Paper Add/Drop takes place January 14 and 15, with Tuesday January 15 being the last day to add a second term course. This includes changes to lab or tutorial sections.
Your 1ST STEP:
Visit the Department that offers the course (for example,
to add a Math course, go to the Math Department; to drop a Chemistry
course, go to the Chemistry Department); they will provide you an
add/drop form and sign off on behalf of the department for any adds and
drops they approve
Paper add/drop locations and times for Departments in Science and Basic Medical Sciences will be posted here by Friday January 11, 2013.
Your 2ND STEP:
Make sure you have completed your add/drop form completely and thoroughly - check HERE
Your 3RD STEP:
Submit your add/drop form to your home faculty academic counselling team
Students in Science and Basic Medical Sciences: submit your add/drop
form to the Science/Basic Medical Sciences paper add/drop table located
outside the Academic Counselling Office (Room 191 in the
Western Science Centre). Schedule: Monday January 14 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm; Tuesday January 15 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The deadline to submit your add/drop form to the Academic Counselling Office is Tuesday January 15 at 4:00pm.
Need to request a Special Permission or Enroll in a course for which you have been granted Special Permission?
students: Looking to change 2nd term courses?
For a list of first-year courses offered in
second term, click here.
Check the online timetable to see whether a course is full or restricted to a specific group of students.
Options for retaking a course include:
You can take the course again next year.
You can take the course at Western during the
summer if it is offered. The 2013 Summer
Calendar will be available by the end of January. Course registration begins in early
March. Check this page towards the end
You can take an equivalent course on a letter of
permission at another university. See
Credit Matrix for examples of first-year courses taught at other Ontario
universities which have been assessed as equivalent to Western’s courses. For more information about how a letter of
permission works, follow this link.
for advice on possible course changes for 2nd term?
Come see one of our academic counsellors
during drop-in counselling
or if your inquiry is straight-forward,
send us an email.