What is Stealing?

Stealing from an academic perspective deals with obtaining and/or providing unauthorized access to educational materials.  These materials might be tests or quizzes from faculty members, or they may be the work product of another student.  Categories of stealing in the academic context include but are not limited to the following:

  • Removing an exam from a classroom without authorization
  • Taking photos of exams/academic work without authorization
  • Taking someone else’s work without their knowledge