New Student Code of Conduct: Academic Integrity

Decorative: "Academic Integrity"


"Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity" (pdf) contains the full document.

  • Effective May 1, 2019 the Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity, Student Code of Conduct - Non-Academic, and Student Code of Conduct - Appeal Policy, will replace the Code of Student Behaviour and Disciplinary Procedures.

The topics covered in the "Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity" include the following:

Section I: Introduction

  • Preamble
  • Purpose
  • Scope
  • Confidentiality
  • Academic Integrity and Academic Dishonesty

Section II: Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Academic Integrity Education
  • Members of the University Community
  • Registrar
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • Faculty and Instructors
  • Students
  • Graduate Students

Section III: Violations of This Academic Integrity Code

  • Identifying Offenses (Breaches of Academic Integrity)

Section IV: Procedural Principles

  • Commitment to Fairness
  • Accommodations for Those with a Disability
  • Nature of Communication
  • Support and Advice: Accompaniment/Representation
  • Standard of Proof
  • Restrictions and Limitations During an Investigation for an Alleged Breach of Academic Integrity
  • Allegations of Breaches of Academic Integrity Involving Multiple Students
  • Time Requirements
  • Recordings of Meetings
  • Records of Complaints, Investigation, and Outcome
  • Reports on Allegations of Breaches of Academic Integrity

Section V: Procedures to Address Breaches of Academic Integrity

  • Primary Responsibility for Bringing Forward Suspected Breaches of Academic Integrity
  • Breaches Apart from Those involving Final Examinations
  • General Provisions Governing Breaches of Academic Integrity Involving Examinations

Section VI: Sanctions and Factors to Consider When Assigning a Sanction

Section VII: Appeal Process and Review of The Academic Integrity Code


  • Definitions
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