Mason Policies

It’s always good to know the rules before making decisions that affect your health and safety.

All students are governed by Mason’s community standards and policies. The Office of Student Conduct is the department responsible for resolving most misconduct allegations on campus.

Here are select policies of interest to most Mason students:

If you do get in trouble, the Student Conduct website outlines the resolution process.

The process of addressing possible sexual misconduct is also posted on the Student Conduct website. SSAC staff members are available to support students as they consider and navigate this process. For more information about the rights of victims of violence, click here.

Students who live in Mason residence halls and apartments should also be aware of the policies of Housing and Residential Life The Resident Student Handbook details the rules for living in the Mason community, including policies on:

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Controlled Substances/Drugs/Medication
  • Harassment
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Smoking
  • Stalking
  • Threatening Behavior