Code of Conduct
In addition to
responsibilities enumerated in the Colorado
State University Student Conduct Code, the Computer Science
Department advocates rights and responsibilities of conduct for all its
Members - faculty, staff and students - in accordance with the intent
of the Code of Ethics of the Association of Computing Machinery. In
particular, all department members are obligated to
explanations, or to report violations, contact your instructor or
appropriate department administrator. Mediation of violations will be
conducted within the Department and may be referred to the CSU Student
Conduct and Conflict Resolution Office.
- Respect the rights of others and protect fundamental human rights
including respect of the diversity of all cultures, and to foster a
safe and comfortable social environment.
- Avoid harm to others:
- All members are expected to treat one another with professional
courtesy at all times. Harassment or humiliation of one member by
another will not be tolerated.
- Members will dress appropriately for an educational and
professional setting, refraining from modes of dress that may shock or
- Members will refrain from using offensive or abusive language.
- Members will refrain from offensive public displays, including
on computer monitors, wall posters, or engaging in overt public
- Be honest and trustworthy:
- Members will relate honestly with one another, will not submit
work that is not their own (unless properly cited), will keep their
promises, and will act to merit the trust of others.
- Members should adhere to the ACNS policy on acceptable use of
- Be fair and take action not to discriminate:
- Members will treat others fairly, evenhandedly and without
capriciousness. a. Members will not single out any other Members or
groups of Members for discrimination or criticism or unwelcome
treatment especially based on race, physical characteristics, age,
gender, religious convictions, or membership in any cultural group.
- Honor property rights:
- Members will respect the personal property of others.
- Give proper credit for intellectual property:
- Members will respect the work product of others, and will never
claim ownership of intellectual work of others as their own.
- Respect the privacy of others:
- Members will respect the rights of others to be left alone, and
will refrain from unwelcome actions towards them, and unwanted
intrusions into their affairs.
for this course implies your agreeing to the Acceptable Use Policy
(AUP) for Computing and Networking Resources at Colorado State