November 2: Fairness Day


Ever felt that you were not graded fairly in your courses? Or felt that you were not treated fairly by your professors or peers? Do you feel you were not given a fair chance to share your side of the story in a conflict? 
Being treated fairly is critical in preserving the integrity of university processes and procedures, as it directly affects the experience of students and all members of the university community.

The Office of the Student Ombuds (OSO) is a team of six ombudspersons (om.buhdz.pur.suhn - noun) who advocate for fairness. To help promote a fuller understanding of fairness, the OSO will celebrate its 7th annual Fairness Day on November 2, 2022 with activities to help you learn about Fairness. 

There will be fairness activities for staff and students at the Fairness Day Table, 12 p.m - 3:30 p.m. on North Campus Main Floor of SUB next to Food Court.

It's All About Fairness

  • Procedural Fairness - Accessing prompt and unbiased assessment and having the opportunity to respond
  • Substantive Fairness - Applying regulations consistently with comprehensive explanation of decisions
  • Relational Fairness - Treating all individuals respectfully
  • Equitable Fairness - Striving for inclusive decision processes