Statement of Community Standards
Before all else the students, faculty, staff and administration of Merrimack College form an Augustinian community that supports and challenges its members in the pursuit of Truth. We declare our common purpose, and commit ourselves:
- To serious study, generous service, and courageous leadership;
- To academic integrity and personal growth;
- To civilized discourse in the exchange of ideas;
- To friendship, diversity, and mutual respect;
- To primacy of conscience and spiritual life;
- To responsibility for the common good, and;
- To pride in our school and ourselves.
Merrimack College is firmly committed to the practice of equal opportunity. Every student is entitled to an environment free of discrimination, which erodes dignity and morale. The College prohibits discrimination of any kind.
Discrimination constitutes a serious infraction of College policy as well as a violation of state and federal law. Any member of the Merrimack College community who discriminates against, excludes, degrades or otherwise devalues another on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, or other lawfully protected categories will be disciplined accordingly, up to and including dismissal.
It is the policy of Merrimack College to administer all decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, or other lawfully protected categories.