Maintaining high standards at all times.

What is Academic Misconduct?

Plagiarism - The adoption or reproduction of ideas, words, statements, images, or works of another person as one's own without proper attribution.

Cheating - Using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or aids in any academic exercise or test/examination. The term academic exercise includes all forms of work submitted for credit or hours.

Fabrication - Unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise.

What is expected of UofM students?

You and your classmates are expected to conduct yourselves with character and integrity in academics and in everyday life. Our distinguished scholastic pursuits mean everything to the University of Memphis, and we do not take the issue of integrity lightly. You are expected to uphold our high academic standards and complete your assignments, exams and other scholastic efforts with 100% honesty. You must cite sources and acknowledge the contributions of others when used in your scholastic work. Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated on any level. By rising to these standards each and every day, you are helping to build our reputation as a world-class major research university advancing knowledge, innovation, creativity, discovery and artistic expression in the Mid-South and beyond.