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Academic Integrity/Misconduct

Student Interactions

  • Academic Integrity/Misconduct

  • Undergraduate Students
    1. Academic misconduct is dishonest or unethical academic behavior that includes, but is not limited to, misrepresenting mastery in an academic area (e.g., cheating), intentionally or knowingly failing to properly credit information, research or ideas to their rightful originators or representing such information, research or ideas as your own (e.g., plagiarism). [Student Code of Conduct, Appendix A]
    2. Instructors shall take reasonable steps to prevent academic misconduct in their courses and to inform students of course-specific requirements. [Student Code of Conduct, Appendix A, Section A. Instructors Role]
    3. The definition of academic misconduct and how to report an incident can be found in the Academic Misconduct FAQ on the Community Standards website.
  • LINK: Academic Integrity in Undergraduate Education and Research
  • LINK: Academic Misconduct FAQ
  • Graduate Students
    1. The assurance of integrity in graduate education and research is of paramount concern. Academic and scholarly activity at the graduate level takes many forms at the University of Connecticut, including, but not limited to, classroom activity, laboratory or field experience, and artistic expression. [Student Code of Conduct, Appendix B]
  • LINK: Academic Integrity in Graduate Education and Research
  • LINK: Graduate Students & Post-Docs
  • LINK: Grants, Contracts, & Patents