We will regularly update this list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to academic advising. If you have a question that you think should be added here, please e-mail us at email@example.com. Review our FAQs website regularly for new or updated FAQs.
Where can I find my degree requirements?
Official degree requirements can be found in your Academic Calendar.
Which Academic Calendar do I follow?
Typically, students follow the Academic Calendar associated with the year they entered their major. If you are unsure which Academic Calendar you are following, connect with an Academic Advisor.
I am having difficulty understanding parts of the Academic Calendar. Where can I find additional information online?
I am trying to enrol into an SC/MATH* course, but seats are full or reserved. What should I do?
Continue trying to add the course via the Registration and Enrolment Module (REM) until the last date to enrol without special permission of the instructor. These dates are available online here. When the course begins, attend the course and identify yourself to the instructor.
If the last date to enrol without special permission of the instructor passes, you may ask the instructor for special permission to enrol by the deadline to enrol late. Visit the Math Department to obtain a copy of the special permission to enrol late form.
I am trying to enrol into an LE/EECS* course, but seats are full or reserved. What should I do?
Continue trying to add the course via the Registration and Enrolment Module (REM) until the last date to enrol without special permission of the instructor. These dates are available online here. In addition to continuing to try the online system, note that the EECS Department typically maintains a waiting list for Fall and Winter term courses. The waiting list is available close to the start of each term. If there is a waiting list, it will be posted on the EECS Department website.
Contact the EECS Department if you have questions about their enrolment process.
*Some sections of LE/EECS 1019 3.00 are overseen by the Math Department. For clarification, feel free to contact the Math Department, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department, or the Lassonde Student Welcome and Support Centre.
I would like to take a 1st year Engineering course but the seats are reserved or full. What should I do?
1st year Engineering courses are reserved for 1st year Engineering students. If you are an upper year Engineering student who needs to complete a 1st year Engineering course or an exited Engineering student who wishes to repeat a previsouly taken course, you can complete the following form. Any requests for students to repeat upper year Engineering courses should contact the department responsible for the course. For more information, please visit the Lassonde Student Welcome and Support Centre.
What are the minimum GPA requirements for my program?
For an honours program, the minimum overall GPA required is 5.00 (C+).
For an ordinary program, the minimum overall GPA required is 4.00 (C).
If you are below these minimums, review our Academic Standards website.
I am struggling in some of my courses. Where can I get extra help?
Explore the following tutoring options:
We also encourage students to remain connected to their instructors and teaching assistants. Office hours and/or one-to-one appointments can be very helpful!
You may also find the following supports helpful:
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