Understanding what you are responsible for as a student is the first step to avoiding academic misconduct. There are many resources on campus and online that can help you make sure you are acting with academic integrity.
Talk to your instructor
They can tell you if things like collaborating on an assignment or looking at an old test are considered misconduct. They will appreciate that you asked.
- Academic Support
- Greater University Tutoring Service
- Writing Center
- UW Libraries
- International Student Services
- Research Ethics for students involved in university research
- Academic Misconduct Policies and Procedures (UWS 14)
- Watch sWooZie talk about a time when he was offered the option to cheat on a test in college.
- Learn what good paraphrasing is (and what isn’t) with this exercise.
Student Conduct and Community Standards Contacts
How can we help?
Email us at:
Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards
724 W. Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53715
Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
After Hours Contacts
Call Mental Health Services
608-265-5600 (option 9)
Dial 911 for immediate help from the
UW Police Department
UWPD Non-emergency line: 608-264-2677