Academic Integrity | Webster University

Academic Integrity at Webster

Do your own work. Write your own future.

Academic integrity is a highly valued principle at Webster University.  As a worldwide institution, Webster's mission is to ensure high quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.  As part of this mission, students, faculty, and staff all have an important role in upholding academic integrity values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility.  Academic integrity means being intellectually honest in all of your work created in the pursuit of knowledge and submitted in your courses.  All academic communities expect their work to be original, and Webster subscribes to this tradition of intellectual honesty. Webster takes pride in its upholding of high standards of academic conduct and supports intellectual growth of all voices in our community.

Academic work is challenging because it asks us to think critically about our understanding of others' arguments and our own position in the world.  This website will help you navigate how to present original work, explain Webster's academic honesty policies, and discuss the consequences of submitting work that is academically dishonest.  Finally, this website offers numerous resources for students, faculty, and advisors to access regarding academic integrity at Webster University.