Academic Integrity Sanctions
All students who are reported to the Dean of Students Office for violation of the University's Code of Academic Integrity are required to attend an Academic Integrity Workshop. This 2.5 hour educational workshop reviews the University's Code of Academic Integrity and includes discussion of ethics and integrity. The cost of the workshop is $40 which is assessed to the student’s Bursars account.
Additionally, instructors will assign one or more of the sanction(s) below for the violation.
Although action is not required to fulfill this sanction, a warning does constitute a violation and is recorded in the Dean of Students Office.
Plagiarism Awareness Workshop
This single 2.5 hour session reviews the technical aspects of citation and paraphrasing to ensure participants are equipped with the tools needed to meet instructors’ writing expectations and guidelines. The workshop costs $40, which is assessed to the student’s Bursars account.
Loss of Credit for Work Involved
The student receives a “zero” for the assignment in question. This loss of credit may impact the student’s overall grade in the course.
Failing Grade in Course
The student will receive a failing grade in the course (i.e., the grade of an “E”)
Reduction in Course Grade
The student’s overall grade in the course will be reduced (e.g., the grade of a “C” could be reduced to a “D”)
Permanent Notation on Transcript
A notation will be placed on the student’s official and unofficial transcript that reads “Academic Integrity Violation” during the semester the incident occurred.
Revocation of Degree
The student’s official and unofficial transcript may reflect that revocation of degree was the result of academic dishonesty and a hold may be placed on the student’s University accounts.
Students can be suspended from their academic program, department, college or the University for a determined length of time.
Students can be expelled from their academic program, department, college or the University.