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Advocacy and Services

ADA Grievance Procedure

At Keene State College we value diversity in our community, and we accept responsibility to provide access and educational opportunities to students with disabilities. Read more

Alcohol and Other Drug Policy

Addresses student responsibility regarding alcohol and drugs on campus and the College’s response to violations. Read more

Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment (Including Sexual Harassment Policy)

All students, staff, and faculty at Keene State College have the right to work and learn in an environment free of discrimination and discriminatory harassment as such conduct interferes with the mission of the College by diminishing access to education and employment; compromising the free and open exchange of ideas; and impeding relationships among students, faculty, and staff. Read more


Student organizations - including clubs, athletic teams, etc. - have the potential and unique opportunity to contribute significantly to a student’s intellectual and personal development and understanding of the very nature of “community.” In keeping with its commitment to a positive academic environment, Keene State College unconditionally opposes any situation created intentionally to produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment, or ridicule. Individuals may report suspected hazing to the Dean of Students or through the Silent Witness program. Read more

Leave of Absence Policy

Students considering taking a semester or two away from campus should familiarize themselves with the Leave of Absence policy. Information on conditions for a leave of absence, notification of others, financial obligations to Keene State College, and residential hall status. Read more

Request a Leave of Absence

Mandated Safety Assessment Policy

The health and safety of KSC students are our primary concern. The MSA exists to support those students who have made statements and/or behaved in ways that suggest harm to themselves or others. Read more

Sexual Misconduct

This policy defines sexual misconduct and the College’s response to incidents of sexual misconduct. Read more


A multi-disciplinary team of campus colleagues which receives information on students of concerns and initiates appropriate actions. Read More

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is the official statement of rules and regulations for KSC students including the Student Code of Conduct. Read more

Student Code of Conduct

All students and student organizations are expected to maintain a high standard of conduct both on and off campus. This policy describes students’ responsibility in situations that adversely affect the College community and/or its mission. Read more

Withdrawal from College

Students who are leaving the College and not intending to return within one year must formally withdraw from the College. Not enrolling for a semester and/or not attending classes does not constitute a withdrawal. Students intending to transfer to another college should submit requests for a Dean’s Report, College Officials Report, or Disciplinary Report to the Dean of Students. Read more

Request for Withdrawal

Contact the Dean of Students Office

Dean of Students Office
603-358-2830 fax

229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435-2608