Senate Orientation

At the beginning of each governance year, the Secretariat organizes a Senate orientation session for new and returning Senators. 


The 2018-2019 Senate Orientation will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 267 of the Macdonald Engineering Building (817 Sherbrooke St. West). The session will be followed by a light lunch (from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.) to welcome returning and new Senators. 

The program and handbook will be available closer to the meeting date.



The 2017-2018 Senate Orientation session was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 603 of the McConnell Engineering Building. The session was followed by a light lunch (from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.) to welcome returning and new Senators.

PDF icon Senate Orientation Program (Sept. 13, 2017)

PDF icon Item 2: Overview of Academic Governance and Senate Functions

PDF icon Part 3A: Academic Policy Committee Items and the Budget Process and Outlook

PDF icon Item 3B: Revisions to Policies and Regulations

PDF icon Item 3C: Review and Revision of Research-Related Policies and Annual Reports

PDF icon Senate Handbook 2017-2018