Approaching Honor Code Violations
The Honor Code is necessary to maintain the academic integrity of MUSC. Both students and faculty have a vested interest in ensuring that there is strict adherence to the Honor Code. Fortunately, genuine Honor Code violations are relatively rare, usually no more than a few cases per college per year. Because of this, a faculty member who suspects a student of violating the Honor Code will most likely be in unfamiliar territory. To avoid unnecessary headaches, please use the following as a rough protocol for handling suspected Honor Code violations.