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Registration dates

Registration - Summer 2021

Registration for new and returning graduate students opens on March 11, 2021 via Minerva for the Summer 2021 term.

New students and students who plan to register for courses only or for full-time status for the Summer 2021 term are advised to read these instructions carefully as it is the student’s responsibility to ensure the accuracy of their record and to register within the deadlines.

The deadline to register for Summer 2021 is May 3, 2021.

New* or Readmitted Students:

  • Must register for the Summer 2021 term by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR (CRN 937) to their record.
  • Must add/drop/withdraw courses by the deadline dates specified for each course according to the Class Schedule.

*NOTE1: All new students must complete the mandatory Academic Integrity Tutorial via Minerva. At the end of May, a reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed the tutorial with a warning that a hold will be placed on their record at the beginning of July. When the tutorial is completed, the hold is automatically be lifted.

*NOTE 2: All new students must also complete the mandatory online sexual violence education program. Details available at It Takes All of Us.

Returning Students - Registration for Courses Only

  • Must add/drop/withdraw courses by the deadline dates specified for each course according to the Class Schedule.

Returning Students - Registration for Full-time Status

  • Returning students in Non-Thesis programs must register for a minimum of 12 credits of courses to have full-time status.
  • Returning students in Thesis programs must register for course REGN STOR (CRN 938) – Confirm Summer Term of Residence to have full time status.

NOTES:

  • Only students in thesis program wishing to count their Summer 2021 term as a full-time term and advance their residency, should register for the REGN STOR course (full-time status fees will apply)
  • Students in Additional Session or Thesis Continuing status should NOT register for the REGN STOR course.
  • International students who were awarded a Differential Fee Waiver (DFW) by their department in the Fall 2020 term for the current year should NOT register for this course as their status should remain as ‘Thesis Continuing’ status for the Summer 2021 term.


Returning Students – in Thesis Programs:

Students in Thesis programs, who remain registered in the same program and who are not registering in full-time status in the Summer 2021 term, will automatically be registered by Enrolment Services as of early March 2021.

Fee Information:

Students will be charged fees according to their registration status as per the categories below:

  • Thesis Continuing status -No fees charged; may register for courses
  • Additional Session status -$997.97 charged for Summer fees; may register for courses
  • Thesis Evaluation status -$204.34 charged for Summer fees; may not register for courses

Detailed fee information for all graduate students is available on the Student Accounts website (Summer Fees). Summer fees are due on April 28, 2021.


Registration - Fall 2021

All new students accepted for the Fall 2021 term must confirm that they accept their offer of admission on-line using their uApply account, and pay the confirmation deposit, if applicable, before they can register in their program of admission.

New and returning students must then register on Minerva for both the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 terms by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR for both the Fall 2021 (CRN 196) and the Winter 2022 (CRN 210) terms.

Take note of the registration periods listed below to avoid late registration fees.

Returning Students

June 1, 2021 (starting at 8:00 a.m.*) to August 14, 2021

*Returning students must check their Registration Eligibility in the Registration Menu in Minerva to confirm when they may begin registering.

New Students

July 6, 2021 (starting at 9:00 a.m.) to August 14, 2021

New and returning students who have not registered by August 14, 2021 may still access Minerva to register late from August 15, 2021 to September 14, 2021. A late registration fee will apply.

All registered students (new and returning) may add/drop courses until the deadline to add/drop courses for each term.

Returning students in thesis programs who have a “time limitation” hold on their record will be blocked from registration for the 2021-2022 academic year, but will be permitted to register with the support of the department when the thesis is ready to be submitted. Information regarding the Time Limitation Policy and procedures for readmission are available at Time Limitation​.

*NOTE 1 : All students must register continuously in every term during their program, unless they request a leave of absence. Any student who does not register continuously will be withdrawn from the University as of their first unregistered term. To resume their studies, the student must then submit a request for readmission.

NOTE 2 : All new students must complete the mandatory online Academic Integrity Tutorial on Minerva, as stated in their admission letter. A reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed this tutorial at the end of October with a warning that a ‘hold’ will be placed on their record at the end of November. For new students with this ‘hold’, the hold will be expired automatically when the student completes the tutorial.

NOTE 3: All new students must also complete the mandatory online sexual violence education program. Details available at It Takes All of Us.


Registration - Winter 2021

All new students accepted for the Winter 2021 term must accept their offer of admission using their uApply account before they can register in their program of admission.

New students must then register on Minerva by adding the registration confirmation course REGN RCGR for the Winter 2021 term (CRN 265). To avoid late registration fees, students must register within the registration period listed below:

New Students December 1, 2020 (starting at 9:00 a.m.) to January 4, 2021

New students who have not registered by Monday, January 4, 2021 may still access Minerva to register late from January 5, 2021 to January 19, 2021. They will be charged a late registration fee.

All registered students (new and returning) may add/drop courses until the deadline to add/drop courses for each term.

NOTE 1: All students must register continuously in every term during their program, unless they request a leave of absence. Any student who does not register continuously will be withdrawn from the University in their first unregistered term. To resume their studies, the student must then submit a request for readmission to be permitted to register.

NOTE 2: All new students must complete the mandatory online Academic Integrity Tutorial on Minerva, as stated in their admission letter. A reminder will be sent to new students who have not completed this tutorial at the end of February with a warning that a hold will be placed on their record in the third week of March. The hold will automatically be lifted when the student completes the tutorial.

NOTE 3: All new students must also complete the mandatory online sexual violence education program. Details available at It Takes All of Us.

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