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Academic Integrity

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) students are required to comply with the standards of Student Academic Integrity (ED 5-0) policy. “It is the responsibility of TRU employees to take reasonable steps to prevent and to detect acts of academic dishonesty. It is an instructor's responsibility to confront a student when such an act is suspected and to take appropriate action if academic dishonesty, in the opinion of the instructor, has occurred.” - Student Academic Integrity (ED 5-0).

To help students learn more about the process for cases related to Academic Integrity read through this infographic.

The Academic Integrity Committee is a Sub-Committee of TRU Senate. Support to students, Faculty, Open Learning Faculty, Staff, Administration and the Committee is provided by the Office of Student Affairs. Additional guidance for Faculty and Open Learning Faculty is provided by the Office of Student Affairs and CELT. The Office of Student Affairs reports to Senate annually regarding statistics, trends and educational activities related to academic integrity in accordance with the policy.

For more information about Academic Integrity please click here.

Student Case Management and Care Team

Student Case Managers respond to all members of the university community to assist with the navigation of university policy and process and connect individuals to available supports.

The Care Team is a collaborative interdisciplinary team of campus members that meets weekly to identify ways in which to proactively support students of concern. The Team's primary function is to support the safety of the university community and connect students of concern to available support services. The Care Team is chaired by the Director of Student Affairs and consists of a team of professionals from several university units including Student Affairs, Residences, International Student Services, Accessibility Services, Counselling, Campus Security, and Office of Safety & Emergency Management.

Early Alert

Anyone in the campus community who has concerns for a student experiencing difficulty can contact Early Alert. Early Alert engages faculty and staff in identifying students experiencing academic difficulty and connects those students to TRU resources and support services.

The sooner a student experiencing difficulty is connected to the Early Alert Learning Strategist, the more time the student will have to improve their academic performance and successfully complete their course or program.

For more information about Early Alert please click here.

Sexualized Violence Prevention & Response

Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response Managers (SVPRM) are available to anyone who has experienced sexualized or intimate partner violence, regardless of whether the experience was recent or in the past, or if they wish to formally report to TRU or the RCMP. Supports are available to all faculty, staff and students, and people of all genders and sexual orientations.

The SVPRMs also develops and delivers education and prevention programming to all of campus, and plays a key role in supporting the ongoing implementation of TRU’s Sexualized Violence policy. The SVPRMs is a specialized team within the Office of Student Affairs and can be reached for an appointment by calling 250-828-5023 or at the main Student Services reception desk in Old Main Room 1631.

Please stop by the new Sexualized Violence Response & Education office in OM 1631 to access resources and available support.

For more information about Sexualized Violence Prevention & Response please click here.

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