Office of the Academic Ombud -- A neutral, independent and confidential resource for UK students and faculty

109 Bradley Hall • 859-257-3737 • Confidential FAX 859-257-5346 • Email:

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UK Academic Offense Policy

All incidents of cheating and plagiarism are taken very seriously at the University of Kentucky, and there are specific policies and procedures in place to prosecute them.

Senate Rule 6.3.0 (pdf)

Hyperlinked Flow Chart
Note that flow charts are of necessity summaries of the rules. They are no substitute for the actual rules!

Role of the Academic Ombud in Academic Offense Appeals see S.R. 6.4.4.A (pdf).

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