Sanctions Chart

The below list of sample academic integrity infractions and sanctions is not exhaustive. It is meant to offer some general information about common infractions and possible associated sanctions.

Most severe 

Range of Possible Sanctions

Repeat

Having a different student take an exam.

F in course with transcript notation, dismissal from the major, suspension, expulsion

suspension, expulsion

 

Hiring or having someone to do an online course.

F in course with transcript notation, dismissal from the major, suspension, expulsion

suspension, expulsion

Purchasing or selling and submitting materials.

F in course with transcript notation, dismissal from the major, suspension, expulsion

suspension, expulsion

Posting a whole assessment (or a significant part thereof) to an online site for the purpose of cheating. (Posting for sharing purposes is processed under the Improper Distribution of Course Materials Policy.)

 

F in course with transcript notation, dismissal from the major, suspension, expulsion

suspension, expulsion

Severe 

Range of Possible Sanctions

Repeat

Cell phone use during an exam.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Possessing a cheat sheet.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Changing answers on an exam and asking for a regrade.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Plagiarism.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Falsifying data.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Copying someone else’s lab report or homework.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Copying from another person’s exam. 

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Using the same paper for multiple classes.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Viewing and/or copying assessment answers found on the internet through Google, Chegg, CourseHero, etc.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Answering test questions after proctoring ends, but prior to submitting test for grading.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Giving or receiving answers in a group chat during a test.

0 on assignment, F in course

F in course with transcript notation

Less severe

Range of Possible Sanctions

Repeat

Improper citation of others work.

Warning, Revision of work

0 on assignment, F in course

Illicitly obtaining copies of old exams.

Warning, Revision work, 0 on assignment, F in course

F in course

Working together where it is explicitly forbidden.

Warning, Revision of work, 0 on assignment, F in course

F in course

Aiding or abetting a student’s academic dishonesty or violating the integrity of a course or academic activity whether in a course or not.

Mandatory Remediation, Referral to Campus Judicial Procedures or University Police Department