Academic Integrity

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The offense of academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to the following examples:

  • Adding classes for credit hours, to get financial aid and not attending them
  • Picking up loan checks after registration and not returning to actually attend classes
  • Enrolling to claim student status, for car/medical insurance purposes and not actually attending classes
  • Selling, or giving away, used lab manuals or shop workbooks containing written in answers
  • Turning in the same paper (or giving the same report or speech) in more than one class, unless all faculty members involved have pre-approved in writing that the specific piece of work is eligible for credit in multiple classes
  • Plagiarism (taking material from protected sources -print or internet- without citations of credit or permission)
  • Aiding someone else to cheat or commit plagiarism
  • Plagiarism by proxy - having someone else write or do homework assignments for you
  • Cheating on a test
  • Cheating by proxy - having someone else take a test for you
  • Copying homework or lab assignments from others (and claiming credit)
  • Lying to avoid the consequences of any of the above