UWF Academic Misconduct Code
As Argonauts, we act with integrity. We do not lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those who do.
The University of West Florida is dedicated to the highest principles and standards of academic integrity. Anacademic violation by a student can negatively impact a class, program and/or college in ways that are unique toeach discipline. Therefore, the University believes that the severity of an academic infraction is best evaluated by thefaculty of the institution. The University seeks to offer students an opportunity to respond to allegations of academicmisconduct before a decision is rendered. This regulation seeks to provide faculty and students with a fair processfor addressing allegations of academic misconduct.
Academic integrity is closely related to professional ethics and requires that students honestly acknowledge their useof the ideas, words, and written work produced by any other individual, institution or source. Failure to acknowledgeproperly the use of another's intellectual output constitutes a form of academic misconduct.
For a complete version of the UWF Academic Misconduct Code, please select it below.
Below you will find links to the process flow chart and academic misconduct procedure forms.