Academic Honor Code

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Tierra D Chavis Chavis 1

Dr. Polina Chemishanova

ENG-1060 Composition II

8 June 2015

The academic honor code begins by a Statement of Principles. Academic honor and integrity are most important to a university. When high standards of honesty are not maintained it affects the campus as a whole. In order to maintain high levels of academic honesty and integrity the facualty must follow the polices of the Academic Honor Code when academic dishonesty is suspected. The next part 1.2 says students are to follow the Academic Honor Code. The students should encourage others to do as well. The next part 2.1 Acts That Violate The Academic Honor Code. Cheating is to use another person’s work or give someone else your work so that they may use it. Plagiarism is to knowingly present ones work as your own. You may avoid Plagiarism by citing your sources. Fabrication is to invent information for use in any academic works. For example, making up sources for an exam paper. Falsification is to alter or changer information. For example, changing your answer on your test and saying the item was scored wrong. Abuse of Academic materials is to steal or destroy academic material. For example, tearing a page from a book in the library or damaging a computer in the library. Complicity in academic dishonesty is to knowingly help another person commit academic dishonesty. For example, allowing a student to copy your answers on a test. 3.1 state the penalties for violations of the academic honor code. Violation could lead to severe penalties. First offenders are handled and penalties are to be determined by the faculty member that is teaching the course. The penalties that faculty members may impose are a warning, a reduced grade for the assignment, or a reduced grade for the course. In all cases, a signed Settlement of a Charge of Academic Dishonesty form must be kept for ten Chavis 2 years. The reasons for keeping this form is to stop students from repeating offenses and be sure to deal with students appropriately who have a second offense. 3.3The Campus Judicial Board (CJB) handles all second offenses, some severe first offenses, and any charges students feel are unfair. The CJB may suspend the student for the university for a semester or one year or from the university. They are procedures for handling charges of violations. 4.1 If the professor has any evidence the professor can investigate the incident by collecting any evidence. 4.2 If the professor finds relevant evidence that supports his/her claim that the student has violated the Academic honor code, the professor must contact the director of student