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.
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, exclusion from enrolling or re-enrolling in classes, probation, suspension from the University, expulsion from the University with a record of all cheating and/or plagiarism.
Talk to an Academic Advisor, the Writing Centre or CapU Library if you have any questions. If you are feeling stressed or are struggling with your studies you may want to contact CapU Counselling Services.
Reasons students cheat: