Depending on the nature of the violation and any extenuating circumstances, one or more of the following penalties will be imposed:
1. Any student who is found guilty of an Honor Code violation shall automatically be placed on Honor Probation. Probation remains in effect until graduation.
2. Any student who is found guilty of an Honor Code violation shall have a written letter of reprimand placed in his/her permanent file that censures the inappropriate action in writing.
3. Upon a finding of responsibility, the Academic Honor Council shall impose the following sanctions:
a. Grade Penalty – The minimum penalty shall be a failure in the course, recorded as an Honors Failure (HF), and provide a recommendation to the Dean of Faculty regarding (b) Suspension, or (c) Dismissal.
b. Suspension - Suspension may be any period of time through three years and is an appropriate sanction for intentional dishonesty, even on the first offense and is a recommended penalty for the second offense. A student may not receive credit for work taken at another institution during the period of the suspension.
c. Dismissal - This is an appropriate sanction for intentional dishonesty on a second offense and is recommended for a third offense.
4. Students found responsible for failure to report an academic honor violation shall at a minimum be placed on Academic Honors Probation and shall be required to attend the ethics seminar.