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Autodesk University Community Rules 


The Autodesk University community is open to people of all backgrounds and identities. This includes, but is not limited to, members of any sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, disability, age or religion. 

Whether you’re enjoying our year-round learning content or attending one of our in-person or virtual events, we’re committed to creating a safe, respectful and welcoming environment for everyone. 

As such, we invite all our community members—customers, students, speakers, instructors, exhibitors, media, staff, sponsors and other participants—to uphold and abide by the following standards: 

  • Be kind. The AU Community is a harassment-free environment. We do not tolerate hateful, discriminatory, threatening, or offensive language and behavior. 

  • Speak up. If you or someone else are being harassed or experiencing other unacceptable behavior from another community member, immediately report it to

  • Keep an open mind. AU is all about connecting with and learning from our peers. Participate in AU’s global community by showing respect for everyone and celebrating diverse backgrounds, perspectives, cultures, and experiences. 

Please see below for further guidelines that apply to in-person and online events: 


Autodesk Special Events Guidelines 


By registering for and or attending an Autodesk event, you agree to the Autodesk Participant Guidelines, these Autodesk Special Event Guidelines and the Autodesk University Community Rules.  

  • Be mindful.  At in-person events, pay attention to your surroundings and your fellow participants. Alert event staff if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress.  

  • Be known.  At in-person events, wear your badge at all times while at the event or event venues. Do not let others use your badge or wear someone else's badge.  

  • Don't spam. No unsolicited offers, advertising, promotional materials, surveys, “junk” or bulk mail, chain letters, “pyramid schemes,” investment opportunities, petitions, or other forms of solicitations.  

  • No dangers. Do not bring ammunition, explosives, firearms, weapons, chemicals, biological hazards or other similar materials to events; do not promote any use of such items at events.  

  • No unlawful gambling. Don't conduct, offer or promote unlawful gambling, sports betting, horse or greyhound racing, or any other similar activity.  

  • Dress appropriately.  Avoid wearing clothing that is not suitable for a professional work environment, that is provocative, inappropriate or otherwise potentially offensive.   

  • Report unacceptable behavior.  If you have a complaint or concern about harassment, discrimination, bullying or any other conduct that violates these Event Participation Rules, Autodesk terms and conditions or laws, tell an event staff member immediately by emailing If you witness this happening to someone else, please report that, too. You may request that your report remain completely confidential.