6 Acts of Academic Dishonesty


"Academic dishonesty is defined as any activity that compromises the academic integrity of the institution or subverts the educational process." From the Academic Integrity Policy (Section 1.5 in the Student Handbook)

See below to learn more about acts of academic dishonesty.


Using or attempting to use or possessing any aid, information, resources, or means in the completing of an academic assignment that are not explicitly permitted by the instructor or providing such assistance to another student.


Presenting as one's own work, the ideas, the representations, or the words of another person/source without proper attribution.


Falsification, invention, or manipulation of any information, citation, data, or method.

Unauthorized Collaboration

Working with another individual or individuals in any phase of or in the completion of an individual academic assignment without explicit permission from the instructor to complete the work in such a manner.


Falsely representing oneself or one's efforts or abilities in an academic assignment.

Gaining an Unfair Advantage

Completing an academic assignment through the use of information or means not available to other students or engaging in any activity that interferes with another student's ability to complete their academic work.