Class A violations and sanctions

Class A Violations (Fatal: Suspension, expulsion)   Recommended action
Impersonating another student during an exam or classroom exercise, or allowing a surrogate to take exam or participate in classroom exercise 

1
Denying any case of plagiarism or cheating in face of conclusive evidence. (Becomes a second offense) 

1 or (2, 3, and 4)
Unauthorized computer search of university records or using university computers to commit any illegal/unethical act 

1 or (2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
Using computer to bypass computer protection programs to change university’s files with the intent of changing or destroying the University's or an individual’s records or files without consent 

1 or (2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)
Selling/Purchasing term papers to/from others 

1 or (2, 3, and 4)
Threatening, effecting or encouraging bodily, professional or financial harm to any individual who has witnessed or reported integrity violation 

1 or (2, 3, and 4)
Misappropriation by students of AUC financial or other resources 

1 or (2, 3, and 4)

Discovery of any falsified documentation upon which student was accepted into university 

1 or (2, 3, and 4)
Any second Class B offense 
1 or (2, 3, and 4)

Recommended action as listed above. (N.B. Numbers between brackets mean that all the actions will be applied)

  1. Permanent Expulsion
  2. Loss of scholarships, financial aid
  3. Suspension 1-2 years
  4. Academic Integrity class required
  5. Referral to authorities outside AUC for prosecution
  6. Restitution, including legal fees