What should I do if I am accused of academic misconduct at a college or university in Florida?

 

If you're a student at a college or university in Florida and you're facing an academic misconduct charge, it needs to be taken seriously. Academic misconduct charges can unfortunately impact students in ways both seen and unseen. It can affect internships, graduate school, employment. Academic misconduct charges themselves can encompass various forms. Plagiarism, not citing properly, cheating on an exam. Different schools use different resolution methods. Some schools use an investigation model, some schools use a hearing model, then if a student's appealing a finding of academic misconduct, the process can be altogether different yet.

Schools are often in a rush to judgment, and whether it's, say-- Even if it's unintended, cannot respect the student's rights through the process. Because so much is at stake, having an experienced advisor help navigate the process and the system is critical, and can help allow for potentially a more favorable outcome.

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If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact our offices today, and let us help secure your academic career.

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