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Community Standards

office of the dean of students

As a Catholic, Jesuit institution, Boston College holds high standards regarding the conduct of its students both on campus and off. Respect, benevolence, and propriety are expected of all students at all times. For more detailed information and sanctions of inappropriate conduct, please explore the links below.

Student Guide
Information about Boston College's community standards, Student Conduct System, and other policies is at

Guide to Policy Violations
Frequently-asked questions and answers.

Formative Sanctions
Information about Boston College's formative sanctions.

Request Your Judicial Record
Student disciplinary records remain on file for seven years after class graduates.

Student Conduct Board
Learn about the board, its mission, and how to apply to be a member.

Request Your Student Disciplinary Record
Students and alumni can submit this form to request a summary of their official student/disciplinary records.