2017-2019 College Catalog-complete1 - page 38

Lake Region State College
Student Conduct
Students are expected to obey local,
state and federal laws, to show respect
for properly constituted authority, to
meet contractual obligations, to maintain
academic integrity in scholastic work and to
observe standards of conduct appropriate
for an institution of higher learning.
Students are expected to be responsible for
their actions, whether acting individually
or in groups. Failure to meet acceptable
standards of conduct may result in
disciplinary action, suspension or expulsion.
The College will ensure due process and
define routes of appeal. These policies
apply to the conduct of all students, student
organizations, teams, and clubs. They also
apply when off campus in connection with
internships, academic activities, and any
activity sponsored or authorized by Lake
Region State College. Lake Region State
College will also hold students accountable
for behavior that occurs off campus when an
offense threatens the safety or security of
any individual or institution.
Reference section 800.30 in the Lake Region
State College Policy and Procedure Manual
for the full student conduct policy.
Academic Integrity
Lake Region State College is
committed to an environment of integrity.
The college values academic achievement
and expects students to be truthful,
ethical and responsible in their academic
work. Commitment to academic integrity
is the responsibility of every Lake Region
State College student and employee. The
Academic Integrity Code is established
to encourage students to be responsible
for their own learning by completing
assignments, preparing for lessons, and
participating in class in ethical and honest
Definition -
Academic integrity is
intellectual honesty, responsibility, and
ethical behavior in scholastic conduct from
use of information to actions in a classroom.
It is the guide for the “pursuit of knowledge
and understanding within a community of
inquiry” (American University).
Examples -
Examples of academic
dishonesty include, but are not limited to the
1. Cheating is receiving or sending, or
attempting to receive or send information,
answers, data, etc. not otherwise permitted
by the instructor.
• Receiving, sharing, or transmitting
information before or during an exam
to someone who will be or is taking the
• Looking at another student’s test during
an exam or allowing another students
to look at your exam
• Copying from another student’s test or
homework assignment with or without
the other student’s permission
• Working with another student on a test
or an assignment without authorization
• Using unauthorized material (texts,
calculators, smart phones, paper,
websites, notes on computer)to obtain
answers or information for a test
• Using passwords or electronic
signatures of other individuals for any
reasons, including to take a test for
another person
• Sharing answers for an assignment
Plagiarism is using someone else’s work
in part or whole and passing it off as the
student’s own whether intentionally or not
• Using exact words or phrases without
citing the source
• Buying a paper from an online source or
a person
• Using a paper someone else has done
either for you specifically or for another
• Without documenting the source,
modifying the information or combining
Student Information
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