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Report a Violation to the Honor System

Any person may report suspected misconduct by a UNC - Chapel Hill student to the University Honor System. A report may be filed using the online reporting system found below. The Office of Student Conduct will review the report and refer it to the appropriate Student Attorney General for action, and, as applicable, to other University offices.

Report a Violation of Academic Dishonesty

Academic Dishonesty violations are listed in full detail in Section II.B. of the Instrument, and they include:

  1. Plagiarism;
  2. Falsification, fabrication, or misrepresentation of data, other information, or citations in connection with an academic assignment, whether graded or otherwise;
  3. Unauthorized assistance or unauthorized collaboration;
  4. Cheating on examinations or other academic assignments;
  5. Violating procedures pertaining to the academic process;
  6. Deliberately furnishing false information;
  7. Forging, falsifying, or misusing University documents, records, etc.;
  8. Violating other University policies tat are designed to ensure academic integrity, etc.; and
  9. Assisting or aiding another to engage in acts of academic dishonesty.

Instructors who report suspected Academic Dishonesty should issue the accused student an "Incomplete" in the course. A final grade will be assigned once the allegations have been resolved.


Report a Violation of Non-Academic Misconduct

Non-Academic Misconduct includes behaviors adversely affecting members of the University Community. Non exhaustive examples of behavior that may constitute Non-Academic Misconduct are fighting, hazing, drugs, lying, and disorderly conduct.  General classroom misbehavior is considered a non-academic violation.

Reporting parties who experience trouble using the online reporting forms may submit written reports of alleged Honor Code violations, along with relevant supporting materials (i.e. copy of the course syllabus, original versions of papers, exams, and website print outs) to the Office of Student Conduct, Campus Box 5100, Chapel Hill, NC  27599.

Additionally, the Office of Student Conduct may be contacted for further information surrounding incident reporting or other Honor System processes at 919-962-0805 or