Don't cheat

This policy statement is unfortunately necessary, thanks to the actions of a tiny minority of students. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask in lecture, in lab, during office hours, on Piazza, or by email.

tl;dr Links to an external site.: Be honest. Cite your sources. We mean it. If you need help, please ask. Don’t be stupid!

Our expectations

Each student (or homework group) must write their own solutions, in their own words, and must properly credit all sources.

For more information and examples, see any of the following:

If you have any doubts about whether something constitutes plagiarism, talk to instructor(s) or the TAs, and err on the side of caution.

Cite your sources

We strongly encourage you to use any printed, online, or living resource at your disposal to help you solve homework problems, but you must cite your sources.

There are only two exceptions to this rule. You are not required to cite the following:


Don’t be an idiot. Just do the work.

Credit This webpage was modified from previous semester(s).