Most University policies, procedures, and University resources can be found in the Pennbook. The following policies, among others in the Pennbook will guide and govern your activities at Penn. Read through the information carefully, as all members of the Penn community are expected to know and follow these policies:
Handbook for Students: Ethics and Original Research
As academic integrity is a core value of Penn, all students and scholars must be clear on what constitutes original work vs. plagiarism. You must also be aware of the serious consequences of any form of academic dishonesty. The Handbook for Students: Ethics and Original Research defines rules for citation and gives guidance on avoiding plagiarism.
What to do if things go wrong?
If you think you have been treated unfairly at Penn by faculty, staff, or fellow students, you should bring your grievance to the attention of University officials. ISSS staff will assist you by referring you to the appropriate office or individual. We can help arrange appointments with any of the following resources and advise you on your initial visit. Please see the list below of helpful resources: