Student Code of Conduct Regulations

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1. RESPONSIBILITY AND DISCIPLINE Tulip Academy devotes the intellectual, social and moral development of students to providing responsible leaders who can work effectively in a democratic society. Under the official Turkish approvals and the license granted by accredited universities as a branch in Istanbul, the Tulip Academy has the right and responsibility to determine who will be admitted to the institution and accept the student according to the specific behaviour of the institution under any circumstances. Students must adhere to the institution's policies and regulations. The President of the Tulip Academy is responsible for student conduct and discipline. This responsibility is exercised through the Student Code of Conduct administered by the Student Affairs Department. Each student is subject to law. Such laws may be violated and may, by rules and regulations, subject the offender to appropriate disciplinary action taken by the university authorities. Conviction of a student for a criminal offense of a kind that is contrary to the educational or regular process of the Tulip Academy or of the kind that if the student is allowed to remain in the registration would jeopardize the health, safety or property of members of the academic community should be sufficient grounds for expulsion or other disciplinary action Against this student. Except as noted above, student violations of non-academic rules and regulations should give the student notice, reasonable time to answer, fair opportunity, hearing and decision making. The appointed President or appointed person who may reinstate the final administrative appeal may order a new hearing or decide on the determination of the penalties. 2. Code of Academic Integrity TSTA students are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards. Academic dishonesty is considered a serious breach of these ethical standards because it interferes with TSTA mission to provide a high-quality education in which no student enjoys an unfair advantage over any other. Academic dishonesty is also destructive of TSTA community, which is grounded in a system of mutual trust and places high value on personal integrity and individual responsibility. The TSTA Code of Academic Integrity describes the expectations for students' ethical academic conduct and the procedures for charging a student with a violation of the Code. It also outlines the procedures for students to appeal such charges. Examples of academic dishonesty include, but are not limited to, the following: Cheating

  • The unauthorized use of notes, books, electronic devices or other study aids while taking an examination or working on an assignment.
  • Providing unauthorized assistance to or receiving assistance from another student during an examination or while working on an assignment.
  • Having someone take an exam or complete an assignment in one's place.
  • Securing an exam, receiving an unauthorized copy of an exam or sharing a copy of an exam.
  • The presentation of words from any other source or another person as one's own without proper quotation and citation.
  • Putting someone else's ideas or facts into your own words (paraphrasing) without proper citation.
  • Turning in someone else's work as one's own, including the TSTAing and selling of term papers or assignments.
Other Forms of Dishonesty
  • Falsifying or inventing information, data or citations.
  • Failing to comply with examination regulations or failing to obey the instructions of an examination proctor.
  • Submitting the same paper or assignment, or part thereof, in more than one class without the written consent of both instructors.
  • Any other form of academic cheating, plagiarism or dishonesty.
3. TSTA Regulations Additional rules regarding student responsibility and discipline and a host of other regulations are set out in the TSTA Regulations.