The Senate sets the University's educational policies and is responsible for the sound management of academic issues on campus. For instance, subject to the approval of related expenses by the Board of Governors, the Senate has the power to create and abolish faculties, departments, schools and institutes.

In addition, the Senate creates or abolishes academic regulations and programs of studies sets admission, degree and diploma requirements, confers certificates, degrees at all levels and, with the approval of the Board of Governors, honorary doctorates.

Finally, the Senate can strike committees to help it exercise its powers.

Senate By-Laws and Regulations:

Policies and Procedures:

Related Documents

Policy on the Prevention of Sexual Violence

University of Ottawa Act, 1965

Next Senate Meeting:

Monday, October 21,  2019 at 3:00 p.m. in room 083 of Tabaret Hall

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