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College Learning Studies (CLS): CLS Academic Honesty

Academic Honesty

GRCC defines Academic Honesty as "any form of cheating and/or plagiarism which results in students giving or receiving unauthorized assistance in an academic exercise or receiving credit for work which is not their own." Read the Academic Honesty section of the Student Code of Conduct.

Academic honesty issues encompass a variety of real-life ethical issues students confront everyday, including:

  • buying a term paper from a paper mill;
  • cheating; using copyrighted information without attribution or permission;
  • downloading music without paying for the intellectual property rights;
  • poor note-taking and/or paraphrasing;
  • outright plagiarism, etc.

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