Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Student Conduct & Dispute Resolution is to assist students in making better choices and support a living learning environment where students are provided the opportunity to learn from mistakes, contribute to the community and become responsible citizens. 

Learning Objectives

  • 1.       Students will be aware of their rights within the Student Conduct process.
  • 2.       Students will learn to think critically in navigating challenging situations.
  • 3.       Students will understand the importance of accountability, respect, and responsibility in making decisions.
  • 4.       Students will be able to articulate how their actions impacted the William Paterson community.

Please note that the Student Code of Conduct is regularly reviewed and updated. This is the page where all updates will be posted. It is a good idea to check this location first for any changes, revisions and updates. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Conduct & Dispute Resolution at 973.720.6250.