Honesty and fairness are considered fundamental values shared by students, staff and faculty at the University of Toronto. The University’s policies and procedures that deal with cases of cheating, plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct, are designed to protect the integrity of the institution and to maintain a community where competition is fair.
As a student, you are responsible for ensuring the integrity of your work and for understanding what constitutes an academic offence. If you are not sure if your actions or methods are acceptable, ask your instructor, TA or the writing centre, review the resources posted here, read your course calendar and registration documents.
Academic Integrity Letter from Provost Cheryl Misak -- Read the February 2010 letter regarding Academic Integrity from Provost Cheryl Misak.
Case Summaries -- Read the outcomes of recent cases that have appeared at the University Tribunal. The misconducts, tribunal findings and outcomes are listed.
Student Resources -- Online resources for students to help avoid issues of academic misconduct (links to CTSI site)
Academic Integrity Booklet -- Describes the procedures and student rights and responsibilities under the Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters and is helpful for any student involved in a misconduct case (PDF).