Penalties for Cheating

A department may impose
A verbal or written reprimand that will be held in the student's record until graduation
A make-up assignment or test/examination
A requirement to resubmit work contributing to an award
A reduced grade for a component of the course assessment or a reduced grade for the course, including a failed grade
Require students to take a period of mentoring or instruction to help them make better ethical choices

More Severe Sanctions
If the case is serious, the department should refer the case to the Dean of the School/Director IPO.

The Dean/Director IPO can impose additional sanctions and in the most serious cases refer the matter to the Executive Vice-President & Provost.

What to Do if You Detect Cheating
Follow-up by Departments
Penalties for Cheating
Steps to Reduce Cheating
Detecting & Preventing Plagiarism
Excluding Cheaters from Course Evaluation
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