University Regulations

B. PROVISION FOR WAIVER OF REGULATIONS

The academic regulations notwithstanding, the University reserves the right, in special circumstances, to modify, alter or waive any regulation in its application to individual students where, in the judgement of the appropriate University Officer or Committee, merit and equity so warrant. Such requests for waivers should be directed in the first instance as follows:

1. Course prerequisites/corequisites may, in special circumstances and upon individual request, be waived by the Head of the Academic Unit, or delegate of the course(s) in question, as appropriate.

2. Departmental Regulations may, in special circumstances and upon individual request, be waived by the College/ Faculty/School Committee on Undergraduate Studies or equivalent upon the recommendation of the Head of the Academic Unit.

3. Faculty or School regulations may, in special circumstances and upon individual request, be waived by the College/Faculty/School Committee on Undergraduate Studies or equivalent. Such waivers shall not reduce the total number of credit hours required for a minor, major, certificate, diploma or degree programme.

4. General University Regulations may, in special circumstances and upon individual request, be waived by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the appropriate College/Faculty/School Committee on Undergraduate Studies or equivalent. Such waivers shall not reduce the total number of credit hours required for a minor, major, certificate, diploma or degree programme.

5. Regulations concerning the administration of Scholarships/ Bursaries/Awards/Medals/ and Prizes may be waived by the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation/request of the Dean/ Director/Principal/Head of the appropriate Academic Unit.


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