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Academic Conduct Policy

Texas Christian University expects that students to adopt and maintain the highest standards of personal and scholarly conduct to encourage and preserve the honor, traditions and integrity of the academic community.

Faculty members are encouraged to remind students in their classes of this written statement of policies and procedures developed by the University in regard to cheating, plagiarism, collusion, abuse of resource materials, computer misuse, fabrication/falsification, multiple submission, complicity inf academic conduct and bearing false witness, as well as other acts of academic misconduct.

All instructors or proctors shall have the right to examine materials in the student’s possession during any academic exercise.

In instances of academic misconduct during an academic exercise, the instructor shall have the right to grant no credit for the assignment or exam, assign a grade of “F” for the assignment or exam, recommend to the dean that the student(s) be removed from the course with a grade of “F”, and/or recommend that the student(s) be placed on probation, suspended or expelled from the University.  Details on the Academic Misconduct Policy can be found here: Academic Conduct Policy .