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  1. Students Rights
    1. Students have a right to the best education which can be afforded them in keeping with the financial resources of the institution.
    2. Students have the inherent right to optimum development, to reach their full potential as useful, thoughtful, and self-reliant persons.
    3. Students have the right to free inquiry, free thought, free choice, and free expression insofar as these do not encroach upon the rights of others.
    4. Students have the right to enroll in the University, hence no student is required to stay at Tech, and the option to withdraw from school is available to the student at all times.
    5. Students have the right of representation in student affairs through their official student organizations and in University affairs through their official student representatives.
    6. Students are entitled to freedom from unreasonable search and/or seizure regarding their person, their residence, and their personal property, and they are entitled to due process as provided by the judiciary procedures of the University.
    7. Students have the right to affiliate with officially registered campus organizations of their choice, within the requirements of those organizations relative to membership, and they have the right to seek through official procedures to establish organizations of their choosing so long as such are not in conflict with the educational purposes of the University.
    8. Students have the right, when interrogated and/or arrested by the University Police officials, to remain silent, to be free from coercion, and to be advised of these rights.
    9. Students have the right to enjoy the opportunities afforded by the University without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law related to Tennessee Tech.