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Support an environment that reflects a commitment to academic integrity;Answer truthfully when called upon to do so regarding Honor System cases;Maintain confidentiality regarding specific information in Honor System cases."More information can be found at in the VCU policy libraryunder the Education and Student Life tab.In this class, because coursework will be at times collaborative, particular issues of integrity arise. You should not copy or print another student’s work without permission. Any material (this includes ideasandlanguage) from another source must be credited, whether that material is quoted directly, summarized, or paraphrased. In other words, you should respect the work of others and in no way present it as your own.
Page 6of 10Handing in the same work for credit in multiple classes is an honor offense. This includes papers you wrote in other classes or for a class you are currently repeating as well as papers written for high school classes or for college admissions.Students who believe they may have committed acts of academic misconduct may report themselves in writing to the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity. An individual reporting his or her own Honor System violation will be considered both the Reporting Party and Respondent. For more details please see VCU's Interim Honor Policy.Important dates: You can view important dates for the semester in the academic calendar.Mandatory responsibility of faculty members to report incidents of sexual misconduct: It is important for students to know that all faculty members are mandated reporters of any incidents of sexual misconduct/violence (e.g., sexual assault, sexual exploitation and partner or relationship violence). This means that faculty cannot keep information about sexual misconduct/violence confidential if you share that information with them and they must report this information immediately to the university's Title IX Coordinator. In addition, department chairs, deans, and other unit administrators are required to report incidents of sex or gender-based discrimination to the university's Title IX Coordinator.Confidential reporting sources include staff in Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence at the Wellness Resource Center, University Counseling Services and University Student Health Services. The Policy on Sexual Misconduct/Violence and Sex/Gender Discrimination - Interim, can be found in the VCU Policy Library.Military short-term training or deployment: If military students receive orders for short-term training or for deployment/mobilization, they should inform and present their orders to Military Student Services and to their professor(s). For further information on policies and procedures contact Military Student Services at 828-5993 or access the corresponding policies.