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This page contains information for members of the university who wish to make a complaint under the Student Code of Conduct (B.701).
If you have witnessed or been a victim of disruptive or threatening behaviour by a student, the university encourages you to report it to the Office of Student Affairs by contacting:
When considering whether or not to make a complaint, the University also encourages informal resolution between parties. The Conflict Resolution Advisor is available to assist in these cases by provided coaching, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution.
When a complaint is made to the Office of Student Affairs, the available information will be assessed to determine if an investigation can move forward. To assist with this process, we ask that you have the following information ready to share (where applicable and possible):
The Office of Student Affairs may ask that you attend additional meetings and/or complete a written statement to assist with this initial assessment.
In assessing whether or not a complaint is able to move forward, the Office of Student Affairs will consider the following:
Should your complaint proceed to a formal investigation, you may be asked to attend additional meetings and/or Student Conduct Board hearings to provide further information. This may also include any appeals process or legal review that occurs after the conclusion of the investigation.
Please not that, due to privacy legislation, the Office of Student Affairs may not be able to share some information related to the outcome or sanctioning related to your complaint.
A Note on Confidentiality: While we value and protect your confidentiality as a complainant in this process, it is important that you are aware that we are required to share your name and testimony with the Respondent in the event that a complaint made by you leads to a formal investigation.
Student Code of Conduct (B.701)
Student Code of Conduct Board (B.701.1)
Student Code of Conduct Procedures (B.701.2)
Rights and Responsibilities (E. 702)
IT - Student Use (E.704)
Weapons Policy (E. 505)
Cheating and Plagiarism (S1999-01)
Harassment Policy (E. 501)
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.