Spartanburg Methodist College, as an institution of higher education related to the United Methodist Church, strives to maintain an atmosphere of living and learning based on faith and responsibility in a Christian community. The Honor Code governs life on the campus and within the College community. It is a vital element of the College’s role as a respected institution of higher education.
The College has basic expectations regarding social and academic behavior for faculty, staff, and students. These expectations are founded on a firm understanding of the following:
- The importance of truthfulness
- Academic and personal integrity
- Intellectual honesty
- Respect for the educational process
- Respect for the individual
Members of the SMC community will not engage in and will discourage others from cheating, plagiarizing, lying or any inappropriate behavior in the academic setting; and will not engage in and will discourage others from any inappropriate social conduct that violates college policy and the laws that govern all citizens of the state and nation.