Student Honor Code

The college has adopted the following Honor Code to help students, faculty and staff aspire to high standards.

As a member of the Sinclair College community of students, faculty and staff, I will uphold the values of citizenship, social responsibility, and personal accountability. I will maintain the highest standards of professional and academic ethics. I will uphold my personal integrity, dignity, and self-respect by being fair and honest at all times and by treating all individuals with respect.
By honoring these ideals, I will be building a better future for myself, my college, and my local, regional, and global communities.

Key Concepts of the Honor Code

Citizenship—Participating actively in democracy through voting and community involvement and awareness and by protecting our own and other’s rights.

Social responsibility—Acting in ways that promote the social good while recognizing the impact of one"s behavior on others maintaining professional ethics at all times, and providing service to the college and the community.

Personal accountability—Accepting responsibility for, and answering for one’s own behavior, accepting responsibility for one’s own learning, and demonstrating academic integrity.

Respect of self and others—Valuing the diverse perspectives of others, appreciating others’ ideas,
and protecting the physical and intellectual property of self and others.