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Elmhurst University is a community of scholars. Such a community places the highest value on academic honesty and integrity. Therefore, Elmhurst University’s Code of Academic Integrity is designed to ensure:

1. A fair academic environment where students are evaluated on the scholarly merits of their work.

2. An academic environment where personal integrity is fostered.

3. An understanding of standard academic practices when formulating ideas, conducting research and documenting resources. It is the responsibility of each student to know and understand this academic integrity policy. There are general campus-wide definitions of academic honesty as well as departmental guidelines, which are articulated on individual course syllabi. Students are responsible for educating themselves on this matter since sanctions for academic dishonesty may be severe. Thus, Elmhurst University students are expected to act honestly in all academic work

Reference Source:

Elmhurst University. (2021). Elmhurst University Handbook, 2021-2022