Academic Honor Policy

Florida State University is a proud member of the Center for Academic Integrity.

The Academic Honor Policy (PDF)* is an integral part of the FSU academic environment. The policy outlines the University’s expectations for students’ academic work, the procedures for resolving alleged violations of those expectations, and the rights and responsibilities of students and faculty throughout the process. New students are introduced to the Academic Honor Policy at Orientation and pledge to uphold it at New Student Convocation. In surveys, students have indicated that the strength of an individual instructor’s message about the importance of academic integrity is the strongest deterrent to violating the Academic Honor Policy. Thus, instructors should remind students of their obligations under the policy and fully communicate their expectations to students. If an instructor encounters academic dishonesty, he/she should follow detailed procedures to resolve the alleged violation in a timely manner while protecting the personal and educational rights of the student. 

Forms

Student Resources

If you are a student and need further information, please contact FSU Panama City Judicial Affairs Officer, Office of Student Affairs, Barron 210, (850) 770-2171.

Faculty Resources

If you are a faculty member and need further information, please contact FSU Panama City Associate Dean, Holley Academic Center, (850) 770-2101.

Prevention

General

*The academic Honor Policy was APPROVED BY the FACULTY SENATE AND STUDENT SENATE FEBRUARY 16, 2005; EFFECTIVE AUGUST 22, 2005, REVISIONS APPROVED BY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, JUNE 2010, JUNE 2014
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