Confronting Suspected Violations-Academic Integrity - Carnegie Mellon University

Confronting Suspected Violations

Students, TAs, staff, or faculty members may witness someone cheating or become aware that a violation of academic integrity has occurred. Confronting this kind of problem is not an easy thing to do, but if we ignore incidents which occur, we cannot maintain our high standards.

If you suspect that a violation of academic integrity has occurred, several steps are recommended to help you begin the process:

Steps for Students

Steps for Instructors

You may also wish to consult additional resources if you need further information. Other sources of information that are available to you include the Undergraduate Academic Disciplinary Actions Overview and Graduate Academic Disciplinary Actions Overview.