ORU's Policy

Whether intentional or not, plagiarism is not tolerated and violates the opens new windowUniversity Honor Code. To familiarize yourself with the University's policy on plagiarism, search "plagiarism" in the opens new windowUniversity Catalog are included below.

Consequences for plagiarism may include a zero on the assignment, failure in the course, academic probation, suspension, or expulsion from the program, as determined by the department and University guidelines.

University Catalog

"ORU students are committed to developing their minds by doing their own academic work. They do not engage in plagiarism, whether accidental or intentional. Plagiarism is the inappropriate use of others' ideas or information, such as using sources without citations or direct quotes without quotation marks. Even paraphrasing or summarizing without giving credit to the original author is considered plagiarism."
(opens new windowpage 15, "Honor Code Livingopens new window", section)

"Written assignments using sources must demonstrate ethical and accurate use of source material. Plagiarism and any unethical or in appropriate use of sources are not tolerated."
(opens new windowpage 45, "Writing Across the Curriculum" section )

"Cheating in any form, including plagiarism, is a serious academic offense and is not tolerated. Consequences include a zero on the assignment and may include an F for the course, academic probation, suspension, or expulsion from the program. Plagiarism is defined in each course syllabus."
(opens new windowpage 97, "Academic Honesty" section)