Academic Misconduct

The University regulations identify the following types of academic misconduct.

Cheating: conduct designed to mislead those responsible for making a judgment on a student’s academic performance or standing, including:

  1. Unauthorized conveyance or receipt of examination or test questions
  2. The giving, receiving or utilizing of unauthorized information or assistance in completing an assignment, test or examination
  3. Breaches of the regulations for examinations
  4. Impersonating another student or allowing oneself to be impersonated by another student in participating in a test or examination
  5. Submission of academic work containing purported statements of fact or references to sources that have been fabricated
  6. Presenting for credit work that has already been accepted for credit in another course

Plagiarism: the presentation of work which originates from other sources, including the work of other students, as the student’s own work, without appropriate attribution to the source.

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Students are required to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity. The University has zero tolerance for academic misconduct.

Cheaters are subject to academic disciplinary action.