Honor Codes

Lying — Any misrepresentation of the facts, as the student knows them, including verbal, non-verbal, and written forms of communication.

Cheating — When students give or receive help on academic work unless the professor has stated that students may do so. Discussing what materials appear on a test or exam are also forms of cheating.

Stealing — When a student takes or uses another’s property without the permission of the owner. This includes the personal property of students or professors, the unauthorized use of copyrighted material, and the unauthorized use of school property.

Plagiarism — When a student uses someone else’s work without giving credit to the original person by citing the source of that information.

Breach of Confidentiality — When any members of the college disclose details about alleged offenses both Honor and Judicial. Any information discussed during Honor Council and Judicial Board meetings, and in emails is confidential, including the existence of said meetings. If you would like to discuss your case with somebody you may contact the Honor Council Representative involved in your case, the Honor Council Chairwoman, a Student Advocate, and a faculty advisor.

If you witness another student violating an Honor offense please fill out a contact report. Remember all information, including your name, will remain confidential.