What do I do ?

In order to adhere to the notions of truth, integrity, and respect that we as community members swore to uphold, it is your responsibility to not only avoid violating the honor code yourself, but also address suspected violations committed by your peers.

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On this page, you will find some links to some very informative resources on Academic Conduct, Group Work Guidelines, and CBS Disciplinary Procedures.

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Representing the School

The Honor Board is made up by the Honor Representatives elected by each cluster. The board is called on to serve as a component of the disciplinary hearing team when an honor infraction occurs.

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Answering Your Questions

Columbia Business School launched a new Honor Code in Spring 2007. Following are answers to frequently asked questions about the new Code, the meaning behind its language, and how it was developed.

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The Honor Code of Columbia Business School

As a lifelong member of the Columbia Business School community, I adhere to the principles of truth, integrity and respect. I will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.

The Columbia Business School Honor Code calls on all members of the School community to adhere to and uphold the notions of truth, integrity, and respect both during their time in school, and throughout their careers as productive, moral, and caring participants in their companies and communities around the world.


• Honor Code, Academic Conduct and Other Policies

• Penalty Guidelines for Breaches of Academic Integrity and Conduct

• Individual and Group Work Guidelines Table CBS Disciplinary Procedures

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Alumni Voices

"No matter what the competitive landscape, as real leaders, we must do the tough thing, the right thing."
-Sallie Krawcheck, MBA '92


The Curl Ideas to wrap your mind around

Henry Kravis Increases Gift to $125 Million, Adding to Manhattanville Fundraising Momentum

Henry Kravis ’69 is celebrating Columbia Business School’s Centennial anniversary and contributing to the School’s future by generously increasing his gift to $125 million, up from $100 million, to help fund the new Manhattanville Campus.

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Why Shadow Banking in China Matters

When official avenues of financing are blocked off, companies have little recourse but to turn to shadow lenders. This excerpt from a new Chazen Institute white paper explains why.

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In Central America, Investing for a Greater Good

While a student at Columbia Business School, Arnoldo Villafuerte ’72 learned about and came to believe in the strong impact of private investment not just on the economy but on the social fabric of a community.

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Classes Kick Off Amid Centennial Excitement

Both the Class of 2016 and the Class of 2017 — known collectively as the Centennial classes — plan to make the most of their time on campus during the School's landmark anniversary.

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50 Shades of Green

How cultural differences between developed and emerging markets help – or hurt – the push for environmentally friendly policies

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The First Alumni Club

Nearly 40 years ago, alumni in the New York metropolitan area came together to build what would become a cornerstone of the Columbia Business School community: the first alumni club.

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Follies Forever

In addition to bringing together the School community for shared laughs since the 1980s, the Follies student club also creates lifelong bonds among its members — perhaps no better exemplified than by Sharon (Park) Trivino ’11 and Mike Trivino ’11.

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Another Centennial to Celebrate

The School isn’t the only one turning 100: in just three years, H. Roy McArdle, BS ’41, will celebrate his centennial birthday.

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Columbia Business School Ushers in Centennial Milestone with the Launch of a Multi-Year Celebration

Columbia Business School today announced the launch of its centennial celebration, unveiling a new website and announcing an array of events to commemorate the School’s landmark achievements over the past 100 years.

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