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Academic standing

This website is information for Psychology Majors.

Understanding your official transcript:

See the Undergraduate calendar for the minimum average requirements for satisfactory standing in Psychology programs.

Academic standing: conditional

Conditional standing may be granted for one academic term to a Psychology Major whose cumulative Psychology average falls below the minimum requirement for satisfactory standing.

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Academic standing: at risk of being required to withdraw

Faculty of Arts students

You must meet one of the following criteria by the end of the next school term in order to avoid a 'failed required to withdraw' standing:

  • satisfy the requirements to continue in a Psychology Major.
  • satisfy the requirements for admission to another program e.g., a different Major, Three-Year General Liberal Studies, or Four-Year General Liberal Studies. See the Undergraduate calendar for available programs and requirements. Depending on the circumstances, an appeal to continue your studies might be necessary. Consult with the appropriate academic advisor.

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Faculty of Science students

Consult an academic advisor in the Science Undergraduate Office regarding your options.

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Academic standing: required to withdraw

If stressors (e.g., physical and/or emotional issues, family issues, employment issues, bereavement, etc.) affected your academic performance:

  • see details regarding extenuating circumstances on the student success website. For example, information regarding requests for retroactive changes to the record.
  • consult your academic advisor and/or an academic advisor in the Undergraduate Office of your Home Faculty regarding your options.

Readmission following the failed standing:

Application for readmission form

Academic standing: required to withdraw from Faculty

This standing means that readmission to the particular Faculty is not possible.

If stressors (e.g., physical and/or emotional issues, family issues, employment issues, bereavement, etc.) affected your academic performance:

  • see details regarding extenuating circumstances on the student success website. For example, information regarding requests for retroactive changes to the record.
  • consult your academic advisor and/or an academic advisor in the Undergraduate Office of your Home Faculty regarding your options.

Last updated: July 14, 2015