Policies & Procedures

Please note this page is being revised and does not contain a complete list of NSCC's policies and procedures. If you have questions about NSCC policies and/or procedures, please email .

Academic Accommodations

Academic Accommodations Policy (PDF 38.1KB) – updated: 09/04/2015

Academic Accommodations Procedures (PDF 50.3KB) – updated: 09/04/2015

Academic Achievement and Enrolment

Academic Performance Policy (PDF 34KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

Academic Probation Policy (PDF 40KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

Academic Probation Procedure (PDF 34KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

College Credentials Policy (PDF 31KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

Course Load Policy (PDF 44KB) – updated: 05/01/2017

Evaluation Policy (PDF 57KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

Graduation Requirements & Program Progression Policy (PDF 33KB) – updated: 01/30/2017

Graduation Requirements & Program Progression Procedure (PDF 32KB) – updated: 01/01/2017

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity Policy (PDF 39KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Academic Integrity Procedures – Student (PDF 38KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Academic Misconduct Report Form (PDF 129KB) – updated: 09/30/2015

Academic Misconduct Decision Form (PDF 101KB) – updated: 09/30/2015


Admissions Policy (PDF 39KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Applied Learning

Applied Learning Policy (PDF 63KB) - new: 10/01/2016


Email Policy (PDF 46KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Accessing NSCC Internal Email Distribution Lists – Procedures (PDF 164KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Emailing a Large Number of External Recipients – Procedures (PDF 113KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Requesting a Generic NSCC Email Address – Procedures (PDF 113KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Email Best Practices (PDF 213KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Approved Email Signature (Employees Only)

Social Media Policy (PDF 161KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Establishing a Social Media Account – Procedures (PDF 137KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Establishing a Social Media Account – Form (PDF 110KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Establishing a Social Media Account for Academic Purposes – Procedures (PDF 32KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Establishing a Social Media Account for Academic Purposes – Form (PDF 81KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Social Media Guidelines (PDF 680KB) – updated: 10/02/2015

Web Policy (PDF 83KB) –new: 06/01/2017

Computer Usage

Computer Usage Policy


Use of Copyright Materials Policy (PDF 34.9KB) – updated: 09/04/2015

Diversity and Inclusion

Employment Equity Policy (PDF 58KB) – new: 07/01/2017

Drug and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol Use Policy (PDF 102KB) – new: 09/01/2016

Employee Code of Conduct

Employee Code of Conduct (PDF 63KB) – new: 01/30/2017

Employee Code of Conduct: Appendix A - Examples of Breaches (PDF 53KB) – new: 01/30/2017

Employee Conflict of Interest and Commitment

Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy (PDF 33KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Conflict of Interest and Commitment Procedures (PDF 21KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Conflict of Interest and Commitment Guidelines (PDF 40KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Conflict of Interest and Commitment – Appendix A – Examples (PDF 25KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Declaration of Potential Conflict of Interest and Commitment – Form (PDF 49KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Employee Workplace Accommodations

Employee Workplace Accommodations Policy (PDF 49KB) – new: 01/09/2017

Facilities Management

Facilities Use and Rentals Policy (PDF 31KB) - new: 10/01/2016

Facilities Use and Rentals Procedures (PDF 98KB) - new: 10/01/2016


Fundraising Policy (PDF 63KB) – new: 09/01/2016

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Policy (PDF 82KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety Policy (PDF 36KB) – updated: 01/30/2017


Password Policy

Payment Card Industry

Payment Card Industry Policy (PDF 45KB) – new: 12/01/2016

Privacy and Confidentiality

Confidentiality of Student Information Policy (PDF 32KB) – new: 01/01/2017


Procurement Policy (PDF 47KB) - new: 10/01/2016

Procurement Procedures (PDF 391KB) - new: 04/20/2017

Reimbursement of Expenses and Entertainment

Entertainment Policy (PDF 264KB) – updated: 09/30/2015

Travel Expense Claim Form (XLS 152KB) – updated: 10/01/2016

Travel and Reimbursement Policy (PDF 115KB) – updated: 12/01/2016

Research Ethics

Research Ethics Board Policy (PDF 78KB) – updated: 12/18/2015

Research Integrity Policy (PDF 48KB) - new: 10/01/2016

Respectful Workplace and Learning Environment (Discrimination and Harassment)

Respectful Workplace and Learning Environment Policy (PDF 61.7KB) – updated: 09/04/2015

Respectful Workplace and Learning Environment – Procedures (PDF 144KB) – new: 05/01/2017

Risk Management

Risk Management Policy (PDF 54KB) - new: 10/01/2016

Safe Disclosure "Whistleblowing"

Safe Disclosure Policy (PDF 42KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Safe Disclosure Procedures (PDF 40KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

NSCC Safe Disclosure Form (PDF 52KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Safe Disclosure FAQs for Employees (PDF 58KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Safe Disclosure FAQs for Managers (PDF 54KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Safe Disclosure FAQs for Subjects of Investigation (PDF 47KB) – updated: 01/19/2016

Student Appeals

Student Appeals Policy (PDF 6KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Student Appeals Procedures (PDF 37KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Application for Formal Appeal Form (PDF 99KB) – updated: 09/30/2015

Formal Appeal Panel Decision Form (PDF 96.5KB) – updated: 09/30/2015

Student Code of Conduct (replaces Great Expectations)

Student Code of Conduct Policy (PDF 73.9KB) – updated: 09/04/2015

Student Code of Conduct Procedures (PDF 50KB) – updated: 09/01/2016

Student Misconduct Report Form (Fillable PDF 164KB) – updated: 10/01/2016

Student Misconduct Decision Form (Fillable PDF 143KB) – updated: 10/01/2016

Student Printing

Student Printing Policy


Sustainability Policy (PDF 46KB) – updated: 01/30/2017

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