Current Consultations

Review of the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

Summary

Students, staff, faculty, and librarians are invited to provide feedback on the Review of the Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment. Section VIII of the Policy states that “the University will conduct a review of this policy every three years that will include members of the University community, including students, staff and faculty, and will amend the Policy as appropriate.” As the last review took place in 2019, we are launching the next policy review process at this time.

All interested U of T Community Members are encouraged to participate in the consultation phase of the review which will run October 2021 – February 2022.

Applicable to

All University of Toronto students, staff, faculty, and librarians

Status

The online consultation form is open until February 2022 and available via this website. Open Consultations Sessions will be held in Winter 2022; information about dates and registration will also be on this website.


Past Consultations

Review of the Role of Campus Safety Services in Student Mental Health Crises

Summary

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to provide feedback on the Review of the Role of Campus Safety Services in Student Mental Health Crises.

This review is being conducted in parallel with the implementation of recommendations from the Final Report of the Presidential and Provostial Task Force on Student Mental Health, as well as the Administrative Response to the Final Report.

Your feedback is very important to us as we engage in this review and we encourage you to participate in the online consultation process.

Applicable to:

University of Toronto Students

Status:

The on-line consultation form closed November 30, 2021. The Reviewers will provide a report to the Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity and the Vice-Provost, Students.


“Review of the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy”

Summary

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to provide feedback on the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy.

The University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy was approved by Governing Council in 2018. The Policy includes a provision which requires that a review of the Policy be conducted in the third academic year of its operation, and that the Provost report to the Governing Council about that review. As this is the third year of the Policy, the Provost has initiated a review process.

Your feedback is very important to us as we engage in this review and we encourage you to participate in the online consultation process.

Applicable to:

University of Toronto Students

Status:

The on-line consultation form closed November 30, 2021. The Reviewers will share their report with Governing Council during the 2021-2022 academic year.


Policy on the Recognition of Student Groups

Summary

We invited students, staff, and faculty to provide comments on the proposed changes to the Policy on the Recognition of Campus Groups (proposed new name: Policy on the Recognition of Student Groups). The consultation period on the proposed changes to the Policy was February 11 to May 4, 2020.

Applicable to:

University of Toronto students

Status:

Approved by Governing Council on June 25, 2020.


“University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy”

Summary

We invited students, staff and faculty to provide comments on the latest version of the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy.

Applicable to:

University of Toronto students (see Policy for definition of “Student”)

Status:

Approved by Governing Council on June 27, 2018.


“Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment”

If you or someone you know has experienced sexual violence and requires assistance, please access the safety programs and resources available to students, staff, and faculty both on- and off-campus.

Applicable to:

All members of the University of Toronto community

Status:

Approved by Governing Council on December 15, 2016.


“Policy on Open, Accessible and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations”

Applicable to:

University of Toronto Student Societies and Recognized Campus Groups

Status:

Approved by Governing Council on June 23, 2016