What is Academic Integrity?

The Center for Academic Integrity http://www.academicintegrity.org defines academic integrity as:

A commitment, even in the face of adversity, to five fundamental values. From these values flow principles of behavior that enable academic communities to translate ideals into action. These fundamental values are:

  • Honesty
  • Trust
  • Fairness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

What is Academic Dishonesty at CSUF?

To fully understand what this means to you as a student, you will want to read the University's policy on Academic Dishonesty (UPS 300.021)PDF File Opens in new window .

Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to cheating on examinations or assignments, unauthorized collaboration, plagiarism, falsification/fabrication of university documents, any act designed to give unfair academic advantage to the student (such as, but not limited to, submission of essentially the same written assignment for two courses without the prior permission of the instructor), assisting or allowing any of these acts, or the attempt to commit such acts.