Depending on the type of incident, a student may receive a warning. If a warning is filed, no penalty is applied. The student is directed to complete the educational modules in eConestoga, and other educational supports may be recommended.
A student may receive more than one warning. For instance, if a student has not had adequate time to complete the educational modules, then a professor may assign a second warning.
For a first incident not within the warning category, an offence should be filed and an appropriate penalty selected.
If the student has a warning or offence filed against them, an offence will be filed and a penalty will be applied. The professor will apply a penalty that is progressive/ incremental in severity based on the nature of the previous penalty applied for earlier offences.
Students who are found to have committed an academic incident may receive an academic penalty and are required to complete two or more educational Academic Integrity Modules, which are designed to reduce repeated incidents.
Penalties will be assigned on a graduated/incremental scale based on the severity of the incident.
Depending on the type of incident, a student may receive the following penalties: