Academic Misconduct

Academic Misconduct At UC Berkeley, academic misconduct includes cheating, plagiarism (including self-plagiarism), facilitating academic dishonesty (allowing someone to cheat off of you or sharing answers), and fabrication/alteration of information.  Been accused of academic misconduct? Read our FAQ or open a case by emailing academic.misconduct@berkeleysao.org. Read below for more information about Read more…

Faculty Disposition Forms

If your instructor has reached out with an allegation of academic misconduct, they may give you the option to sign a Faculty Disposition Form (available here). Signing this form indicates that you accept responsibility for the alleged misconduct. If you do not feel comfortable signing it, you do not have Read more…

Fall Virtual Drop-In Hours

Happy first full week of Fall 2020, bears! We will be starting our new format for office hours tomorrow! Please feel free to drop in for any question or problem, big or small! We’re happy to help and support!  Zoom Link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/93484328070

SAO Year in Review AY 19-20

As this challenging academic year comes to a close, we’re proud to report that we served over 550 students since May 2019 – a record for our office! Here is our end of year report highlighting our casework and policy projects from this year: https://tinyurl.com/SAOreport20. So much gratitude for the collaboration Read more…

Office Closure Update

The Student Advocate’s office space will be closed for the Fall Semester. We are continuing our casework, and will continue to take new cases. If you have a question, need to open a case, or want to set up an intake appointment, please email us at help@berkeleysao.org. You can also Read more…