Partnering to Promote Safety

Residence Safety

Residence Safety Resources - Students should familiarize themselves with campus resources regarding safety and avoid behaviors that put them at risk. Residence Advisors can answer questions and assist with problems. Residence staff are on duty each evening to help Campus Community Police create a secure environment. Student Housing and Residence life staff members do nightly rounds of the campus residences. An on-call system assures resident issues are addressed during the evenings and weekends. 

Student Welfare Committee

This committee is comprised of senior staff members from various community departments who focus on proactive and reactive measures to explore supports for students both academically and personally in order to maximize student success.

Risk Management Committee

This committee is comprised of various community members (staff & students) to review events planned involving staff and/or students taking place on or off campus.  The focus is to identify any potential risks and work with the organizing group to mitigate those risks resulting in successful and safe events.  

Crime Management Committee with 43 Division

Campus Community Police attend a weekly meeting with senior ranking members of Toronto Police Service 43 Division. The purpose of this meeting is to gather information that may affect the safety and security of our students, faculty and staff.

Anti-Racism Committee

The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO) works in collaboration with other equity offices and partners (including students, faculty and staff) to promote a University campus that is free of discrimination and harassment based on race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship and/or creed (faith) and as they intersect with other social identities.  Please see the link for more information. http://www.antiracism.utoronto.ca/

UTSC Committee on Sexual Violence Prevention and Support

This committee discusses training and educational opportunities for our staff to provide support for those who disclose an incident. The committee also manages the process for sexual violence reporting and discusses all cases for those who need accommodations. Please see the link for more information. Please see the link for options you may have in response to dealing with an incident of sexual violence. http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/hwc/sexual-violence-response

Positive Space Committee

The Positive Space Committee is comprised of student, faculty and staff volunteers who work to create awareness and address issues to support LGBTQ communities at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The Positive Space Committee hosts events, conducts educational initiatives, and shares information with all members of the campus community. http://positivespace.utoronto.ca/