Bylaws & Policies

Athabasca University Students’ Union Bylaws

AUSU bylaws provide top-level direction for operations of AUSU and define AUSU membership and fees.

To download the AUSU Bylaws in PDF format, click here.

Policy Manual

1.0    Policy

1.01Policy Creation, Format, Maintenance & ReviewView File

2.0    Council Governance

2.03Responsibilities of Executive CouncillorsView File
2.04DisciplineView File
2.06Student Representation on AU CommitteesView File
2.07Member Representatives on AUSU CommitteesView File
2.08Meeting AttendanceView File
2.09Delegation of AuthorityView File
2.10Executive DirectorView File
2.11Committee GovernanceView File
2.12Respect in the WorkplaceView File
2.13Code of EthicsView File
2.14Councillor Responsibilities and HonorariaView File
2.15Executive Accountability and CompensationView File
2.16Email VotingView File
2.17Non-PartisanshipView File
2.18Equity, Diversity, and InclusionView File
2.19Students’ Council MeetingsView File
2.20Equitable Access and Inclusion for 2SLGBTQIA+ StudentsView File
2.21Accessibility and AccommodationsView File
2.22Alternative Conflict ResolutionView File

3.0    Election, Referendum, and Plebiscite Management

3.01Election ConductView File
3.02Election of Executive CouncillorsView File
3.03By-ElectionsView File
3.04Petitions, Referendums, and PlebiscitesView File
3.05Council ChangeoverView File

4.0    Administration

4.01Privacy PolicyView File
4.02Copyright PolicyView File
4.03Records ManagementView File
4.04Professional DevelopmentView File
4.06Annual Timeline and Executive Work PlanView File
4.09Membership in Good StandingView File

5.0    Human Resource Management

5.02Staff HiringView File
5.03Staff ManagementView File
5.04Progressive Discipline and TerminationsView File
5.07Professional DevelopmentView File

6.0  Financial Management

6.01General Financial ManagementView File
6.03Expense ClaimsView File
6.04Travel and Related ExpensesView File
6.05ExpendituresView File
6.06OversightView File
6.07Reserves and InvestmentsView File
6.08Membership FeesView File

7.0  Member Services

7.01Member Services AdministrationView File
7.02Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries ProgramView File
7.03The Voice MagazineView File

8.0  Committee Terms of Reference

8.01Finance Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.02Awards Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.04Member Engagement and Communications Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.08Executive Compensation Review Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.09Executive Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.12Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Terms of ReferenceView File
8.13Indigenous Circle at AUSU Terms of ReferenceView File
8,14Policy Committee Terms of ReferenceView File

9.0 Position Policies

9.01TuitionView File
9.02Exam Invigilation FeesView File
9.05Web ServicesView File
9.06Technology and Web InfrastructureView File
9.07Campus Alberta GrantView File
9.12Course and Program DevelopmentView File
9.18Student Aid and Tax CreditsView File
9.21Career ServicesView File
9.22E-Text Choice and SavingsView File
9.25Indigenous LearnersView File
9.26AU Student Financial Aid OfficeView File
9.27Co-Curricular RecordView File
9.28Equity, Diversity, and InclusionView File
9.29Sexual and Gender-Based ViolenceView File
9.30Equitable Access and Inclusion for 2SLGBTQIA+ StudentsView File
9.31Accessibility and AccommodationsView File

To download the AUSU Position Policy Manual in PDF format, click here.