those standards by which students will be evaluated. Students shall be expected to conduct themselves responsibly in the fulfillment of their course of study.