4.1 Student Handbook & Code of Conduct

Added: 07/01/2015
Revised: 07/01/2018
Last Reviewed: 07/31/2018
Effective: 08/01/2018

Purpose of Handbook

This handbook is prepared for the convenience of students and is not to be construed as an official publication of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. In case of any divergence from or conflict with the by-laws or policies of the Board of Regents, the official by-laws and policies of the Board of Regents shall prevail. The University further reserves the right to change at any time the hours of operation, regulations, and requirements as necessitated by the University or the University System of Georgia.

This handbook is not to be considered as a contractual agreement between Middle Georgia State University and those receiving it. It is for informational purposes only and provides no rights to the reader.  All policies, information, and procedures set forth here are subject to change without notice. This handbook supersedes all previous editions of the student handbook.

It is the responsibility of each student to read, understand, and observe the rules and regulations of the University as published in this and other official announcements.

Mission Statement of Middle Georgia State University
Nondiscrimination Policy

Middle Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Middle Georgia State University.

Campus Environment

The students, faculty, and administration of Middle Georgia State University are dedicated to creating and maintaining an environment that fosters the search for truth and a spirit of free inquiry. The requirement that students behave with respect and civility does not preempt freedom of expression, thoughtful discourse, and vigorous examination of beliefs, standards, and concepts.