-- as approved by the faculty.
responsible for proper conduct and integrity
in all of their scholastic work. They must
follow a professor's instructions when
completing tests, homework, and laboratory
reports, and must ask for clarification if
the instructions are not clear. In general,
students should not give or receive aid when
taking exams, or exceed the time limitations
specified by the professor. In seeking the
truth, in learning to think critically, and
in preparing for a life of constructive
service, honesty is imperative. Honesty in
the classroom and in the preparation of
papers is therefore expected of all
students. Each student has the
responsibility to submit work that is
uniquely his or her own. All of this work
must be done in accordance with established
principles of academic integrity.
1. Acts of Academic
Dishonesty (Cheating). Specific violations
of this responsibility include, but are not
limited to, the following:
Copying, offering and/or receiving
unauthorized assistance or information in
examinations, tests, quizzes; in the writing
of reports, assigned papers, or special
assignments, as in computer programming; and
in the preparation of creative works (i.e.
music, studio work, art).
The fabrication or falsification of
data, results, or sources for papers or
The use of unauthorized materials
and/or persons during testing.
The unauthorized possession of tests
The physical theft, duplication,
unauthorized distribution, use or sale of
tests, examinations, papers, or computer
Any action which destroys or alters
the work of another student.
Tampering with grades, grade books or
otherwise attempting to alter grades
assigned by the instructor.
The multiple submission of the same
paper or report for assignments in more than
one course without the prior written
permission of each instructor.
If a student represents “another
person's ideas or scholarship as his/her
own,” that student is committing an act of
The most common form of plagiarism
among college students is the unintentional
use of others' published ideas in their own
work, and representing these ideas as their
own by neglecting to acknowledge the sources
of such materials.
Students are expected to cite all
sources used in the preparation of written
work, including examinations.