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

Policy Number Policy Name
AC-REG-POL-001 Academic and Non-Academic Appeal Policy
AC-REG-PRO-001 Academic and Non-Academic Appeal Procedure
AC-REG-POL-002 Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure
AC-REG-POL-003 Academic Standing Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-003 Academic Standing Procedure**
AC-REG-POL-019 Access to Student Academic Records Policy
AC-REG-PRO-019 Access to Student Academic Records Procedure
AC-SSN-006 Accessibility & Accommodation Policy*
AC-REG-POL-005 Attendance Policy and Procedure
AC-REG-POL-004 Borderline Grades Policy**
AC-REG-POL-009 Course Management Policy
AC-REG-PRO-009 Course Outline Procedure
AC-POL-031 Distance and Part Time Examination Invigilation Policy*
AC-REG-POL-010 Examination Invigilation Policy
AC-POL-034 Fair Dealing Policy on the Use of Copyright-Protected Works*
AC-PRO-034 Fair Dealing Procedure on the Use of Copyright-Protected Works
AC-REG-012 Grading Policy and Procedure
AC-POL-036 Graduation Policy*
AC-POL-038 International Student Admissions Policy*
AC-REG-POL-016 Leave of Absence Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-016 Leave of Absence Procedure**
AC-REG-017 Letter of Reference Policy and Procedure
AC-REG-018 Lost or Missing Assessments Policy and Procedure
AC-REG-POL-015 Missed Compulsory Evaluations Policy
AC-POL-032 Out of Province Admission Policy*
AC-POL-035 Privacy Policy*
AC-PRO-033 Seat Purchase Procedure**
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy
CP-200-008 Social Media Policy
AC-REG-POL-023 Student Academic Records Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-023 Student Academic Records Procedure**
AC-REG-POL-021 Student Readmission Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-021 Student Readmission Procedure**
AC-REG-POL-024 Transcript Policy and Procedure
AC-REG-POL-025 Transfer Credit Policy*
AC-REG-POL-025 Transfer Credit Procedure*
AC-REG-POL-028 Tuition Fee Refund Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-028 Tuition Fee Refund Procedure**
AC-REG-POL-022 Withdrawal Policy**
AC-REG-PRO-022 Withdrawal Procedure *
AC-TOR-029 Academic Approval Council (AAC)*
AC-TOR-030 Faculty Liaison Committee (FLC)*
AC-TOR-037 Honorary Diploma Committee (HDC)
AC-TOR-027 Program Advisory Council (PAC)*
AC-TOR-028 Promotions Review Committee (PRC)
Academic Service Standards*

*reviewed and revised for Fall 2017
**reviewed for Fall 2017, no revisions required

Applied Educational Research

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

Clinical Education

Policy Number Policy Name
AC-CLI-POL-006 Clinical Placement Policy
AC-CLI-PRO-006 Clinical Placement Procedure
AC-CLI-POL-007 Professional Development Allotment for Clinical Coordinators and Adjunct Professors Policy
AC-CLI-PRO-007 Professional Development Allotment for Clinical Coordinators and Adjunct Professors Procedure
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy
CP-200-008 Social Media Policy
AC-CLI-POL-008 Storage and Return of Student Documentation from Clinical Partners Policy
AC-CLI-PRO-008 Storage and Return of Student Documentation from Clinical Partners Procedure
AC-CLI-POL-011 Tuition Payment for Extensions in Clinical Courses Policy

*indicates new or revised for Fall 2017


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


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

Human Resources

Policy Number Policy Name
HR-1 Accessibility Standards for Customer Service Policy
HR-2 Accommodation Policy
HR-34 Commitment to Accessibility Policy
HR-7 Contract Employees – Independent Contractors Policy
HR-12 Faculty and Staff Professional Credentials Policy
HR-14 Harassment and Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedure
HR-26 Health & Safety Policy
HR-28 Professionalism Policy
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy
HR-19 Minor Emergency Weather Related Closures Policy
HR Minor Emergency Weather Related Closures (Decision Making Process)

Student Success Network

Policy Number Policy Name
AC-SSN-006 Accessibility & Accommodation Policy*
AC-SN-004 Mask/Respirator Fit Policy**
HR-13 Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy
CP-200-08 Social Media Policy
AC-SN-003 Student Communicable Disease Policy**
AC-SN-002 Student Health and Vulnerable Sector Check Policy
AC-SN-001 Student Incident Reporting Policy**
AC-SN-005 Student Incident Reporting Procedure**

**Reviewed for Fall 2017, no revisions required

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