Code of conduct

August 27, 2010 

The following is an excerpt from University of North Carolin's code of conduct.

B. Academic Dishonesty

It shall be the responsibility of every student enrolled at the University of North Carolina to support the principles of academic integrity and to refrain from all forms of academic dishonesty including, but not limited to, the following:

1. Plagiarism in the form of deliberate or reckless representation of another's words, thoughts, or ideas as one's own without attribution in connection with submission of academic work, whether graded or otherwise.

2. Falsification, fabrication, or misrepresentation of data, other information, or citations in connection with an academic assignment, whether graded or otherwise.

3. Unauthorized assistance or unauthorized collaboration in connection with academic work, whether graded or otherwise.

4. Cheating on examinations or other academic assignments, whether graded or otherwise, including but not limited to the following:

a. Using unauthorized materials and methods (notes, books, electronic information, telephonic or other forms of electronic communication, or other sources or methods), or

b. Representing another's work as one's own.

5. Violating procedures pertaining to the academic process, including but not limited to the following:

a. Violating or subverting requirements governing administration of examinations or other academic assignments;

b. Compromising the security of examinations or academic assignments; or

c. Engaging in other actions that compromise the integrity of the grading or evaluation process.

6. Deliberately furnishing false information to members of the University community in connection with their efforts to prevent, investigate, or enforce University requirements regarding academic dishonesty.

7. Forging, falsifying, or misusing University documents, records, identification cards, computers, or other resources so as to violate requirements regarding academic dishonesty.

8. Violating other University policies that are designed to assure that academic work conforms to requirements relating to academic integrity.

9. Assisting or aiding another to engage in acts of academic dishonesty prohibited by Section II.B.

Source: Instrument of Student Judicial Governance

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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