In regards to students cheating, the University academic calendar states:
- In the course of an examination, no student shall obtain or attempt to obtain information from another student or other unauthorized source, or give or attempt to give information to another student, or knowingly possess, use or attempt to use any unauthorized material.
- No student shall represent or attempt to represent oneself as another or have or attempt to have oneself represented by another in the taking of an examination, preparation of a paper or other evaluated activity
Cheating and discipline is something that is initially handled by the professor, and they can choose to escalate the issue as far as they would like to. Consequences can range from taking a 0 or incomplete on an exam to expulsion from the program in extreme cases.
To learn more about academic offenses hear at the UofL please see:
Institutional Policies and Procedures - Student Affairs