Academic integrity is a hot topic on campuses these days. Cheating and plagiarism can take on many forms - are you sure you're playing by the rules?
Incidents of cheating and plagiarism can include, but are not limited to, the following behaviours:
Ignorance is no excuse -- it is up to you to know what is acceptable behaviour and what is not.
To avoid the pitfalls above, remember:
The CapU Writing Centre has handouts that can help you.
If you are at all uncertain about the rules of academic integrity:
These tutorials can help you understand the pitfalls of plagiarism:
There are several possible consequences for violating CapU's standards of academic integrity, including but not limited to: failure of the assignment, failure of the course, refusal to enroll or re-enroll in classes, probation, suspension from the University, expulsion from the University and a record of all cheating and/or plagiarism.
Reasons students cheat: