Additionally, other students may perceive you as having an unfair advantage because you are, by nature, closer to at least one member of the faculty.
If you're dating a professor whose classes you take, students may think you're getting special treatment or grades you haven't earned, no matter if you actually are.
Be aware that even if you're not breaking any rules, your relationship could cause problems.
The town could be Durham, Baltimore, Greensboro, or Chapel Hill. Most importantly, though, he wanted to hang out with me. I believed he wanted to talk to me because he found me smart and interesting. I realize, now, that this part of the conversation might have raised red flags for some people. Starting that day, and over the course of some more afternoons, we became what I considered friends. I placed the blame on his shoulders completely—on his, and those of the rumormongers. ’ And she pulled her kid in front of her and said, ‘This is my child! The man was very fatherly, and respectable, and kind. But here’s the deal, the worst part of it all: I had been afraid that I would get in trouble for had happened between him and me. Say your professor/partner tutors you in a subject you're struggling with or helps you figure out which classes to take and get you the classes you need.In your mind, you might just be enjoying the benefits of a nice relationship.At the moment there is much debate about the sexual harassment of graduate students by university professors.You can read about Jason Lieb, who just stepped down from the University of Chicago, and Geoff Marcy, who did the same at the University of California at Berkeley. Do you honestly think you’re the first student he’s tried this on? I did not think I was the first student he’d tried this on.