The Academic Policy Services and Ceremonies unit coordinates the development and implementation of courses and programs as approved by Faculty and University Council Committees and Senate. This unit also supports degree audit processes, graduation, and delivers convocation for undergraduate and graduate students. The Centre for Continuing Education delivers certification of non-degree programs.
This unit delivers the secretariat for the Council Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Studies (CCUAS); provides support to Faculty Councils bringing motions and information forward to CCUAS; and, support to Executive of Council and Senate receiving motions from CCUAS. Complementary support is provided to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Faculty Council and the Centre for Continuing Education Council. Support and leadership is also provided to the Joint Committee of Senate and Council on Ceremonies.
This unit delivers the Undergraduate Calendar and the Undergraduate Course Catalog. Staff members provide editorial assistance in the communication of policy and procedure, working closely with all undergraduate, graduate faculties, the Federated Colleges, and several committees to ensure the published policies and procedures are approved. It also collaborates on the publication of policy and procedure targeted at non-credit and graduate populations.