How does an instructor proceed when academic misconduct is suspected?
The first step is to talk to the student and discuss the matter. If you then believe that academic misconduct occurred, contact the Office of Student Life to see if the student has prior incidents. Then:
|If you think the outcome should be:||Then:|
||You have the authority to impose the sanction. Fill out the academic misconduct reporting form and send a copy to Mary Beth Mackin.|
||You have the authority to impose the sanction but must first:
||You do not have the authority to impose a sanction, but must recommend a sanction by writing a memo to Mary Beth Mackin, outlining the incident and your recommendation. Mary Beth will work with an investigating officer to initiate the review process.|