Campus-wide Policies and Regulations

Definitions

In this section, "Policies and Regulations," and throughout the Academic Calendar, unless the context requires otherwise:

"Cheating" and similar terms includes but is not limited to: falsifying any material subject to academic evaluation, including research data; engaging in unauthorized collaborative work; having in an examination any materials (including devices) other than those permitted by the examiner; and using unauthorized means to complete an examination (e.g., receiving unauthorized assistance from a fellow student). See Student Conduct during Exmainations (www.calendar.ubc.ca/okanagan/index.cfm?tree=3,41,89,1009), and Academic Misconduct;

"Committee," under the heading "Senate Committee on Appeals of Standing and Discipline," means the University Senate's Committee on Appeals of Standing and Discipline;

"Committee of the Senate" or reference to a committee of the Senate means the committee designated for the purpose by the University Senate;

"Days," when referring to a number of days, means working days and will not be construed as including Saturdays and Sundays or any other days on which the University is closed, unless required otherwise by the context;

"Dean of the Faculty" will be deemed to refer, where necessary, to any other appropriate officer of the University;

"Dean’s Office" means the dean of the faculty of the course in which the student is enrolled and includes a faculty member designated by the dean to represent the faculty;

"Enrolment Services" means the Registrar and includes a person designated by the Registrar to represent Enrolment Services;

"Faculty" will be deemed to include, where necessary, any other appropriate administrative unit of the University;

"Initiator" means the party that refers an allegation of academic misconduct to the President's Committee. Normally, a Dean's Office refers allegations but, on occasion, Enrolment Services may also refer allegations to the President's Committee;

"Office of the University Counsel" means the University Counsel and includes a person designated by the University Counsel to represent the Office of the University Counsel;

"Plagiarism" is defined as outlined in Academic Misconduct;

"President's Committee" means the President's Advisory Committee on Student Discipline as the President may designate for the University, by campus or otherwise;

"Senate" or "University Senate" means the Okanagan Senate of The University of British Columbia or the Council of Senates of The University of British Columbia, as required in the context;

"Senate Committee" means the Senate Committee on Appeals of Standing and Discipline;

"UBCcard" means the official identification card for students of the University issued by Student Information & Services;

"UBC Okanagan" means the parts of the University for which the Okanagan Senate has responsibility for academic governance and powers under section 37 of the University Act (the Act), as determined by the Board of Governors pursuant to section 3.1 of the Act;

"UBC Vancouver" means the parts of the University for which the Vancouver Senate has responsibility for academic governance and powers under section 37 of the University Act (the Act), as determined by the Board of Governors pursuant to section 3.1 of the Act;

"University Act" means the British Columbia University Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 468, or its successor, unless otherwise stated.


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