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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Honor Pledge

In 2002, the University adopted an honor pledge in which students are asked to write out and sign the pledge on major assignments and exams, as designated by the instructor. The Honor Pledge is designed to encourage instructors and students to reflect upon the University's core institutional value of academic integrity. Professors who invite students to sign the Honor Pledge signify that there is an ethical component to teaching and learning. Students who write by hand and sign the Pledge affirm a sense of pride in the integrity of their work. The Pledge states:

"I pledge on my honor that I have not given or received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment/ examination."

For more information regarding the Code of Academic Integrity, the Honor Pledge, or the Student Honor Council please refer to www.shc.umd.edu or contact the Office of Student Conduct at 301-314-8204.

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