NorQuest College is committed to maintaining high standards of academic performance and integrity in order that all students may benefit equally from the opportunity to pursue their education in a learning environment that is characterized by high levels of fairness, trustworthiness, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
It is incumbent upon all members of the NorQuest community to uphold these standards by ensuring that they inform themselves and others of the fundamental importance of these standards.
NorQuest College is committed to maintaining high standards of non-academic conduct in order to foster a learning environment conducive to the personal, educational, and social development and well-being of all its students. To this end, the college has identified standards of acceptable conduct that promote the maintenance of a safe, respectful, inclusive, and supportive environment that benefits all students equally.
Non-academic misconduct may be defined broadly as any behaviour that:
Common examples of non-academic misconduct include, but are not limited to, the following behaviours:
The primary responsibility for managing the classroom environment rests with the individual instructor. Students who engage in any prohibited or unlawful behaviour that results in disruption of a class or other supervised academic activity may be directed by the instructor to immediately leave the instructional area until the incident can be satisfactorily resolved. If necessary, Campus Security may be
contacted to escort the student from the area and, if required, from the campus itself. Persistent disruptive behaviour may result in a formal allegation of non-academic misconduct under the Code.
For more information about this procedure, contact OSJA@norquest.ca.