Constituency Definitions for the 2021 UTM Elections

The definition of “Administrative Staff” below is an extract from the Election Guidelines 2021. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible by consulting the Election Guidelines 2021, which provides more details for this definition and the eligibility criteria.

“Administrative Staff” means the staff-appointed employees of the University, University College, the Constituent Colleges and the Federated Universities who are not members of the Teaching Staff thereof”.

The definition of “Full-Time Undergraduate Student”, "Part-Time Undergraduate Student", and “Student” below is an extract from the Election Guidelines 2021. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible by consulting the Election Guidelines 2021, which provides more details for this definition and the eligibility criteria.

“Full-Time Undergraduate Student” means a Student registered at the University in a program of full-time study leading to a degree or post-secondary diploma or certificate of the University or in a program designated by the Governing Council as a program of post-secondary study at the University who is not registered in the School of Graduate Studies or the Toronto School of Theology. Full-Time Undergraduate Student status will be determined by the definition used in the Student’s academic division. For the purpose of the Governing Council elections, Students at the University of Toronto Scarborough who are registered in a work term will be considered to be Full-Time Undergraduate Students.

“Part-Time Undergraduate Student” means a Student registered at the University in a program of part-time study leading to a degree or post-secondary diploma or certificate of the University or in a program designated by the Governing Council as a program of post-secondary study at the University who is not registered in the School of Graduate Studies or the Toronto School of Theology. Part-Time Undergraduate Student status will be determined by the definition used in the Student’s academic division.

“Student” means any person registered at the University for full-time or part-time study in a program that leads to a degree or post-secondary diploma or certificate of the University or in a program designated by the Governing Council as a program of post-secondary study at the University. The Transitional Year Program and the Millie Rotman Shime Academic Bridging Program have been designated by the Governing Council as programs of post-secondary study at the University, and, accordingly, a student in either of these programs is considered a “Student” in these Guidelines.

The definition of “Graduate Student” and “Student” below is an extract from the Election Guidelines 2021. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible by consulting the Election Guidelines 2021, which provides more details for this definition and the eligibility criteria.

“Graduate Student” means a Student registered in the School of Graduate Studies.

“Student” means any person registered at the University for full-time or part-time study in a program that leads to a degree or post-secondary diploma or certificate of the University or in a program designated by the Governing Council as a program of post-secondary study at the University. The Transitional Year Program and the Millie Rotman Shime Academic Bridging Program have been designated by the Governing Council as programs of post-secondary study at the University, and, accordingly, a student in either of these programs is considered a “Student” in these Guidelines.

The definition of “Teaching Staff” below is an extract from the Election Guidelines 2021. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible by consulting the Election Guidelines 2021, which provides more details for this definition and the eligibility criteria.

“Teaching Staff” means employees of the University who hold the academic rank of Professor; Associate Professor; Assistant Professor; Professor, Teaching Stream; Associate Professor, Teaching Stream; Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream; Lecturer and Senior Lecturer; Tutor and Senior Tutor; Assistant Professor (Conditional); Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream (Conditional); Sessional Lecturer I, Sessional Lecturer II, Sessional Lecturer III, Athletics Instructor and Senior Athletics Instructor but does not include any part-time lecturer who is registered as a student. For this purpose, “Lecturer” also includes Associates in the Faculty of Dentistry.