Student Rights and Responsibilities Site


College of the Desert (COD) is committed to contributing to our diverse students by fostering inclusion through co-curricular programs and activities to promote and develop college, community leadership and civic engagement. Our office is dedicated to respecting the well-being of our students by providing opportunities for lifelong learning and professionalism in embodying high standards of conduct.

Our role is to support College of the Desert’s educational mission by administering the Student Code of Conduct, uphold the standards to promote responsible behavior, and advocate every student’s right to learn in a safe, healthy, and productive environment.

We encourage you to contact our office if you have questions about:

  • your student rights and responsibilities;

  • the Student Code of Conduct;

  • the Student Conduct Process;

  • how to report an alleged violation of the Student Conduct Code;

  • the campus resources are available to you.