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Syllabus Statement Examples

1.You will be expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner.

Academic dishonesty such as plagiarism and cheating will not be tolerated.

Therefore, students are expected to be honest and ethical in their academic work. Academic dishonesty is defined as an intentional act of deception in one of the following areas:

  • Cheating - use or attempted use of unauthorized materials, information or study aids
  • Fabrication - falsification or invention of any information
  • Assisting - helping another commit an act of academic dishonesty
  • Tampering - altering or interfering with evaluation instruments and documents
  • Plagiarism - representing the words or ideas of another person as one's own.

For more information about academic integrity and the College's policies and procedures in this area, please refer to the Student Conduct web page.

2. Cheating or plagiarism by students is subject to the disciplinary process outlined in the Student Code of Conduct. Students are expected to be honest and ethical in their academic work. Academic dishonesty is defined as an intentional act of deception in one of the following areas:

  • Cheating--use or attempted use of unauthorized materials, information or study aids
  • Fabrication--falsification or invention of any information
  • Assisting--helping another commit an act of academic dishonesty
  • Tampering--altering or interfering with evaluation instruments and documents
  • Plagiarism--representing the words or ideas of another person as one's own

Behaviors disruptive to the learning environment will not be tolerated and will be referred to the Dean of Student Services for possible disciplinary action.

The goal of Ridgewater College is to provide students with the knowledge, skill and wisdom they need to contribute to society. Our rules are formulated to guarantee each student freedom to learn and to protect the fundamental rights of others. People must treat each other with dignity and respect in order for scholarship to thrive.

Behaviors that are disruptive to teaching and learning will not be tolerated, and will be referred to the Dean of Student Services for possible disciplinary action. Behaviors that create a hostile, offensive or intimidating environment based on gender, race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation will be referred to the Affirmative Action Officer.

3. Honesty and Civility:

A plagiarized paper will receive an F and a report will be filed with the Dean of Student Services for investigation and possible disciplinary action.

Behaviors that are disruptive to learning will not be tolerated and will be referred to the Dean of Student Services for possible disciplinary action.

In keeping with federal law, behaviors that create a hostile, offensive, or intimidating environment based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation will be referred to the Affirmative Action Officer.

(To view the entire policy, please click here.)