This procedure establishes a process for addressing charges of academic dishonesty in a manner that preserves the professional integrity of the faculty member as well as the due process rights of the student. Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, and those that are similar in nature, with respect to a student’s academic performance.
A. Cheating on an examination including unauthorized sharing of information;
B. Collaborating with others in work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course;
C. Plagiarizing, including the submission of others’ ideas or papers (whether purchased, borrowed, or otherwise obtained) as one’s own;
D. Submitting, if contrary to the rules of a course, work previously presented in another course;
E. Knowingly and intentionally assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby any work, classroom performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other than the student under whose name the work is submitted or performed.
Some related actions of academic dishonesty, such as stealing examinations or course material and falsifying records, may be directly addressed through the Student Disciplinary Procedure – Procedure 4030. Please check the Students Rights & Responsibilities for more information.