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Code of Conduct
Disability Accommodations

Code of Conduct

Stanford Continuing Studies is dedicated to the mission of nurturing a vibrant learning community, nourishing the life of the mind, and promoting the pleasures of intellectual exploration and exchange. Students in our program are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that represents the spirit of this mission.

In addition, students are expected to comply with all rules and regulations put forth by Stanford University, including the University’s Fundamental Standard, which states that, “Students at Stanford are expected to show…respect for order, morality, personal honor and the rights of others as is demanded of good citizens. Failure to do this will be sufficient cause for removal from the University.”

The following behavior will not be tolerated and may result in removal from our program, and from the university campus, as well as forfeiture of all tuition and fees paid.  Unacceptable student behavior includes, but is not limited to:
  • Disruption of teaching, learning, or the free flow of ideas in the classroom
  • Disorderly conduct and/or disturbing the peace
  • Dishonesty and/or misrepresenting oneself, both in the classroom and during correspondence with instructors, fellow students and administrative staff
  • Refusal to adhere to Continuing Studies policies or University policies as stated in printed and online materials
  • Refusal to comply with instructors’ parameters for course requirements as stated in a syllabus, course description, or explained in the classroom
  • Physical abuse; intimidation, harassment, threatening behavior directed toward instructors, fellow students or administrative staff
  • Unauthorized attendance in classes or paid events without proper registration, and/or misuse of university resources;
  • Sexual misconduct of any kind

Admission to Stanford Continuing Studies courses is discretionary. Continuing Studies reserves the right, at its discretion, to withhold registration from, or require withdrawal from the program of, any student or applicant.


Disability Accommodations

The Diversity & Access Office and Office of Accessible Education assist Stanford Continuing Studies with ensuring that its programs and services are accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you need a disability-related accommodation or have questions about accessing a classroom, please contact 650-725-0326 (voice), 650-723-1216 (TTY), or email [email protected].

Please note: the Diversity and Access Office does NOT provide transportation to classes.

Campus Accessibility Maps

The Campus Access Guide is an online system of maps detailing wheelchair accessibility and other disability access information for campus venues. This project is ongoing and updates continue to occur. If any building is not listed, please contact the Diversity & Access Office for additional information.

Disability Parking

Disability parking spaces, marked in blue, are located throughout the campus. These spaces are reserved for vehicles displaying state-issued (any state) disability placards or license plates; all others will be cited.

Vehicles with disability placards or plates may also park in any other marked spaces on campus, including permit and metered spaces.

Please Note: The closest disability parking to the Main Quad is located at the Oval. From the Oval, use the ramped path to the right of the steps to reach the arcade level.

Accessible Entrances

If the main entrance to a building is not step-free, directional signage will indicate the route to the nearest accessible entrance.

Sign Language Interpreting Services & Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices and sign language and oral interpreting services for the deaf and the hearing impaired are available upon request. Please contact the Diversity & Access Office to request interpreters or assistive listening devices.

Large Print or Braille Material

Printed materials for Continuing Studies courses can be made available upon request by contacting the Diversity & Access Office.

For more information about academic-related accommodations for Continuing Studies courses and campus accessibility, please contact the Diversity & Access Office:

Diversity & Access Office
Stanford University
Mariposa House
585 Capistrano Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8230
Voice: 650-725-0326
Fax: 650-723-1791
Email: [email protected]