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Expectations of Student Conduct• Florida State College is dedicated to maintaining an environment which fosters student success. The College endeavors to protect the rights of students and also expects all students to act responsibly.• Attendance at the College is a privilege, and in order to maintain the College ideals of scholarship, character, and personality, the right is reserved by the College to establish rules and regulations to foster these ideals and protect the interest of the College. Each student is subject to federal and state laws, respective county and municipal ordinances, and all rules and regulations of the College.
Academic Dishonesty• Cheating, which is defined as the giving or taking of any information or material with the intent of wrongfully aiding one’s self or another in academic work considered in the determination of course grade or the outcome of a standardized test.• Plagiarism, which is defined as the act of stealing or passing off as one’s own work the words, ideas or conclusions of another as if the work submitted were the product of one’s own thinking rather than an idea or product derived from another source.• Any other form of inappropriate behavior which may include but is not limited to: falsifying records or data, lying, unauthorized copying, tampering, abusing or otherwise unethically using computer or other stored information, and any other act or misconduct which may reasonably be deemed to be a part of this heading.
Actions for Student Misconduct1.Verbally warn the student that continuation or repetition of misconduct of this nature may be cause for further disciplinary action.2.Require the student to retake the test or rewrite the assignment.3.Require the student to withdraw from the course.4.Fail the student for the assignment.5.Fail the student for the course.6.Refer the student(s) to the campus dean of student success for possible suspension or dismissal.
Reference• Florida State College at Jacksonville Retrieved June 12, 2012 from http://floridastatecollegecatalog.fscj.edu/conten t.php?catoid=25&navoid=3187