St. Mary's College of Maryland

Academic Misconduct: falsification

Falsification involves misrepresentation in an academic exercise. Misrepresentation includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Falsely attributing data or judgments to scholarly sources.
  2. Falsely reporting the results of calculations or the output of computer programs, or materials from other electronic sources.
  3. Presenting copied, falsified, or improperly obtained data as if it were the result of laboratory work, field trips, or other investigatory work.