Respect For and Fair Treatment Policy

The College is committed to providing a respectful, safe workplace and learning environment.  The College reserves the right to immediately dismiss, withdraw, or suspend a student where this policy has been violated, where there is a valid health or safety reason for doing so or where a student is disrupting educational processes.

The ‘Respect and Fair Treatment of Students’ guides acceptable standards of student conduct considered to be core in the creation of a collegial and respectful learning and work environment.  Any student found to be in violation is subject to being suspended or dismissed. 

While not exhaustive, the following is a list of behaviours that violate the Respectful and 

Fair Treatment policy:

  1. Willful persistent acts of disobedience or defiance toward College personnel or failure to comply with the direction of instructors and staff.
  2. Fighting, assault, battery, or any other form of physical abuse of a student or employee.
  3. Verbal abuse of a student or employee or conduct that threatens one’s health or safety or another individual. 
  4. Threats of physical abuse, threats to damage or destroy College property or the property of others, by any means of communication. 
  5. Harassment by any means, including coercion, extortion, and personal abuse of any individual, including coercion and personal abuse. 
  6. Unwanted sexual attention or unwanted sexual contact.
  7. Theft, attempted theft, vandalism/damage.
  8. Unauthorized entry into, or use of, College facilities.
  9. Cheating and plagiarism.
  10. Supplying false information or deceiving College staff.
  11. Disorderly, lewd, indecent, or obscene conduct. 
  12. Use, sale, possession or distribution of any illegal or controlled substances, drug or drug paraphernalia or use, sale, possession or distribution of alcoholic beverages on College property.
  13. Being under the influence of illegal or controlled substances on College property.
  14. Possession or use of firearms, explosives, dangerous chemicals, or other weapons on College property.
  15. Smoking in the premises.
  16. Violation of federal, provincial or local laws on College property.
  17. Hazing or any act that endangers the safety of a student.
  18. Harassment based on sex, race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other criteria protected by provincial, federal or local law.

Harassment and Discrimination

The College is committed to providing a safe workplace and learning environment which is free from harassment based on race, sex, gender, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or marital status. Any conduct that falls into any of these categories will not be tolerated. 

Verbal abuse, insulting comments, gestures, and other harassing conduct are prohibited by the College when directed at an individual because of their race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, religion, ethnic origin, or disability.

Registering a Complaint: Respect and Fair Treatment of Students

Any student or staff member may register in writing a complaint against any student or staff for misconduct or for not following the College’s policies. 

  1. The complaint must be submitted immediately or latest within 3 days after an alleged incident, in writing and directed to the Campus Director. If the Campus Director is named in the complaint, then the complaint should be submitted to the President.
  2. The Campus Director or their designate will immediately investigate.
  3. The Campus Director or their designate will request individual meetings with those concerned to review the circumstances of the complaint and will determine if a violation of the policy has occurred. If a violation has occurred, the College will provide a written determination and recommend corrective action. The College’s decision will be final.

Student Conduct Disciplinary Process

The following may be imposed on any student found to have violated any policies, rules or regulations of the College. Depending on the nature of the violation, the result may be immediate dismissal or the following actions may be taken:

  1. A notice in writing indicating the nature of the violation and the remediation required. 
  2. Upon the second violation, a notice in writing indicating the nature of the violation, the remediation required, the period of suspension and the remediation required.  The student will not be permitted on campus for the specified period and may return at the discretion of the College when the provided conditions for readmission have been satisfied. 
  3. On the third violation a notice in writing indicating the nature of the violation and their immediate dismal from the College. They will not be permitted to return and continue their studies. 

Sexual Violence and Misconduct

Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favours, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. The College prohibits all conduct of this nature.

Complaint Procedure

Students who feel they have been harassed should speak to a senior College administrator immediately. In instances of sexual or physical harassment or violence on campus or reported to campus members, the College will immediately seek assistance from the Police and Emergency Health Services.

Violations of the Law

When a student is charged with a violation of federal, provincial or local laws or regulations outside of the College environment disciplinary action may be instituted and sanctions imposed against the student when the College believes that the health, safety or welfare of the College community could be threatened.  

Important Contacts:

  1. President – Edward Jonathan [email protected]
  2. Campus Director – Unnati Hunjan [email protected]