Graduate Catalog

Graduate Academic Integrity Student Standards

2.0 Standards of the University and of the Individual Professional Disciplines Related to Graduate Students' Academic Integrity

2.1. Graduate students must demonstrate behaviors that are consistent with professional standards of the University (as published in the Gallaudet Graduate Catalog).

2.2. Graduate students must also demonstrate behaviors that are consistent with their field of study.

2.2.1. The principal elements of professional behavior vary by discipline. They include, but are not limited to: Tact. Sensitivity to the needs and interests of clients, other students, faculty, staff, and supervisors. Sound judgment. Respect for other individuals. Timely attention to professional responsibilities.

2.2.2. Graduate student conduct must conform to the codes of ethics established by the particular professional organization governing the discipline being studied.

2.2.3. Adherence to these professional standards of behavior and communication are essential elements of professional competence.

2.3. Failure to meet these standards reflects adversely upon the graduate student's suitability for professional service and may be grounds for dismissal from a graduate program.