Yeshiva College

Statement of Purpose

Committed to the highest values of both Judaism and Western civilization, Yeshiva College strives to ensure that each student will maintain the highest moral, ethical and academic standards. The governing principle within the curriculum is academic integrity—accepting the responsibility for being judged on the basis of your own work and your own achievements. This principle requires that you receive no unauthorized assistance from others and that you give explicit credit for authorized assistance and for each thought or expression you borrow from any outside source. Your submission of any examination, course assignment, or degree requirement represents your affirmation that you have lived up to these standards. Because of our beliefs in personal honesty as well as academic integrity, we consider all instances of academic dishonesty, cheating, and plagiarism intolerable and punishable. In keeping with the policy of “zero tolerance” for all infractions against academic integrity, every violation of our policy will result in an appropriate penalty.