Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is a commitment to six fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage (ICAI, 2021). 

York is committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity in all areas of academic life, including teaching, learning, and research. Everyone at the university has a role to play in upholding the values of academic integrity. To that end, this website provides information and resources to help foster awareness of academic integrity, clarify York’s expectations for maintaining academic integrity, and explain the process for suspected breaches.

Avoiding a Breach

Learn about what actions can cause a breach and tips for how to avoid them. 

Student Resources

Explore resources and supports to help you succeed in a legitimate way. 

Academic Honesty Modules

Complete interactive video modules on Academic Honesty. 


Find answers to your frequently asked questions. 

Instructors & TAs

Tips for promoting academic integrity in the classroom.

Senate Policy

Read the Senate Academic Honesty Policy.


About the Academic Integrity Portal. 


Contact information by faculty and for general inquiries. 

Academic Integrity: Learn to Stop Worrying about It (Online) Workshop for Students

In this interactive workshop you will learn what Academic Integrity is at York and how you can demonstrate it. Through scenarios, you will identify different types of academic misconduct that can occur in student work and learn how you can avoid engaging in these behaviours and where you can get more support.

Additionally, this workshop will help increase your confidence when it comes to using sources and citing. Citation is about more than knowing where to add your commas; instead, it prepares you to be an active participant in conversations within your scholarly community and in your professional career.

Throughout the workshop, we will share current, scenario-based information that will help you navigate these topics successfully and provide you with a safe space where you have your questions about academic integrity answered and connect with other students on this topic. 

Upcoming dates:

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 from 2:00-3:30pm 

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 12:00-1:30pm

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 from 10:00-11:30am

For more information on academic integrity for students, please visit the Student Resources page.


Academic Integrity & Artificial Intelligence: Where are we now? Online Workshop for Instructors

We invite all who teach at York to join us for an update on how generative artificial intelligence (AI) has evolved over the past year, including an overview of its current capabilities and challenges to academic integrity.

We will learn ways to identify and mitigate types of academic misconduct that can occur using these tools, and will go beyond to explore teaching and assessment strategies that can not only support academic integrity but can also help build critical digital literacy regarding generative AI.

This interactive session will provide strategies and resources related to generative AI and academic integrity, with the opportunity to explore case scenarios and discuss related approaches with colleagues.

February 27th, 2024, 10:00-11:30 am

More information and registration

International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI). (2021). The fundamental values of academic integrity. (3rd ed.).