Academic honesty and integrity are core values of Riverside City College. Students are expected to perform their work independently (except when collaboration is expressly permitted by the course instructor). Believing in and maintaining a climate of honesty is integral to ensuring fair grading for all students. Acts of academic dishonesty include plagiarisms, using another’s words, ideas, data, or intellectual property without appropriate acknowledgment and cheating, the intentional use of or attempted use of unauthorized material, information, or study aids on any academic exercise. Students who violate the standards of student conduct will be subject to disciplinary action as stated in accordance with RCCD Administrative Procedure 3500[A]. For a comprehensive review of this and other matters of student conduct, please see the section addressing Standards of Student Conduct in this catalog. Faculty, students, and administrators all share the responsibility to maintain an environment which practices academic integrity.