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Division of Student Affairs Annual Report 2018-19

Community Standards and Student Responsibility


Advance the educational mission of Ohio University and the Division of Student Affairs by providing meaningful opportunities for students to learn what it means to be a member of the Ohio University community.



streamlined misconduct process


tier learning outcome assessment plan


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Students walking

In February 2019, Community Standards and Student Responsibility (CSSR) established and re-formatted its group/organization misconduct process. CSSR worked closely with campus partners and student organizations to craft a clearer and more communicative process for future cases.


Students sitting on College Green

A six-tier assessment plan was developed, which includes learning outcomes for student success. This assessment plan is aimed at understanding student satisfaction, measuring learning through our process and data analytics that point to efficiency and effectiveness of our current programmatic approach. 

Scott Quad

Two CSSR staff members are participating in Culture of Respect, a national initiative that aims to educate and create policies and programs that address sexual violence prevention and response.

Students having a meeting

Community Standards has started to work with faculty and the deans in Athens and at regional campuses to support the academic integrity of Ohio University. 

CSSR trifold presentation board at an event

Community Standards led the institutional Review and Standards committee in developing a new Ohio University code of conduct. The code is set to be updated every two years. All changes were centered around compliance needs, fundamental fairness and the use of clearer language to assist all students in understanding the expectations and community standards process.