The plagiarism policy is found within the Hoot, the Otis College Student Handbook under Academic Integrity. It is a form of academic misconduct and is a violation of the Code of Conduct and subject to disciplinary sanctions.
According to the Otis College Academic Integrity policy, the following can result from plagiarism:
Additional recommendations may be imposed at the discretion of the committee and with the approval of the Vice President of Campus Life or the Dean of Student Affairs.
Self-plagiarism is possible and it's just as serious.
Self-plagiarism, or "double-dipping," is deception and goes against the core principles of ethical writing. Papers are assigned for you to demonstrate what you have learned in a particular class. If you reuse a paper you wrote for a previous class, you are not demonstrating new learning.
Examples of self-plagiarism: