College Policies

Academic

Academic Integrity Policy
College policy on academic integrity, adopted by the Board of Governors on April 16, 2012.

Immunization Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure safety to patients, students, and employees through compliance with government protocols regarding immunizations (vaccinations).

Institutional Program Evaluation Policy (IPEP)
College policy on the regular evaluation of programs of study, adopted by the Board of Governors on June 13, 2005.

Institutional Student Evaluation Policy (ISEP)
Dawson College is committed to maintaining standards of academic excellence and promoting equitable and effective evaluation of student learning. The Institutional Student Evaluation Policy (ISEP) outlines the roles and responsibilities of students, teachers and administrators with regard to student evaluation, and sets out the rules about assessment, grades and academic standing.

Policy on the Management of Programs of Study
Policy on the management of programs of study.

Administrative Services

Appointment of External Auditors
This policty defines the process by which external auditors are selected and reviewed every year.

Policy on Business Expenses
Board members and employees incurring expenses on authorized College business are entitled to have all such reasonable expenses reimbursed to them and to receive a limited advance toward such expenses.

Corporate Affairs

Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for Governing Board Members
This policy establish the rules of ethics and professional conduct governing the members of the Board of Governors of the College.

Conflict of Interest and Nepotism Policy
This policy is to set a framework under which College employees and members of the Board of Governors may operate while avoiding situations that may constitute a conflict of interest or nepotism.

Policy on French Language
In compliance with the Charter of French Language, this policy defines the College commitments regrading to teaching of French as a second language and the language used in official written communications.

Policy on the Naming of College Spaces and Services
This policy is to assign names in the college in honor of persons or organizations and to make recommendations regarding those proposals to the Board of Governors.

Procurement and Management of Contracts
In compliance with the directive from the Treasury Board, and in conjunction with Bylaw 10, this document establish the rules for the management of contracts entered into by the College

Whistleblower Protocol
The procedure for employees to report a suspected breach of financial policies, an intentional diversion of funds or assets, or a contravention of accounting rules

Director General

Off-Campus Student Travel and Activities Policy
Recognizing that increasing numbers of students are involved in off-campus activities, the College wishes to encourage those activities and ensure that they are conducted in the safest possible manner. To that end, the College has adopted an institutional policy that will regulate all college-sponsored off-campus activities involving students.

Finance

Sale of goods and the provision of services to students
This document complements the College By-Laws by specifying the cost of purchase or rental of goods and of services not covered by Article 24.5 of the Act. It also specifies the penalties that students must pay when they fail to comply with College deadlines. The sale of goods and services through the College Bookstore is not included in this document.

Human Resources

Human Resource Management Policy
The general objectives of this policy are to influence attitudes, behaviours, approaches and styles of personal interaction between individuals and groups in order to enhance the contributions of all employees to the College’s Mission; and to clarify how the management of human resources helps maintain a high quality of services provided by the College.

Policy to Stem Violence, Discrimination, Harassment and the Abuse of Power
Dawson College recognizes that all its employees and students are entitled to a respectful and harmonious work and/or study environment free from violence, discrimination, all forms of harassment, and the abuse of power, where respect of the individual’s dignity, physical and psychological integrity are safeguarded. To this end, Dawson College will take all reasonable measures to prevent incidents of violence, discrimination, harassment and the abuse of power, and, when informed of such incidents whether informally or formally in writing, will intervene to address them.

Evaluation - Professionals
The performance evaluation process is designed to be formative, provide feedback to professionals on their accomplishments and help them achieve their potential.

Evaluation - Support Staff
The performance evaluation process is designed to be formative, provide feedback to support staff on their accomplishments and help them achieve their potential.

Evaluation - Managers
The performance evaluation process is designed to be formative, provide feedback to managers on their accomplishments and help them achieve their potential.

Evaluation - Managers - Schedules
Guidelines and templates for the evaluation of managers

Policy for Management Personnel
Defines local working conditions of managers

Staffing Recruitment and Hiring - Faculty

Staffing Recruitment and Hiring - Non-teaching Personnel

Information Systems and Technology

Accounts policy
This policy applies to employees with privileged access to accounts, systems, or information within systems, as well those who implement, deploy or manage systems.

BackUp Policy
The goal of this policy is to ensure timely restoration of information in the event of accidental deletion, corruption, system failure, or disaster.

IT Security Policy
This document outlines your responsibilities, as an employee and user of IT resources, regarding IT security. It complements and gives concrete examples but does not replace existing policies and legislation.

IT User Policy
The goal of this policy is to ensure that the College’s IT resources are used to support Dawson’s Mission and to define the standard of conduct expected from users.

Password Policy
All employees, students, and other users of the College’s IT resources are responsible for taking the appropriate steps, as outlined in the document ablove, to select and secure their password(s).

Instructional Development

Teacher Evaluation Policy
Dawson teachers will be evaluated periodically by the Teacher Evaluation Office in accordance with Bylaw Number 4.

Registrar

CRC Score Calculation Policy
CRC Score Calculation Policy

Research

Integrity in Research and Scholarship Policy
This policy defines the integrity framework for research and scholarship at Dawson College, and describes the education, guidance and support it provides to members of the college community. The College expects all those involved in, or associated with the research enterprise to adhere to accepted standards of integrity in their research activities. This policy endorses the standards of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Integrity in Research and Scholarship (1994, hereafter TCPS-IRS), in conjunction with the collective agreements of unionized personnel of the College.

Policy for the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans
This College policy abides by the Tri-Council Policy Statement and expresses Dawson’s commitment to adhere to recognized standards for the ethical conduct and institutional oversight of all research involving humans.

Scholars in Residence Policy
The Scholars in Residence Program offers support to retired researchers by granting access to services that would otherwise be terminated upon their retirement.

Student Services

Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct applies to all students and is intended to cover instances of non-academic misconduct not otherwise dealt with in College regulations and policy.

Policy on Ombudservices
The object of this policy is to delineate the roles, responsibilities, sphere of activity, reporting structure and process for nomination of the ombudspersons of Dawson College.



Last Modified: September 23, 2015