Academic Consideration

This page aims to inform students and instructors/staff about the Academic Consideration process and how it can assist students in completing academic requirements when experiencing extenuating circumstances in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

If this does not apply to you, please see the “Who qualifies for Academic Consideration in the Faculty of Arts and Science?” question below for information on where to access resources for your specific Faculty.

Please also review our video and/or the information below before submitting your request. 

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Important Information

If you have symptoms of respiratory illness (including COVID, a cold, flu, etc.), please access our Illness Absence Reference Guide. This guide will provide you with information on applying for consideration, the types of documentation (including non-medical documentation) you can use to support your request, as well as insight into how the Faculty office will assess these requests. 

Should you have additional questions, please attend our weekly Zoom Academic Consideration Office Hours to speak with a member of our team. Office Hours are hosted at the following times:

  • Mondays: 2:00 - 3:00pm
  • Wednesdays: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Fridays: 2:30 - 3:30pm