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SPHTM Distance Learning Honor Code

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) has a Code of Academic Conduct that puts forth the principles of honesty and integrity for academic matters. In addition, the Distance Learning Program has additional Honor Code requirements for students taking online courses.

The Distance Learning programs make high quality graduate education available to working professionals.  The academic integrity of SPHTM Distance Learning courses depend on the person enrolled has completed the assignments and exams themselves. To enroll in the program, you must agree to the SPHTM Code of Academic Conduct and also the Distance Learning Programs Honor Code. You also are bound to abide by all specific conditions and instructions for assignments and exams as prescribed by each course. This Honor Code, and any additional course terms, will be posted on each class website.

Distance Learning Honor Code Pledge

By enrolling in a SPHTM Distance Learning Program Course, I agree to abide and the Distance Learning Honor Code:

  • Complete all mid-terms, final exams, assessments, and other assignments with my own work and only my own work. I will not submit the work of any other person. Students may collaborate with others when viewing the lecture videos, performing group exercises and homework, and participating in labs.
  • Do not let anyone else use my username and/or password or access any Tulane University system or Distance Learning course with my credentials.
  • Not engage in any activity that would falsify or misrepresent my results or the results of others.
  • Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess student performance.
  • Adhere to the Tulane School of Public Health Code of Academic Conduct regarding academic honest, cheating, plagiarism, fabrication, falsification or forging, falsification of research, misrepresentation, multiple submissions and unauthorized collaborations.

Tulane School of Public Health Distance Learning Honor Code