Policies at The Michener Institute are guiding principles that address the various existing organizational processes.

The policies found here outline the requirements and processes expected of students, staff and faculty in relation to the ongoing activities at Michener. Michener honours the rights of its employees, students, volunteers, and guests and expects in turn, for them to observe Michener rules, regulations and policies essential to its orderly operation.

Michener Community Rights and Responsibilities

Academic Policies

*indicates new or revised for Fall 2017

Policy Number Policy Name View
AC-REG-POL-001 Academic and Non-Academic Appeal Policy Link
AC-REG-PRO-001 Academic and Non-Academic Appeal Procedure Link
AC-REG-POL-002 Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-003 Academic Standing Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-003 Academic Standing Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-019 Access to Student Academic Records Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-019 Access to Student Academic Records Procedure Link
HR-2 Accommodation Policy Link
AC-REG-POL-005 Attendance Policy and Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-004 Borderline Grades Policy  Link
AC-REG-POL-009 Course Management Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-009 Course Outline Procedure  Link
AC-POL-031 Distance and Part Time Examination Invigilation Policy  Link
AC-REG-POL-010 Examination Invigilation Policy  Link
AC-POL-034 Fair Dealing Policy on the Use of Copyright-Protected Works *  Link
AC-PRO-034 Fair Dealing Procedure on the Use of Copyright-Protected Works Link
AC-REG-012 Grading Policy and Procedure  Link
AC-POL-036 Graduation Policy Link
AC-POL-038 International Student Admissions Policy*  Link 
AC-REG-POL-016 Leave of Absence Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-016 Leave of Absence Procedure  Link
AC-REG-017 Letter of Reference Policy and Procedure  Link
AC-REG-018 Lost or Missing Assessments Policy and Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-015 Missed Compulsory Evaluations Policy  Link
AC-POL-032 Out of Province Admission Policy  Link
AC-POL-035 Privacy Policy  Link
AC-PRO-033 Seat Purchase Procedure  Link
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy  Link
CP-200-008 Social Media Policy Link
 AC-REG-POL-023 Student Academic Records Policy  Link
 AC-REG-PRO-023 Student Academic Records Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-021 Student Readmission Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-021 Student Readmission Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-024 Transcript Policy  Link
AC-REG-POL-025 Transfer Credit Policy  Link
AC-REG-POL-025 Transfer Credit Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-028 Tuition Fee Refund Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-028 Tuition Fee Refund Procedure  Link
AC-REG-POL-022 Withdrawal Policy  Link
AC-REG-PRO-022 Withdrawal Procedure *  Link
 AC-TOR-029 Academic Approval Council (AAC) Link
 AC-TOR-030 Faculty Liaison Committee (FLC) Link
AC-TOR-037 Honorary Diploma Committee (HDC) Link
 AC-TOR-027 Program Advisory Council (PAC) Link
 AC-TOR-028 Promotions Review Committee (PRC) Link
Academic Link

Applied Educational Research

Policy Number Policy Name View
AC-AER-001 Activities Requiring REB Review Link
AC-AER-006 Adverse Event Reporting Link
AC-AER-030 DRST Review Link
AC-AER-031 DRST Submission Requirements and Administration Link
AC-AER-002 Informed Consent Requirements and Documentation Link
AC-AER-003 Investigator Conflict of Interest Link
AC-AER-004 Investigator Qualifications and Responsibility Link
AC-AER-005 Non-Compliance Policy Link
AC-AER-007 REB Amendments, Changes and Notification Link
AC-AER-032 REB Authority and Purpose Link
AC-AER-008 REB Communications with Investigators Link
AC-AER-009 REB Communications with Participants Link
AC-AER-011 REB Composition and Management Link
AC-AER-010 REB Continuing Review Link
AC-AER-012 REB Decision Determination Link
AC-AER-013 REB Delegated Review Link
AC-AER-014 REB Documentation Link
AC-AER-028 REB Initial Review Link
AC-AER-015 REB Member Conflict of Interest Link
AC-AER-029 REB Member Duties Link
AC-AER-016 REB Reconsideration Appeals Link
AC-AER-017 REB Review Process Link
AC-AER-018 REB Signing Authority Link
AC-AER-019 REB SOP Development and Maintenance Link
AC-AER-020 REB Study Identifier, logs, key files Link
AC-AER-021 REB Submisison Requirements and Administrative Review Link
AC-AER-025 REB Suspensions/Terminations of REB Approval Link
AC-AER-022 REB Training and Education of Related Staff Link
AC-AER-023 Research Exempt from REB Review Link
AC-AER-024 Study Completion Link
AC-AER-026 U.S. Based or Funded Research Link
AC-AER-027 Use of another REB as the Board of Record Link

Clinical Education

*indicates new or revised for Fall 2017

Policy Number Policy Name View


Clinical Placement Policy


Clinical Placement Procedure



Professional Development Allotment for Clinical Coordinators and Adjunct Professors Policy



Professional Development Allotment for Clinical Coordinators and Adjunct Professors Procedure

 HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy  Link


 Social Media Policy  Link


Storage and Return of Student Documentation from Clinical Partners Policy



Storage and Return of Student Documentation from Clinical Partners Procedure Link


Tuition Payment for Extensions in Clinical Courses Policy Link


Policy Number Policy Name  View
Video Surveillance
Parking Policy
Key Control Policy
Emergency Response Plan


Policy Number Policy Name  View
Education Loans Policy Link
Employee Purchase Program for Personal Computers Policy Link
TBC Procurement Policy Link
Expenditure Policy Link

 Human Resources

Policy Number Policy Name View


Accessibility Standards for Customer Service Policy


Accommodation Policy



Commitment to Accessibility Policy



Contract Employees – Independent Contractors Policy


Faculty and Staff Professional Credentials Policy



Harassment and Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedure



Health & Safety Policy



Professionalism Policy



Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy


Student Success Network

*indicates new or revised for Fall 2017

Policy Number Policy Name View
AC-SN-004 Mask/Respirator Fit Policy Link
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy Link
CP-200-08 Social Media Policy Link
AC-SN-003 Student Communicable Disease Policy Link
AC-SN-002 Student Health and Vulnerable Sector Check Policy Link
AC-SN-001 Student Incident Reporting Policy Link
AC-SN-005 Student Incident Reporting Procedure Link