Scholastic Dishonesty

It is the responsibility of scholars to help maintain scholastic integrity by refusing to participate in or tolerate scholastic dishonesty. In a case of scholastic dishonesty, it is imperative that written documentation be kept at each level of the procedures outlined below.

Categories of scholastic dishonesty: Commission of any of the following acts shall constitute scholastic dishonesty. This listing is not exclusive of any other acts that may reasonably be said to constitute scholastic dishonesty.


1. Failing to credit sources used in a work product in an attempt to pass off the work as one's own.
2. Attempting to receive credit for work performed by another, including papers obtained in whole or in part from individuals or other sources.

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