In line with existing plagiarism policy of AFU & to preserve the academic integrity, AFU enforces the following guidelines in interpreting the similarity:
Instructors/Faculty members should take into consideration the following guidelines:
When plagiarism is suspected in whole or in part, it is reported to the Disciplinary Committee. If a charge is upheld against the student who committed plagiarism by the Disciplinary Committee, the following penalties will be imposed:
Al Falah University will not condone academic cheating or plagiarism in any form. Faculty members are expected to uphold and support the highest academic standards in this matter. Cheating or plagiarism in any form is considered a serious violation of expected student behavior and may result in disciplinary action up to grade (F) in all of the courses registered for the semester in which the cheating occurred. Cheating includes, but is not limited to: copying from another’s test or examination; using or displaying notes, “cheat sheets,” or other information devices inappropriate to the prescribed test conditions; allowing someone other than the officially enrolled student to represent same.
This policy includes plagiarism and cheating, and is accompanied by regulations and full operational procedures. Academic dishonesty includes cheating, knowingly providing false information, plagiarizing, and any other form of academic misrepresentation. Should incidents of academic dishonesty occur, the following procedures will be followed: