Honor Code Appendix II.

Initial Levels of Undergraduate Violations:  Lying and Stealing

(not applicable for cases involving graduate or professional students)

Violations* Means for Resolution Sanctions
  • Lying of a scope and scale that tends to undermine the community of trust but does not inflict significant or lasting damage.

  • Stealing when the quantity, value and/or nature of the property taken is not significant.

Optional Expedited Resolution by mutual consent of the student and the Honor Council Chair

 

OR


Either party may opt  for a formal review by the Honor Council
  • Primary sanction: warning or disciplinary probation.

AND

(at the Council’s discretion)

  • Secondary sanction(s): restitution, task/service participation, educational requirement, and/or loss or restriction of privileges.
Major Violations Means for Resolution Sanctions
  • Lying of a scope and scale that inflicts significant or lasting damage on the community of trust.
  • Stealing when the quantity, value and/or nature of the property taken is significant.
  • Lying or stealing designed to attain an academic advantage are presumed to be major violations.

All major violations must be referred to the Honor Council for investigation and, if necessary, hearing.

  • Primary sanction: deferred suspension, suspension, indefinite suspension, or permanent dismissal.

AND

(at the Council’s discretion)

  • Secondary sanction(s): restitution, task/service participation, educational requirement, and/or loss or restriction of privileges.
* Determination of the level of violation is made by the Dean of Students Office in consultation with the Chair of the Honor Council; a written rationale for that determination is made available to the Respondent.