Oct. 30: Integrity Day — what is it?

By Robert Boos
Posted October 26, 2017

Oct. 30: Integrity Day — what is it?

Enjoy a free cookie snack as we celebrate Integrity Day at the Student Center noon to 1 p.m. or 5 to 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30. Recognize Metropolitan State’s recent award as a Campus of Integrity.

Do you know what plagiarism is and how to avoid it? When is it OK to use a picture you found on the Internet? Is it OK for a tutor to help you with your class assignments?

Easily avoid the pitfalls that could jeopardize your university experience. Ensure and protect your academic success by learning about resources to help support academic integrity. Speak with advisors and get a free copy of the “Student Guide to Academic Integrity” to familiarize yourself with the expectations of academic honesty at Metropolitan State University. Get to the Student Center to obtain your copy of the “Student Guide to Academic Integrity.”

The celebration recognizes Metropolitan State’s recent award as a Campus of Integrity. Earlier this year, President Ginny Arthur signed an executive order establishing an Integrity Day to be observed each semester. Integrity Days are to remind the university community of the high honor, that integrity matters, and acknowledges that most students don’t cheat themselves out of their educations.