THE CREED AT SOUTHERN MISS
The University of Southern Mississippi has established a creed.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the Southern Miss Creed.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.
Website Address for this Policy
I belong to a community of scholars at The University of Southern Mississippi.
I will demonstrate integrity and determination in all academic pursuits.
I will appreciate the value of differences among people, customs and view points and oppose hatred, bigotry and bias toward others.
I will exhibit behavior and choose language that demonstrates respect for fellow members of the Southern Miss community.
I will respect others by honoring their rights, privacy and belongings.
I will value human dignity in my academic, social and employment settings.
I commit to exhibiting civil behavior, demonstrating responsible citizenry, and doing my part to achieve a positive and secure living and learning environment for all.
The Dean of Students is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website
02/05/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.