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Registration Eligibility in Summer Courses (Summer Continuance)

Registration Eligibility in Summer Courses (Summer Continuance)

Topic: Academic Standards, Grades, Conduct of Examinations
Approval Authority: Senate
Approval Date: 22 January 1998
Effective Date: 22 January 1998; amendments effective 1 July 2019
Last Revised: 23 May 2019
  1. Purpose
    1. This policy outlines the circumstances under which students who are ineligible to proceed in their academic program at the end of a Fall/Winter session may continue in courses in the subsequent Summer session.
    2. It also addresses the outcome for students who, at the end of the Summer session, achieve the required grade point average (GPA) to continue in their current program without interruption.
  2. Scope and Application
    1. Subject to limitations set out, this policy applies to all undergraduate students.
  3. Definitions
    1. Subject to limitations set out, this policy applies to all undergraduate students.
  4. Policy
    1. Students who are ineligible to proceed in their academic program at the end of a Fall/Winter session may continue in courses in the subsequent Summer session if they have satisfied the pre-requisites for the courses taken during the summer.
    2. Students who, at the end of the Summer session, achieve the required GPA for their current program may continue in the subsequent Fall/Winter session.
  5. Roles and Responsibilities
    1. The Registrar’s Office will be responsible for updating the students who meet the eligibility requirements to continue in their program without interruption following the release of the summer academic decisions. This will be based on the prescribed GPA for a student’s current program of study.
  6. Review
    1. This policy shall be reviewed every five years.
Legislative History: Approved by Senate 22 January 1998. Amendments approved by Senate 23 May 2019.
Date of Next Review: 1 June 2024
Related Policies, Procedures and Guidelines: Pan-university Academic Nomenclature