According to the Student Discipline Bylaw (Table 2, section 18), discipline authorities have the option of selecting a disciplinary action of:
“Imposing developmental disciplinary actions including community service within the University Community and the participation in educational activities.”
These types of outcomes can be an efficient method to resolve certain academic dishonesty matters, as they contribute to student development and offer an educational experience for the student. However, it is important to understand from a logistical and practical perspective, what types of requirements will fit with your expectations.
To help provide guidance when selecting this disciplinary action, please see the following information.
As a discipline authority considering implementing this particular disciplinary action, you will first want to:
These are intended to help educate the student about academic integrity matters. Educational activities with a focus on academic integrity could require the student to:
This is intended to facilitate the student becoming involved in volunteer opportunities on campus. Options for volunteer opportunities can be provided to the student, with the responsibility of the student to initiate contact with that service/office to volunteer. The student can then be required to obtain verification of volunteer service from that office and submit it to the Discipline Authority.
Please note that because some volunteer opportunities are time limited or only available at certain times, specifying one type of volunteer service may not permit the student to fulfill your requirements according to the timelines established. Therefore, keeping the options open will allow for ease of completing this requirement.