Academic Operational Policies

Subject: Field Trips Number:  AOP 205
Issued by: Vice-President Academic Date Issued:  October 2004
Supersedes: ACAD 112 Page:  1 of 2

Code of Conduct: Academic Employees – AOP 201

Student Conduct: Positive Learning and Living Environment – AOP 209

Evaluation of Student Performance – AOP 224

AOP 205 Field Trip Proposal Form

International Travel and Safety – Students – AOP 236

Fit to Work Policy – OHS 017


 September 2016

Field Trips

1. Introduction and Purpose

Field trips are educational activities approved by an academic department of the College that support the documented learning outcomes of a program curriculum. Field trips may be considered either mandatory or optional activities for students.

Field trips are conducted under the supervision of one or more College faculty members.

2. Application

This policy applies to all Loyalist College faculty, staff and students.

3. Policy Statement

A field trip is designed to add value to the classroom learning experience. It generally provides exposure to an area of the curriculum where students may observe processes, use of equipment, systems or materials, or implementation of programs, services or procedures in a workplace.

4. References