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For Faculty and TAs

Faculty members, Teaching Assistants, and all other instructors are integral partners in upholding the Community of Trust. Please use the review the resources below for more information about your role.

Note: The Committee is currently updating our materials to reflect the March 2023 referendum. Updated materials will be shared by early summer; thank you!

Faculty "1-Sheet": This one-page resource provides an at-a-glance review of Honor for faculty members and instructors.

Faculty Handbook: A comprehensive resource for faculty members about the Honor Committee’s philosophical basis, case process, and your role as a Faculty Member. Contact the Honor Committee to receive a printed copy!

Guide for TAs:  A resource developed specifically for Teaching Assistants, addressing their role in the System.

Honor Syllabus Statement Example: The Honor Committee recommends that instructors include a statement in all syllabi addressing course policies relating to Honor. Read an example of a statement template.

Interested in getting involved and sharing feedback with the Honor Committee? There are multiple venues for providing feedback to the Honor Committee:

  • Join the Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC): The Faculty Advisory Committee serves as a liason between the faculty and the Committee. FAC is chaired by an elected Committee Representative and is made up of faculty members from across the University. If you are interested in joining FAC, please contact Hamza, Honor Committee Chair, at
  • Attend an open Honor Committee meeting on Sunday evening at 7 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Trial Room (Room 480). The Committee holds regular weekly meetings during the fall and spring academic semesters and welcomes thoughts, feedback, concerns, and questions posed by all community members. If you are unable to attend, the Committee posts meeting minutes after each week’s meeting.
  • Contact your school’s Honor Representatives
  • Contact the Honor Committee Office by calling 434-924-7438 or stop by the fourth floor of Newcomb Hall to speak to an Honor Advisor

Don’t see the resources you’re looking for? Contact Evan Pivonka, Special Assistant to the Honor Committee, for more information.