5.5 Important Notices
If you have a disability that requires instructor consideration please contact the Director
of Disability Services at 724-838-4295. It is recommended that this be
accomplished by the second week of class. If you need accommodations for
successful participation in class activities prior to your appointment at the
Disability Services Office, you should offer information in writing that
includes suggestions for assistance in participating in and completing class
assignments. It is not necessary to disclose the nature of your
Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct
Any unreferenced use of the written or spoken material of another, or of previously submitted work of the student's own, constitutes plagiarism.Paraphrasing the thoughts or written work of another without reference is also plagiarism. Helpful information is available at the following web site: Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Recognize and Avoid It. Any plagiarism on a draft will result in a zero as the final grade on that assignment. Any plagiarism or cheating on an informal essay, paragraph, or grammar exercise will also result in a zero.
See also "Plagiarism (and Academic Integrity)."