William Carey University seeks to create an environment that encourages continued growth of moral and ethical values, including personal honesty and mutual trust. The university places high value on academic integrity and regards any act of academic dishonesty, including plagiarism, as a serious offense. Academic dishonesty is considered unethical and in violation of William Carey University's academic standards and Christian commitment.
Academic Honor Pledge
All students at William Carey University are bound by this pledge:
I promise or affirm that I will not at any time be involved in cheating, plagiarism, fabrication, or any other acts of academic dishonesty as defined by university policy which explains the disciplinary procedure resulting from violations of academic integrity. I understand that violation of this code will result in penalties, which could include suspension or dismissal from the university.
William Carey University Student Handbook, 2015-2016, p.17