MIT is a community dedicated to scholarship and leadership. Student members of this community commit to reflect upon and uphold these principles in all academic and non-academic endeavors.
MIT expects that all students come to the Institute for a serious academic purpose and expects them to be responsible individuals who conduct themselves with high standards of honesty, fairness, respect, integrity, and accountability in both their academic and non-academic lives. Students are expected to uphold a high standard of civility and to demonstrate their respect for all members of this diverse community. These expectations are fundamental to the principle of independent learning and professional growth and to the maintenance of a healthy living and learning environment.