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Code of Student Rights & Responsibilities - Records & Sanctions

13. Records

A record of the case files and final decisions made under this Code will remain in the Office of Student Conflict Resolution.

14. Sanctions

The sanctions outlined below may be imposed for a breach of the Code. More than one sanction may be imposed concurrently for a single breach. When a sanction is being imposed, prior breaches of the Code may be considered.

  1. Sanctions That May Be Imposed by the Local Adjudicator and Peer Review Board
    The following sanctions may be imposed by Local Adjudicators and Peer Review Board:
    1. reprimand;
    2. educative requirements, such as community service, reflective essay or research on a specified topic (completed requirements to be approved by LA/PRB);
    3. refundable fine of up to $500;
    4. restrictions on behaviour;
    5. fines up to $250;
    6. full restitution for damage up to $500;
    7. loss of non-essential services;
    8. relocation to other University housing;
    9. residence suspension (up to five days);
    10. denial or loss of residence eligibility.
  2. Additional Sanctions That May Be Recommended by the Local Adjudicator and Peer Review Board
    In addition to the sanctions listed in Section 14(a) above, the Local Adjudicator or Peer Review Board may recommend the following sanctions to the Assistant Director, Residence Life (or Designate):

    1. residence probation;
    2. removal from residence.
    The Assistant Director, Residence Life may not apply these sanctions in the absence of a recommendation from a Peer Review Board or Local Adjudicator.
  3. Additional Sanctions That May Be Imposed by the University Tribunal
    In addition to the sanctions listed in 14(a) and 14(b) above, the University Tribunal may impose the following sanctions:

    1. fines up to $1,000;
    2. campus restrictions;
    3. full restitution;
    4. suspension;
    5. expulsion.
  4. Recommendations and Agreements
    Decision-makers may also make recommendations and/or acknowledge agreements made by the parties. For example:

    1. Refer parties to counselling services and other potential sources of support such as financial aid.
    2. Recommend participation in a conflict resolution or a restorative justice circle process.
    3. Recommend or assisting with the preparation of an apology or statement of regret to a harmed party or to a symbolic representative of a community on campus (e.g. team, classmates) according to specified guidelines and with the agreement of the Respondent.
  5. Compliance
    Failure to comply with assigned sanction(s) within the specified timeframes, or failure to comply with an agreement entered into by a Respondent to resolve a complaint, may result in an automatic fine of up to $100 for each sanction or resolution not complied with. These fines are in addition to the allowable amount that a decision-maker has the authority to assign. This fine may be added to the Respondent’s student account.


 


Office of Student Conflict Resolution
Telephone: (416) 736-5231
Fax: (416)736-5565
Location: W128 Bennett Centre for Student Services
Email: oscr@yorku.ca

A division of Student Community Development (SCD)