Dear Students, Staff and Faculty of the University of Michigan:
"The University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (the University) is dedicated to supporting and maintaining a scholarly community. As its central purpose, this community promotes intellectual inquiry through vigorous discourse. Values which undergird this purpose include civility, dignity, diversity, education, equality, freedom, honesty, and safety. When students choose to accept admission to the University, they accept the rights and responsibilities of membership in the University's academic and social community."