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Student Code of Conduct

Disciplinary Action

Students are required to abide by the rules, regulations and principles of the University as stated in this Code of Conduct brochure, the Student Handbook, and other University publications.  They are expected to conduct themselves at all times and in all places with propriety.  A breach of University rules or conduct prejudicial to the interests of the University may require appearance before the Student Conduct Committee.  This committee is composed of faculty and administrative staff members.  All concerned parties will appear before the Committee and abide by the action taken.  The Student Conduct Committee decisions can be arbitrated through the Office of the Provost or the Office of the Chancellor.  All appeals must be submitted in writing.  A student dismissed from the University for reasons other than academic work may be required to appear before the Student Conduct Committee for re-entrance.

Student Policies

All students enrolled at East-West University may rightfully expect that faculty and administrators of the University will maintain the conditions that facilitate learning.  Students are encouraged to exercise their right to free inquiry and free speech in a reasonable and peaceful manner.  The University reserves the right to change, without prior notice, the contents of its Bulletins and to modify its academic calendar and programs of instruction; academic and disciplinary requirements, policies and procedures, rules and regulations; its tuition, fees and charges, and the terms of financial aid. Changes shall be effective upon publication or when the University otherwise determines, and any such change may apply to prospective students and to those who already are enrolled at the University.

Cell Phone Usage

Cell phones must be turned off during any class period or exam.  If a cell phone is used during exam, the student runs the risk of failing the exam.  The instructor reserves the right to assign a penalty for cell phone use in class.

Drug Free Campus

East-West University adheres to, supports and is in full compliance with the requirements that maintain it as a drug-free institution of higher learning.

Smoking Policy

The East-West University campus is a smoke-free campus.  Smoking, the use of other tobacco products or electronic cigarettes is not permitted on the University campus and is not encouraged at off-campus sponsored activities.

East-West University is a private,  non-profit, non-denominational four-year University in Chicago’s South Loop. East-West is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NGA), and provides affordable, quality higher education to students from all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.