Policies

Yukon University policies address broad issues that weave the values and aspirations of the institution, guiding the institution in its decision making. All approved policies and their procedures are found on this page.

Operational policy

Governs the operations of the University. These include matters of safety and security, human resources, marketing, and student services.

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Academic policy

Directs academic activities that affect teaching, research, learning, student experience and the quality of programming or programs offered.

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Board policy

Provides governance and accountability, manages matters of finance, and sets strategic direction for the institution. The Board also has policies that deal with its self-governance and internal affairs.

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Guidelines and protocols

Outlines recommendations, direction, or best practices where specific policies and procedures do not exist.

Guidelines and protocols

Board Policies

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BOG 00.0

Board of Governors Bylaws

Bylaws for the Yukon University Board of Governors.
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BOG 00.0 - Board of Governors Bylaws
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BOG 01.0

Yukon University Board Responsibilities

The Board will focus on overall direction, policy and performance of the University, and delegate to the President the responsibility for management.
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BOG 01.0 - Yukon University Board Responsibilities
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BOG 02.0

Board Member Responsibilities

An effective Board of Governors is composed of dedicated, knowledgeable Board members. This policy outlines member responsibilities.
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BOG 02.0 - Board Member Responsibilities Policy
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BOG 03.0

Yukon University President Responsibilities

The President is accountable to the Board. The Board instructs through written policies and delegates implementation to the President. The responsibilities of the President are to be consistent with the legislation, job description, and as outlined in Board Policy. Permalink
BOG 04.0

Board/Board Member Protocol

Yukon University Board members are expected to be representatives of the University and responsive to the needs of Yukoners.
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BOG 04.0 - Board/Board Member Protocol Policy
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BOG 05.0

Code of Conduct

The Board of Governors commits itself and its members to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct, in which their actions and behaviors uphold the principles of integrity, respect, and accountability.
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BOG 05.0 - Code of Conduct Policy
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BOG 06.0

Board Governance

The Board’s Governance Committee is established with the purpose of carrying out regular reviews of Board policies.
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BOG 06.0 - Board Governance Policy
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BOG 07.0

Monitoring President's Performance

The primary purpose of performance evaluation is to improve employee competence and effectiveness.
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BOG 07.0 - Monitoring President's Performance Policy
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BOG 08.0

Monitoring Board Performance

The Board has a responsibility to hold itself accountable for the overall performance of its responsibilities and to evaluate its effectiveness.
In a positive, constructive environment Board members will provide information to the Board Chair for the purpose of identifying actions to improve individual Board member performance and to improve the performance of the Board.
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BOG 08.0 - Monitoring Board Performance
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BOG 09.0

Financial Accountability and Risk Management

The Yukon University Board Responsibilities policy states that the Board will focus on overall direction, policy and performance of the University. The Finance, Audit and Risk Committee assists the Board with these responsibilities as required. Permalink
BOG 10.0

Community Campus Committee Relationship

The board recognizes and respects the importance of the Community Campus Committees in assisting the board with community linkage. Permalink
BOG 11.0

Investment in Governance

The Board will invest in its governance capacity. The Yukon University Board of Governors budget and spending will be based on demonstrated trusteeship needs and the outcomes evaluated.
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BOG 11.0 - Investment in Governance Policy
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BOG 13.0

Human Resources

Yukon University is committed to Human Resource practices that reflect the values of the institution. The Human Resources Committee is a Standing Committee of the Yukon University Board of Governors that ensures the University adhere to these values while delivering Human Resources services that conform to current Human Resource practice and principles of labour and employment law.

The key outcome for the Committee is that the Board of Governors is kept apprised of any policy changes related to Human Resources; as well as succession planning and executive compensation.
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BOG 13.0 - Human Resources policy
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BOG 14.0

Annual Planning Cycle

Outlines the procedures for the Board of Governors' annual planning.
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BOG 14.0 - Annual Planning Cycle Policy
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BOG 15.0

Credit Program Tuition Fee Adjustment

The Board will establish, authorize, communicate and review tuition fees for credit programs in a consistent, transparent and accountable manner. Permalink
BOG 16.0

Board Relationship with Governing Councils

Yukon University is committed to the inclusion of community members and stakeholders in decisions relating to programming and research services. Permalink
BOG 17.0

Board Member Selection Process

The Board of Governors utilizes a strategic process for recommending candidates to the Minister of Education for appointment to the Yukon University Board.
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BOG 17.0 - Board Member Selection Process Policy
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BOG 18.0

Service Recognition

Board Members who have resigned or whose terms of service have expired resulting in retirement shall be formally acknowledged for their service to the Board of Governors.
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BOG 18.0 - Service Recognition Policy
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BOG 19.0

Naming

Yukon University may name facilities and academic entities to recognize support that it has accepted from individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations, (“philanthropic naming” and “sponsorship naming”) and honour legacy contributions from individuals who have had a pivotal impact on the history and evolution of the institution (“honorific naming”).
The naming opportunity will coincide with a new or renovated facility, when possible.
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BOG 19.0 - Naming Policy
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BOG 20.0

Presidents Emeriti

Yukon University seeks to foster an active and ongoing relationship with former University presidents who have retired in good standing. Maintaining such relationships allows the University to benefit from the ongoing contributions of a former president and allows the former president to use the institution’s name in connection with ongoing community and academic endeavors.
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BOG 20.0 - Presidents Emeriti Policy
BOG 20.1 - Presidents Emeriti Procedures
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Academic PoliciesSenate

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AC 1.0

Yukon University Senate Responsibilities

Outlines the responsibilities of Yukon University Senate, and how the Senate will perform its duties in a manner consistent with the highest ethical standards. Permalink
AC 3.0

Development of New Instructional Programs

Every proposed new instructional program must undergo a quality assessment to determine whether it meets established criteria and standards. This requirement applies to all credit programs and non-credit programs for which a Yukon University credential will be granted. Permalink
AC 4.0

Review of Instructional Programs

Yukon University's educational offerings are reviewed regularly for their educational quality through a collaborative, systematic, evidence‐based examination of a program. Program review provides an opportunity to identify and promote specific aspects of educational excellence within a program, and to identify opportunities to improve program quality. Permalink
AC 5.0

Honorary Credentials

Yukon University acknowledges and celebrates exceptional service and contributions to the greater good, as well as excellence in scholarship, scientific inquiry, and artistic achievement, through the conferring of honorary credentials.

Individuals selected to receive an honorary credential will have a record of contribution and accomplishment that, while reflecting the mission, aspirations, ideals, or values of Yukon University, will serve as an inspiration to our students, graduates, and our community as a whole. Permalink

Academic PoliciesAcademic Programming

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AP 1.0

Emeritus Faculty Appointments

Yukon University is committed to the strategic goal of ensuring quality to attract and retain students. The emeritus/emerita designation is intended to recognize outstanding, distinguished contributions or service of a retired individual to life of Yukon University, normally for a minimum period of 10 years prior to retirement, or 5 years for a chancellor or president. It establishes a relationship which is both symbolic and active.
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AP 1.0 - Emeritus Faculty Appointments Policy
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AP 2.0

Program Advisory Committees

Yukon University believes that the communities it serves should have a strong voice in shaping current and future programs and/or fields of study. In support of that belief, the University will establish and maintain Program Advisory Committees (PACs) comprised of external stakeholders and internal representatives.
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AP 2.0 - Program Advisory Committees Policy
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Academic PoliciesAcademic Regulations

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AR-00

Academic Regulations

Academic Regulations are a compilation of multiple academic policies regarding programming, learning, and student experience at Yukon University.
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AR-00 - Academic Regulations
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Academic PoliciesResearch

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AR 04.0

Animal Welfare

Yukon University is committed to expanding northern research and innovation opportunities. The University strives to expand the culture and capacity to conduct research within the University and throughout Yukon according to clearly defined standards of care when animals are involved in research activities.
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AR 04.0 - Animal Welfare Policy
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AR 1.0

University Role in Research

Yukon University is committed to expanding northern research and innovation opportunities and strives to increase the capacity and culture to conduct research within the University and throughout Yukon.
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AR 1.0 - University Role in Research Policy
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AR 2.0

Research Integrity

Yukon University is committed to expanding northern research and innovation opportunities and strives to maintain the highest ethical standards in all of its research and scholarly activities.
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AR 2.0 - Research Integrity Policy
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AR 3.0

Research Ethics

Yukon University expects that researchers conduct their research in accordance with established ethical procedures.
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AR 3.0 - Research Ethics Policy
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AR 5.0

Intellectual Property

Yukon University is committed to the strategic goal of expanding northern research and innovation opportunities. The University strives to expand the culture and capacity to conduct research within the University and throughout Yukon according to the principle that attribution of academic credit and ownership of Intellectual Property (IP) rights belong to the creator(s) unless otherwise agreed to.
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AR 5.0 - Intellectual Property Policy
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AR 6.0

Northern Research Endowment Fund

Yukon University is committed to expanding northern research and innovation opportunities and strives to increase the capacity and culture to conduct research within the University and throughout Yukon.
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AR 6.0 - Northern Research Endowment Fund Policy
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Operational PoliciesAdministrative and Finance

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AF 02.0

Financial Services

Yukon University is committed to responsible management of University resources and will adopt a decision-making model that decentralizes authority and responsibility to the most appropriate level and holds all levels of staff accountable for the prudent use of University funds.
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AF 02.0 - Financial Services Policy
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AF 03.0

Procurement and Contracting

Yukon University will strive to maximize the value received in the procurement of goods and services and is committed to ensuring that any resultant contract is in the University's best interests. Except as otherwise delegated, the purchase of goods and services will be processed through the Procurement & Contracts Office.
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AF 03.0 - Procurement and Contracting Policy
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AF 04.0

Credit and Collection

Yukon University shall ensure adequate controls are maintained to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and integrity of all financial information. It will reflect in all transactions its institutional value of leadership and accountability.

Yukon University will deal with clients in a professional, fair and equitable manner. The University will be consistent, fair, and proactive in its approach and handling of collecting on overdue accounts. Permalink
AF 07.0

Travel

Yukon University is committed to responsible management of University resources and ensuring that all travel by University employees and delegates for University purposes results in the most economical use of University human, time and financial resources.
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AF 07.0 - Travel Policy
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AF 08.0

Hospitality Expense

Yukon University is committed to responsible management of University resources and ensuring that all hospitality expenses incurred by University employees for University purposes are reasonable and justified. The University will pay for hospitality expenses necessarily incurred while performing University-related duties.
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AF 08.0 - Hospitality Expense Policy
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AF 10.0

Capital Reserve Fund

Yukon University recognizes that effective planning and prudent fiduciary management requires a Capital Reserve as a buffer against risk and unexpected economic pressures. The Reserve may be used under strictly defined criteria and with Board approval to support expenditures consistent with the University’s strategic plan and ongoing sustainability. These may include capital development projects, renovations, building maintenance and repair, catastrophic event recovery, or other expenditures the Board determines are necessary.
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AF 10.0 - Capital Reserve Fund Policy
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AS 01.0

Approval Authority

Outlines operational approval authority processes at Yukon University.
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AS 01.0 - Approval Authority Policy
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AS 03.0

Facilities

Ensures that the management of facilities at Yukon University is efficient and makes effective use of the available resources.
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AS 03.0 - Facilities Policy
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AS 07.0

Use of University Resources

The facilities and resources of Yukon University are primarily for use by its students, faculty, and staff for activities and programs that are directly related to the basic educational, cultural, recreational, and on-campus organizational activities.
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AS 07.0 - Use of University Resources Policy
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AS 08.0

Pets

Pets/animals are welcome on Yukon University grounds, provided that the pet/animal is healthy, well behaved, and on a leash or restrained in some manner. This pertains to all Yukon University campuses.
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AS 08.0 - Pets Policy
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AS 09.0

Promotion, Distribution, or Sale of Products or Services on University Premises

Details The sale and promotion of products or services on University premises. Permalink
AS 13.0

Risk Management

The University shall evaluate and manage potential risks to minimize exposure to risks and minimize University liabilities.
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AS 13.0 - Risk Management Policy
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AS 18.0

Indemnification

The University shall indemnify and save each of its staff and members of the Board of Governors harmless against all costs, charges and expenses including an amount paid to settle an action to satisfy judgement recently incurred by him/her in respect of any civil, criminal or administrative action or proceeding to which he/she is made party by reason of being or having an employee or Board member of Yukon University, provided certain conditions are met.
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AS 18.0 - Indemnification Policy
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AS 23.0

Emergency Response - Individual Incident Response

It is the responsibility of each member of the Yukon University community to assist in the safe and efficient resolution to incidents that might arise in the day-to-day business of the University. These incidents may vary from threatening situations, to damage to property, to full-scale emergency situations. Permalink
AS 24.0

Vehicle Usage

The University vehicles are available to employees for University business. The vehicles are used to address the operational needs of the University. The vehicles can be utilized to attend meetings, run errands, and pick up and deliver materials and goods as required. The vehicles can also be used by residence staff, including students that are employees, to assist students as needed. This policy has been established to ensure that vehicles are operated in a safe and respectful manner.
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AS 24.0 - Vehicle Usage Policy
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AS 25.0

Printing

Outlines Yukon University's approach to minimize cost, both financial and environment, concerning document printing.
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AS 25.0 - Printing Policy
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IP 11.0

Information Access and Privacy Protection

Yukon University will ensure appropriate public access to College records, and protection for personal and business information. Permalink
IP 12.0

Yukon University Archives

The Yukon University Archives serves all divisions, offices and institutes within the University, as well as students, faculty, staff and the general public. Its primary objective is to acquire, preserve and make available University archival records and publications in all formats relating to the history, programs, organization, functions and structures of the University and its predecessor institutions, Whitehorse Vocational Training School and Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre.
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IP 12.0 - Yukon University Archives Policy
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IP 13.0

Records Management

The Yukon University Records Management Program serves all divisions, offices and institutes within the University. Its primary objective is to assist all faculty and staff to manage University records in all formats in compliance with fiduciary, legal and policy requirements through all phases from creation through final disposition.
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IP 13.0 - Records Management Policy
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Operational PoliciesUniversity and External Relations

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UR 1.0

Visual Identity - Yukon University

To ensure Yukon University maintains its brand identity and to maximize the University’s investment in marketing and promotional material, a coordinated approach to design, development, and implementation of such material is essential.
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UR 1.0 - Visual Identity Policy
UR 1.1 - Visual Identity Procedures
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UR 2.0

Media Relations

Yukon University's communications practices are guided by the belief that the University should be a credible and forthcoming source of information, supporting a culture of openness and a commitment to the dissemination of knowledge. Permalink
UR 9.0

Art Management

Yukon University is committed to acquiring, managing, and exhibiting art that demonstrates our cultural diversity, is true to our institutional values, enhances learning opportunities and is appealing within the physical space of Yukon University.
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UR 9.0 - Art Management Policy
UR 9.1 - Art Management Procedures
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Operational PoliciesHuman Resources

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HR & SS 30.0

Substance Use

Yukon University is committed to providing a safe and healthy work, learning, and living environment for everyone who is part of the University Community. Employers have a duty to provide a safe work environment and take all reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of employees, students and others in the workplace. This policy sets out parameters for individual rights and responsibilities.
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HR & SS 30.0 - Substance Use Policy
HR & SS 30.1 - Substance Use Procedures
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HR 01.0

Acting Pay

Yukon University recognizes that each employee should receive fair compensation for the duties performed. Accordingly, acting pay will be authorized by the appropriate senior manager whenever a bargaining unit or excluded confidential employee is directly assigned, without a short-term opportunity recruitment process, to the substantial duties of a higher paid position for two or more days.
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HR 01.0 - Acting Pay Policy
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HR 02.0

Appeals and Grievances

Yukon University recognizes the principles of natural justice that offer every employee a procedure to seek satisfactory resolution to complaints/dissatisfaction arising from the decisions, directives and actions of the University's management and its delegates.
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HR 02.0 - Appeals and Grievances Policy
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HR 03.0

Education Leave

Outlines how Education Leave can be accessed.
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HR 03.0 - Education Leave Policy
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HR 04.0

Classification

Yukon University will provide appropriate compensation for the work performed by employees.
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HR 04.0 - Classification Policy
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HR 05.0

Cold Weather Travel

Conditions such as cold weather, normal snowstorms, traffic tie-ups and remoteness of residences do not meet the criteria for disaster conditions for individual staff members (see Campus Closure Policy).
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HR 05.0 - Cold Weather Travel Policy
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HR 06.0

Employee Assistance Program

Yukon University recognizes that stress in employees’ personal lives can impact their job performance and their health. To assist employees in distress, Yukon University will provide access to a confidential Employee Assistance Program.
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HR 06.0 - Employee Assistance Program Policy
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HR 07.0

Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response

Yukon University recognizes that the College is an environment in which power imbalances are inherent. Yukon University recognizes that people's experiences will be affected by factors such as access to power and privilege, sex, sexual identity, gender identity or expression, racialization, age, family status, religion, faith, ability, disability, national or ethnic origin, indigeneity, immigration status, socio-economic status, class and language. These factors, along with an individual's personal history, impact individual experiences of sexualized violence, the ability to access supports and choices with regard to recourse. Yukon University will take this into account when carrying out its responsibilities under this policy. Permalink
HR 09.0

Employee Computer Purchase Plan

The University will assist employees to enhance their computer skills and knowledge through the provision of a computer purchase plan.
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HR 09.0 - Employee Computer Purchase Plan Policy
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HR 10.0

Employee Recognition

The Yukon University Employee Recognition Program identifies and acknowledges the performance and contributions its employees make to the University. It is through the continued hard work and dedication of Yukon University employees that the profile and reputation of the University are built. The employee recognition program will publicly recognize and encourage excellence in service and instruction.
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HR 10.0 - Employee Recognition Policy
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HR 11.0

Benefits for Excluded Employees

The University will maintain and promote a competitive benefit package for excluded employees.
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HR 11.0 - Benefits for Excluded Employees Policy
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HR 12.0

Harassment

Yukon University will make every reasonable effort to ensure that no Yukon University community member is subject to harassment and will investigate all alleged harassment claims and effectively remedy them when an allegation is determined to be valid. All complaints of harassment will be held in the strictest confidence, subject to discussions that are required to take place during an investigation process. Each Yukon University employee is to assist in the prevention of harassment by reading, understanding and adhering to the University’s harassment policy and complaint resolution procedure.
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HR 12.0 - Harassment Policy
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HR 13.0

Attendance and Leave Reporting

Yukon University encourages employees to keep a healthy balance between work and personal life. In order to meet the University's operational requirements, it is expected that all employees will be present and performing assigned University work during scheduled hours.
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HR 13.0 - Attendance and Leave Reporting Policy
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HR 15.0

Copyright

Yukon University does not sanction or authorize infringements or violations by University staff, and is committed to protecting Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, and Industrial Design on materials, inventions, and designs produced by University staff.
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HR 15.0 - Copyright Policy
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HR 16.0

Relocation Allowances

To assist the University in recruiting the best available candidate, the College may offer a taxable relocation allowance to incent a candidate to relocate.
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HR 16.0 - Relocation Allowances Policy
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HR 17.0

Retiree Benefits

Yukon University is committed to ensuring that employees retiring from the University have a complete understanding of benefits available to them through Yukon University.
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HR 17.0 - Retiree Benefits Policy
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HR 19.0

Excluded Management and Confidential Staff Compensation and Performance Appraisal System

Yukon University intends to maintain an Excluded Management and Confidential (EMC) staff compensation program that will allow it to attract, motivate and retain the human resource talent that it needs to enhance and develop the existing needs and strategic interests of Yukon University and its students. The compensation program will be sufficiently attractive to provide employees fair and competitive compensation so the Yukon University can attract and retain talented employees. Permalink
HR 21.0

Performance Conditions for Ongoing Employement

Outlines the conditions necessary for continued employment. Permalink
HR 23.0

Prepaid Leave Plan

Provides a mechanism for employees to pre-pay for leave.
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HR 23.0 - Prepaid Leave Plan Policy
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HR 24.0

Recruitment of Permanent and Term Employees

The University will endeavor to hire the best qualified person, within available resources with due consideration to employment equity, collective agreements and succession planning. Permalink
HR 25.0

Salaries for Casual Staff

A casual employee is any employee who does not hold a permanent or term position in a position classified as union, excluded or management.
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HR 25.0 - Salaries for Casual Staff Policy
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HR 26.0

Salary and Probation/Trial Period on Employment

Yukon University will follow fair, open, equitable and ethical employment practices that will be in accordance with any relevant legislation, the Collective Agreement and approved policy. Permalink
HR 28.0

Staff Development and Training

The University, through the Staff Development and Training Team, the Department of Human Resource Services, and divisional initiatives, will provide opportunities for staff to gain necessary skills, maintain currency and relevancy in their fields, and develop new or enhanced, personal or professional skills and abilities.
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HR 28.0 - Staff Development and Training Policy
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HR 31.0

Volunteering, with Pay, for Athletic, Cultural, or Fund Raising Events

The University recognizes the value and contribution made by the residents of Yukon toward the physical, social, cultural and spiritual aspects of life in the Territory. When operational requirements permit, the University will grant a permanent or temporary employee time off with pay during scheduled work periods to participate in or act as an official as long as the employee is not being paid by the organizers for their participation. Permalink
HR 33.0

Disability, Accommodation, and Return to Work

Outlines employer obligations around disability, accommodations, and return to work after an absence. Permalink

Operational PoliciesOffice of the Registrar

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AF 04.0

Credit and Collection

Yukon University shall ensure adequate controls are maintained to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and integrity of all financial information. It will reflect in all transactions its institutional value of leadership and accountability.

Yukon University will deal with clients in a professional, fair and equitable manner. The University will be consistent, fair, and proactive in its approach and handling of collecting on overdue accounts. Permalink
SS 02.0

Student Tuition Fee Deferral/Waiver

Outlines conditions in which students can defer their tuition or have their tuition waived. Permalink
SS 03.0

International Education

Outlines Yukon University's commitment to international education as a significant and growing component of the institution.
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SS 03.0 - International Education Policy
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SS 09.0

Tuition Refund

Outlines situations in which students are eligible for a full or partial refund.
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SS 09.0 - Tuition Refund Policy
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Operational PoliciesPresident's Office

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PO 02.0

Health and Safety

The University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for employees, students, and other members of the University community, and strives to meet or exceed all federal and territorial health and safety legislation as it fosters a culture of healthy, safe, and environmentally sustainable operations.
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PO 02.0 - Health and Safety Policy
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PO 04.0

Conflict of Interest

All employees and contractors must declare situations which create or may be perceived to create an unfair advantage or a conflict of interest between their personal activities and their duties and responsibilities as an employee or contractor.
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PO 04.0 - Conflict of Interest Policy
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PO 05.0

Student Awards

Student Awards are a critical tool in overcoming the financial barrier to academic success and to attracting and retaining students. Thus, the donors of those awards are important to student success and need to be managed thoughtfully and carefully.
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PO 05.0 - Student Awards Policy
PO 05.1 - Student Awards Procedure
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PO 06.0

Fundraising

Outlines institutional approach and procedures for University fundraising.
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PO 06.0 - Fundraising Policy
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PO 07.0

Philanthropic Gift Acceptance

Outlines institutional approach and procedures to accepting philanthropic gift donations.
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PO 07.0 - Philanthropic Gift Acceptance Policy
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PO 08.0

Gifts-In-Kind

Outlines institutional approach and procedures for accepting gifts-in-kind.
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PO 08.0 - Gifts-In-Kind Policy
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Operational PoliciesStudent and Infrastructure Support

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HR & SS 30.0

Substance Use

Yukon University is committed to providing a safe and healthy work, learning, and living environment for everyone who is part of the University Community. Employers have a duty to provide a safe work environment and take all reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of employees, students and others in the workplace. This policy sets out parameters for individual rights and responsibilities.
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HR & SS 30.0 - Substance Use Policy
HR & SS 30.1 - Substance Use Procedures
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HR 07.0

Sexualized Violence Prevention and Response

Yukon University recognizes that the College is an environment in which power imbalances are inherent. Yukon University recognizes that people's experiences will be affected by factors such as access to power and privilege, sex, sexual identity, gender identity or expression, racialization, age, family status, religion, faith, ability, disability, national or ethnic origin, indigeneity, immigration status, socio-economic status, class and language. These factors, along with an individual's personal history, impact individual experiences of sexualized violence, the ability to access supports and choices with regard to recourse. Yukon University will take this into account when carrying out its responsibilities under this policy. Permalink
SS 01.0

Campus Closure

Yukon University expects that all employees and students are working in safe conditions. Accordingly, the President or their designate may declare the University and/or its campuses closed if the University is unable to operate effectively and/or circumstances pose a risk to the health, well being, and/or safety of members of the campus community or to the reputation of the University community.
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SS 01.0 - Campus Closure Policy
Power Outage Guidelines
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SS 08.0

Bookstore Textbook Acquisition Process

The University Bookstore will provide textbook acquisition, inventory and sales service for approved University programs in a timely and cost recovery manner.
The University Bookstore will make every reasonable effort to ensure that all students enrolled in a program course are able to purchase their course books on time in the Bookstore. Permalink
SS 11.0

Threat Assessment

Yukon University is committed to the safety and well-being of all students, employees and members of the general public who have reason to be on campus premises. In the event of a situation where the potential for violence may exist and thus threaten the well-being of an individual and/or the University community, the Threat Assessment Team (TAT) will be activated.
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SS 11.0 - Threat Assessment Policy
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SS 15.0

Ayamdigut Campus Space Allocation

Space within Ayamdigut Campus will be allocated in a manner that recognizes student learning and instruction as the primary focus of the institution, as well as the requirement to provide students, staff, and faculty with the space they need to carry out their work.
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SS 15.0 - Ayamdigut Campus Space Allocation Policy
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SS 16.0

Campus Housing Intake

The availability of housing on campus is an important tool for attracting and retaining students. Campus Housing is available first and foremost to Yukon University students. This policy outlines the process of applying to live in Campus Housing.
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SS 16.0 - Campus Housing Intake Policy
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Operational PoliciesVice-President Academic & Student Support

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VPA 1.0

Adjunct Faculty, Research Associates, and Visiting Scholars

Yukon College will appoint individuals as adjunct faculty, research associates, and visiting scholars if it is evident that (1) they will provide knowledge, expertise or skills of value to the institution and (2) the College’s reputation will be enhanced through association with the appointee.
The College will consider academic accomplishments, professional experience, or status as traditional knowledge holders when determining eligibility for these appointments. Permalink
VPA 2.0

Student Non-Academic Misconduct

Yukon University prioritizes resolving non-academic misconduct by informal processes and restorative practices, and where an informal resolution has not been possible, the University will seek a developmental and restorative approach to student non-academic misconduct. This policy and its procedures will guide the University in doing so.

Yukon University acknowledges that we work and learn throughout the traditional territory of, and in partnership with, Yukon First Nations, and we honour and respect Yukon First Nations’ knowledge, worldviews, cultural and traditional practices, and educational priorities in all we do. Yukon University's approach to dealing with non-academic misconduct is inspired by the original caretakers of the land on which the University has been built.
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Operational PoliciesInformation Technology

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IT 12.0

Passwords

Outlines requirements for passwords and password management.
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IT 12.0 - Passwords Policy
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IT 13.0

Remote Access

The purpose of this policy is to define standards for connect to Yukon College's network from outside the College.
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IT 13.0 - Remote Access Policy
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