The University's Student Code of Conduct provides that all students are expected to commit to a code of behaviour based on dignity and individuality and respect for the rights and property of others. The Code also stresses that a high standard of conduct is expected of students at the University of Windsor, as exemplified by responsible behaviour with respect to personal and academic commitments and respect for differences.
This website is intended to assist students in maintaining academic integrity while they are members of the University community, and in their future endeavours.
Students are encouraged to visit the links setting out the University's Plagiarism Policy, Graduate Plagiarism Policy, and Acceptable Use Policy as it relates to computer use. Students are presumed to know these policies and are responsible for familiarizing themselves with them.
Moreover, this website provides information to assist students with understanding what plagiarism is, how to avoid it, and how to cite their work responsibly. It also provides information on Turnitin.com, the plagiarism-detection system to which the University subscribes. If you are a student visiting this webpage, you are invited to take advantage of the wealth of information that is available on this subject.
While the University's goal is to prevent academic and non-academic misconduct before it happens, the University recognizes that it does occur. In such situations the University takes an active role in addressing transgressions. For the procedures that are followed, consult the Bylaw 31 (Student Affairs and Integrity) link and Frequently Asked Questions If Charged. Information about misconduct cases and the sanctions that are imposed is also available.
For specific questions on the subject of academic integrity, or the policies and procedures in place at the University of Windsor, feel free to contact the University's Academic Integrity Officer.