1: University of Virginia

History | The University Grounds | The University Today | The Electronic University
The Faculty | Student Achievement | Athletics | University and Community Arts | The Honor System
The Libraries | Information Technology and Communication Computer Facilities
Research | Oak Ridge Associated Universities | Accreditation

The Honor System

The honor system is one of the University's oldest and most venerated traditions. Based on the fundamental assumption that anyone who enrolls at the University subscribes to a code of ethics forbidding lying, cheating, and stealing, the honor system allows students the kind of personal freedom possible only in an environment where respect and trust are presumed. For more than 150 years this system has been administered by students.


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