Duke Policies

Physical Abuse, Fighting, Endangerment

Any physical abuse, fighting, and/or endangerment to an individual or group is specifically prohibited. This behavior includes, but is not limited to:

  • physical violence (initiating or responding to) or attempted physical violence against another person or group. This includes fighting.
  • threat of physical violence against another person or group.
  • any action that endangers the health, safety or welfare of a person or group.
  • attempting to, or actually harming oneself.

[Wording adopted from Eastern Michigan Student Conduct Code.]

Last Updated: 08/14/2013 Policy Owner: Office of Student Conduct