Plagiarism occurs when one:
- Uses another’s work without proper citation.
- Takes another’s work and passes it off as his or her own.
- Takes exact wording without proper citations.
- Paraphrases another’s work without proper
Plagiarism can result in a failing grade, academic suspension, or even expulsion from the College.
In cases where it is believed that the student did not take proper care in following standard academic protocols relating to the correct usage of citations, then the supervising faculty member must see to the student’s correction and the student must correct such mistakes. There are a number of handbooks on how to properly cite academic work. One can find these sources online or in the College library.