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Academic Integrity: Home

This is your place to find information about researching, writing, citing, and using information responsibly.

What is Academic Integrity?

SAIT is committed to academic integrity, which is grounded in certain fundamental values of fairness, integrity, respect, safety, and transparency. Academic integrity also involves honesty, responsibility, and trust. SAIT requires that its staff and students honour those  values at all times so that academic integrity and freedom of intellectual inquiry are maintained.

Student Code of Conduct

The Student Code of Conduct is SAIT's official policy on academic integrity.
Information available in the Code of Conduct includes:

 

The information provided on this web page is an edited version of the Student Code of Conduct as it relates to academic misconduct. To review the Student Code of Conduct in its entirety, go to http://www.sait.ca/about-sait/administration/policies-and-procedures/academic-student  and review all parts of AC.3.4.1.

Academic Misconduct Process

Refer to Schedules A and D in AC.3.4.1. for detailed information related to academic misconduct hearings and appeal procedures.


Possible Consequences of Academic Misconduct

First Offence:

(a) Letter documenting the offence is put on the student’s file. The letter remains on the student’s record for seven (7) years, from the date of the letter, and

(b) Grade of zero (0) for the evaluation in question.

Second or Third Offence:

(a) Letter documenting the offence is put on the student’s file. The letter remains on the student’s record for seven (7) years, from the date of the letter, and

(b) Grade of “F” in the course in which the offence occurred, and

(c) Suspension from SAIT, or

(d) Expulsion from SAIT.

Appeal Procedure: Refer to Schedules A and D in AC.3.4.1. for detailed information related to appeal procedures.

This site was developed as a collaborative project between the Reg Erhardt Library and CORE Department at SAIT.  Questions? Contact the Reg Erhardt Library.

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