Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2020/2021)
4.2 Registration and Withdrawal

Information about University registration can be found at UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Registration. Additional regulations in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for degree programs such as the B.A. and iBA include the following:

  1. As outlined in UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Registration, Course Weight/Course Load, a student in this Faculty may request permission to enroll in more than the normal course load in a semester or session. Requests are reviewed by an academic advisor in the Office of the Dean.

    1. A request to enroll in additional field school courses or equivalent in a semester shall require written permission of the academic unit Head. Such a request involving Intersession or Summer session shall require approval by an associate dean.

    2. A request to enroll in one additional regular course in a Fall, Winter or Spring semester shall be approved by an associate dean only when a student has successfully completed five courses in each of a minimum of two of the previous three semesters and obtained a minimum overall numeric grade average of 70% in those courses.

    3. A request to enroll in two additional regular courses in a Fall, Winter or Spring semester or one additional course in Intersession or Summer session shall only be considered in extraordinary circumstances. Such a request requires approval by the Dean.

  2. As outlined in UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Registration, Withdrawing from the University Without Academic Prejudice, from the beginning of the eighth week following the first day of lectures in any semester to the last day to add courses in the following semester as stated in the University Diary, a student who is prevented from completing the semester by illness, bereavement, or other acceptable cause, duly authenticated in writing, may request to withdraw from the University without academic prejudice.

    Requests are reviewed by an academic advisor in the Office of the Dean and require approval by an associate dean. A student who is prevented from completing the semester by illness may be required to provide an appropriately completed Student Health Certificate, available at www.mun.ca/regoff/forms.php.