Resources-Academic Integrity - Carnegie Mellon University

Resources

Who Are You? What's the Question? Who Should You Ask? How Can They Help?
Instructor Who can answer my questions about academic integrity policy? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
The Office of Community Standards and Integrity serves as a central referral source regarding any academic integrity questions or concerns. Please contact Lucas Christain with specific questions.
Instructor Who do I consult with if I suspect or know of violations of academic standards? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
Lucas Christain in the Office of Community Standards and Integrity will consult with you and provide suggestions and next steps.
Instructor Who would I go to for statistics on reported incidents of academic integrity? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
Lucas Christain in the Office of Community Standards and Integrity can provide you with statistical overviews of reported incidents of academic integrity.
Teaching Assistant What can I suggest to students so they can deal with course work and personal circumstances which may affect their academic success? Academic advisors and Assistant Deans Academic advisors and Assistant Deans may be able to provide more information and point to additional resources to better understand a student's specific circumstances.
Teaching Assistant What should I do when I notice some individual students who appear to be under unusual stress? Instructor Share your concerns with the course instructor and develop a plan for further outreach.
Teaching Assistant What if I suspect academic dishonesty? Instructor Talk with the course instructor and together you can develop fair and constructive interventions.
Undergraduate Student What strategies can I use to deal more effectively with my course work before it affects my academic success? Academic advisors and Assistant Deans Academic advisors and Assistant Deans may be able to provide tools and approaches as well as point you to additional resources.
Undergraduate Student What if personal circumstances may affect my academic success? Academic advisors and Assistant Deans Academic advisors and Assistant Deans will listen to you and connect you with appropriate resources. We want you to succeed!
Undergraduate Student Are there workshops or tutoring for study skills, time management and reading skills? Academic Development staff members
412-268-6878
Academic Development staff members conduct workshops and tutoring on study skills, time management, and reading skills.
Undergraduate Student Where can I obtain Fast Facts on study skills? Academic Development staff members
412-268-6878
Academic Development staff members can provide you with Fast Facts on study skills.
Undergraduate Student How do I find out whether there's more going on with me than difficult academics? Academic Development staff members
412-268-6878
Academic Development staff members can help to identify academic difficulties which may be due to learning disabilities and act as an advocate for you if you do have learning disabilities.
Undergraduate Student What can I do about feeling academic pressure in my course? Faculty Many students experience academic pressure! Talk with your instructor about options that are available to you.
Undergraduate Student As a nonnative English speaker, where can I find workshops to help me succeed in my course work? Intercultural Communication Center
412-268-4979
The Intercultural Communication Center provides programs and services for you to develop your skills in academic reading, writing, and speaking. The center staff members also provide guidance about the system of higher education in the U.S. and your role as teacher within it.
Undergraduate Student How do I learn proper research methodology? Library staff
412-268-2442
Library staff members are available to advise students on proper research methodology.
Undergraduate Student Who can I talk with about possible academic dishonesty --mine or someone else's? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
We will discuss with you ways to respond to incidents where academic dishonesty may have occurred.
Undergraduate Student Who can advise me on the appeal (second level review) process? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
We are here as a resource for you and can provide advice. We encourage you to call to schedule an appointment.
Undergraduate Student Who can answer my questions about academic integrity policy? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
The Office of Community Standards and Integrity serves as a central referral source regarding any academic integrity questions or concerns. Please contact Lucas Christain or Aaron George with specific questions.
Undergraduate Student Who should we talk to about bringing in an academic success program? Student Affairs housefellows and college liaisons
412-268-2075
We can make arrangements for programs on time management, study skills or other academic success programs for any group of students (e.g. a residence hall floor, a student organization, or simply a group of friends).
Undergraduate Student I'm getting really stressed with classes. What should I do? Student Affairs housefellows and college liaisons
412-268-2075
Your housefellow and college liaisons will respond, listen to you, and connect you with any needed help. If you're feeling anxious and cannot reach your housefellow or college liaison, contact Counseling and Psychological Services at 412-268-2922 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Undergraduate Student School's going fine, but personally, I'm stressing. Student Affairs housefellows and college liaisons
412-268-2075
Your housefellow and college liaisons will respond, listen to you, and connect you with any needed help. If you're feeling anxious and cannot reach your housefellow or college liaison, contact Counseling and Psychological Services at 412-268-2922 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Undergraduate Student Where can I find detailed information on policies and procedures as well as the rights and responsibilities of community members? The WORD The WORD, an online student handbook, provides detailed information pertaining to policies and procedures as well as the rights and responsibilities of community members.
Graduate Student Who can I consult with for planning and teaching courses?

Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence

412-268-2896

Eberly Center staff members can consult with faculty and graduate student instructors on planning and teaching courses, courses that provide structure and support to facilitate student learning.
Graduate Student What can I do about feeling academic pressure in my course? Faculty We want you to succeed! Talk with your instructor about options that are available to you.
Graduate Student As a nonnative English speaker, where can I find workshops to help me succeed in my course work?

Intercultural Communication Center

412-268-4979

The Intercultural Communication Center provides programs and services that allow you to develop your skills in academic reading, writing, and speaking. Center staff can also provide guidance about the system of higher education in the U.S. and the your role as teacher within it.
Graduate Student How do I learn proper research methodology? Library staff
412-268-2442
Library staff members are available to advise you on proper research methodology.
Graduate Student Who can advise me on the appeal (second level review) process? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
We are here as a resource for you and can provide advice. We encourage you to call to schedule an appointment.
Graduate Student Who can answer my questions about academic integrity policy? Office of Community Standards & Integrity 
412-268-2140
The Office of the Dean of Student Affairs serves as a central referral source regarding any academic integrity questions or concerns. Please contact Lucas Christain with specific questions.
Graduate Student What strategies can I use to deal more effectively with my course work before it affects my academic success? Program coordinators Program coordinators may be able to provide you with tools and approaches as well as point you to additional resources.
Graduate Student What if personal circumstances may affect my academic success? Program coordinators Program coordinators may be able to provide you with tools and approaches as well as point you to additional resources.
Graduate Student I'm getting really stressed with classes. Who can I talk to?

Program coordinators and Graduate Ombudsman

412-268-7307

Your program coordinator or the Graduate Student Ombudsman are available to listen to you and connect you with any needed help. If you're feeling anxious and cannot reach your housefellow or college liaison, contact Counseling and Psychological Services at 412-268-2922 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Graduate Student School's going fine, but personally, I'm stressing.

Program coordinators and Graduate Ombudsman

412-268-7307
Your program coordinator or the Graduate Student Ombudsman are available to listen to you and connect you with any needed help. If you're feeling anxious and cannot reach your housefellow or college liaison, contact Counseling and Psychological Services at 412-268-2922 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Graduate Student Where can I find detailed information on policies and procedures as well as the rights and responsibilities of community members? The WORD The WORD, an online student handbook, provides detailed information pertaining to policies and procedures as well as the rights and responsibilities of community members.
Instructor What can I suggest to students so they can deal with course work and personal circumstances which may affect their academic success? Academic advisors and Assistant Deans Academic advisors and Assistant Deans may be able to provide you with more information and point to additional resources so you can better understand a student's specific circumstances.
Instructor What should I do when I notice some individual students who appear to be under unusual stress? Academic advisors and Assistant Deans Academic advisors and Assistant Deans may be able to provide you with more information and, if necessary, connect the student to needed resources.
Instructor What if I suspect academic dishonesty? Department heads and Associate Deans With the Department heads and Associate Deans, you can develop fair and constructive interventions.
Instructor How do academic integrity issues and procedures relate to my department or college? What am I supposed to do? Department heads and Associate Deans Your Department Head and Associate Dean can explain to you particular academic integrity issues and the procedures they want you to follow.
Instructor How do I implement academic integrity at the course level? Department heads and Associate Deans Your Department Head and Associate Dean can suggest ways for you to approach and deal with academic integrity issues at the course level.
Instructor Who do I consult with on academic integrity issues involving graduate students? Department heads and Associate Deans Your Department Head and Associate Dean can discuss with you academic integrity issues involving graduate students.
Instructor Who can I consult with for planning and teaching courses? Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
412-268-2896
Eberly Center staff members consult with faculty and graduate student instructors on planning and teaching courses, courses that provide structure and support to facilitate student learning.
Instructor Who presents information on teaching-learning topics? Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
412-268-2896
Eberly Center staff members conduct workshops and discussions on grading, providing feedback, creating assignments and exams and other teaching-learning topics.
Instructor Who provides statements on academic integrity for syllabi? Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
412-268-2896
Eberly Center staff members provide you with examples of statements on academic integrity which faculty have included in their syllabi.
Instructor Are there methods of preventing and responding to problems with academic dishonesty? Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
412-268-2896
Eberly Center staff members discuss with you methods of preventing and responding to problems with academic dishonesty.
Instructor How do I establish a clear definition for acceptable course behavior? Faculty With your colleagues, determine clear definitions and hold one another accountable to agreed-upon standards.
Instructor As a nonnative English speaker, where can I find workshops to help me succeed in my teaching? Intercultural Communication Center
412-268-4979
The Intercultural Communication Center staff provide programs and services that allow you to practice your teaching language. The center also provides you with guidance about the system of higher education in the U.S. and your role as teacher within it.
Instructor Is it possible to bring someone to my class to instruct on proper research methods and library resources? Library staff
412-268-2442
Library staff members provide in-class instruction and consultation on proper research methods and library resources.