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Academic Integrity

Campus Student Resources


Are you looking for support with your assignments and ensuring you avoid academic integrity violations? 

Here are some folks who can help:

Wolak Learning Center This link opens in a new window 

The Wolak Learning Center provides access to walk in tutoring This link opens in a new window, appointment tutoring and 1-on-1 tutoring for a large variety of academic majors. If you are looking to study and organize your time better, peer academic coaches This link opens in a new window can provide you with individualized support. You can simply walk in or set up a 1-on-1 recurring session with a peer educator.

Shapiro Library

Whether you are looking for research support or ensuring you avoid plagiarism, the Shapiro Library provides you with 24/7 access to its resources and staff that can direct you to the right content based on your need. You can reach out directly for support through the chat function or explore the library’s extensive list of frequently asked questions.

Wellness Center This link opens in a new window 

The on-campus Wellness Center is a great resource if you need additional support in areas that impact your personal growth and intersect with academic success.

What Happens When Reported


If you’re accused of violating the Student Code of Conduct:

  • Your instructor will meet with you to discuss the alleged violation.
  • Your instructor will provide you with evidence that supports the alleged violation.
  • You will be able to share your explanation for the alleged violation.
  • You will be able to share your evidence that supports your explanation for the alleged violation.
  • Your instructor will determine responsibility for the alleged violation. The instructor will do this by:
    • Reviewing your account and evidence.
    • Reviewing their account and evidence.
    • Deciding what more likely than not occurred (preponderance of the evidence standard of proof).
  • Your instructor will determine sanctions if you are found responsible.
  • You will be able to appeal the instructor’s decision to your academic dean.
  • The appeal must fit one of three criteria as described in the Student Handbook This link opens in a new window.

In every hearing, you have the right to:

  • Review the incident report and evidence presented by university staff.
  • Share additional evidence not contained in the incident report. This must be done 24 hours before the hearing begins.
  • Offer witness statements. These must be presented 24 hours before the hearing begins. (Character witnesses are not allowed.)
  • Have a faculty or staff advisor present at the hearing. The advisor may only confer with you. You must present all aspects of your own case.
  • Accommodations for a documented disability. Notification must be provided 24 hours before the hearing begins.
  • Refuse to answer a question, knowing that the hearing officer must decide the matter based on the information available at the time of the hearing.
  • Not attend the hearing, knowing that a decision will be made in your absence. You also forfeit the right to appeal the outcome.

For additional information regarding the conduct process please review the Student Handbook This link opens in a new window.