Welcome to the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities website!

This site contains useful information to help you understand the student conduct process. Our purpose is to support the educational and character development of students as they transition into university life work towards graduation and become life long learners.

The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities is also responsible for the investigation and adjudication of violations of the Student Code of Conduct. If you have any questions you can contact our office at (707) 826-3504 or email us. The Student Rights & Responsibilities office is located in Siemens Hall 211.

Christine Mata, Associate Dean of Students, Student Rights & Responsibilities 

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (OSRR) is to support the educational, ethical, and social development of students at Humboldt State University. Our approach is driven by an educational philosophy that aims to address student conduct policy violations through a developmental lens. We administer the disciplinary process through a fair and impartial process with the goal of fostering ethical development, the personal integrity of students, due process and fair resolution for violations.


How to Report

Do you have a student of concern or an incident/behavior that you think should be reported?

  • Select the appropriate button (Students of Concern or Discrimination or Sexual Misconduct) at the top of this page, or the Dean of Students page. This will lead you to a list of referral categories.
  • Select the appropriate category and proceed to fill out the online form
  • Information to include:
    • Student(s)’s first and last name along with their student identification number.
    • Date, time and location (if known)
    • Significant and direct quotes from involved parties
    • Provide a complete description of the situation, incident/behavior, or concern
    • Witness names and contact information (if known)
    • If you have any additional documentation such as emails, texts, messages or word documents, please attach to the report.
    • If you have concern about suicide or suicide ideation, contact University Police (x5555) who will assist in determing the appropriate course of action.

Please note: Lack of information will delay processing of referrals. It is extremely important that you include compete and detailed information. Please do not email reports, these reporting forms are a more secure and reliable method of getting us the information. 

Remember: For Emergencies (including suicide/suicide ideation) contact UPD at (707) 826-5555 or 911.