According to The College of St. Scholastica's Academic Honesty Policy located in the Student Handbook,
"Academic dishonesty can include misrepresentation of the work of others as one's own; dishonesty in testing; violating authorized guidelines established by instructors for individual assignments; sabotaging or damaging the work of others; or engaging in dishonesty in other academic work."
The most common form of plagiarism when it comes to resources and research is misrepresentation of the work of others as one's own and using someone else's ideas or words without giving credit.
Plagiarism and other academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to the following:
- Misrepresentation of the work of others as one's own
- Using someone else's ideas or words without giving credit
- Reusing work from another class without permission
- Falsification of data or quotes
- Giving or receiving unauthorized help on an assignment or test
- Dishonesty in testing
- Violating authorized guidelines established by instructors for individual assignments
- Sabotaging or damaging the work of others
At The College of St. Scholastica, academic dishonesty can result in failure of an assignment, a course, being denied admission to or dismissed from a department or program, exclusion from extracurricular activities, or expulsion from the College even on the first instance of academic dishonesty.
More information on academic honesty from the College's Student Affairs Academic Policies.