7 major responsibilities that come with your rights University Policy 130 — Student Rights and Responsible Conduct

Posted on Friday, September 2, 2022

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Did you know that Policy 130 — Student Rights and Responsible Conduct came into effect May 1 of this year? This policy is meant to protect student rights and define student responsibilities. The University developed it to promote a positive environment where everyone feels respected.


Here are the 7 main types of responsible conduct:

Respecting people, along with the facilities and belongings of the University and others.

Employing information technologies and acting online with good judgment.

Staying away from dangerous objects and not putting others at risk.

Pursuing your student life without being a nuisance or a bother.

Extending respect to the law and to University policies.

Communicating truthful information.

Treating others honestly and maintaining confidentiality.

If you’re a victim of or witness to a breach of the responsible conduct requirements, or are alleged to have failed to act responsibly, contact the Human Rights Office at 613-562-5222 for information on the resources, support and services available to you.

Read the complete Policy 130 — Student Rights and Responsible Conduct.

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