A component of the Adelphi University Code of Ethics is Academic Honesty. It states "The highest standards of academic honesty characterize the learning, research, scholarly and creative activities in which members of the Adelphi community are engaged. Dishonest activities include presenting the work of others as one's own, fabricating data, cheating on examinations and sabotaging the work of others."
- Articles of Governance of Adelphi University; Code of Academic Honesty in Guide to Student Life—Office of Academic Services and Retention, Office of the Provost, Office of the Dean of Students
The Committee of Academic Honesty is made up of faculty, administrators and students. This committee "will have the responsibility to promote an atmosphere of academic honesty, working to educate the entire Adelphi Community. The Committee will develop and distribute materials including guidelines for promulgating the code of academic honesty through course syllabi, class discussion, and written guidelines to students on matters such as plagiarism."
The Adelphi Honor Code:
"The University is an academic community devoted to the pursuit of knowledge. Fundamental to this pursuit is academic integrity. In joining the Adelphi community I accept the University’s Statement of Academic Integrity and pledge to uphold the principles of honesty and civility embodied in it. I will conduct myself in accordance with ideals of truth and honesty and I will forthrightly oppose actions which would violate these ideals."