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CPTC Library/Learning Resource Center: Plagiarism

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Student Code of Conduct

495C-121-050 - Prohibited student conduct

The college may impose disciplinary sanctions against a student who commits, attempts to commit, or aids, abets, incites, encourages, or assists another person to commit any act of misconduct, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Academic dishonesty. Any act of academic dishonesty, including cheating, plagiarism, and fabrication.
    1. Cheating includes any attempt to give or obtain unauthorized assistance relating to the completion of an academic assignment or requirement.
    2. Plagiarism includes taking and using as one's own, without proper attribution, the ideas, writings, or work of another person in completing an academic assignment or requirement.
    3. Fabrication includes falsifying data, information, or citations in completing an academic assignment or requirement, or providing false or deceptive information to an instructor concerning the completion of an assignment or requirement, including submitting for credit without authorization academic work also submitted for credit in another course.

How to Avoid Plagiarism