Know the Code

Know the Code

Student Code of ConductThe Student Code of Conduct policy defines the standards of conduct expected of students at Mount Royal and holds people accountable for their actions.TimelinesThe Office of Student Conduct is committed to ensuring that all students are treated objectively and that their case is resolved within a reasonable amount of time.

Academic Misconduct:
Whenever possible, incidents of academic misconduct should be reported within ten business days of the incident happening. When it is demonstrated that there have been extenuating circumstances, the OSC will consider receiving an incident report up to a maximum of four months after the original date of the incident.

Non-Academic Misconduct:
Whenever possible, incidents of non-academic misconduct should be reported within ten business days of the incident happening. When it is demonstrated that there have been extenuating circumstances, the OSC will consider receiving an incident report up to a maximum of six months after the original date of the incident.
FAQsWhat is the Code of Student Conduct?
The Code of Student Conduct (the Code) is the policy under which cases of academic and non-academic misconduct are adjudicated by Mount Royal University.

Does the Code apply to me?
The Code applies to every student currently enrolled at Mount Royal University.

What are my rights under the Code?

Generally, your rights include freedom from discrimination; freedom from harassment and sexual harassment; freedom of expression; the protection of academic integrity; supportive academic and administrative policies; and a transparent and consistent disciplinary process.

What are my obligations under the Code?

Students must adhere to the behavioural standards outlined in the Code and are make responsible decisions concerning their conduct that reflect Mount Royal's commitment to academic and personal integrity.

How does the Code help students?

Students can expect to be treated objectively and fairly when facing concerns over conduct. One of the defining tenets of the Code is peer adjudication. Students have the opportunity to become involved in the judicial process and can expect if under allegations of misconduct, to face a significant proportion of their peers to be involved in the review. Lastly, the Code also provides for the safety and security of its students throughout their academic career by setting standards for all people associated with Mount Royal University.