Academic Integrity

Policy No. AA007

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) prepares students for professional excellence in design, fashion, and business by providing a premier educational experience that fosters creativity, career focus, and a global perspective. Collaboration is an important part of an FIT education and academic integrity is at the foundation of the FIT community. Students must comply with the rules of collaboration and academic honesty established for each course as set forth in the course materials. Students who imitate or copy another person’s idea or written work and claim it as their own original idea engage in academic dishonesty, which is not permitted.

Conduct that indicates any form of academic dishonesty or violates FIT policies will subject students to academic penalties and disciplinary sanctions. 

Entities Affected by this Policy

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Academic deans

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator: Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Responsible Office: Office of Academic Affairs
  • Dates: Revised November 2012; Updated August 2023
  • Contact(s): Vice President for Academic Affairs; Title IX Coordinator/Affirmative Action Officer

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AA007 Academic Integrity (.pdf)
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