Academic Integrity

West Chester University is dedicated to holding its academic community to the highest standards of academic integrity. To that end, students must equip themselves with tools to avoid such violations as plagiarism, cheating, and academic misconduct.

For complete information on violations of academic integrity, penalties, sanctions, and hearing procedures, please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog or the Graduate Catalog.

For tips on avoiding plagiarism, citing sources properly, and other helpful information, please refer to Plagiarism: Sharing or Stealing Information on the Library Services site. There you will find:

Faculty and Staff Members