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POLICY TITLE: Carnegie Mellon University Policy on Withdrawal of a Degree

DATE OF ISSUANCE: This policy appears in the current issue of the Student Handbook.

ACCOUNTABLE DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Office of the Dean of Student Affairs. Questions on policy content should be directed to the dean, Office of Student Affairs, ext. 8-2075.

ABSTRACT: The university can withdraw a degree if the work or the academic records in support of it had been falsified.

MISC: See also the university's policy on Cheating and Plagiarism


Withdrawal of a Degree

The university reserves the right to withdraw a degree even though it has been granted should there be discovery that the work upon which it was based or the academic records in support of it had been falsified. In such a case the degree will be withdrawn promptly upon discovery of the falsification.



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