Petition for extension of program time limits

Normal program time limits (.pdf) are:

Masters: 6 terms (2 years) of full-time enrolment

PhD: 12 terms (4 years) of full-time enrolment

If you exceed these program time limits, please refer to REGISTRATION/FEES deadlines, paragraph 2 on Petition for Extension to Program Limits form (.pdf).

  • Faculty Graduate Coordinator (FGC) or Graduate Studies Coordinator, Kinesiology (GSC) will send an email notification to you and your supervisor
  • Only Graduate Officer approval is needed for the first 3 terms of extensions. After 3 terms, approval is also required from the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies.

To do ASAP (when notified by the FGC/GSC):

STUDENT

  • Submit completed and signed forms (2) to the FGC/GSC
  • PhD students, please attach a copy of your most recent Advisory Committee Report (Student Annual/Progress Report).
  • Forward all documents to your supervisor
  • Follow up to ensure that all documents have been received by the FGS/GSC

SUPERVISOR

  • Complete the “Recommendation” section
  • Sign and date the Petition for Extension to Program Limits form
  • Sign the Progress Report and Detailed Plan for Completion of Degree Program
  • Submit to Graduate Officer

GRADUATE OFFICER

  • Complete the “Recommendation” section
  • Sign and date the Petition for Extension to Program Limits form
  • Submit the form to the FGC/GSC

ASSOCIATE DEAN, GRADUATE STUDIES

(required if beyond 3 terms of extensions)

  • Complete the “Recommendation” section
  • Sign and date the Petition for Extension to Program Limits form
  • Return the form to the FGC/GSC

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