Academic integrity: resources
The following examples are representative but not exhaustive of activities constituting academic dishonesty:
- Plagiarism (presenting the work of another person as your own)
- Submitting the same work more than once without prior approval
- Impersonation (having someone else write your exam)
- Submitting false records or information (forged medical notes)
- Stealing or destroying the work of another student
- Removing, mutilating, misplacing or destroying books or other library material
- Unauthorized or inappropriate use of computers, calculators and other forms of technology in course work, assignments or examinations.
Cases of interest
Student obtained a marked midterm, altered it and then attempted to turn it in as his own work.
FD grade and three -term suspension.
|2||Student submitted assignments that were purchased or acquired from another source and contracted to purchase assignments.
||Received FD grade in the courses and a five-term suspension.
|3||Student was observed taking photos of the exam paper and receiving photos of answers on her cell phone during the final exam.
||FD grade and three-term suspension.
What does suspension mean?
During the period of suspension no course taken at another institution will be eligible for transfer credit towards your degree requirements at this University. A notice of the suspension will be placed on your academic record with the University and will remain there until the suspension has ended.
SFU Student Discipline Reports