Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity

What Students Need to Know

The Office of the Provost has a webpage which explains what students need to know about Academic Integrity at Southern Miss, and includes links to an online training module, FAQs, and a video explaining how to avoid academic misconduct.

Visit the Provost's Academic Integrity page



Academic Integrity Policy

Academic misconduct involves deception to improve a grade, earn course credit, or complete a degree. It includes cheating, plagiarism, inappropriate acquisition or provision of information, conspiracy to cheat or plagiarize, lying about academic work, stealing academic materials, and unapproved multiple submissions of assignments.

Learn more about the Southern Miss Academic Integrity Policy



Academic Integrity Workshops

University Libraries is offering students a series of workshops focusing on the University’s academic integrity policy and academic integrity in general. You will learn about how important integrity is to a university community, the Southern Miss definition of academic misconduct—and the consequences for it, plagiarism as a form of academic misconduct, and proper citation practices.

View this semester's workshop schedule