A) How do I add or drop a course?
B) Course Selection vs. Enrolment?
C) What happens if I repeat a passed course?
D) Can I take a course for the third time?
This information can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
E) How do I take a course at another university?
For more information on taking a course at another university (including Wilfrid Laurier University), visit the Registrar's office's drop/add period webpage under "What do I need to do to take courses at another institution?"
F) What are the important dates for course selection?
The important dates calendar outlines each term's dates for adding/swapping courses, WD drop deadlines, WF drop deadlines, fee due dates, and many more helpful dates.
2. Missed exams/classes and Verification of Illness Forms
A) What if I missed a test/assignment/lab due to illness?
B) What if extenuating circumstances caused me to miss a test/assignment/lab?
This information is hosted on the accommodation for illness or extenuating circumstance webpage.
3. Transferring between faculties
A) How do I transfer to Science from another faculty?
This information is hosted on the transferring to Science web form.
B) How do I transfer from Science to another faculty?
4. My current program
A) How do I switch my science program?
B) How do I switch from regular to co-op?
C) How do I declare or change my specialization?
D) How do I earn a minor?
5. My academic standing
A) What does "Academic Standing" mean and where do I see mine?
B) What does "Conditional Standing" mean?
C) How do I calculate my averages?
D) What happens if I am "Required to Withdraw"?
E) How can I petition a grade or academic decision?
F) How do I withdraw from a term?
G) What is ELPE and do I have to take this exam?
6. Course load
A) What is my maximum unit load each term?
B) What is the course load requirement for Dean's Honour list?
C) What constitutes a full-time student?
D) What does 'full course load' mean in regards to professional school requirements?
E) What does OSAP consider 100% course load?
7. Academic opportunities and professional schools
A) How do I find a personal tutor?
B) How do I become a tutor?
Visit the Student Success Office in South Campus Hall for more information or sign up here.
C) How do I find out about professional health schools such as medicine, dentistry, chiropractic, etc...?
D) How do I find out about Optometry & Vision Science?
For most information about Optometry and Vision Science, please visit the School of Optometry & Vision Science's website.
E) How do I find out about Pharmacy?
For most information about Pharmacy, please visit the School of Pharmacy's website.
8. Work/research opportunities
A) How do I get an on-campus, part-time job?
There are more than 1,200 part-time jobs available on campus each year. The Centre for Career Action is a great place to begin your search -- they have job postings, workshops, and one on one appointments to support your employment search. You can also approach individual professors about work opportunities as a lab or field researcher. They often have research opportunities available in the lab or in the field.
B) Research opportunities
C) How do I go about asking for a letter of reference?
9. International exchanges
A) How do I find out more about International Exchange?
This information is hosted on the international exchange webpage.
10. Funding and awards
A) Who do I talk to about getting financial aid?
The Student Awards and Financial Aid Office offers support and financial counselling for scholarships, awards, bursaries, the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), and out-of-province student loans.