Faculty and Staff Assistance


  • consultations regarding process/practices related to student policies
  • consultations regarding the management and process involving an individual student 
  • provide information regarding informal resolution and formal appeals processes 
  • offer training developed in partnership with Office of Legal Counsel on ‘Fair investigation’ for disciplinary authorities and Fair Hearings’ training for academic and discipline committee chairs and members.
  • customized workshops on a variety of student related topics 
  • share resources on student issues on topics including academic integrity, student conduct, procedural fairness and rights and responsibilities
  • maintain the Academic Integrity site which includes information and resources for academic administrators and faculty
  • provide referrals to campus services and supports

Please refer a student to our office if you feel they need assistance with any of the areas listed below:

  • understanding their rights and responsibilities;
  • information on policies, rules and related procedures;
  • ensuring fair treatment throughout an academic or discipline process;
  • resolving conflicts or complaints;
  • responding to discipline allegations and academic decisions; and
  • preparation for, and attendance at, meetings or hearings.

Related Links

  • U of M Student-Related Policies
  • Complaint Resolution Process for Undergraduate & Graduate Students
  • Flow Chart: Appeals Procedures for Students
  • Complaint Handling Guide for Students, Faculty, & Administrators 
  • Academic integrity site
  • Options for Educational Disciplinary Outcomes