Guidelines & Responsibilities


SOP-recognized student groups have a number of responsibilities to uphold, which includes abiding by policies and guidelines outlined by the University. These policies and guidelines contribute to creating a safer and more inclusive campus community for all members and exist to enhance the student experience.

Policies & Guidelines

Policies and guidelines that are relevant specifically to your role as student leaders include the following. You are expected to read through and adhere to all these policies:

Policy on the Recognition of Campus Groups

Copyright Considerations for Student Groups

Policy on the Temporary Use of Space at the University of Toronto

Statement on Freedom of Expression

Statement on Freedom of Speech

Statement Prohibited Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment

Policy on Open, Accessible, and Democratic Autonomous Student Organizations

In addition, student organizations are also required to follow the UTM Table & Room Booking Guidelines as well as the Chartwells Catering Guidelines for on-campus events.

Commitment to Inclusivity & Diversity

The University of Toronto Mississauga is committed to providing a safe, accessible, and inclusive community for all students. The university has a vested interest in upholding all laws, policies, and guidelines to ensure that all student organizations are inclusive to all students and does not exclude any members based on the protections set forth in the Ontario Human Rights Code.