An academic misconduct appeal is your opportunity to challenge a finding of academic misconduct or the penalty assigned for committing academic misconduct. Remember that you have the right to appeal. All academic misconduct appeals are submitted to the Academic Integrity Office (JOR, 12th floor).

Please see the Appeals Package for more detailed information.

Process
 

APPEAL OPTIONS

– Appeal the charge,

– Appeal the penalty (cannot appeal minimum penalty), or

– Appeal both the charge and the penalty

STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ADVOCATE

For more information and advice contact:

Student Rights Coordinator
studentrights@mycesar.ca
416-979-5000 x1-7056

Download the Academic Misconduct Appeals Package for a comprehensive guide to filing your appeal.

WHAT IS ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT?

For a full description of how Ryerson defines academic misconduct, read the Academic Integrity Policy

There are many forms of academic misconduct that include actions such as:

  • Plagiarizing (includes errors in citation/referencing)
  • Cheating
  • Using part of all of a previously submitted assignment for either the same or different class, without permission from the instructor
  • Submitting work that is someone else’s and claiming that it’s your own
  • Collaborating on an assignment without permission from instructor
  • Misrepresenting personal identity or performance
  • Submitting false information and/or documents
  • Damaging or tampering scholarly environment
  • Contributing to academic misconduct (assisting someone to commit academic misconduct)

FORMS

Appeal Finding or Penalty Form, Response to Notice of Penalty Hearing, Academic Misconduct Package.