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Statement of Shared Ethical Practice & Conduct

Career Services subscribes to the following ethical principles of professional practice and conduct in providing programs and services to students, faculty, staff and other constituents. Career Services assist professionals in regulating their behavior by providing them with commonly held standards by practitioners in the field.

Professional Responsibility

Career Services has the responsibility of supporting the mission of the University. Career Services makes every effort to balance the learning and developmental needs of students with the obligation of the University in order to ensure the safety and welfare of students and the academic community.

Employment Obligation

Career Services agrees to the terms and conditions of employment and lawful tenets of the University. We respect and acknowledge all lawful authority and refrain from conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, misrepresentation and unlawful discrimination.

Lawful Practice

Career Services conducts professional duties and responsibilities in a manner that complies fully with the law. Career Services protects human rights, promotes an appreciation for diversity and does not tolerate any form of harassment.

Treatment of Others

Career Services treats others with respect and courtesy regardless of race, gender, religion, disabilities, national origin, sexual orientation and any other type of discrimination.

Rules, Procedures & Standards

Career Services abides by rules, procedures and standards that reflect a commitment to equity, fairness, honesty, trustworthiness, and responsibility.


Career Services demonstrates and requires responsible and professional behavior of staff. When standards are violated, disciplinary or corrective intervention will occur.

Conflict of Interest

Career Services does not engage in private interests, obligations or transactions which are or appear to be in conflict of interest with the mission of Career Services or the University.


Career Services ensures that confidentiality is maintained with respect to communications and student records. Career Services shares information about students only in accordance with University policies, when given consent, or when required to prevent harm to themselves or others.

Accuracy of Information

Career Services strives to ensure that information is accurate and truthful to the best of our knowledge.


Career Services understands the limits of our professional expertise and refers students appropriately.

Professional Development

Career Services maintains and enhances professional effectiveness by providing professional development opportunities for staff to better serve students, faculty, staff, employers and other constituents.

The Statement of Shared Ethical Practice & Conduct incorporated the principles and standards of NACE Ethical Issues and CAS Statement of Shared Ethical Principles.

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