Carleton University Human Rights Policies and Procedures
The Carleton University Human Rights Policies and Procedures affirm that all members of the University community share a responsibility to:
- promote equity and fairness,
- respect and value diversity,
- prevent discrimination and harassment, and
- preserve the freedom of its members to carry out responsibly their scholarly work without threat of interference.
Residence Agreement and Standards
By signing the Carleton University Residence Agreement and the Residence Standards, students indicate that they are willing to abide by the standards, rights, and responsibilities that come with living in Residence.
You have the right to a community based on mutual respect and acceptance; free from intimidation, harassment or discrimination. […]
You have the responsibility to treat all members of your community with respect, acceptance and understanding. This also means speaking up when you are aware of acts of harassment, intimidation or see others being treated with a lack of respect and dignity.
Harassment is understood as engagement in behavior (including innuendo) by an individual or group who knows or ought to know the behaviour is unwelcome/unwanted by others. Harassing behavior may also occur online through chat/discussion groups, text, or social media […]
You have the right to be safe from bodily harm, the threat of bodily harm or any form of threat, emotional harm, including but not limited to verbal, electronic messages, written messages, and graffiti.
The University will not tolerate violence or the threat of violence.
(Residence Standards, p. 19)
For the full Carleton University Residence Agreement and the Residence Standards, please click here.