What is considered a violation of a university academic code?

 

Potential violations of a university academic code will depend on your particular college or university. Potential violations can be various. They can include plagiarism, not citing properly on a paper, cheating on an exam, having a cell phone with you during an exam, collaboration with other students, falsifying information. The potential scenarios are vast. Being accused of academic misconduct is a serious matter. It can affect you both in the short and long term. It can affect potential graduate school, internships, employment, professional license opportunities. You should not speak to the school or others without taking the necessary precautions. Schools are often in a rush to judgment and do not follow their own processes at times. An experienced attorney and advisor can help protect an accused student's interests and can help them navigate the process.

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