Student Handbook

UWS Chapter 14: Student Academic Disciplinary Procedures

UWS 14.03 Academic misconduct subject to disciplinary action

  1. Academic misconduct is an act in which a student:
    1. Seeks to claim credit for the work or efforts of another without authorization or citation;
    2. Uses unauthorized materials or fabricated data in any academic exercise;
    3. Forges or falsifies academic documents or records;
    4. Intentionally impedes or damages the academic work of others;
    5. Engages in conduct aimed at making false representation of a student's academic performance; or
    6. Assists other students in any of these acts.
  2. Examples of academic misconduct include, but are not limited to: cheating on an examination; collaborating with others in work to be presented, contrary to the stated rules of the course; submitting a paper or assignment as one's own work when a part or all of the paper or assignment is the work of another; submitting a paper or assignment that contains ideas or research of others without appropriately identifying the sources of those ideas; stealing examinations or course materials; submitting, if contrary to the rules of a course, work previously presented in another course; tampering with the laboratory experiment or computer program of another student; knowingly and intentionally assisting another student in any of the above, including assistance in an arrangement whereby any work, classroom performance, examination or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other than the student under whose name the work is submitted or performed.

History: Cr. Register, February, 1989, No. 398, eff. 3-1-89.