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Academic Honesty

Learning is built on the fundamental qualities of honesty, fairness, respect and trust. At Chemeketa Community College, academic integrity is a shared endeavor characterized by truth, personal responsibility and high academic standards.

Academic Honesty at Chemeketa

Click on the links to find Chemeketa's Academic Honesty policy and procedure.

Academic Honesty Policy

Academic Honesty Procedure

Academic Honesty Definitions

Violations of academic honesty include but are not limited to the following –

Plagiarism

  • Presenting someone else's words, ideas, artistry, product or data as ones own
  • Presenting as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source

Collusion/Inappropriate Assistance

  • Helping another commit an act of academic dishonesty
  • Knowingly or negligently allowing work to be used by others
  • It is a violation of Oregon state law to create and offer to sell part or all of an educational assignment to another person (ORS 1.65.114)

Cheating

  • An act of deceit, fraud, distortion of truth or improper use of another person's effort to obtain an educational advantage
  • Includes but is not limited to unauthorized access to examination materials prior to the examination itself

Fabrication/Falsification/Alteration

  • Intentional misrepresentation, invention, exaggeration or alteration of information or data, whether written, verbalized or demonstrated

Unauthorized Multiple Submission

  • Using any work previously submitted for credit without prior permission of instructor

Sabotage and Tampering

  • Intentional altering or interfering with documents or other student's work
  • Intentional depriving others of academic resources