Academic misconduct violates University of California Regulation 51.10a.

The university labels each of the following activities as academic misconduct: Examples and quotations on this page are from a University of California pamphlet entitled The Academic Dishonesty Question: A Guide to an Answer through Education, Prevention, Adjudication, and Obligation, a document that also details the penalties associated with these offenses. This pamphlet is distributed by the Dean of Students office in the Student Administration Building.

If you wonder how this policy relates to computer programs, read a UCSB Computer Science Lecturer's view of academic misconduct in programming projects.