The Student Non-Academic Misconduct Procedure seeks to facilitate student learning and development, foster interpersonal competence, and support accountability and resolution in student conduct matters.
A Student Conduct Hearing involves the student, the Hearing Officer or Hearing Board, as well as an advisor, if the student chooses to bring an advisor. Students are encouraged to seek advice from the Student Ombuds Office in matters related to student non-academic misconduct.
Choosing an advisor
Students may bring an advisor to their hearing to act as a support person. The advisor does not represent the student, and is not considered a party to the hearing.
Student Ombuds Office
Student Ombuds Office acts as a resource to students who are alleged of non-academic misconduct. The Student Ombuds is available to offer advice and coaching for students entering the student conduct process. At the request of a student, the Student Ombuds may also attend the Hearing to provide support. The Student Ombuds may also assist in preparing an appeal.
Graduate Students' Association
The Graduate Students' Association Vice-President Academic is an elected representative of the graduate student population. The GSA VP Academic is available to support graduate students reported in violation of the policy and can accompany students to student conduct hearings.
Representatives from the Students' Union are available to assist undergraduate students and to accompany students to student conduct hearings.
Who is an advisor?
An advisor is typically a member of the campus community, and may include:
- Student Ombuds
- A representative of the Students’ Union or Graduate Students’ Association
- A Student and Enrolment Services Peer Helper