University of Calgary : D. Change of Faculty or Program


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University of Calgary Calendar 2014-2015 Academic Regulations D. Change of Faculty or Program
D. Change of Faculty or Program

Requests for a Change of Program may be made through the online Student Centre via MyUofC. The deadline dates for Change of Programs are as follows:

Fall Term:

February 1: All programs

Winter Term:

September 1:  The Faculty of Nursing (Transfer and Degree Holder Routes only).

December 1: All programs within the Faculties of Arts excluding programs in Dance, Drama, Earth Science, Economics, International Relations, Law and Society, Music, Psychology or Visual Arts; Kinesiology; Science excluding programs in Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geoscience, Nanoscience and Neuroscience.

Note: The Haskayne School of Business, the Faculties of Medicine, the Schulich School of Engineering, Social Work, and the Werklund School of Education do not accept transfer students for the Winter Term. Change of Programs to the Faculty of Kinesiology for the Winter Term will be considered only if the quota permits additional admissions.

Note: Change of Programs to combined degree programs must be submitted by the deadline date of the faculty with the earlier deadline.

Spring Term:

March 1: all faculties

(except those noted below)

Summer Term:

May 1: all faculties

(except those noted below)

Note: Change of Programs to the Faculties of Art (Drama, Music, or Visual Arts only), Haskayne School of Business, Medicine, Nursing, Schulich School of Engineering, Social Work, the Werklund School of Education and the Program of Dance are not accepted for the Spring and Summer Terms. The Faculty of Kinesiology recommend that students enter the Fall Term.

Students who wish to request a Change of Program for the Spring and/or Summer Term should contact their Faculty.

Owing to the short period between the end of examinations in the Fall Term and the start of classes in the Winter Term, students wishing to transfer to a different faculty or program between the Fall and Winter Terms will be allowed to register for courses in the new faculty if they are admissible prior to release of Fall Term grades. If, as a result of the Fall Term grades, the transfer is not approved, the student will be returned to his/her original faculty provided he/she has not been required to withdraw. Students re-admitted to their former faculty will be cancelled from Winter Term courses which do not fit their degree program, regardless of the date. New courses can only be selected up to the deadline date specified in the Academic Schedule.