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The bookstore accepts cash, checks, and all major credit cards for payment. The HSU OneCard may be used to
charge to student’s accounts textbooks and study aids, or any item may be purchased with Cowboy Cash. Call 670-
1323 or email th
with any questions.
A degree from HSU is evidence of achievement in scholarship and citizenship. Honesty and consideration of others
are expected in extracurricular activities, the classrooms, and the residence halls. Activities and attitudes should be
consistent with high academic standards and Christian commitment and should be in keeping with the university’s
statement of purpose.
It is the student’s responsibility to know and comply with regulations governing admission, registration, retention,
withdrawal, degree plans, graduation requirements, payment of tuition, etc.
This information is included in the Undergraduate Catalog with which every student should be thoroughly familiar.
Academic Integrity Policy
Students are expected to do their own academic work; therefore, academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.
Faculty and students are encouraged to take an aggressive approach to combating acts of inappropriate academic
Academic dishonesty occurs when a student submits the work of someone else as his/her own or has special
information for use in an evaluation activity that is not available to other students in the same activity. Students
who observe or become aware of violations of academic integrity are urged to report these violations to the
professor in whose course the dishonest acts occur.
Examples include but may not be limited to the following:
Cheating on an examination:
Copying from another student’s examination
Possessing or using during an examination material not authorized by the person giving the
Collaborating with or seeking aid from another student during an exam without permission from
Knowingly using, buying, selling, stealing, transporting, or soliciting in whole or in part the
contents of an unadministered examination.
Substituting for another student or permitting another student to substitute for oneself to take a
Obtaining an unadministered test or information about an unadministered test.
The appropriation, buying, receiving as a gift, or obtaining by any means another person’s work
and the unacknowledged submission or incorporation of it in or as one’s own work. This could
include the failure to specifically cite sources.
Penalties may range from dismissal from the university to a lesser penalty. If the penalty is an F for the course in
which the violation occurred, the F will count in the computation of the student’s GPA even if the course is
No student who has violated the Academic Integrity Policy will be allowed to graduate from Hardin-Simmons
University with honors.