Students at the University of Guelph-Humber are expected to adhere to the highest standards of behaviour. It's a violation of academic integrity if a student:
- Copies or collaborates on assignments without permission
- Fabricates or falsifies data or records
- Engages in other forms of deceit
If you suspect a violation, you must:
- Confront the student and gather all relevant information, including any special circumstances.
- Report the violation to the program head to determine whether the offence evidence merits a formal complaint.
- If it's determined that a formal complaint is appropriate, make the complaint in writing, and have it signed by the program head who will forward it to the Office of the Vice-Provost.
- The Vice-Provost will take the initiative in determining whether to proceed with a complaint, interview the student(s) and assess.
If it is determined that a student has acted dishonestly, or if the student has admitted to the charges, an appropriate sanction will be imposed. Withdrawing from a course will not prevent the Vice-Provost from imposing or recommending sanctions.
For more information, see the University of Guelph-Humber Academic Calendar.