University of Guelph The Learning Commons
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Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity at the University of Guelph


Video Clip: A letter from the DeanHave you ever been:

  • confused about how to cite your sources properly?
  • worried you might be unfairly accused of academic misconduct?
  • tempted to borrow from someone else’s work?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, or if you have other questions about the academic code of ethics, then this site is meant for you.

What you can expect to find in this tutorial is:

  • Definitions of Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
  • A Video vignette depicting an issue of academic misconduct involving U of G students
  • Rules, Regulations, and Penalties for Academic Misconduct at the University of Guelph
  • Illustrations of how to avoid unintentional academic misconduct and plagiarism
  • Short quizzes and exercises to test your understanding of the rules governing academic work

By the time you’ve completed this tutorial, you should have a better understanding of how to avoid academic misconduct and why academic integrity is so important. We hope that this will make you feel more secure when you complete your assignments.

There are two sections to the tutorial. The first discusses the more general topic of academic integrity; the second focuses on plagiarism. We suggest that you follow the tutorial in this order, but you can do them independently.

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