Office of the Registrar
University Regulations (2006/2007)
4.13 Waiver of Regulations
  1. All undergraduate 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 head of the appropriate academic unit or committee, merit and equity so warrant. Requests for waivers should be directed as follows:

    • Course Prerequisites or Co-requisites: the head of the academic unit of the course(s) in question.

    • Departmental Regulations: the appropriate committee on undergraduate studies upon the recommendation of the head of the appropriate department.

    • Faculty or School Regulations: the appropriate committee on undergraduate studies. Such waivers shall not reduce the total number of credit hours required for a minor, major, certificate, diploma, or degree program.

    • General Academic Regulations (Undergraduate): the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the appropriate committee on undergraduate studies. Such waivers shall not reduce the total number of credit hours required for a minor, major, certificate, diploma, or degree program.

    • Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards, Medals and Prizes Regulations: the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships and Financial Aid on the recommendation or request of the head of the appropriate academic unit.

  2. Any student whose request for waiver of regulations has been denied has the right to appeal. For information regarding the appeal procedure refer to Appeal of Regulations - Appeal Procedures.