Admissions

Composition

9 Senators (including 2 student members and 1 convocation member)

Quorum: 5 members of the Committee who are members of Senate, except in the case of students appeals, where a quorum consists of 3 members who are also members of Senate. 

Terms of reference
  • To consider and review admissions and transfer policy. To review performance in relation to admissions and transfer policy, and to make recommendations to Senate. To consider and review University and faculty enrolments of new and continuing students (Senate minutes May 20, 1998), and to make recommendations to Senate. To review and approve the terms of affiliation relating to student mobility with other universities, colleges, or other institutions of learning, and to modify or terminate the affiliation, in accordance with the policy of the Council of Senates.*
  • A quorum for student appeals consists of 3 members of the Committee who are also members of Senate.
  • To examine and rule on applications for admission and transfer that are not clearly resolvable under the regulations governing admission; and to review and rule on appeals related to admission, re-admission, and transfer to the University:

Assistant or Associate Deans are to recuse themselves from the hearing of student appeals if the faculty decision under appeal is one of their own faculty.

Committee members who are not members of Senate are to recuse themselves from the hearing of student appeals. Decisions made on appeals brought before the Committee are reported to Senate for information on an annual basis.

*Under Section 38.2(4) of the University Act, the responsibility of considering affiliation agreements falls to the Council of Senates. The Senate Admissions Committee considers those agreements that the Council deems relevant to the Vancouver Campus.

Membership

Mr. Benjamin Fischer
Dr. Michael Isaacson
Prof. Carol Jaeger
Mr. Bill McNulty
Prof. Corey Nislow
Prof. Anthony Sheppard
Dr. Mark Thachuk

Mr Chris Hakim (student)
Ms Natasha Rygnestad-Stahl (student)

Ex Officio

Chancellor
President
Registrar (voting, except in cases of Student Appeals)
An associate vice-president academic, as designated by the Academic Vice-President (non-voting) Chair, Senate Curriculum Committee
Head of unit responsible for undergraduate admissions, as designated by the Registrar (voting, except in cases of Student Appeals) (Senate minutes September 15, 2010)
One Assistant or Associate Dean from each Faculty (voting, except in cases of Student Appeals) (Senate minutes May 16, 2006)

Meeting Schedule
Date Time* Location Minutes
Wed. September 4, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. September 11, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. October 9, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. October 23, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. November 27, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. December 11, 2019 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. January 22, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. February 12, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. March 25, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. April 22, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. May 13, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. June 24, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. July 8, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. July 22, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. August 5, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. August 12, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. August 19, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  
Wed. August 26, 2020 10:00am-1:00pm BH 2001  

Admissions Appeal Form
Admissions Revocation Appeal Form

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