FINDING

SANCTION

1

A student submitted a paper that included materials taken from a book without attribution, as well as sources in the bibliography that were referenced by the author and were not researched by the student. The student received a D in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

2

A student copied text from another unknowing student’s take-home final exam. The student received a D in the course. The student was already on disciplinary probation for a previous act of academic dishonesty. The student was suspended for two semesters.

3

A student acknowledged cheating on an exam by copying from a fellow student without that student’s knowledge. The student received a zero for the exam and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

4

A student submitted a final paper that included material taken without attribution from several websites. The student wrote a new research paper, received a D in the course, and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

5

A student submitted a paper that included material taken without attribution from a website. The student received an F on two written assignments for the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

6

A student submitted a paper that included material taken without attribution from a website, as well as sources in the bibliography that were referenced by the website and were not researched by the student. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

7

A student submitted a final paper that included material taken without attribution from several websites. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

8

A student received an extension on completing an exam and signed a statement agreeing not to access the exam solutions posted online. The student’s exam solutions were identical to the professor’s and it was discovered that the student did access the solutions online prior to taking the exam. The student received an F in the course, was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation and required to complete reflection essays on the incident.

9

A student used a cell phone while taking an exam, violating the exam instructions. The student received an F on the exam and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

10

A student submitted three lab reports that included materials taken from several internet sources without attribution. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

11

A student submitted a homework assignment that included content from an internet source without attribution. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

12

A student submitted a homework assignment that included content from multiple internet sources without attribution. The student received a D in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

13

A student cheated on a take-home exam by including content from a book that was not permitted for use on the exam. The student received a D in the course

14

A student submitted a paper that included content from a book and provided attribution in some places but not others. The student received a D in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

15

A student submitted a term paper that was identical to an essay available on the internet. The student received an F in the course. The student was already on disciplinary probation for a previous act of academic dishonesty. The student was suspended from the college for two semesters.

16

A student cheated on a take-home exam by submitting a solution that was provided by another individual on a website. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

17

A student taking a class at Mount Holyoke College submitted a paper that included content from a book and provided attribution in some places but not others. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

18

A student requested an extension on a homework assignment and then used Blackboard to access the solutions to that assignment before submitting it. The student received a zero on the assignment and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

19

A student submitted a paper that included material taken without attribution from a website. The student received a D in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

20

A student collaborated with a classmate to complete a lab report that was assigned individually The student received a zero on the lab report and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

21

A student used Blackboard to access the solutions to a homework assignment before submitting the assignment two days late. The student received a zero for the assignment and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

22

A student submitted a paper that included material taken without attribution from a website. The student received an F on the paper and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

23

A student requested an extension on a homework assignment and then used Blackboard to access the solutions to that assignment before submitting it. The student received a zero on the assignment and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

24

Two students collaborated to complete a lab report that was assigned individually. The students received zeros on their lab reports and were placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

25

Two students were found responsible for collaborating on two exams. The students were previously on disciplinary probation for first offenses of academic dishonesty. The students received Fs in the course and were suspended from the college for two semesters.

26

A student taking a Five-College class violated the timing procedures for taking a final exam. The student was subject to disciplinary action at the consortium college.

27

A student was found responsible for two acts of academic dishonesty in two separate courses. The student submitted an essay in each class that cited sources without appropriate attribution. The student received a D and an F in the courses, and the student’s degree was placed on hold for two semesters.

28

A student submitted a paper including substantial material from another writer without appropriate attribution. The student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

29

Student admitted to searching the internet to find solutions to a take-home midterm exam. Student was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

30

Student accepted responsibility for accessing Moodle solutions during an exam. Student received an F for the course and was placed on disciplinary probation.

31

Student accepted responsibility for cheating on an exam. Student was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

32

Student accepted responsibility for using the internet to a solution on a midterm take-home problem. Student was placed on disciplinary probation.

33

Student accepted responsibility for using a cell phone during an exam. Student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary Probation through graduation.

34

Student admitted to professor that they submitted homework answers taken from published solution manuals. Student received a grade reduction from C to C-, and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

35

Student accepted responsibility for accessing the course Moodle answer set to a quiz, during the quiz. Student Received a grade of F in the course, and student was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

36

Student accepted responsibility for using a cell phone during an exam. Student received an F in the course and was placed on disciplinary Probation for remainer of the semester.

37

Student accepted responsibility for plagiarism in student's submitted final paper. Student received a reduction of the course grade, and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

38

Student accepted responsibility for accessing unauthorized Internet-based material to complete an assignment. Student received an F in the course, and was put on discipinary probation through graduation.

39

Student accepted responsibility for submitting homework assignments containing work product derived from unauthorized sources. Student received a reduction of course grade from B- to C+, and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

40

Student accepted responsibility for including unattributed source material in two final assignments. Student received an F in the course, student was required to meet monthly with the Dean, and disciplinary probation, issued for another matter, was extended through graduation.

41

Student accepted responsibility for using unattributed source code for the end-of-semester project. Student received a zero for the assignment, and was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

42

Student did not accept responsibility for submitting a plagiarized lab report. Student received a reduced course grade of "C" in the course, was required to meet with the Writing Center to strengthen citation skills and proper paraphrasing. Student was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.

43

Student accepted responsibility for submitting homework assignments containing work product derived from an unauthorized source. Student received reduction of course grade from C+ to C. Student put on disciplinary probation through graduation.

44

Student accepted responsibility for collaborating inappropriately with another student. Student received an F in the course.

45

Student accepted responsibility for cheating on a test. Student was placed on disciplinary probation through graduation.