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Academic Integrity

Promoting expectations
Ensuring fairness and consistency

Academic Integrity Committee

The Eberly College of Science Academic Integrity Committee is made up of faculty and students from the Eberly College of Science. The Committee's purpose is to: promote expectations for academic integrity consistent with University policy; ensure fairness and consistency in processes and outcomes; review and settle all contested cases in which academic sanctions are applied; and record all cases of academic dishonesty within the College.

Penn State students and faculty may contact the Eberly College of Science Academic Integrity Committee for information about academic integrity and the College and University policies and procedures.

To contact the committee send an email to:

Sanction guidelines

Submit a claim for an academic integrity violation


Eberly College of Science Statements for Syllabi

Penn State Policy on Academic Integrity

Penn State Academic Integrity Procedures

Review of Contested Academic Integrity Claims

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Videos describing Penn State's academic integrity policies and claims processing


"Preventing Academic Dishonesty" (Chapter from Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis; Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Francisco, 1993) Excellent resource on general strategies for encouraging honesty on exams, papers, and avoiding plagiarism.

"Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers" By Robert Harris. Focuses on encouraging students "to value the assignment and to do their own work".