MPAS Student Handbook

Student Code of Conduct

The Chamberlain University Student Code of Conduct incorporates all related policies, including the Academic Integrity Policy, the Professional Conduct Policy, the Network and Responsible Computing Policy, the Sexual Misconduct Response and Prevention Policy and the Social Media Policy. The Student Code of Conduct is designed to foster a fair and impartial set of standards by which alleged violations of the policy will be judged. All students are required to adhere to these standards. Chamberlain University requires all students to verify their identity and confirm their understanding and agreement with Chamberlain University Code of Conduct policies upon initial sign on to the learning platform browser.


  1. The term “University” or “Chamberlain“ means Chamberlain University.
  2. The term “student” includes all persons taking courses (both full- and part-time, matriculating and non-matriculating, online and on-site), receiving services from the University or otherwise enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional courses at the University. Persons not officially enrolled for a particular term but having a continuing relationship with the University are considered “students,” with the expectation that Chamberlain University staff are not “students” by nature of their continuing employment or contractual relationship with Chamberlain University.
  3. The terms “faculty member” and “instructor” mean any person hired by or contracted with the University to conduct instructional activities.
  4. The term “Chamberlain University staff” means any person employed by the University, with the exception of student employees.
  5. The term “Chamberlain University community” includes students, faculty members or Chamberlain University staff and/or any other individuals associated with the University. The program administrator or designee shall determine a person’s status in a particular situation.
  6. The term “Chamberlain University premises” includes all land, buildings, facilities, student housing and other property in the possession of or owned, used or controlled by the University (including parking lots, adjacent streets and sidewalks).
  7. The term “shall” or “will” is used in the imperative sense.
  8. The term “may” is used in the permissive sense.
  9. The “program administrator” is the campus president or approved designee or the online program dean/director or approved designee.
  10. The term “policy” is defined as the written regulations of the University as found in, but not limited to, the Student Handbook, the My Chamberlain student portal, the Academic Catalog and the website.
  11. The term “Hearing Panel,” “Panel” or “Professional Review Committee” refers to a committee comprised of program specific faculty representatives and approved corresponding program specific staff representatives.