Rules and Policies Overview

Academic rules & regulations

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The College’s academic rules and regulations, which include such topics as class selection, credits and intellectual honesty.

Red Book

This employee handbook includes details on benefits, and policies such as sexual harassment, smoking, parking and sabbatical leave.

Yellow Book

Includes the code of conduct, general college regulations, and policies on discipline, equity, and sexual harassment. These rules and regulations, which include equity and sexual harassment policies, have been made to protect everyone’s right to a civil, collegial and pleasurable life at King’s—and everyone’s opportunity to benefit from the opportunities the college offers.

Purple Book

Includes the Royal Charter (1802), an act to continue the board of governors of the University of King’s College (1998), role of the university (1993), articles of association (1923), memorandum of understanding (1995), agreement constituting the Atlantic School of Theology (1971), an act to incorporate Atlantic School of Theology (1974).

Green Book

Includes regulations of the Foundation Year Program of the University of King’s College, the structure and organization of the Dalhousie/King’s Contemporary Studies Program, Early Modern Studies Program, History of Science and Technology Program, and the School of Journalism.

Pink Book

Includes regulations governing faculty-administration relationships, regulations concerning appointments, promotion and tenure, regulations governing tenure or promotion of a King’s professor in the joint faculty of arts and social sciences.

Blue Book

Includes by-laws, rules and regulations of the University of King’s College made by the board of governors.

Sexualized Violence Awareness, Prevention and Response

Advancement policies

Research & Scholarship policies

General operating policies

Elders-in-Residence Program policy

Occupational Health & Safety

Providing a safe and healthy work environment for its faculty, staff, students, and visitors is important to King’s, that is why there are health and safety plans, procedures, and guidelines in place. More >>