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Academic Integrity Action Plan

Your step-by-step guide to maintaining Academic Integrity

Whether you’ve received an incident or would like to avoid any in the future, these steps will help you with academic integrity and your academic success.

Step 1: Complete the Academic Integrity Modules

Complete the Academic Integrity Modules.

  • All students who receive a warning or offence must complete the assigned modules.
  1. Sign into eConestoga.
  2. Select Academic Integrity Modules.
  3. Complete module 1, 2 & 3.

Step 2: Seek Academic Support

Meet with a Peer Tutor.

  • Request a tutor to help you with understanding course material; they are able to support you with questions around course-specific content.
  • Form a Study Group.

Meet with a Writing Consultant.

  • Writing consultants are experts in all stages of the writing process.
    • Get help with APA referencing.
    • Learn grammar and editing strategies.
    • Get help with organizing your ideas, and more.
  • How to Book an Appointment:
    • In person: Room 2A103 in the Learning Commons.
    • By phone: 519-748-5220 ext. 3232.

Book an Appointment with a Student Success Advisor.

  • Student Success Advisors can assist you with finding academic integrity resources and connecting you to supports, direct you to all necessary resources and services. They can also help with basic learning skills, like note taking and study strategies, time management, exam preparation, and identifying your learning style.
  • All appointments with Student Success Advisors are drop-in.

Student Success Advisors - Contacts

  • Cambridge Campus: Library A1109, 519-748-5220 ext. 4501
  • Doon Campus: Learning Commons (2A203), 519-748-5220 ext. 3232
  • Guelph Campus: Room A5, 519-824-9390 ext. 6156
  • Waterloo Campus, Room 2A30, 519-885-0300 ext. 5224
  • Brantford Campus, Office 309, 226-250-1772 ext. 7313


Sign up for the Maintaining Academic Integrity Workshop (1.5 hrs).

Register for any of the following workshops through the Co-Curricular Portal. These workshops go on your Co-Curricular Record.

  • Learn how to reference properly using APA format.
  • Learn when and how to quote, and learn effective paraphrasing strategies.
  • Learn how to read your research, develop your paper, and revise your paper.

Step 3: Understand Your Warning or Offence

Visit Conestoga’s Academic Integrity Website.

  • Find your incident and learn how to avoid it.

Visit your Student Portal page.

  • Click “My Courses.”
  • Click “Academic Incidents.”

Meet with your professor.

  • Ask your faculty to explain.
  • Discuss strategies on how to avoid this in the future.‚Äč

Meet with the Academic Integrity Coordinator.

Meet with a Student Success Advisor.