Academic integrity | Mount Allison

All members of the University community are expected to conduct themselves in an ethical manner, demonstrating a commitment to academic integrity, honesty, fairness, respect, and responsibility.

Mount Allison students are responsible for knowing and adhering to the University’s academic regulations and processes, as well as the regulations for their particular program of study.

Students should familiarize themselves with Section 10 — Academic Regulation in the Academic Calendar, which outlines important information on course registration, exams, academic integrity, academic standing, degree requirements, graduation requirements, etc.


Academic integrity and misconduct

Mount Allison’s Academic Integrity Policy outlines the University’s approach to academic integrity and provides guidelines for appropriate academic conduct.

The Academic Integrity Policy includes:

  • examples of academic misconduct
  • reporting academic conduct (PDF)
  • step-by-step outline of academic misconduct procedures
  • notification of academic misconduct
  • process for determining whether an offence has occurred
  • student rights throughout the process
  • penalties and sanctions for academic misconduct
  • records kept after an allegation of academic misconduct
  • appealing an allegation of academic misconduct

Support services and resources

Mount Allison has a number of resources in place to help you understand what plagiarism is and to assist in avoiding dishonesty in your academic work.

Academic support services

  • Writing Resource Centre
  • Math Help Centre
  • Academic mentors in residence
  • Peer tutors

For more information, visit academic supports.