The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the University condemns the acts of plagiarism, cheating, and fraud http://umanitoba.ca/student/resource/student_advocacy/cheating_plagiarism_fraud.html. These acts may lead to
This is the normal penalty when the offense is probably intentional and is a first offense. Often a failing grade is given resulting in an F - CW
The CW notation indicates a 'F' due to 'compulsory withdrawal in that course'.
Severe penalties apply if there is evidence of planning or involvement of others in the offense.
Suspension for one year or more is typical for a student who was previously found guilty, even if the offense resulting in suspension is less serious.
- A transcript notation is made of the suspension.
- After serving the suspension a student may make a request in writing to the Director of Student Records that this notice be removed.
Expulsion, unlike suspension, is deemed to be permanent.
Expulsion appears to be reserved for very serious cases which may also involve criminal prosecution.
Criminal prosecution is reserved for criminal acts, such as fraud, forgery, theft and impersonation.
If at anytime you are are in doubt about what constitute a violation ASK YOUR ADVISOR.
These actions are considered a very serious offense.
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