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Non-academic misconduct

The purposes of disciplinary sanctions are:

  1. To affirm BCIT’s standards of behaviour.
  2. To repair harm that has been done or restore what has been damaged.
  3. To guide the student in making appropriate choices in the future.

Many factors are considered when determining sanctions, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Nature and severity of the violation
  • Role of the student in the incident
  • Student’s attitude and understanding of the situation
  • Student’s prior disciplinary record
  • Impact on others
  • Likelihood the student may be a danger to the Institute community
  • Other aggravating or mitigating factors

Types of sanctions

  • Verbal warning
  • Written warning
  • Performance contract
  • Suspension of privileges
  • Restorative justice solutions
  • Restriction on accessing parts of the campus
  • Restriction on access to any BCIT campus
  • Restriction on further registration in BCIT courses or programs
  • Suspension from the institute
  • Expulsion