The Code of Integrity

Members of the Illinois College community endeavor to embrace excellence in all that they do. These qualities of personal and academic excellence are reflected in the integrity exhibited by each and every member of the community. Embracing respect, justice, and openness toward one another and service as a way of life, the Illinois College community supports one another in the journey to be the “best that we can be.”The Illinois College community is founded on the principles of excellence, integrity, respect and communication in pursuit of developing students committed to achieving high levels of scholarship, leadership and service in the liberal arts.

Academic integrity is the completion of course tasks with one’s own ideas and/or accurately acknowledging sources. Violations of academic integrity include the following acts: plagiarism, cheating, falsification, bribery, and collusion. 

Student life integrity is the upholding of policies stated in the Blue Book. Examples of violations of student life integrity include, but are not limited to, the following: policy fines, student organization policies, and on campus parking tickets. 

The Code of Integrity and procedures can be found in the Illinois College BLUEbook.

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