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2017-2018
The Undergraduate Calendar
 

Engineering & Architecture

Absences from a Program

Voluntary Withdrawals
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Students may withdraw from a term or from their program depending on the time of the term and depending on any extenuating circumstances. In all cases, students must submit an Undergraduate Notice of Withdrawal form to the Registrar with the appropriate approval signatures. The following sections describe the criteria and constraints for each of these alternatives.

Students who voluntarily withdraw from a term are expected to return to their program of study within one year from the beginning of the term from which they withdrew. After this period, if students have not enrolled in their program, they will be deemed to have withdrawn from the program Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS), Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), or Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE). Should students wish to return at some later time, they should refer to the Request to Complete Degree Requirements Following an Absence section of this Calendar.

Students who withdraw from their program (BAS, BASc, or BSE), or are deemed to have done so, will be required to apply for readmission in order to be considered for continuation of their program of study. If the absence exceeds one year, students should refer to the Request to Complete Degree Requirements Following an Absence section of this Calendar.

Students may withdraw from the (entire) term, without academic penalty, at any time prior to the drop no penalty time (see the list of important dates provided by the Registrar). Students must notify their advisor and complete the appropriate forms.

The courses taken by students who withdraw from a term during the drop, penalty 1 period (see the list of important dates provided by the Registrar) remain on the transcript and are recorded as WD (Withdrew after the drop deadline, no credit granted). The term decision for such a term is recorded as Not Applicable. Students may request to return to their studies one year after the start of the term withdrawn from.

The courses taken by students who withdraw from a term during the drop, penalty 2 period (see the list of important dates provided by the registrar) remain on the transcript and are recorded as WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted). The term decision for such a term is Required to Withdraw. Students may apply for readmission one year after the start of the term withdrawn from.

For students in the 1A term, additional leniency may be permitted depending on the circumstances leading to the decision to withdraw.

See the Fees section of the Calendar with respect to eligibility for refund of fees paid for the term.

 


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