Syllabus Statement on Copyright and Academic Integrity

Instructors teaching courses at the University of Michigan are invited to include the following statement on their syllabi, to inform their students about copyright and academic integrity.

Your work as a student at the University of Michigan will often involve considerations related to copyright and academic integrity. The library's guide to Copyright Basics provides information about your rights and obligations under copyright law. You can also contact the Library Copyright Office at or visit their website to sign up for an online or in-person appointment. For resources on the related issues of plagiarism and academic integrity, please visit the Academic Integrity site maintained by the library and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.

If you have questions about this statement or would like assistance customizing it for a particular course, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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Last modified: 07/24/2018