Civility Initiative

What is the Civility Initiative?

The Civility Initiative is a collaborative effort by students, faculty and staff to promote civility as a cornerstone of the FIU community. We believe that civility is an essential component of the core values of our University. We strive to include civility in our daily actions and look to promote the efforts of others that do the same. Civility is…Respect, Integrity, Community. Civility is…FIU!

Are you a Civil Panther?

How did you do on the Civility Quiz?

Panther Kitten (0-2 points)

Looks like you’re aware of what’s right and wrong, but you need to work on being aware of other people’s feelings and showing school spirit. Explore our website for more ways to show civility on campus.

Panther Cub (3-4 points)

You have some school spirit and help out every once in a while, but there’s still work to be done the best panther you can be! Browse this site for more ways you can show civility on campus.

Full Fledged Panther (5 points)

You’re a model Panther! Not only do you show school spirit, but you help and support your fellow Panthers. Don’t let your perfect record stop here – take the Civility Pledge and continue to stand up for what’s right!

Resources for the FIU Community

Civility in America (2014)

20 Ways to Promote Civility & Respect

Tips for Confronting Incivility

Statement of Classroom Civility

Doing Civility: Breaking the Cycle of Incivility on the Campus (Kent M. Weeks, Morgan James, 2014.)

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Contact

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
GC 311
11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33199

305-348-3939
Fax 305-348-6477

conduct@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am to 5 pm