By accepting admission to and enrolling at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, students are obligated to align their behaviors with the values of the university, the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct, and any other university policies and procedures. The Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct and the student non-academic conduct process apply to the conduct of individual students, informal groups of students, and university officially recognized groups of students. Because the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct is based on shared values, it sets a range of expectations for the University of Alabama at Birmingham student no matter where or when his/her conduct may take place. Therefore, the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct applies to behaviors that take place on the university premises, at university sponsored events or programs, and also apply off campus, when the administration determines that the off campus conduct has a direct impact on the educational mission and interests of the university. University of Alabama at Birmingham students studying in off campus contexts or participating in university sponsored programs remain responsible to uphold the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct and the laws relevant to their location. The Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct also applies to conduct that takes place at any time from the date that a student is offered admission to the university until the student has completed graduation and includes summers and in between semesters. Further, the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct applies to students when they host guests from the community who violate university policies. In these cases, students may be held responsible for the misconduct of their guests. In general, any behavior that discredits the student or the university, as determined by the Non-Academic Student Code of Conduct, may result in conduct action.