All Humber community members have rights that are protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code as well as the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. These rights are subject to limitations as described by law and some activities (rights) that are acceptable in a public place may not be appropriate in certain contexts in an institution of higher education.
Students have a right to have these Academic Regulations as well as all other Humber policies and procedures adhered to, in order to ensure an ethical, positive, and optimal learning environment based on procedural fairness and academic integrity.
Students have a right to procedural fairness in the investigation and determination of responsibility as it relates to these Academic Regulations. These rights include:
- the right to a fair hearing including being made aware of and given an opportunity to respond to, correct or contradict any evidence available, in person and/or in writing;
- the right to appeal based on the conditions explained in the “Appeals” section of the Academic Regulations; and
- the right to have an advisor or support person of their choice present at any hearing or meeting, if desired.