Academic Honesty Policy
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Honesty Policy

Cheating

  1. Cheating: 1 st Offense - A student who cheats on an examination (or any other graded work) will receive a failing grade ("F") in the course.
  2. Cheating: 2 nd Offense - A student who cheats on an examination (or any other graded work) will be dismissed from the program study, and will not be allowed to enroll in any other program of study in the College of Education & Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University.

Plagiarism

  1. Plagiarism: 1 st Offense - A student who plagiarizes will receive a failing grade ("F") in the course. In addition, the student will be required to complete a remedial seminar on plagiarism. Failure to do so will result in an automatic 2 nd Offense.
  2. Plagiarism: 2 nd Offense - A student who plagiarizes a second time will be dismissed from the program of study, and will not be allow to enroll in any other program in the College of Education & Professional Studies at Jacksonville State University.

NOTES:

  1. It should be noted that the occurrence of cheating or plagiarizing is cumulative, i.e., it carries over to any other course taught in the College of Education & Professional Studies.
  2. If a student wishes to appeal at any level of the honesty policy, she (he) is to follow the College of Education & Professional Studies' grade appeal process.