Academic Dishonesty and Misconduct
Academic dishonesty or misconduct is any action or an attempted action that may result in creating an unfair academic advantage for oneself or an unfair academic advantage or disadvantage for any other member or members of the academic community. This includes a wide variety of behaviors such as cheating, plagiarism, altering academic documents or transcripts, gaining access to materials before they are intended to be available, and helping a friend to gain an unfair academic advantage. In the absence of clarity, students are responsible for seeking out information when unsure of what is expected. Below are some basic examples of academic dishonesty and misconduct. Please note that this list is not exhaustive.
- Course Materials
- Theft or Damage of Intellectual Property
- Alteration of University Documents
- Disturbances in the Classroom
If a student is suspected to have