Academic Integrity

Excel with Integrity

At Molloy University, students are required to uphold our Academic Honor Pledge. Molloy University has serious consequences for violations of academic integrity; such as plagiarism, fabrication, cheating and facilitating dishonesty.

Student Professional Responsibilities

Engaging in any form of academic dishonesty is an academic infraction subject to disciplinary action. Students are responsible to understand the policies regarding cheating, plagiarism, facilitating academic dishonesty, and fabrication, as well as the penalties for such behavior. The penalties for such behavior include, but are not limited to, participating in an interactive online academic integrity course with a written final paper, suspension, or dismissal. The instructor may also impose a penalty to your course grade.

Use this link to report a possible violation of academic integrity.

Use this link to file a complaint regarding NYS Tap.

Students are responsible to understand:

  1. Cheating is utilizing a source other than self during an exam or in completing an assignment.
  2. Fabrication is intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information.
  3. Facilitating academic dishonesty is intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help someone commit an act of academic dishonesty. For example, allowing another to copy from you during an examination, doing work for another and allowing her/him to represent it as her/his own, and supplying information regarding examinations to others.
  4. Plagiarism is a failure to document the direct words of another or the rephrasing of another's words so as to represent them as one's own; handing in another's paper or project as one's own; or reusing your own paper from another course without the prior approval of the instructor. Go to the Writing Center for details.

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