Guild Education, Inc. (Guild) is committed to providing an inclusive, respectful and collaborative environment for all students and Guild representatives to interact. This Student Code of Conduct outlines the standards of behavior that we expect from our students, as well as the types of unwanted behaviors that will not be tolerated. This Student Code of Conduct applies to all prospective and current Guild students in their interactions (whether over the telephone, in writing, by email, via social media or through any other mode of communication) with Guild representatives, including Guild coaches.
Please treat others as you would like to be treated yourself. We all deserve to interact in an environment where we are treated with dignity and respect. Guild is committed to creating an environment that is free of threats to the health, physical safety, and wellbeing of our students and the people who work at Guild. That includes (but isn’t limited to) harassment, discrimination, and threats of violence.
Inappropriate behavior can be any conduct by a student that adversely affects a Guild representative’s psychological or physical well-being. Such behaviors can stem from a series of incidents or a single incident depending on its severity, and includes acts that:
In addition to the foregoing behaviors, students are prohibited from contacting Guild representatives through unofficial channels, including through social media.
Harassment or Discrimination is Prohibited
Guild does not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Guild’s policy is to maintain an environment that encourages mutual respect and is free from all forms of harassment and discrimination by anyone, including students. Accordingly, Guild is committed to vigorously addressing complaints of harassment and discrimination at all levels. Any student who engages in discrimination or harassment will be subject to remedial and/or disciplinary action.
Reported or suspected occurrences of harassment or discrimination will be promptly and thoroughly investigated. Following an investigation, Guild will promptly take any necessary and appropriate disciplinary action.
Violations of the Student Code of Conduct
A violation of this Student Code of Conduct may result in one or more disciplinary actions including, but not limited to:
Guild, in its sole discretion, will determine the action(s) to be taken based on the severity of the violation and any prior history of violations. Additionally, Guild reserves the right to contact your employer or law enforcement depending on the nature and severity of the violation and its impact on you or others.
Procedure for Investigation of Student Code of Conduct Complaints
If you are the subject of an alleged Student Code of Conduct violation, Guild will investigate the complaint. After obtaining all relevant information and completing the investigation, Guild will make the determination as to whether a violation has occurred and you will be notiﬁed of any disciplinary actions or other actions that may result from the investigation.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Guild reserves the right to take immediate disciplinary action if:
Effective Date: March 24, 2021
Last Updated: March 24, 2021