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Policies and Other Documents Approved by Senate 


At the bottom of this page, you will find a list of Senate-approved documents, including academic policies.Only current documents are directly accessible here. Those under review or revision are available to members of the Mount community through the University intranet site. Specific queries may be directed to the Secretary of Senate. 

Originating Bodies/Committees (and their associated abbreviations) responsible for maintaining the individual policies are listed below: 

Committee Responsible for the Policy​​ ​
Committee Responsible for the Policy
​​Academic Appeals Committee​​
Nominations Committee
Committee on Academic Policy and Planning​​
​​​ CAPP
Senate Executive
Committee on Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure or Permanence for Academic Administrators​​
Student Discipline Appeals Committee
Committee on Information Technology and Services
Student Experience Committee
Committee on Research and Publications
Student Judicial Committee
Committee on Teaching and Learning
Undergraduate Admissions, Scholarships and Awards Committee 
Graduate Scholarships, Assistantships and Awards Committee
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Graduate Studies Program and Policy Committee
Research Ethics Boardniversity Research Ethics Board
Library Committee
Writing Initiatives Committee
If you wish to speak directly to the Senate Secretary, Prof. Paula Crouse, regarding the Mount's Senate or its policies, please contact her by telephone at (902) 457-6106 or by email at  To learn more about the Mount's Senate, please visit:
Note:  The policies below are listed alphabetically; however, if you would like to filter by specific criteria, simply hover your mouse over the heading at the top of the column you wish to filter.  A drop box will appear; click on the down arrow and choose the criteria you wish to filter by.


 Senate Policies:

Academic Accommodations for Students with Disabilities.pdfAcademic Accommodations for Students with DisabilitiesCAPPCAPP 2017-019/29/2017
Academic Appeals Policy.pdfAcademic Appeals PolicyCAPP11/26/2007
Academic Calendar Dates (Guidelines for Setting).pdfAcademic Calendar Dates (Guidelines for Setting)CAPP11/25/2013
Academic Implications of a Significant Disruption of Operations.pdfAcademic Implications of a Significant Disruption of OperationsEXSE 2012-0210/29/2012
Academic Plan 2014.pdfAcademic Plan 2014CAPP1/27/2014
Academic Standing Policy (Graduate Studies).pdfAcademic Standing Policy (Graduate Studies)GSPPGSPP 2013 0111/23/20182018 Mar
Accommodation of Students' Religious and Spiritual Observances CAPP 2014 02.pdfAccommodation of Students' Religious and Spiritual Observances CAPP 2014 02CAPPCAPP 2014 029/26/2014
Adjunct Professor Policy.pdfAdjunct Professor PolicyCAPPCAPP 2013 013/25/20132018 Mar
Alexa McDonough Institute for Women Gender and Social Justice.pdfAlexa McDonough Institute for Women Gender and Social JusticeCAPP3/28/2011
Approval of Senate List (Graduation), Procedures.pdfApproval of Senate List (Graduation), ProceduresEX4/10/2015
Canada Research Chairs - Strategic Research Plan.pdfCanada Research Chairs - Strategic Research PlanCRP3/29/2010
Conflict of Interest Policy (Guidelines for Researchers).pdfConflict of Interest Policy (Guidelines for Researchers)CRP3/8/2010
Course Outline Policy.pdfCourse Outline PolicyCAPPCAPP 2016-029/30/2016
Cross-listed (Graduate) Course Policy.pdfCross-listed (Graduate) Course PolicyCAPPCAPP 2012-0111/26/20122018 Oct
Cross-Listed Course Policy.pdfCross-Listed Course PolicyUCCUCC-2012-013/26/2012
Discontinuation of Academic Programs (Policy and Procedures).pdfDiscontinuation of Academic Programs (Policy and Procedures)CAPP10/25/2010
Early Career Research Award.pdfEarly Career Research AwardCRP1/25/2019
Emeritus Status.pdfEmeritus StatusCAPTPAACAPTPAA 2019-014/26/2019
Environmental Policy Statement.pdfEnvironmental Policy StatementCampus Planning4/18/2018
Evaluation and Grading.pdfEvaluation and GradingCAPP5/27/1995
External Reviews of Academic Programs.pdfExternal Reviews of Academic ProgramsCAPPCAPP 2019-014/26/2019
Faculty Release Time Awards.pdfFaculty Release Time AwardsCRPCRP 2012-01 (CRP.POL.007)10/29/2012
Final Exam Policy (Addendum).pdfFinal Exam Policy (Addendum)CAPP11/25/2013
Final Exam Policy.pdfFinal Exam PolicyCAPP4/26/2011
Graduate Certificates and Diplomas, Policy and Procedures.pdfGraduate Certificates and Diplomas, Policy and ProceduresGSPPGSPPC 2015 015/20/20152015 May
Graduate Preparatory Program Requirements Policy.pdfGraduate Preparatory Program Requirements PolicyGSPPGSPP 2014 014/28/2014
Graduation List Procedures 2015 04 10.pdfGraduation List Procedures 2015 04 10Other4/24/2015
Guidelines for Honours at Graduation.pdfGuidelines for Honours at GraduationOther4/28/2014
Independent and Directed Study Courses.pdfIndependent and Directed Study CoursesCAPP10/23/2015
Integrity in Research and Scholarship (Policy and Procedures).pdfIntegrity in Research and Scholarship (Policy and Procedures)CRPCRP 2013-0111/25/2013
Jarislowsky Chair in Learning Disabilities.pdfJarislowsky Chair in Learning DisabilitiesCAPP10/27/2008
Leave of Absence Provision for Graduate Students.pdfLeave of Absence Provision for Graduate StudentsCAPP12/5/2005
Library Acquisitions Budget Policy.pdfLibrary Acquisitions Budget PolicySLCSLC-2012-014/30/2012
MOU Post Secondary Institutions.pdfMOU Post Secondary InstitutionsCAPPCAPP 2014 0311/28/20142014 Nov
Name for Mount Teams.pdfName for Mount TeamsSE1/31/1983
Nancy's Chair Terms of Reference.pdfNancy's Chair Terms of ReferenceCAPP4/29/2013
New and Modified Academic Programs, Policy and Procedures.pdfNew and Modified Academic Programs, Policy and ProceduresCAPPCAPP 2016-0110/27/2017
Non-Academic Discipline Policy.pdfNon-Academic Discipline PolicySESE-2012-013/1/20192019 Mar
Open Access Policy.pdfOpen Access PolicySLCSLC-2016-011/29/2016
Policy on Policies.pdfPolicy on PoliciesEX10/27/2017
Policy Template.docxPolicy TemplateEX9/27/2017
Posthumous Degrees (Guidelines for Granting).pdfPosthumous Degrees (Guidelines for Granting)CAPP1/31/2005
Recognizing Prior Learning (Graduate Admissions).pdfRecognizing Prior Learning (Graduate Admissions)GSPPGSPPC 2013-024/29/20132018 Oct
Research Ethics Compliance.pdfResearch Ethics ComplianceUREBUREB 2012-02 (REB.POL.003)3/26/2012
Research Ethics Policy for Research Involving Human Participants.pdfResearch Ethics Policy for Research Involving Human ParticipantsUREBUREB-2012-01 (REB.POL.001)3/26/2012
Research Ethics Training Requirement.pdfResearch Ethics Training RequirementUREBUREB 2013-01 [REB.POL.004]9/30/2013
Research Plan.pdfResearch PlanCRP3/27/2015
Review of Academic Programs.pdfReview of Academic ProgramsCAPP3/17/2011
Senate Award for University Governance.pdfSenate Award for University GovernanceEX4/30/2012
Senate ByLaws.pdfSenate ByLawsEX1/25/2019
SNC Procedures.pdfSNC ProceduresSNC9/25/2015
Student Ratings of Instruction - Lab Instructors.pdfStudent Ratings of Instruction - Lab InstructorsSCOTL11/23/2013
Student Ratings of Instruction 2003.pdfStudent Ratings of Instruction 2003SCOTL5/2/2003
Suspension (temporary) of Admission in Academic Programs.pdfSuspension (temporary) of Admission in Academic ProgramsCAPP3/8/2010
Teaching and Learning Plan_SCOTL_2014.pdfTeaching and Learning Plan_SCOTL_2014SCOTL3/31/2014
Teaching Timetable Policy.pdfTeaching Timetable PolicyCAPPCAPP 2012-0112/12/2012
Visiting Professor Policy.pdfVisiting Professor PolicyCAPPCAPP 2013 023/25/20132018 Mar

​Last Updated: 1/12/2018