The Student Handbook (H-Book) outlines the Academic Code of Student Conduct and details the procedure and penalties for violation of such.
The policy states”…Any student enrolled for study at the University may be disciplined for the academic infractions defined below.
Definitions of Academic Infractions
1. Academic Cheating—any intentional act(s) of dishonesty in the fulfillment of academic course or program requirements. This offense shall Include (but is not limited to) utilization of the assistance of any additional individual(s), organization, document, or other aid not specifically and expressly authorized by the instructor or department involved. (Note: This infraction assumes that with the exception of authorized group assignment or group take-home assignments, all course or program assignments shall be completed by an individual student only without any consultation or collaboration with any other individual, organization, or aid.)
2. Plagiarism—to take and pass off intentionally as one’s own the ideas, writings, etc. of another without attribution (without acknowledging the author).
3. Copy Infringement—Copy infringement occurs when a copyrighted work is reproduced, distributed, performed, publicly displayed, or made into a derivative work without the permission of the copyright owner”
For purposes of the Testing Center, the following are examples of violations of the code
- Copying from another person's work during an examination
- Allowing someone to copy from you during an examination
- Using unauthorized materials during an examination
- Taking an examination for another individual or permitting another individual to take an exam for you
- Obtaining or providing an un-administered test or answers for yourself or another individual
- Removing or attempting to remove a test, its answers, or any portion thereof from the Testing Center