X Withdrawal

It is the student's responsibility to acquaint himself with these procedures and to follow them.
(a) Withdrawal from the University:
Only if the following procedure is adhered to may fees be refunded (see page 11 for fees refund schedule). Obtain a Request for Change in Registration form from the Office of the Registrar and after consultation, have this form signed by the Chair/Director and the Dean of the Faculty or designate. Graduate students require the signature of the Chair/Director or designate and the Dean of Graduate and International Studies. Return this form and Student Identification card to the Office of the Registrar.
(b) Withdrawal from a course:
(i) Procedure - Obtain a course change form from the Office of the Registrar. Arts and Science students are advised to seek counselling from their academic advisor before completing the form, signing it and returning the form to the Registrar. The Chair's signature is not required. Graduate students and students registered in all other faculties require the signature of the Chair/Director or designate, and, for graduate students, the signature of the Dean of Graduate and International Studies. Return the form to the Office of the Registrar.

The final dates for withdrawal without academic penalty are:
- for first term half courses

was November 6)
revised: now Thursday, November 2, 2006

- for full courses

February 7, 2006
February 7, 2007

- for second term half courses

February 28, 2006
March 6, 2007.

Note:
Final dates for withdrawal without financial penalty may not coincide with these dates. See Fees section page 11.
(ii) A student withdrawing within the two weeks following the above dates (to November 16, 2006 [revised: was November 20, 2006] for first term; February 21, 2006/February 21, 2007 for full courses; or March 14, 2006/March 20, 2007 for second term) will have "FA" (failed attempt) entered on the record. A mark of "FA" will not be included in the student's average, but for academic regulation purposes it will count as a failed course.
(iii) Withdrawals will not be permitted after November 16, 2006 [revised: was November 20, 2006] for first term half courses; or after February 21, 2006/February 21, 2007 for full courses; or after March 14, 2006/March 20, 2007 for second term half courses. The student will receive a mark based on the work completed and the mark will be counted as a part of the year's average except in the circumstances described in Regulation V (i) above.
(c) Withdrawal from a Program or Course under Special Circumstances:
Withdrawal without academic penalty may be allowed in cases of illness or other compelling circumstances. In cases of illness a Medical Certificate may be required.
(i) Procedure - A petition to the Registrar for late withdrawal without academic penalty must be made within two months of the release of course grades, for consideration by the instructor concerned.
(ii) If the petition is granted, "W" (withdrew) will be assigned to the course. "W" is not considered a mark.


See also:
University Regulations:
Introduction
I General Regulations
II Registration
III Programs of Study
IV Examinations
V Standing
VI Reappraisal
VII Special Examinations
VIII Deficiency
IX Academic Dishonesty
XI Computer Users
Definitions (Full-time vs Part-time Status)
Course Numbering System
Course Timetable
Transcript/Academic Record Abbreviations

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