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 Undergraduate Studies Academic Calendar
2017-2018

Amendments


Amendments

Amendments
 

The following are the amendments that were made to the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Calendar since it was published on February 10, 2017.

Date February 27, 2017
Section General Information
Page Name Privacy | Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act
Content Added
As an authorized Designated Learning Institution (DLI), and in accordance with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) compliance reporting requirements, the student's Unique Client Identifier (UCI) number will be recorded to the student record.
Content Removed Not applicable

Date March 16, 2017
Section Faculty of Arts | Arts Degree Requirements
Page Name Bachelor of Global Business and Digital Arts | Admissions and Tuition
Content Added
(maintaining a 70% average in the required set of courses that are specifically identified in the Degree Requirements section)
Content Removed (maintaining a 75% average in the required set of courses that are specifically identified in the Degree Requirements section)

Date May 3, 2017
Section Academic Regulations Related to Assignments, Tests, and Final Exams
Page Name Guidelines on Tests during the Formal Lecture Period
Content Added

The parameters for scheduling tests are as follows:

  1. Tests are held during the Formal Lecture Period from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, inclusive.
  2. The Faculties of Mathematics and Science may schedule Saturday tests for large, multiple-section courses in the fall and winter terms, if those tests are approved by the appropriate Associate Dean, scheduled using test slots, and announced to students during the first week of classes via published course outlines.

Tests are not permitted outside of these parameters.

Content Removed Students shall not be required to sit for a test during the Formal Lecture Period that is held outside the time period 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, inclusive. Instructors who choose to schedule a test outside that time period must provide suitable alternative time arrangements within the Monday to Friday time period for any students who request an alternative time.

Date May 8, 2017
Section Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Page Name Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies | Honours Therapeutic Recreation
Content Added

Regular System of Study: HLTH 245 added to 2B (Winter);
Co-operative System of Study: HLTH 245 added to 3A (Winter); number of electives changed accordingly

Content Removed Regular System of Study: HLTH 245 removed from 2A (Fall);
Co-operative System of Study: HLTH 245 removed from 2A (Fall)

Date May 29, 2017
Section Faculty of Mathematics
Page Name List of Academic Programs/Plans
Content Added

References to Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management

Content Removed References to Bachelor of Computer Science and Financial Management

Date June 9, 2017
Section Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Page Name Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies | Honours Recreation and Leisure Studies
Content Corrected

Under required courses the second appearance of REC 120 was corrected to REC 270


Date June 12, 2017
Section Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Page Name Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies | Joint Honours Degrees
Content Added

Not applicable

Content Removed

Under notes:
1. Any student pursuing a joint honours degree with the Faculty of Arts should be advised that the arts faculty restricts the number of double counted courses between arts requirements and recreation and leisure studies requirements to a maximum of 2.5 units.


Date June 29, 2017
Section General Information
Page Name Academic Integrity
Privacy | Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act
Content Added Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs
Content Removed

the Graduate Studies Office


Date July 4, 2017
Section Calendar of Events and Academic Deadlines
Page Name Calendar of Events and Academic Deadlines
Content Edited Fee arrangement deadline. Late Fees Arrangement form required to become fees arranged after these dates; visit Student Financial Services for more information
Content Removed

Fee arrangement deadline. Petition to the Registrar to Register Late form required to become fees arranged after these dates; visit Student Financial Services for more information


Date August 8, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Co-operative Materials and Nanosciences (Joint with Chemistry)
Content Edited Year Three terms in recommended course sequence corrected from fall to winter. There are two winter terms in year three of the co-op program.
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date August 8, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Materials and Nanoscience
Content Edited In the winter term of year three of the recommended course sequence the course name of MNS 10 was corrected from Polymer Materials to Materials and Nanosciences Seminar
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date August 8, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Co-operative Chemistry
Content Edited Electives in Year Four recommended course sequence corrected from four to eight (2.0 units to 4.0 units).
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date August 8, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Materials and Nanoscience
Content Edited In the winter term of year three of the recommended course sequence the course name of MNS 10 was corrected from Polymer Materials to Materials and Nanosciences Seminar
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date August 15, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Co-operative Biochemistry
Content Edited Under the list of program requirements, the last bullet under requirements 1. ("22.0 units that include:") was moved under 1. as it should not be the last sub-bullet under "5.75 Program elective units distributed as follows:"
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date August 15, 2017
Section Science Academic Plans
Page Name Honours Biochemistry
Content Edited Under the list of program requirements, the last bullet under requirements 1. ("22.0 units that include:") was moved under 1. as it should not be the last sub-bullet under "5.75 Program elective units distributed as follows:"
Content Removed

Not applicable


Date October 18, 2017
Section General Information
Page Name Privacy | Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act
Content Added
Questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the University, should be directed to the Secretariat, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. The Secretariat can be contacted by email at fippa@uwaterloo.ca. See also University of Waterloo Policy 46: Information Management.
Content Removed Questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the University, should be directed to the Privacy Officer, Secretariat & Office of General Counsel, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1. The email address of the Privacy Officer is fippa@uwaterloo.ca. See also University of Waterloo Policy 46: Information Management.

Date October 18, 2017
Section Faculty of Environment
Page Name About the Faculty of Environment | Examinations, Petitions and Appeals, and Academic Standing
Content Added
At the informal and formal level, students are encouraged to seek advice and assistance from the Secretariat, Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies, and/or the Assistant Registrar, Records Operations.
Content Removed At the informal and formal level, students are encouraged to seek advice and assistance from the Secretariat and Office of General Counsel, Undergraduate Associate Dean, and/or the Assistant Registrar.

Date October 18, 2017
Section Faculty of Arts
Page Name Arts Academic Regulations and Advice | Grievance Procedure
Content Added
Whether or not a student wishes to proceed informally or formally, advice and assistance may be secured from one of the following: the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, the Registrar's Office, the University Secretariat, and/or the Conflict Management and Human Rights Office.
Content Removed Whether or not a student wishes to proceed informally or formally, advice and assistance may be secured from one of the following: the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Registrar's Office, University Secretariat and Office of General Counsel, and/or Conflict Management and Human Rights Office.

Date October 23, 2017
Section Faculty of Mathematics
Page Name Business Administration and Computer Science Double Degree | Degree Requirements
Content Added
BUS 375W Operations Management;
Six additional 300- or 400-level BUS or ENTR elective courses (3.0 units) taken in third, fourth, or fifth year.
Content Removed BUS 385W Operations Management I and BUS 395W Operations Management II;
Five additional 300- or 400-level BUS elective courses (2.5 units) taken in third, fourth, or fifth year.

Date October 23, 2017
Section Faculty of Mathematics
Page Name Business Administration and Mathematics Double Degree | Degree Requirements
Content Added
BUS 375W Operations Management;
Six additional 300- or 400-level BUS or ENTR elective courses (3.0 units) taken in third, fourth, or fifth year.
Content Removed BUS 385W Operations Management I and BUS 395W Operations Management II;
Five additional 300- or 400-level BUS elective courses (2.5 units) taken in third, fourth, or fifth year.

Date October 23, 2017
Section Faculty of Mathematics
Page Name Academic Plans and Requirements | Degree Requirements for all Math students
Content Added
Not applicable
Content Removed Unusable Course Attempt: "a grade of WD is assigned"

Date October 23, 2017
Section Faculty of Mathematics
Page Name Faculty Policies
Content Added
Course Load: Students who have a cumulative average of 80% or more and are in Excellent standing have a maximum course load of 3.25 units.
Content Removed Course Load: Students who have a cumulative average of 80% or more and are in Excellent standing have a maximum course load of 3.0 units.

Date November 14, 2017
Section Faculty of Arts
Page Name Four-Year General Medieval Studies
Content Added
two courses from each of five of the eight subject fields specified in the list of Medieval Studies approved courses
Content Removed two courses from each of four of the eight subject fields specified in the list of Medieval Studies approved courses

 


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