Student Rights & Responsibilities

Students at North Carolina A&T have certain rights and responsibilities. Included in this objective are student rights that the university highly regards, but also included is the responsibility of students to be aware of the standards of appropriate behavior and the willingness to exercise the degree of order necessary to promote and preserve the higher standards of a learning environment.

Students have the right to:

  • Receive accurate and consistent information
  • Maintain confidentiality of educational records pursuant to FERPA*
  • Gain access despite any disabilities and fully participate in any chosen university student activity
  • Seek counsel and advice
  • Be respected, be heard, and receive courteous delivery of services
  • Be afforded equality of opportunity to receive the best education
  • Receive due process in all disciplinary procedures

*Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)

Students have the responsibility to:

  • Exercise sound judgment in their choices and assume the consequences of their own actions at all times
  • Become acquainted with and fully comply with all university regulations and policies
  • Conduct themselves with civility (respect and courtesy) toward all others at all times
  • Share in the building and maintaining of a safe and sound campus community
  • Maintain high academic, social, moral and civic character