Preventing Academic Dishonesty

What Can You do to Prevent Academic Dishonesty?

As a faculty member, there are several stops you can take to prevent academic dishonesty among students.

  • Define academic dishonesty and explain the consequences of such behavior.
  • Define expectations and responsibilities.
  • Communicate that academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and will be reported.
  • Encourage reporting academic dishonesty and explain the importance or reporting.
  • Outline the procedure for reporting academic dishonesty.
  • Be aware of any conditions which might encourage academic dishonesty and develop prevention techniques.
  • Follow university policies and procedures for handling academic dishonesty as stipulated in the student and faculty handbooks.