As one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, Denison University boasts generations of students who can attest to its effect on their lives. Each would cite a different reason. And they’d all be right, because Denison’s liberal arts tradition and residential community create a college of endless personal possibilities.
Denison University is a community where individuals respect one another and their environment.
Each of us possesses a full range of rights and responsibilities and foremost among these is a commitment to treat each other and our environment with unconditional respect. With mutual consideration and trust, our community will thrive as a place of liberal learning and humane life.
As a university, we value learning and scholarly work.
As a community, we share common purposes, governance, bonds, and traditions.
We treat each other with respect. Civility is a cornerstone of our community.
We value our campus and respect our environment.
We respect individuality. We celebrate diversity as a strength from which we grow and learn from one another.
All interactions, academic and social, are characterized by integrity.
We take responsibility for acting in accordance with our community's standards and rules and for reporting violations of those standards and rules.