Plagiarism means using someone else's words and ideas and claiming them as your own. Examples of plagiarism include:
What may happen if you plagiarize:
Transferring to another college, future job interviews, positions of respect in your community may be unavailable just because you thought it would be ok to plagiarize.
What if some day you’d like to run for political office? You don’t want to be known as someone who doesn’t do his/her own work.For more details about the consequences of plagiarism, check the HVCC Plagiarism Policy.