Student Academic Integrity

Policy number: 
06.003
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas promotes the integrity of learning and embraces the core values of trust and honesty. Academic integrity is based on educational principles and procedures that protect the rights of all participants in the educational process and validate the legitimacy of degrees awarded by the University. In the investigation and resolution of allegations of student academic dishonesty, the University’s actions are intended to be corrective, educationally sound, fundamentally fair, and based on reliable evidence.

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon Student Academic Integrity
Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Faculty Director for Academic Policy
Office of Faculty Success
Applies to: 
Students
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Last updated: 

Date: 
07/24/2019
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy was revised to clarify the academic integrity process and incorporate automated steps utilized in the process.
Date: 
08/04/2017
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to align with the new online academic integrity form submission process. Effective 08/04/2017
Date: 
03/07/2017
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to bring the policy in compliance with the 6 year review cycle, and to align with the policy content with the current policy template standards. The revisions include clarification of instructor and AIO responsibilities; addition of section on students, who do not have a current relationship with the university, being subjects to the disciplinary process for conduct that occurred while they had relationship with the university; addition of degree revocation; and clarification of the duration of each stage of the disciplinary process. Effective 03/07/2017.
Date: 
09/02/2009
Action: 
New Policy
Comments: 
This policy outlines how faculty are to handle incidents of academic misconduct. The policy, as it is written, is intended to be temporary and is to be revised by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee within one year of the effective date. Effective 9/2/2009.