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Non-Discrimination/Harassment Policy

Equity & Human Rights Services supports the University community by providing support, education and advice on matters or concerns relating to harassment and/or discrimination. Any student, staff, or faculty member who experiences or learns of behaviour that may be harassment or discrimination must report the behaviour to Equity & Human Rights Services.

Please email Equity & Human Rights Services at or call at 519-661-2111 ext. 83334 and include your name, contact information and a brief overview of your concerns. EHRS is a confidential office.

Equity & Human Rights Services is not an emergency service.  In the case of an emergency, please contact Campus Police at 519-661-3300 or call 9-1-1.

Policy on Gender-Based and Sexual Violence

Preventing and responding to gender-based and sexual violence is a top priority for the University. Western’s Policy on Gender-Based and Sexual Violence is the foundation of our commitment to providing and maintaining an environment in which gender-based and sexual violence is not tolerated.

The University also has procedures to respond to sexual violence to support members of our campus community, regardless of where an incident of gender-based and sexual violence has occurred.

If you have experienced gender-based and sexual violence, please visit Western’s Gender-Based Violence and Survivor Support website. Or, contact Tamara Will, the Gender-based Violence and Survivor Support Case Manager at Western University.

To connect with Tamara call 519-661-3568 or email

Tamara will provide you support regardless of if you were subjected to gender-based violence on- or off-campus, or before you came to Western. Tamara will listen and, with your consent, connect you to resources within the university and the community, explain reporting options, assist with safety planning and navigate academic and other accommodations. At no point, will you be required or pressured to follow a specific path.

Western Code of Student Conduct

The Western Code of Student Conduct (the “Code”) is a document which outlines the behavioural expectations for all students and the process for handling violations of the Code when they arise. The Code of Student Conduct applies to instances of non-academic misconduct which can include behaviour that is excessive, frightening, or causes a personal safety concern.

Violations of the Western Code of Student Conduct will be reviewed, investigated, and decided in a timely manner by Western’s Associate Vice-President (Student Experience) or designate.

For more details including frequently asked questions, visit Western’s Student Experience website.

Ivey Student Code of Professional Conduct

Every Ivey student is expected to comply with the Code of Professional Conduct. The objective of this code is to promote the development of responsible business leaders by adhering to the highest standards of academic integrity, conduct and trust within the Ivey Business School.

To discuss a complaint, please contact You can file an anonymous complaint by clicking “Submit a Complaint” below.

All complaints of the Ivey Student Code of Professional Conduct will be directed to the Dean’s Office for review and determination of next steps. Complaints may be submitted anonymously.

Support Contacts


Accessibility at Western

Tel: 519-661-2111 x81458


Campus Community Police Service

Lawson Hall 1257
Tel: 519-661-3300


Community Legal Services

Faculty of Law, Room 120
Tel: 519-661-3352

Equity & Human Rights Services

Somerville House, Room 2319
Tel: 519-661-3334


Gender-Based Violence & Survivor Support

Student Support & Case Management
Western Student Services, Room 2150
Tel: 519-661-3568


Health and Wellness (including mental health support)

UCC, Rm 11 (lower level)
Tel: 519-551-3030


Indigenous Student Centre

Western Student Services, Rm 2100
Tel: 1-888-661-4095


Office of the Ombudsperson

Western Student Services
Room 3135, Third Floor
Tel: 519-661-3573

Student Experience

Western Student Services 2120

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