International House Policies
Harassment or Discrimination (Under Review)
Harassment & discrimination have no place in International House.
The University's Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedures apply to International House. This policy and prodcedure can be accessed at Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Policy and Resolution Procedure.
Complaints or concerns in this area may be directed in the first instance to the Director, Deputy Director or a Senior Resident.
The procedure for resolving student grievances not involving harassment or discrimination are set out at Student Grievances, Appeals and Applications.
For the purposes of applying this procedure, “The relevant University officer” means the Director (or in the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director) “the Principal Officer” means the Chairperson of the Council of International House (or in the absence of the Chairperson, the Deputy Chairperson).
International House Policy on Alcohol and Appropriate Behaviour
The University’s Policy and Guidelines on Consumption of Alcohol apply to International House. This policy is available online at: University's Policy and Guidelines on Consumption of Alcohol and the University's Liquor Accord.
In addition, International House requires all residents to conduct themselves within the House in a manner which:
- is not threatening or abusive to other people or property;
- does not interfere with the ability of other residents to study, sleep or enjoy the amenity of the House; and does not in any way diminish or threaten the physical safety of the House or of any person in the House.
International House Election of Fellows
Below is the policy for the nomination and election of International House Fellows.
1. Persons eligible for appointment are those who have already made an outstanding contribution to the House.
2. The number of Fellows will be limited to 40 or as determined from time to time by the Council.
3. A Fellowship is held for life or until it is resigned.
4. Council will offer a Fellowship, recommendations being called for annually and submitted to Council by a panel of three Councillors.
5. Fellows will not be ex-officio members of Council, but a person may be both a Councillor and a Fellow.
6. A certificate will be presented to each Fellow.