Plagiarism Policies

Plagiarism is a complex issue surrounded by a variety of emotions (from anger to fear) and motivations (from willful cheating to uncertainty). This page was created to help facilitate the understanding by teachers and administrators of the plagiarism policy and the action associated with plagiarized activities. Our goal is to help instructors and students navigate through these complexities, whether they are trying to learn more about the topic or trying to discover how to respond to a possible violation of academic integrity.

  • You can view USF’s policies on academic dishonesty and plagiarism here.
  • For steps to avoid plagiarism, visit the USF Library website here.
  • View USF’s page on academic integrity here