Responding to Allegations-Academic Integrity - Carnegie Mellon University

Responding to Allegations

Academic challenges can provide many opportunities for high standards to evolve if students actively reflect on them and if the community supports discussions to aid in this process. However, in the midst of self exploration, struggles with fear of failure and the high demands of a challenging academic environment can create situations where some students have difficulty exercising good judgment.

If you are accused of an academic integrity violation, it is important that you take into account the following:

Considerations for Undergraduate Students

Considerations for Graduate Students

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.