A first offense will be dealt with according to the consequences regarding individual acts of academic dishonesty or plagiarism detailed in each individual course syllabus; however, a first offense will be reported to the Academic Affairs Office or its designee by the faculty member.
A second reported offense will result in a semester grade of failure (F) and the student will meet with the faculty member and a representative from Student Academic Support Services.
A third offense will result in a semester grade of failure (F). In addition, the case will be brought forward by the Chief Academic Officer or its designee to a committee that consists of the following:
The committee determines if the student will receive either a one-year suspension or a permanent suspension from the university. The student will receive a certified letter stating the committee’s decision. The decision of this committee is final and cannot be appealed.