Following a report of cheating,
the head of the course department, or a member of faculty appointed
by the head for the purpose, should review the case and arrange
to meet with the student within two weeks of the reported misconduct.
If the department finds that cheating took place, it should also
decide on the appropriate penalty. (For more details, refer to Penalties
Where the course department is
not the student's major department, the course department may wish
to keep the major department/School or IPO informed of the case and its progress.
Where the department cannot complete
the follow-up of the case, the department should refer the case to the Dean of the School / Director IPO.
A procedural flow is set out to explain roles and actions of different parties at different levels in handling cases of academic misconduct.