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Provost & VP Academic

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Provost & VP Academic

For Instructors

Academic Integrity Guidelines and Resources

Read Trent's Undergraduate Academic Integrity Policy and Steps for Handling Academic Dishonesty Cases. (Please see the Graduate Academic Integrity Policy or contact the Manager, School of Graduate Studies for procedures in graduate programs.)

Complete and submit Academic Dishonesty Instructor Report (.docx) to the Department Chair.

Check out the Academic Integrity Steps at a Glance (PDF) – print a copy and keep it handy.

These Frequently Asked Questions will help you interpret the policy and guide you through the procedures for dealing with an incidence of academic dishonesty.

It is recommended that instructors use these sample emails to inform a student of an incident and then to follow up after the instructor investigates.

Don't miss a step – use this checklist when dealing with academic dishonesty incidents.

If after reading the policy and FAQs you still have questions about the Undergraduate Academic Integrity Policy, please contact your department chair.

For academic misconduct during an exam, see guidelines for invigilators.

For information about SafeAssign, a plagiarism detecting tool available to instructors through Blackboard, please see Information Technology / Using SafeAssign or Blackboard Help / Use SafeAssign in Assignments.

The Centre for Teaching & Learning is pleased to offer occasional professional learning opportunities related to academic integrity, as well as teaching supports and individual consultations on a wide array of topics including curriculum development & learning outcomes, assessments practices, teaching portfolios, course design, pedagogy discussions, active learning strategies, educational technology applications, and educational leadership opportunities.