Plagiarism is a serious academic offence. Penalties range from a grade reduction (including a zero) on the assignment to expulsion from the university. Be sure to review the guidelines regarding academic misconduct and understand the Academic Integrity Policy .
The Academic Integrity Office Website is educational and provides a wide variety of resources. Check out their engaging, short and informative Academic Integrity tutorial episodes.
Student Code of Non-Academic Conduct
Ryerson’s Student Code of Non-Academic Conduct (the ‘Code’) outlines actions which the university considers to be non-academic misconduct offences. The Code applies to all Ryerson students.
Below are some examples of offences covered under The Code.
- Disruption of learning, teaching and working
- Behaviour that is abusive, demeaning, threatening or intimidating
- Theft, damage, and destruction of property
- Misuse of facilities, equipment, materials or services
- Misconduct related to the use of alcohol/drugs
- Refusing to show identification (such as your Ryerson OneCard) when requested by Ryerson Security, an exam invigilator or other university employees when related to their duties