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- You are not required to agree to any informal resolution or to sign the aforementioned forms.
- Read every word of the form, and be sure you understand what you are signing.
- If you sign, you are admitting to the violation and accepting the sanction your faculty member has proposed.
- You are strongly encouraged to seek advice and counsel on this decision from someone you trust, e.g. a parent or advisor. We also encourage you to seek counsel from the Office of Student Conduct. The person from whom you seek advice and counsel will be in a better position to advise you if you provide that person a copy of the Academic Integrity Code .
- You have three (3) working days to seek advice and decide whether to sign.
- If, after three (3) working days, you do not agree to this resolution and do not sign the form, this matter will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct for processing pursuant to the Academic Integrity Code. If your faculty member makes such a referral, the Director of Student Conduct or designee will investigate the matter and take other steps specified in Section VI of the Academic Integrity Code, as appropriate.
- You have the right to a hearing before a neutral student-faculty panel (the Academic Integrity Board) before any sanction may be imposed.
- A student that has an alleged violation of the Academic Integrity Code is prohibited from withdrawing from the course. If a student withdraws from the course prior to the accusation and/or resolution, the mark of “W” will be considered temporary pending the final resolution of the case.