Honor Code Appendix III-Graduate Business School Early Resolution

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LEVEL I VIOLATIONS

Level I Criteria

Means for Resolution

Grading Consequences

Sanctions

Plagiarism in the form of inadequate paraphrasing or direct use of another’s words, without quotation marks, with intent to deceive or intent to disregard proper scholarly procedure, affecting an insignificant portion of the work; source is cited.

 

Unauthorized collaboration on a homework assignment.

Plagiarism: Inadequate paraphrasing or direct use of another’s words, without quotation marks, with intent to deceive or intent to disregard proper scholarly procedure, affecting a significant portion of the work; source is cited.

 

Plagiarism: Direct use of others’ words, without quotation affecting a minor portion of the work; source is not cited.

Submitting one work for two courses without advanced permission from the current instructor

 

Providing work to another student and/or enabling another student’s dishonesty

Faculty/Student Early Resolution with referral to Honor Council for determination of sanctions

 

            OR

 

Either party may opt for formal review and resolution by the Honor Council

Reduced grade on the work

 

            OR

 

A failing grade or grade of zero on the work

Deferred Disciplinary Suspension for one full academic semester (Early Resolution).

 

Deferred Disciplinary Suspension for one academic year (Full Formal Process)

 

                AND

 

The instructor or the Council may require student to re-submit the work for no additional credit, may require the student to confer with the Writing Resource Center, or may refer the student to a time management/study skills seminar in the Dean of Students Office.

 

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LEVEL II VIOLATIONS

Level II Criteria

Means for Resolution

Grading Consequences

Sanctions

Plagiarism: Direct use of others’ words, without quotation, affecting a significant portion of the work; source is not cited

 

Inventing or falsely attributing the sources used in a paper or other work

 

Cheating on an examination

 

Falsifying data or research

 

Submitting a fraudulent excuse to receive an extension on an assignment or examination

 

Bringing materials or equipment into a room where an exam is being given in contradiction of school/department or the instructor’s course policies

 

Using or viewing any materials or equipment, including a cell phone or other electronic device, during an examination without explicit instructor authorization

 

Enlisting another to take an examination for you; taking an exam for someone else

 

Unauthorized collaboration on a take-home exam or paper

 

Submitting a paper, lab report, project, thesis or other assignment as one’s own that has been significantly created by someone else, whether the work has been purchased, borrowed, found, etc.

 

Soliciting another to participate in unethical behavior

 

Any prior violation of the Honor Code.

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

Failing grade in the course or a course grade reduction

Deferred Disciplinary Suspension, Disciplinary Suspension, or Permanent Dismissal

 

             AND

 

Other appropriate educational requirements.