According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary plagiarism is:

1. The act of stealing and passing off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own
2. using (another's production) without crediting the source
3. presenting as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. 

Cazenovia College expects students to maintain their commitment to academic honesty. Students are held responsible for acts such as plagiarism, cheating on assignments, or other forms of academic dishonesty.

College faculty and the Office of Academic Affairs are responsible for maintaining standards of academic honesty.

Visit the policy section on Academic Honesty for more information.