Academic Integrity Defined

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Academic Integrity is a code of conduct that demonstrates commitment to six core values, described by the International Council of Academic Integrity as: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage.

Associated behaviours of approaching all academic work ethically and honestly, holding self and others accountable to these values, creating one’s own work and crediting or citing the work of others as appropriate and abiding by the responsibilities, duties, and guidelines set out by the policy and norms of the college. 

Fundamental Values of Academic Integrity