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Respectability & Responsibility

Respectability & Responsibility

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Respectability and Spirit of Responsibility

Our students are expected to demonstrate maturity, responsibility, and a strong commitment in preparing themselves for their career.


This should be evident in a student’s sense of self-respect and regard for the rights of others and the rules applied by “Canadian Institute of Technology” and the broader society of Albania.


The following rules exist to frame the minimal requirements of a University modeled in the tradition of higher education.

Student Rights
  • To be respected with regard to his/her faith and culture.
  • To be treated without any form of discrimination.
  • To be advised academically.
  • To be informed of course requirements.
  • To be evaluated fairly based on their academic performance as required by course syllabus.
  • To practice free and open discussion, inquiry and expression, both in and out of the classroom.
  • To have access to Student activities.
  • The right of appeal against academic or administrative decisions.
  • To have access to discounts and awards as per University College’s policies and procedures.
  • To be treated fairly according to Albanian laws and CIT’s policies and procedures.
Student Responsibilities

The student has the following responsibilities:

  • To respect all colleagues and employees of the university college regardless of their faith and culture
  • To treat all colleagues and employees of the university college without any form of discrimination.
  • To follow academic advice.
  • To inquire about course requirements if the student does not understand them or is uncertain.
  • To uphold the established standards of academic performance for individual courses and programs of study.
  • To act in accordance with commonly accepted standards of academic conduct.
  • To initiate an investigation if the student believes his/her academic rights have been violated.
  • To respect Albanian laws as well as our policies and procedures.
Student Code of Conduct

The following rules are valid whether on campus or off-campus.

  • Students of “Canadian Institute of Technology” that violate generally accepted standards of good behavior are subject to disciplinary actions.
  • Unacceptable conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • disrupting teaching activities;
    • acts of harassment;
    • physical violence or assault against others;
    • endangering the safety of others or violating their rights;
    • activities that intentionally or recklessly cause serious disturbance or distress to others;
    • gambling inside CIT premises;
    • possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons;
    • intentional possession or use inside “Canadian Institute of Technology” property of a dangerous article or substance that could injure or discomfort any person;
    • possession and/or use of fireworks;
    • falsifying information submitted to any office or offering a false statement;
    • failure to show an ID to an identified official or employee of “Canadian Institute of Technology” upon proper request;
    • theft or possession of stolen property;
    • attempting to use the property of our college in a manner inconsistent with its designated purpose including misuse of residence hall furniture;
    • intentional or reckless damage to or destruction of “Canadian Institute of Technology” property or property on our premises belonging to others including graffiti;
    • trespassing or unauthorized entry;
    • alteration of documentation relating to the grading process;
    • any forgery, alteration, or misuse of academic documents, forms or records, in hard copy or electronic format;
    • hampering or preventing the discharge of any college function;
    • reckless interference with any class, other college units, or campus activity;
    • unauthorized removal or damaging of library materials;
Student Academic Dishonesty Policy

Examples of academic dishonesty:

  • Cheating on an examination or the preparation of academic work.
  • Copying from another student’s test paper, laboratory report, other report, or computer files, data listings, and/or programs.
  • Using any materials or electronic devices during a test that are not authorized by the instructor.
  • Collaborating with or aiding another person without authorization by the professor during an examination or in preparing academic work.
  • Knowingly using, copying, or possessing the contents of an examination or test;
  • Plagiarism.

The faculty member who notices cheating must report the incident with full particulars to the Chair of the concerned department who recommends the penalty to the Dean of the Faculty.


The decision of the Dean is final.

Student Activities Policy
  • Student activities are supervised by the Student Affairs & Career Office.
  • Equal opportunities are provided to all students of the “Canadian Institute of Technology” in various social, cultural, and sports activities.
  • All events and activities sponsored by campus are approved by the Registrar in advance to allow for adequate supervision and appropriate scheduling.
  • Events or activities that could conflict with the sentiments of the multicultural student community at “Canadian Institute of Technology” are not allowed.
  • The financing of all activities is under the supervision of the university college administration.
  • In-house activities are organized in a way that does not interfere with the regular classes.