Saint leo university academic honor code as members

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Saint Leo University Academic Honor CodeAs members of an academic community that places a high value on truth and the pursuit ofknowledge, Saint Leo University students are expected to be honest in every phase of theiracademic life and to present as their own work only that which is genuinely theirs. Unlessotherwise specified by the professor, students must complete homework assignments bythemselves (or if on a team assignment, with only their team members). If they receive outsideassistance of any kind, they are expected to cite the source and indicate the extent of theassistance. Each student has the responsibility to maintain the highest standards of academicintegrity and to refrain from cheating, plagiarism, or any other form of academic dishonesty aswell as reporting any observed instance of academic dishonesty to a faculty member.Commitment to Academic ExcellenceAcademic excellence is an achievement of balance and growth in mind, body, and spirit thatdevelops a more effective and creative culture for students, faculty, and staff. It promotesintegrity, honesty, personal responsibility, fairness, and collaboration at all levels of theuniversity. At the level of students, excellence means achieving mastery of the specificintellectual content, critical thinking, and practical skills that develop reflective, globallyconscious, and informed citizens ready to meet the challenges of a complex world.Protection of the Academic Environment:Disruption of academic process is the act or words of a student in a classroom or teachingenvironment which in the reasonable estimation of a faculty member: (a) directs attention awayfrom the academic matters at hand, such as noisy distractions, persistent, disrespectful or abusiveinterruptions of lecture, exam or academic discussions, or (b) presents a danger to the health,safety or well-being of the faculty member or students. Education is a cooperative endeavor –one that takes place within a context of basic interpersonal respect. We must therefore make theclassroom environment conducive to the purpose for which we are here. Disruption, intentional
6SLU125Choosing Wellnessand unintentional, is an obstacle to that aim. We can all aid in creating the proper environment, insmall ways (such as turning off beepers and cell phones, and neither chatting nor sleeping inclass), and in more fundamental ways. So, when we speak in class, we can disagree withoutattacking each other verbally, we wait to be recognized before speaking, and no one speaks in amanner or of off-topic content that disrupts the class. Any violation of this policy may result indisciplinary action. Please refer to the Student Handbook for further details.Student Misconduct/Classroom DisruptionSaint Leo University students are expected to conduct themselves at all times in accord withgood taste and observe the regulations of the University and the laws of the city, state, andnational government. All University community members—faculty, staff, employees, students—have the right and obligation to report violations of civil or University regulations to the

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Term
Spring
Professor
Pollicita Brandy
Tags
Psychology, Saint Leo University

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