a student in standing in the middle of a classroom, holding books

Academic integrity for students

Postsecondary education gives you access to a vast world of knowledge to explore. But you must do so with academic integrity, "a commitment to six fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage." (International Center for Academic Integrity)

Your work must represent your own knowledge, abilities, learning and ideas. When using someone else’s work or ideas (including your supervisor’s or a co-investigator’s), you must give appropriate credit to your sources.

Academic integrity involves many daily choices and habits that take time to develop. But you’ll benefit from them in your career.

The University’s  Regulation on Academic Fraud discusses the consequences of academic misconduct regardless of degree level or role.

Academic integrity training for undergraduate students

Academic integrity is a basic University of Ottawa principle that will be essential throughout your studies and career. A mandatory training on academic integrity aims to help new undergraduate students understand the University's culture of academic integrity and work with integrity.

Hands on keyboard of laptop

Integrity

Questions marks

Questions?

Discover the Provost's webpages for academic integrity. You'll learn more about integrity in research, ways to be more involved and much more!
Find out more about academic integrity at uOttawa