Academic Honesty

Academic Honesty

Student Code of Conduct

The colleges’ jurisdiction and discipline shall be limited to conduct which adversely affects the college community and/or the pursuit of its objectives, whether on or off the college premises or inside or outside of the classroom.

Any student found to have violated this Student Code of Conduct, including but not limited to the following examples of misconduct, is subject to the disciplinary sanctions outlined in this document.

Examples of Misconduct: Rules and Regulations

  • Violation of published college policies, rules, or regulations
  • Acts of dishonesty including but not limited to the following:
    • Cheating, which includes, but is not limited to: (1) use of any unauthorized assistance from other persons or technologies in taking quizzes, tests, or examinations or in the preparation and completion of class assignments; (2) dependence upon the aid of resources beyond those authorized by the instructor in writing papers, preparing reports, solving problems, or carrying out other assignments; (3) the acquisition, without permission, of tests or other academic material belonging to a member of the colleges faculty, staff, or students; or (4) knowingly providing unauthorized assistance of any kind to another for the purpose of providing unfair advantage to the recipient in the completion of course assessments/assignments (sometimes known as facilitation.
    • Plagiarism, which includes, but is not limited to, the use (intentional or unintentional), by paraphrase or direct quotation, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency engaged in providing term papers or other academic materials via direct sale, barter, or other means.
  • Physical abuse that threatens or endangers the health, well-being, or safety of any member or guest of the CCSNH community
  • Verbal abuse directed at any member or guest of the CCSNH community
  • Threats of harm or injury, either stated or implied, addressed directly to any member or guest of the CCSNH community or posted in an electronic medium so as to leave no doubt as to the intended target
  • Acts of intimidation or coercion, whether stated or implied

Students registered in 100% online courses shall abide by the academic honesty principles as defined in the Student Handbook of the college offering the course. Student Handbooks for each college are on the Student pages of the websites below.

Great Bay Community College Lakes Region Community College
Manchester Community College Nashua Community College
NHTI - Concord River Valley Community College
White Mountains Community College