allowing another student to look at your test or exam;
copy from another student during a test or exam;
using prohibited materials or assistance during a test or exam;
acquiring a copy of or information about a test or exam before taking it;
altering, sharing, uploading, or distributing tests or exams;
working with other students on a test or exam when unauthorized.
When reviewing Policy A25, you would have seen that cheating during a test or exam has serious consequences. Consequences could include a zero or reduced grade for the course, or suspension. Additionally, you also risk not learning the skills and gaining the knowledge your program requires for you to work successfully in the future.
We know there are many reasons why students cheat on tests and exams. Some students claim it is because they did not have the test-taking, time management, or study skills they needed to be successful. If you have any questions or concerns about academic integrity, there are many supports at ACC who you can reach out to.
WhilePolicy A25 guides issues of academic integrity at ACC, students are able and encouraged to discuss any questions or concerns with many staff and faculty at ACC. This includes: