IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts

Academic Honesty and Integrity

Students are expected to be honest in regard to their studies at IAIA. Plagiarizing assignments, copying examinations, illegally procuring or possession examinations, presenting another’s artwork as one’s own, or altering records shall all be considered academic dishonesty.

Plagiarism of Written Source Material

Three different acts are considered plagiarism:

  1. Failing to cite quotations and borrowed ideas
  2. Failing to enclose borrowed language in quotation marks
  3. Failing to put summaries and paraphrase in a student’s own words

Penalties for academic dishonesty may include: failing grades for individual assignments, a failing grade for the course. Repeated offenses may result in academic suspension and/or expulsion from IAIA.