Are you looking to change or modify your program? There may be multiple steps which need to be completed depending on what you wish to do. Here is some general information applicable for any changes you plan to make:

  • All forms can be submitted to the Science Undergraduate Office (SUO).
  • All forms without signatures will be sent to the appropriate advisor for processing. Please note this may delay any changes to your program.
  • Any approved changes will be made to your Quest account in approximately 2 – 3 weeks.


Within a Science program

Changing Science program (first-year student)

Steps before form submission Make an appointment with an advisor at the SUO.
Advisors to consult Consult with an academic advisor at the SUO for the program you want to transfer to make sure that you are eligible.
Deadline Requests can be reviewed for current term until the end of the first month, e.g. September 30 for Fall term. After one month, requests are normally held until the current term’s grades are available.
Form to submit

Plan Modification Form must be submitted prior to enrolment for next academic term.

How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office STC (2031)
Additional notes Decisions are usually made once term grades are available. If approved, the Registrar's Office will then change your program on Quest.
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Changing Science program (upper-year student)

Steps before form submission N/A
Advisors to consult Consult with a program advisor for the program you want to transfer in to in order to make sure that you are eligible.
Deadline Requests can be reviewed for current term until the end of the first month, e.g. September 30 for Fall term. After one month, requests are normally held until the current term’s grades are available.
Form to submit

Plan Modification Form must be submitted prior to enrolment for next academic term.

How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office STC (2031) or advisor of desired program
Additional notes Decisions are usually made once term grades are available. If approved, the Registrar's Office will then change your program on Quest.
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 Changing co-op streams

Steps before form submission Ensure that program and classes requirements will be met with the change in co-op streams.
Advisors to consult Consult with your program advisor before agreeing with an employer to make a change to your sequence, and obtain approval.
Deadline Sequence changes are review on a case by case basis. Please speak with your program advisor for additional details.
Form to submit Complete the Sequence Change Form.
How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office (STC 2031) or program advisor.
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Changing from regular to co-op

Steps before form submission
  1. Understand the co-op process, fees, and preparation for working as a co-op student.
  2. Academic averages (overall, science, subject) of 80% or higher are required.
Advisors to consult Consult with the academic advisor for the co-op program you are requesting. If obtaining the academic advisor signature is not possible, the form may be submitted unsigned.
Deadline

May 31 - or the preceding Friday if May 31 falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

Form to submit
How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office (STC 2031)
Additional notes There should be no incomplete (INC) courses. Decisions will be made in June after the winter term (1B) grades are official and winter academic standings are available. Students must be at the 1B term-level at the time they apply, and students beyond 1B will be considered on a case by case basis as there is a need to ensure a viable work and study sequence.
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Declaring or changing specialization

Steps before form submission N/A
Advisors to consult Consult with the academic advisor for the program with the specialization.
Deadline

These changes can be done anytime and can be approved immediately.

Form to submit

Complete the Plan Modification Form

How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office (STC 2031) or advisor of desired program.
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Adding a minor or option

Steps before form submission N/A
Advisors to consult Approval must be granted from the academic advisor from the department which the minor/option is being taken.
Deadline Anytime, though normally at least two courses for the subplan need to be completed before the request can be reviewed.
Form to submit

Complete the Plan Modification Form

How to submit approved forms Science Undergraduate Office (STC 2031)
*Students interested in a joint honours program should consult the Undergraduate Calendar for more details.
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Withdrawing from a term

Steps before form submission N/A
Advisors to consult Consult with your program advisor or with an advisor in the SUO.
Deadline The withdrawal form outlines details around timing.
Form to submit

Complete and submit the Undergraduate Notice of Withdrawal Form

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Outside of a Science program

Transferring to Science from a different faculty

Steps before form submission
  • Understand your motivations to transfer to Science
  • Consult with your current academic advisor
  • Determine which Science program you want to take
  • Review admission requirements
  • Read the whole Transferring to Science page thoroughly.
Advisors to consult Science transfer advisor - Lori Labelle
Deadline Transfers for the next term will be considered up to the final day of classes of the current term.
Form to submit The web form associated with the Transferring to Science page must be submitted before any conversation can take place.
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Transferring from Science to a different faculty

Steps before form submission
  • Understand your motivations to transfer out of Science
  • Determine which Faculty and program you want to take
  • Review admission requirements for your chosen Faculty and program
Advisors to consult First speak with the Science transfer advisor – Lori Labelle, then the transfer advisor from the new faculty, or advisor for the program.
Deadline Expect there to be a timeline to follow, established by the desired faculty.
Form to submit Complete Plan Modification Form
How to submit approved forms Look for instructions on the web, whether by faculty or program. More details can be found on the transfer pages for AHS, Arts, Engineering, Environment, and Math respectively.
Additional notes A decision will be made once your current term grades are available. You will then be notified of the decision and can proceed, if approved, to choose your courses during your enrolment appointment.
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