30.4.3 Levels of Sanctions

30.4.3(1)       Minor Sanctions

30.4.3(1) a       Instructors have the authority to dismiss a Student from Class for no more than 3 hours of Class time for disturbing, disrupting or otherwise interfering with a Class.  In cases where a single class meeting is longer than 3 hours, the Student may be dismissed from that entire class.  In the case of an online course, the Instructor may bar the Student from any online activities related to the Class for a maximum of one week, or equivalent to 3 hours in-class time.  See 30.3.4(1) (CLRC 28 FEB 2002) (CLRC 30 MAY 2002) (CLRC 25 APR 2013)

30.4.3(1) b       Unit Directors have the authority to impose the following sanctions on a Student based on a finding that the Student has committed an offence under this Code relating to the Director’s unit.  

30.4.3(1) b.i     Reprimand.

30.4.3(1) b.ii    Fine, in an amount not to exceed $100 per Student. 

30.4.3(1) b.iii   Suspension of specified Essential University Services or Resources for a period of not more than 10 Working Days.  

30.4.3(1) b.iv   Suspension of specified Non-essential University Services or Resources for a period of not more than one year.

30.4.3(1) c       University of Alberta Protective Services members have the authority to issue the following sanctions in violation notices:

30.4.3(1) c.i     Fine, in an amount not to exceed $100 for Inappropriate Behaviour toward Members of the University Community not including Disruption of Class [30.3.4(1)a], Discrimination [30.3.4(2)], sexual or physical contact with another person without that person’s consent [30.3.4(6)a] or harassment or sexual harassment [30.3.4(6)d];             

30.4.3(1) c.ii    Fine, in an amount not to exceed $50 for Inappropriate Use of University Property and Resources [30.3.5]; 

30.4.3(1) c.iii   Fine, in an amount not to exceed $50 for Other Offences [30.3.6] not including Alcohol Provision and Consumption;                    

30. 4.3(1) c.iv  Restitution in addition to or in lieu of any other applicable fine in an amount not to exceed $500.

30.4.3(2)       Intermediate Sanctions 

30.4.3(2) a      Based on a finding that a Student has committed an offence under this Code, the Dean of the Faculty in which the offence occurred has the authority to impose Minor Sanctions and one or more of the following intermediate Sanctions:  (GFC 24 SEP 2007)

30.4.3(2) a.i    a mark reduction or a mark of 0 on any term work or examination for reason of Inappropriate Academic Behaviour; (GFC 24 SEP 2007)

30.4.3(2) a.ii   Reduction of a grade in a course;

30.4.3(2) a.iii  a grade of F for a course;  CLRC 27 MAR 2003)

30.4.3(2) a.iv  a remark on a transcript of 8 (or 9 for failing graduate student grades), indicating Inappropriate Academic Behaviour, in addition to 30.4.3(2) a.i, 30.4.3(2) a.ii or 30.4.3(2) a.iii; (CLRC 27 MAR 2003)  (CLRC 25 NOV 2004)

30.4.3(2) a.v   Suspension of specified Essential University Service or Resource for a period of 10 Working Days to one year;

30.4.3(2) a.vi  Suspension of a specified Non-essential University Services or Resource for a period of one to three years;

30.4.3(2) a.vii  a Fine in an amount not to exceed $500 per Student;

30.4.3(2) a.viii    Conduct Probation; and

30.4.3(2) a.ix     Exclusion from all or specified areas of the University for a specified period of time. 

30.4.3(2) b        The Dean has the authority to impose one or more of the following sanctions in addition to or in lieu of Minor Sanctions based on a finding that the Student has committed an application-related offence under this Code.  (EXEC 04 MAY 2009)

30.4.3(2) b.i      Refusal to consider applications for admission for up to five years, or permanently. (EXEC 04 MAY 2009)

30.4.3(2) b.ii    Rescission of an Admission Offer; (EXEC 04 MAY 2009)

30.4.3(3)       Severe Sanctions

The Discipline Officer has the authority to impose Minor, Intermediate and the following Severe Sanctions.  When the Discipline Officer finds that a Student has committed an offence under this Code:  (1) any sanctions imposed by a Dean or Unit Director shall remain in effect; (2) the Discipline Officer may impose one or more sanctions in addition to any sanction(s) that may have been imposed by a Dean or Unit Director. (GFC 24 SEP 2007)

When the UAB finds that a student has committed an offence under this Code, the UAB has full authority to impose Minor, Intermediate and the following Severe Sanctions:  (GFC 24 SEP 2007)

30.4.3(3) a    Exclusion from all or specified areas of the University for an unspecified period of time;

30.4.3(3) b    Expulsion;

30.4.3(3) c    Suspension;

30.4.3(3) d    Suspension of specified Essential University Services or Resources for more than one year;

30.4.3(3) e    Suspension of a Degree already awarded;

30.4.3(3) f     Rescission of a Degree already awarded;

30.4.3(3) g    an order for Restitution; and

30.4.3(3) h    a Fine not to exceed $2000.