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The Duke Community Standard

Your resource for supporting students regarding community expectations.

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Understand our community expectations, application, and how to report matters.

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards strengthens personal responsibility and accountability through investigation and resolution of alleged violations of university policies. We encourage honesty, integrity, and respect within the campus community as promoted by our honor code, the Duke Community Standard. 

We are committed to an environment free of harassment and sexual violence. Students who have experienced what they believe to be harassment and/or sexual misconduct by another student are encouraged to contact our office (919-684-6938; to learn about available options and support resources.

The Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards promotes honesty, fairness, respect, and accountability within the university community.

The details you need to know.

Every individual should know their rights and role in any policy, enforcement or violation situation. Below, you’ll find the details you need to navigate the process.