|Submission Date||April 21, 2016|
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
PA-6: Support for Underrepresented Groups
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, academic support, or other programs to support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support underrepresented groups:
The Indigenous Resource Centre is an inclusive space that offers the following programs and services to help Indigenous and non-Indigenous students to learn and succeed at UOIT:
Aboriginal Student Circle
Assistance with sponsorship, scholarships and bursaries
Sacred space to gather, relax or study
Traditional teachings and crafts
Voluntary self-identification for those of Indigenous ancestry
The website URL where more information about the support programs for underrepresented groups is available:
Does the institution have a discrimination response policy and/or team (or the equivalent) to respond to and support those who have experienced or witnessed a bias incident, act of discrimination or hate crime?:
A brief description of the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team:
The formal resolution process consists of three stages: documentation, mediation, and fact finding.
Individuals have the right to seek resolution outside the university. All parties will be encouraged to obtain counseling.
The website URL where more information about the institution’s discrimination response policy, program and/or team is available:
Does the institution offer housing options to accommodate the special needs of transgender and transitioning students?:
Does the institution produce a publicly accessible inventory of gender neutral bathrooms on campus?:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.