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Contact Information

All Departments within the University contact students using the information provided by students through UT Direct. You should review your UT Direct contact information regularly to ensure it is up to date.

Your UTDirect emergency contact information must be updated annually, or the Registrar may place a bar on your registration. Be sure to verify that your local phone number is one where voice mail messages may be left, and that the email address you provide is one you check often. The University considers email communication to be an official form of notification, and it is the one most commonly used. Students should become familiar with the University’s Electronic Mail Student Notification Policy.

Scholastic Dishonesty

Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, collusion, and falsifying academic records. See the General Information Bulletin, Appendix C. Chapter 11: Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, for additional information. 

UT Austin's Honor Code affirms: I pledge, as a member of the University of Texas community, to do my work honestly, respectfully, and through the intentional pursuit of learning and scholarship.

For additional information on appropriate referencing of material, see the American Psychological Association’s Publication Manual

Ethical Behavior

The training and practice of psychology (including conducting research) are governed by the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, American Psychological Association. Topics covered include: General Principles, Resolving Ethical Issues, Competence, Human Relations, Privacy and Confidentiality, Advertising and Other Public Statements, Record Keeping and Fees, Education and Training, Research and Publication, Assessment, and Therapy. Students may print a copy of this essential document from APA’s website.

Students and faculty within the State of Texas are also governed by the act and rules of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP).

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