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Current Students

As you navigate through your years with us at Algoma U, we’re here to provide guidance so that you’re never feeling alone. We believe in going the extra mile to ensure your personal success by providing a range of academic and social supports for the entire student population. From this, you will acquire a strong foundation that meets the challenges and opportunities that come during and after university.

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Student Success

Algoma University is committed to ensuring that our students succeed and have the most enjoyable University experience. Take advantage of a variety of academic support services to ensure academic success as well as career planning tips.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning engages students in hands-on experiences that connect theory to practice, and builds transferable skills highly sought after by employers. In other words, participating in EL as part of your university experience can help you connect to your future career!

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Our Courses

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Exam Schedules

For information on the time, date, and location of exams at Algoma U, please view the exam schedule.

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Academic Dishonesty

Q: What happens when I’ve been accused of committing an act of academic dishonesty?

A: Academic dishonesty follows the Disciplinary Regulations on Academic Dishonesty Policy (PDF). The professor may assign penalties as outlined in the policy by completing and submitting an Academic Dishonesty Form (PDF). The student shall be contacted for an Appeals Committee to hear the evidence of the professor and student.

Grade Appeals

Q: How long do I have to appeal a grade?

A: A student must initiate an appeal of a grade at any time before, or within 15 days of the release of the official report of grades for the course involved.

 

Q: Can I appeal a single paper or exam?

A: Yes, a student can appeal a single assignment, test, essay, or the final grade for a course 15 days after receiving the official mark.

 

Q: What is the appeal process?

A: An outline of the appeal process can be found in the Grade Appeal Policy.

Other Academic Policies

Sexual Misconduct

Q: What do I do if I’m a victim of sexual misconduct?

A: You should go to a safe place immediately and contact campus security (24/7) at 705-949-2301 ext. 4444, 911, someone you trust, or attend the Sault Area Hospital’s Emergency Room and request to see a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. From there different options will be available to you such as seeking medical attention, reporting, counselling, or other supports you choose to access.

  • Share with someone you trust. Let them know what you need.
  • Seek medical care if you have concerns about injuries, STI’s, pregnancy, or for forensic documentation.  We can help you or accompany you to a healthcare provider.
  • Contact the Student Services Advisor or a member of the Campus Response Team.

Q: What if someone close to me has experienced sexual misconduct?

A: It is important to ensure the person is safe. Make sure they are away from the perpetrator, and if they are in immediate danger contact campus security or 911 immediately. Always provide them support and listen, without judgment. Support is crucial for survivors, so helping them seek options on campus and off campus is helpful. This may be Student Services, reporting to the police or to the Sexual Assault Care Centre.

Q: Where can I find more information?

A: The Sexual Misconduct Policy (PDF) or Poster (PDF) contains important information about Algoma U’s community and sexual violence and misconduct.

Respectful Workplace

Q: What if I have a concern about the behaviour of a staff or faculty member?

A: If you have a complaint or concern about a staff or faculty member’s behaviour you may contact equity@algomau.ca. You can also review the Respectful Workplace Policy (PDF) to see what Code of Conduct applies to staff and faculty at Algoma U. Any breach of the Code of Conduct – Respectful Workplace Policy should be reported within 7 days of learning about the breach or observing it.

Q: If I am a student worker and have a complaint about workplace violence, harassment, or safety, who do I contact?

A: You may contact equity@aglomau.ca with your concern.

Other Non-Academic/Student Life Policies