Student rights and responsibilities
Students registered with the SAAC, have certain responsibilities to uphold in order to access services and to receive accommodations. These responsibilities include:
- Providing the SAAC with medical documentation issued by an authorized Quebec-licensed professional containing a diagnosis, if available.
- Initiating contact with the SAAC at the start of every semester.
- Providing accommodation letters to each of your teachers at the start of every semester.
- Respecting Academic and AccessAbility deadlines
- Following the rules and procedures in order to access your accommodations.
- Meeting curriculum standards.
- Meeting the Standing and Advancement requirements of the program for which you are registered.
- Maintaining standards of academic excellence as outlined in the Institutional Student Evaluation Policy (ISEP).
Students with a disability have the right to:
- Request and receive reasonable accommodations. Accommodations are determined in collaboration with the SAAC counsellor and vary according to your needs.
- Privacy and confidentiality of documents and diagnosis.
- A 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.