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Educational Programs Offered by Student Conduct & Community Standards

Educational Goals

The Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards seeks to provide experiences that are educational and transformative in nature to our fellow Jayhawks. The following provides a brief overview of the current programs offered by the office. If there is a topic or content area not listed please email us at We can help create a customized program specific to that area or can put you in contact with another office that are experts in that particular content area. 

Overview of Programs

We know there is inherent risk in everything we do. How do we manage, or even mitigate,  said risk in our organizations? In this program students will be able to:

  • Identify current risky behaviors in their organization.
  • Create a plan to mitigate these risky behaviors.
  • Prepare accountability measures for those that fails to uphold the standards of the organization. 

It is an exciting time when new Jayhawks join our flock. How do we onboard & recruit new members in a manner that expresses the values of the organization and the Jayhawk Values? Participants will be able to:

  • Identify their organization's purpose
  • Design a recruitment/onboarding process that aligns with the purpose of the organization. 

Values -- What are they? How do they relate to our habits? How do they shape our decisions? Students involved in this program will be able to:

  • Identify their personal values.
  • Interpret the role of ethical leadership and values in their everyday decision making​.
  • Demonstrate how their decisions can impact those around them.​

Why are we here? Why do we exist as organizations? How can we shape our community in a positive way? Participants in this program will be able to:  

  • Have a greater understanding of organizational and personal values.
  • Have a greater understanding of campus and organizational support for personal growth. 
  • Have a greater appreciate for the “Big Why” of our existence as members of the organization.

What does hazing really mean? Are there varying levels to hazing? How can you prevent hazing at the University of Kansas? Participants in this program will be able to:

  • Recognize hazing behavior. 
  • ​Identify the motivations of those that haze. 
  • ​Demonstrate how to educate without hazing new members to your organization. 

Is your organization dealing with burnout or apathy from upperclassmen? Every organization struggles with the dreaded "senioritis" as graduation draws near, but there are still ways Jayhawks can leave that positive legacy in their organization or team.  Students in this program will be able to: 

  • Recognize core issues within their organization/community and how to address them.   ​
  • Understand the need/urgency for growth in our organizations.  ​
  • Be equipped with skills necessary to create  positive change. ​

Brotherhood/sisterhood comes with a set of standards that each person in the group must embody. What happens when a member of your organization does not live up to those set of standards/values? In this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the need for respect for themselves, the organization, and the community.
  • Develop methods to build brotherhood/sisterhood in a positive way.​
  • Combat apathy within the organization.​

Did We Miss Something???

Is there an area we missed? Let us know how we can help your organization/team by emailing us at