Code of Conduct

Conduct: Students, Team Leaders, Educators will act with honesty and integrity; will treat others with courtesy, respect, equity and fairness; will promote safe, open, and productive environments for learning and working; will honor privacy and confidentiality; and will conscientiously fulfill all obligations of their contract.

Student/Advisor Relationship: Students, Team Leaders, Educators may be perceived as advisors by students they interact with. As such, they should be sensitive to the power imbalance in the student/advisor relationship and aware of responsibilities of the advisor, the student, and the institution in regards to this relationship.

Public Communication: Students, Team Leaders, Educators, when representing or otherwise displaying any affiliation with the STEMX-365, will limit professional comments to contracted responsibilities, will refrain from personally critical comments, and will clearly distinguish professional comments from their opinions based on personal views.

Adherence to Law and Regulations: Students, Team Leaders, Educators will be aware of and adhere to all laws, regulations of the workplace in which they are operating, and this Code of Conduct in performance of their contracted work.

Misconduct: Students, Team Leaders, Educators will not engage in discrimination, sexual discrimination or violence, harassment, bullying, dishonesty, fraud, misrepresentation, coercive manipulation, censorship, micro-aggressions (the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their group membership) or other misconduct. This applies to conduct in contracted work situations both on- and off-campus, and to both intentional and unintentional behavior. For further definition of misconduct, refer to STEMX-365 Code of Conduct Misconduct and Unacceptable Behaviors.

Reporting: Students, Team Leaders, Educators have a responsibility to appropriately and promptly report misconduct they witness or of which they become aware as related to their contracted work. When working in off-campus locations, students, leaders, educators should report according to practices of the workplace they are operating in. When the misconduct involves STEMX-365 affiliated persons, students, leaders, educators should report to their STEMX-365 contact.