Appeals, Discipline and Faculty Grievances

The Office of Appeals, Discipline and Faculty Grievances

The Office of Appeals, Discipline and Faculty Grievances (ADFG) is neutral, and is responsible for the management of the administration of the Governing Council’s quasi-judicial processes and functions, by providing governance, judicial and registrarial support for these bodies and associated processes.

There are currently 15 quasi-judicial processes our Office supports, and our role differs for each process. These quasi-judicial processes span all three campuses at the University.

For more information about our processes and role and how to contact us, please click About the ADFG Office.

Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre & Library, UTM Campus, University of Toronto
Convocation Hall
Convocation Hall, St. George Campus, University of Toronto
Environmental Science & Chemistry Building
Environmental Science & Chemistry Building, UTSC Campus, University of Toronto

important dates

All hearings between Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and Monday, April 6, 2020, inclusive, will be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 situation. During this time, Simcoe Hall will only be accessible by fob, and therefore deliveries will not be accepted at our Office. If you wish to file materials with our Office, please email the members of our Unit at:;; and

This decision has been made in consultation with the relevant Senior Chairs and is consistent with measures being taken by other administrative tribunals and courts, as well as with the message from President Meric Gertler.

This decision will be re-examined closer to April 3, 2020 to determine if this time period will be extended. There will be specific communications sent to the particular parties and panels scheduled during this period. Currently, the ADFG Office staff will be working offsite between Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and Friday, April 3, 2020, inclusive.

The Downtown Legal Services (DLS) intake lines are closed from:

  • Thursday April 2 to Friday May 22, 2020 inclusive (reopening Monday, May 25, 2020).