Community Code of Conduct

Community Code of Conduct


The Community Code of Conduct is in place with the priority of preserving:

  • Your safety
  • Your privacy
  • Respect among community members

Community Code of Conduct

By participating in community services, you agree to:

  • Cultivate a positive, supportive learning environment;
  • Communicate respectfully and considerately with all students, alumni and staff;
  • Not share content that is obscene, illicit, threatening, or discriminatory;
  • Contribute constructively to discussions with fellow community members; and
  • Notify us immediately if you become aware of Honor Code or community violations at

The following behaviors are examples of the types of conduct that will not be tolerated in any community:

  • Harassment: Inappropriate, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or violent comments or conduct.
  • Discrimination: Offensive comments related to gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability or disease.
  • Distributing inappropriate images: Use of sexual, violent, graphic, or derogatory images.
  • Bullying: Deliberate intimidation, threats of violence, violent language, or other language (e.g., comments on physical appearance), designed to intimidate, degrade, or shame another person.
  • Sexual harassment: Unwelcome sexual attention.
  • Self-injury or Suicide: Postings in any of our communities that encourage self-injury or suicide. If you or someone you know is exhibiting signs of self-injury or suicide, please find help at the Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the U.S. and globally.
  • Violations of our Terms of Use and Honor Code.


We may take any action regarding your access to and/or use of the community, programs, or site as it deems appropriate in connection with a violation of this Community Code of Conduct, including, but not limited to, removal of your posts or other content, removing you from our programs with no refund, or removing you from any or all of our Services.

Reporting Violations

All reports of violations should be submitted to and will be reviewed to determine the appropriate course of action in a timely manner.