Non-Academic Misconduct

Non-Academic Misconduct

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Division of Student Affairs - Support Services Operations During COVID-19

The Division of Student Affairs continues to offer supports, programs and services remotely to assist you wherever you are; our dedicated staff - many of whom are working from home - are ready to help!  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, please check back regularly for updates.


Where can you find support? 

The Non-Academic Misconduct system can seem complicated, overwhelming and challenging to navigate.  We are here to help!  

We recognize that participation in the Non-Academic Misconduct process can place strain on your academic, extra-curricular, social and personal lives.  We want you to feel confident that you fully understand and are able to navigate the Non-Academic Misconduct system. 

We are aware that you may come into contact with the Non-Academic Misconduct system in any number of ways like as a respondent, a complainant, a witness or as a support person.

The following sections contain information on campus and community resources that can provide support, regardless of your role in the Non-Academic Misconduct process.

Campus Resources

Cultural Support

Faith and Spiritual Life:
Queen's chaplains offer spiritual guidance and support to students.

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre (4D):
provides individual counselling and cultural programming.

Human Rights and Equity Office:
offers confidential advice related to human rights and equity, and becomes involved in human rights dispute resolution if requested by complainants.

Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC):
provides non-academic advising and cross-cultural counselling to international students.

Health and Wellness

provides short-term and crisis counselling to students in distress.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response:
provides confidential and non-judgemental support and resource referral to student who have experienced sexual violence.

Peer Support

Legal Aid:
provides a wide range of free legal services to Queen's students. 

Peer Support Centre:
A drop-in service run by the AMS that provides support and resource referral.

Policy Information

University Ombudsperson:
provides independent, impartial, and confidential information regarding the University's policies and procedures.

Student Policy Index:
contains a list of university policies that apply to students at Queen's.

Safety Resources

Campus Security and Emergency Services:
provides a variety of services to support a safe campus environment including: the Blue Light System, Lone Worker Program, and RAD (Rape, Aggression, Defense) Training.

run by the AMS, the WalkHome provides students safe walks both on campus and in the community.


Community Resources

Health and Wellness

TAO - Therapy Assistance Online:
an online, mobile friendly library of engaging, interactive pathways that promote wellness and can help you bounce back from challenging times.

Addiction and Mental Health Services KFL&A:
a variety of counselling and support services, including walk-in appointments and a 24 hour Crisis Line (613) 544-4229, available to the Kingston community.

Resolve Counselling Services Canada:
counselling and support to members of the Kingston community.


Empower Me:
free, confidential, 24/7 counselling for crisis situations or scheduled sessions. Empower Me offers Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity sensitive service. Students can request, culture, race, religion, gender identity/sexual orientation specific support. Support is offered in multiple languages. Call 1 (844) 741-6389.

free, confidential, professional, 24/7/365 counselling, information, and referrals available for students in Ontario. Call 1 (866) 925-5454. Text GOOD2TALKON to 686868.

Telephone Aid Line Kingston (TALK):
a confidential listening support service for members of the Kingston Community that runs from 6 pm to 2 am. Call (613) 544-1771.

Telehealth Ontario:
free health advice from a Registered Nurse 24/7. Call 1 (866) 797-0000.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK):
free, confidential, non-judgmental support to all survivors of recent or historic sexual violence in the Kingston community. They also have a 24 hour Crisis Line (613) 544-6424.

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