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Academic Integrity Resources for Students

Find resources on academic integrity, from information on UMGC's approach to links to resources that support working with integrity.

At University of Maryland Global Campus, our academic integrity policy and procedures are designed to support your learning as a student. Our priority is to foster a culture of integrity among UMGC students, staff, and faculty and our philosophy of academic integrity prioritizes student development and success.

These resources are designed to help you act with integrity and succeed in your coursework, especially when you are feeling overwhelmed or confused. We have also provided summaries and walkthroughs of our policy and procedures to help you understand our approach to academic integrity and what happens if academic misconduct occurs.

How to Uphold the Values of Integrity

From Concern to Resolution: Academic Misconduct Process

Academic Integrity: How to Appeal

We've presented a simplified outline of how to appeal an academic integrity sanction, describing the process in both text and infographic format.

Appeal process overview:

  • Step 1: Student receives notice of sanction.

  • Step 2: Student may submit an appeal within 5 business days.

  • Step 3: UMGC responds with case information within 7 business days.

  • Step 4: Student may reply to UMGC within 5 business days.

  • Step 5: Appeals officer reviews case information.

    • If appeal requirements are met: Student is notified of final appeal decision.

    • If appeal requirements are not met: Appeal is dismissed.

Questions?

E-mail the Office of Academic Integrity and Accountability at integrity@umgc.edu with any questions or concerns.

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