Campus Policies


An Honor Code establishes a fundamental social contract within which the University community agrees to live. This contract relies on the conviction that the personal and academic integrity of each individual member strengthens and improves the quality of life for the entire community. The Honor Code is vital to the Building Community Campaign, which is striving to develop a welcoming and supportive climate in which all people are respected and free to express differing ideals and opinions. A sense of mutual trust is critical to achieving such a community.

The University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) values its employees and students and recognizes the importance that families fulfill in the lives of employees and students. These guidelines address and outline the circumstances under which it is appropriate to bring non-student, minor children to the workplace or classroom. The guidelines are intended to foster respect for the needs of all parties impacted by the presence of non-student, minor children on the campus, in the workplace, or in the classroom.

It is the policy of the University of Colorado Boulder to adhere to the final examination schedule as published in the Registration Handbook and Schedule of Courses each semester. While it may be appropriate not to give a final in some cases, such as laboratory courses, seminars, and colloquia, final examinations are integral parts of the instructional program and should be given in all other undergraduate courses. Unless notified otherwise in writing during the first week of classes, students should assume that an examination will be given.

It is the policy of the University of Colorado Boulder to comply fully and completely with all United States export control laws and regulations, such as the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) implemented by the Department of Commerce, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) implemented by the Department of State, and regulations implemented by the Treasury Department through its Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).


    This policy sets forth the process for making recommendations to the Board of Regents concerning academic program discontinuance in conjunction with the System Administrative Policy Statement entitled:  “Program Discontinuance Policies as Adopted by the Board of Regents and Administrative Guidelines for Implementing Program Discontinuance Policies” (  It


    The University of Colorado Boulder recognizes that smoking any substance presents a public health hazard. The University is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable and educationally productive learning environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors. As such, it shall be the policy of the Boulder Campus that smoking will not be allowed in either indoor or outdoor areas of the campus.


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