Academic Honor Code
- The Academic Honor Code of Bellman Group, Inc. is based on the premise that each student has the responsibility:
- to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity in the student's own work,
- to refuse to tolerate violations of academic integrity in our learning community, and
- to foster a high sense of integrity and social responsibility on the part of the learning community.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code.
- During examinations, violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include referring to information not specifically condoned by the instructor or proctor.
- It shall include receiving information from a fellow student or another unauthorized source.
- Regarding academic assignments, violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include representing another's work or any part thereof, be it published or unpublished, as one's own. It shall also include presenting or submitting any academic work in a manner that impairs the instructor's ability to assess the student's academic performance. For example, plagiarism includes failure to use quotation marks or other conventional markings around material quoted from any source.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include obtaining, distributing, or referring to a copy of an examination which the instructor/department has not authorized to be made available for such purpose.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include any act which impedes the ability of other students to have fair access to materials assigned or suggested by the instructor. For example, removal or destruction of library or other source materials violates the Academic Honor Code.
- Academic dishonesty shall include tampering with another student's work or impairing in any way the instructor's ability to assess the academic performance of another student.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include alteration of grades or any other records related to the academic performance of students. This shall also include submitting any false records in order to gain admission to the University.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include assisting, attempting to assist, or conspiring to assist another student in committing the offenses as outlined above.
- Violations of the Academic Honor Code shall include attempting to commit any offense as outlined above.
- Student Responsibilities.
- Each student shall be responsible for abiding by the Academic Honor Code at all times. If required by the instructor, at the conclusion of each examination or submission of an assignment, each student shall sign a pledge that he or she has neither given nor received aid from any unauthorized source during the examination or in preparing the assignment.
- Any student who violates the Academic Honor Code is expected to report the violation to the instructor, proctor, or a Bellman Group, Inc. Officer.
- If a student observes cheating during an examination, the student should consult with the instructor of the course as soon as reasonable so that the cheating may be stopped. If a student otherwise observes or learns of another student's violation of the Academic Honor Code, the student shall either (a) ask the student to report the violation to theinstructor, proctor, or a Bellman Group, Inc. Officer, or (b) report the violation to theinstructor, proctor, or a Bellman Group, Inc. Officer. In the event that a student asks an other student to report himself/her self and such student does not do so, then the student shall report, as soon as practicable, the violation to the instructor, proctor, or a Bellman Group, Inc. Officer. The student should provide the name of such student or students involved, if known, and furnish such evidence as is available to support his/her charge.
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