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Bylaws, Policies & Procedures for Faculty

Links to University web pages containing many of policies and bylaws most relevant to your work are listed below. In order to access the documents you need, please select a heading to access the relevant university web pages that host the most up-to-date versions.

Senate Policies (Academic Governance)

  • Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
  • Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer
  • Conduct of Exams and Tests
  • Conflict of Interest or Commitment
  • Course and Program Changes
  • Course Equivalency
  • Course Overload (Undergraduate)
  • Grading and Calculation of Averages
  • Letters of Permission
  • Medical Notes from Regulated Health Care Professionals
  • Plagiarism-Detection Software
  • Repetition of Courses
  • Recording Lectures
  • Role of Sabbaticants in University Governance
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Student Perceptions of Teaching (SPTs) and Mandatory Administration of SPT

Board of Governors Bylaws and Policies

  • Policy on Sexual Misconduct
  • Student Code of Conduct

Administrative Policies re: Student Misconduct

  • Procedures for Addressing Student Non-Academic Misconduct

Students of Concern

  • The Behavioural Intervention Plan

Relevant Provostial Policies and Guidelines:

  • Acceptable Use Policy (Information Technology)
  • Access to Student Records Policy
  • Course Buyout Policy
  • Intimate Personal Relations Policy
  • Use of Digital Learning Resources for Instructional and Assessment Purposes Policy
  • Internal Grants and Funding Programs (Research Grant in Lieu/Article R.7)
  • Sabbatical Process
  • UCAPT Process
  • Use of Digital Learning Resources for Instructional and Assessment Purposes Policy
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Senate Bylaws (Academic Governance)

  • 20: Types and Terms of Appointments
  • 22: Committees and Procedures on Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
  • 23: Criteria for Renewal, Tenure and Promotion
  • 31: Academic Integrity
  • 32: Procedural Irregularities and Discrimination Regarding Academic Instruction, Evaluation and Appeals
  • 33: Student Rights and Freedoms
  • 40: Academic Administrative Units
  • 44: Departmentalized Faculty
  • 54: Undergraduate Academic Evaluation Procedures
  • 55 Graduate Academic Evaluation Procedures

Further Important Policy Documents

If you have any questions regarding Senate bylaws and policies or a related matter, your first point of contact is Renée Wintermute, the University Secretary.

If you have any questions regarding the Provostial Policies, specifically, your first point of contact is Iva Gentcheva, Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic.

Note: This site is a living document, the goal of which is to improve, in some small way, the working lives of University of Windsor faculty. We are eager to collaborate with the campus community to better this service over time. If you can identify any knowledge gaps, missing resources, or outdated or erroneous information on this site, please contact Iva Gentcheva, Director, Office of the Provost and Faculty Recruitment, without hesitation.