Absolute integrity is expected of every Salish Kootenai College graduate student in all academic undertakings. Integrity entails a firm adherence to a set of values. At SKC, values include honesty, fairness, and respect. Students and faculty of SKC assume the responsibility of maintaining and furthering these values.
Individuals enrolled in SKC’s graduate programs are members of a profession and students in an academic program. Academic integrity is expected not only in formal coursework situations but in all college relationships and interactions connected to the educational process, including the use of college resources, participation in internships or other learning opportunities, and research.
Violations of academic integrity may result in disciplinary procedures as outlined in the SKC Catalog. SKC Graduate Students have access to complaint and grievance procedures as provided in the SKC Catalog. If fellow students, staff, or faculty suspect a violation of Academic Integrity, the violation should be reported to the Dean of Graduate Studies.