Behavior Policy

Conference Behavior Policies

The following are policies that all conference participants are expected to abide by. Breaking these policies may be grounds for removal from the conference. Please be aware that no refunds will be granted to individuals that are removed.

Respect for the Spaces and Fellow Participants:

All presenters, participants, and observers are expected to treat the hosting college or university campus, transportation vehicles, housing arrangements, and host city with the utmost respect. Vandalizing, destroying, or purposefully damaging these spaces will not be tolerated and is grounds for removal from campus.

Non-Discrimination policy

NSJP is committed to providing a learning environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, and to fostering a vibrant community founded upon the fundamental dignity and worth of all of its members.

Please be aware that NSJP will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment in any form. If any student feels subjected to harassment or discrimination, we will provide a mechanism for redress. If for any reason you are subjected to discrimination, please contact us.

Safe Space 

Each conference participant deserves a safe learning environment where they will be respected and treated fairly by others, thus, any form of discrimination or harassment based on race, sex, gender, sexuality, religion, creed, national origin, age, and citizenship will not be tolerated.

Media Policy:

If you are a reporter and wish to cover the national conference, please contact our media team at to submit your request.

1.     All visiting media will confirm that they have received, understand, and will comply with this media protocol prior to visiting any area sites of the conference.

2.     All media covering the conference will wear the appropriate PRESS CREDENTIALS at all times.

3.     Registered Media Representatives may only attend the opening keynote (TBA).  Any other requests must pass through the SJP MEDIA/PRESS TEAM.  Media representatives must never initiate contact with conference attendees. Media representatives wishing to interview and/or film an individual (filming includes still photography) must refer to the MEDIA/PRESS TEAM, who will approach/contact the individual to determine that interviewing and/or filming is safe and appropriate in the circumstances.

4.     Permission to interview and/or film may be denied even in cases where the individual has given consent.

5.     Failure to adhere to the media protocol by a media representative will result in termination of cooperation by SJP and a request for the media representative to leave the conference.

6.     We strongly suggest that media representatives learn all they can about SJP (i.e, by exploring our website ( and reading news articles) before coming to the conference.

7.     Media will contribute appropriate (conference) fees if taking meals at sites.

8.     By joining SJP work, media representatives agree whenever possible to provide SJP with a copy of their article, pictures, film, etc.