Academic Integrity is essential to Cal State San Marcos, as such, students are expected to perform their own work (except when collaboration is expressly permitted by the course instructor). When practiced, academic integrity ensures that all students are fairly graded. Cheating, however, undermines the educational process and will not be tolerated. Cheating demonstrates a lack of respect for oneself, fellow students and the course instructor.
Tip: Write your own papers and ask for help if you need it.