What is Cheating?

Cheating encompasses the unauthorized use of or provision of academic work in an attempt to misrepresent a student’s actual efforts in their scholarship. This includes solutions solicited from online websites, unauthorized collaboration, or failing to adhere to requirements (verbal and written) set out in class in an attempt to gain an unfair advantage in work completion. Examples include but are not limited to the following:

  • Use of unauthorized material
  • Use of unauthorized assistance
  • Duplicate use of a student's prior work
  • Submission of another individual's work
  • Providing or benefiting from unauthorized academic material
  • Violation of course requirements regarding integrity