Student Conduct

As a public institution of higher education, George Mason University’s (the “University”) primary goals are the transmission of knowledge, the pursuit of truth, and the development of its students into productive citizens who contribute to the well-being of society. The purpose of the George Mason University Korea (the “Korea campus”) Student Conduct System is to foster a supportive climate of protecting the community from disruptive conduct, while facilitating conduct that supports teaching and learning environments. Our Student Conduct System is modeled and influenced by both the University’s and Incheon Global Campus’s student conduct systems and policies, including the University’s Code of Student Conduct.

The Korea campus Office of Student Affairs has authority over all non-academic disciplinary matters involving Korea campus students. The Korea campus may pursue disciplinary action against a student or student organization while the student or student organization is also subject to a criminal proceeding, even if the criminal charges are pending, reduced, or dismissed. No student or student organization shall commit an act of misconduct in any location. Any student or student organization found responsible of committing an act of misconduct under our Student Conduct System are subject to sanctions by the Korea campus or the Incheon Global Campus, or both. A respondent investigated through our Student Conduct System’s processes cannot subsequently appeal to or be tried under the University’s Code of Student Conduct.

The dean of student affairs retains the right to forward any alleged act of misconduct to the University’s overseas Office of Student Conduct. Any allegation forwarded to the Office of Student Conduct will be governed by the University’s Code of Student Conduct, unless explicitly noted otherwise.