Programs of Study

Academic Honesty Guidelines

Academic honesty is expected of all Gonzaga University students. Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to cheating, plagiarism, and theft. Any student found guilty of academic dishonesty is subject to disciplinary action. Disciplinary action against a student found guilty of academic dishonesty may include, but\ is not limited to:

  1. 1) A failing grade for the test or assignment in questions.
  2. 2) A failing grade for the course and/or
  3. 3) A recommendation for dismissal from the University.

A student may appeal the disciplinary action taken. The appeal shall be made in writing to the Chair of the department, or Dean if there is no Chair, of the appropriate school within 14 days of receipt of written notification of the disciplinary action taken.

Following an appeal, a final report shall be submitted to the Academic Vice President for review and possible further disciplinary action taken by the University. The Academic Vice President may direct in intermediate appeal to the Chair’s Dean. Final appeal by the student may be made to the Academic Vice President.

A complete copy of the policy can be obtained from the Academic Vice President’s Office.