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Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards

COVID-19 update: 

The staff for the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards is still welcoming students and visitors for walk ins or in-person appointments, but we are encouraging scheduled virtual appoinments at this time. To reach us, you can call (859) 622-1500 or email


From May 10th to August 6th EKU will operate Monday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 5:00pm. All offices will be closed on Friday's. 


Is SCCS still open?

Yes! We are still ready and able to help you. If you have an unresolved conduct case, we will arrange an alternative hearing format. We are still able to complete background checks, process cases, and all other administrative tasks. Please contact us for assistance.

I have sanctions due soon. What should I do?

We understand the circumstances that may affect the ability to complete some sanctions. However, many sanctions are online and able to be completed remotely. If you have University Service or other sanctions that you are unsure how to complete, please contact our office.

I have a judicial hold on my account. How can I get this removed?

Judicial holds are often a result of incomplete sanctions. If you did not complete a sanction as a result of a conduct case, you will need to complete the sanction and send proof of completion. This can be emailed to If you are unsure why you have a hold or need help completing a sanction, please contact us. 

I need a background check completed. How do I do this?

Please email us at with your name and student ID number. If you are an employer or government agency, please also email You will need to include the release information with the request.

Mission Statement

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards promotes student success by upholding the Student Code of Conduct, advocating for community standards, and maintaining a fair conduct system that addresses the diverse needs of the individual and community. The Office fosters student development through the values of honesty, mutual respect, responsibility and integrity.

Reporting an Incident

You can now report a general student conduct incident on our new, online reporting form here. Please note that this form is not for reporting alleged academic integrity violations.

For academic integrity violations, you can request a prior records check here, and then make a report here.

Records Check for Students

If you are a student that would like to request a copy of their student disciplinary record, please email us to request that. In the email, please include your full name and EKU ID number. The results will be sent directly to your EKU student email account.

What students can expect of our office

Student Conduct and Community Standards will:

  • Provide information to all students relating to the General Regulations for Student Behavior,
  • Adjudicate all reports of alleged violations of the General Regulations for Student Behavior and the Policy for Academic Integrity in a consistent manner,
  • Facilitate due process rights set forth by the University Handbook for Students, and
  • Ensure fair and impartial hearings.

What we expect of students

Students will:

  • Show respect for others, themselves, and the University community,
  • Take responsibility for their behavior,
  • Read and understand the University Handbook for Students
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