Surprising Facts About
Academic Integrity at UCSD
Bet you didn't know that...
- Professors cannot academically sanction you for academic misconduct without reporting you to the Academic Integrity Office.
- Anywhere between 50-80 students per year are suspended or dismissed from the University for academic integrity violations.
- You can get suspended or dismissed from the University for plagiarism (copying and pasting the words and ideas of others).
- If you're sanctioned for academic misconduct, the lowered grade remains on your transcript and stays calculated in your GPA, even if you retake the class.
- When you apply for graduate, law, or medical school, you may have to indicate that you've been disciplined for academic misconduct.
- If you're reported for a second policy violation, you may be dismissed from the University of California.
And we're pretty sure you didn't know that...
- The majority of students reported for policy violations accept responsibility for their actions.
- The standard sanction for altering a graded examination and resubmitting it for a regrade is a 1-year suspension.
- You can receive consequences even if you didn’t know you were violating the policy (i.e., ignorance is no excuse).
- The most common policy violations at UC San Diego are plagiarism, use of unauthorized aids, unauthorized collaboration, and fabrication/ falsification.
- When you're suspended or dismissed from UCSD, you are suspended or dismissed from the University of California system.
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