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The Athabasca University Mace, created by Brian Clark originally from Ft. McMurray, Alberta, is symbolic of the traditional talking stick used commonly by indigenous people.

 

 


The conduct of applicants and students of Athabasca University is governed by the following three polices. Each policy is linked to an index. You can return to this index by the "View Policy Index" link at the bottom of each page.

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Correspondence from a student to Athabasca University on any subject pertaining to the above three policies, must be made in writing via Canada Post, e-mail, or fax (780.675.6174), to the Office of Registrar, Athabasca University, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3

 

 


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   ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT POLICY
     INDEX

    

1. General Regulations

 

2. Intellectual Honesty

 
3. Academic Offences
 

4. Definitions of Academic Offences

 

4.1 Admissions Offences
4.2 Plagiarism
4.3 Cheating
4.4 Misuse of Confidential Materials
4.5 Misrepresentation of Facts
4.6 Misuse of University Computer
      Resources
 
5. Penalties
 
 
 
6. Disciplinary Procedures

6.1 Admissions Offences
6.2 Plagiarism, Cheating, Misuse of
      Confidential Materials

6.3 Misrepresentation of Facts
6.4 Misuse of University Computer
      Resources

 
7. Appeals

7.1 Time Limits for Initiation of Appeals
7.2 Grounds for Appeal
7.3 Student Academic Appeals
       Committee

7.4 Further Appeals
7.5 Submitting Your Appeal

 
8. Student Records and Transcripts
 

8.1 Recording Decisions in
      the Student Academic Record

8.2 Transcript Notations
8.3 Freedom of Information and
      Protection of Privacy


 

9. Time Limits for Appeal
 
 


NON-ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT POLICY
INDEX


1. General Regulations


 
2. Non-Academic Offences
 
3. Definitions of Non-Academic
      Offences

3.1 Disruption of University Activities
3.2 Unauthorized Entry and Use
3.3 Misappropriation of, Misuse of,
       or Damage to University Property

3.4 Physical Abuse and Dangerous
       Activity

3.5 Written and/or Verbal Harassment
3.6 Sexual Harassment
3.7 Refusal to Provide Identification
3.8 Non-Adherence to the University
      Smoking Policy

 
4. Disciplinary Action


 
5. Disciplinary Procedures

 

5.1 Initiation of Proceedings
5.2 Proceedings
5.3 Appeal Procedures

 
6. Student Records and Transcripts


 
7. Exclusion from Class or Exam for
       Disruptive Behaviour


 

7.1 Exclusion from Class by an Instructor
7.2 Exclusion from an Exam by an
      Exam Supervisor

 
8. Freedom of Information and
       Protection of Privacy


 
 


STUDENT ACADEMIC APPEALS COMMITTEE POLICY
INDEX
   
1. Membership


 
2. Appealable Actions and Decisions
 
3. Appeals Process for Assignment
      of Grades

3.1 Appeals on Substantive Grounds
3.2 Appeals on Procedural Grounds

 

4. Appeals Process for Enrolment
        Decision

4.1 Appeals on Substantive Grounds
4.2 Appeals on Procedural Grounds
 

5. Appeals Process for Transfer
      Credit Evaluations and
      Assessments

 
 

6. Appeals on Matters of Institutional Procedure or Policy


7. Appeals Arising from Other Policies

8. Time Limits

   
 
 
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