Academic Honesty

Policy and Procedure

disAbility Resources for students has a zero tolerance policy for academic dishonesty in accordance with the university policy and procedure on Academic Honesty. If a student is suspected of committing academic dishonesty while taking an exam in disAbility Resources for Students, the following procedure will be observed:

DRS Personnel:

  • Upon witnessing an incident of suspected academic dishonesty, notifies the closest administrator immediately and report necessary details

DRS Administrator:

  • Confronts the student suspected of academic dishonesty and explain concern
  • Collects any evidence of academic dishonesty and secure all test materials

Student:

  • Leaves DRS testing area without completing exam
  • Follows up with instructor

DRS Administrator:

  • Interviews witnesses for more information
  • Composes a memorandum to the instructor of the class detailing the incident
  • Places a copy of memorandum in suspected student’s file
  • Calls the instructor and notifies her/him of the incident and informs her/him that all materials will be hand delivered

DRS Personnel:

  • Hand delivers the completed memorandum, any evidence, and all test materials packaged together in an envelope to the proper department
Page Updated 05.17.2013