Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is the commitment to and demonstration of honest behavior in an academic setting. As a student at Missouri State University, you are expected to submit original work and give credit to other people’s ideas.

What's appropriate?

There are various types of dishonest academic behavior: plagiarism, cheating, facilitating academic dishonesty, double dipping (a type of plagiarism), fabricating, and/or other misconduct in research. Familiarize yourself with these terms and the university’s policies and procedures.    This is a link to the homepage for Academic Integrity:  Please visit the Academic Integrity website to familiarize yourself with the contents in order to avoid these types of violations.

Our university understands that there are cultural differences, and to help students succeed, we want you to be aware of our expectations. For subtitles in Arabic, Chinese, Mongolian, Portuguese or Spanish, click the settings button on the video and select your preferred language.   

At Missouri State University, honesty means good academic work.