PASSING A COURSE: You will require a minimum of fifty (50%) percent in a course to obtain a passing grade. However, some courses may require greater than 50% and/or have mandatory components to achieve a passing grade. Check your course outlines for more details.

ACADEMIC PROGRESSION: In order to progress to the next level of program study, a student must achieve all of the following:
1. a semester Grade Point Average (GPA) of 1.2 or greater
2. a passing grade in 66.66% of registered course load
3. successful completion of any prerequisite or co-requisite courses
4. successful completion of any mandatory course and/or semester requirements (such as Non-Academic Requirements among others) as determined by the program.

ACADEMIC PROBATION: In the case where a student: earns a semester GPA of less than 1.2 and/or did not achieve a passing grade in 66.66% of their registered course load, that student will be placed on Academic Probation. Academic Probation is a student status that is applied in order to define the next steps for the student to resume program progression.

PREREQUISITE: Some courses may have a prerequisite that must be successfully completed prior to taking the course in question. All pre-requisites are listed on the course outline.

GPA: Grade Point Average is a weighted (some courses have more hours than others) calculation of your marks earned across your courses and is cumulative across all of your semesters.

NON-ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS (NARS): Includes non-academic entrance requirement such as vaccinations, certifications, first aid training etc. etc that may be required by your program. Please check your individual program requirements.

Recognition for prior learning acquired through life and work experience. Prior learning is assessed, so that it may be translated it into a college credit. Student’s may initiate the process by applying through the Registrar’s Office.

STATUS: Full-time students are enrolled in at least 66.66% of the courses prescribed for the semester in your current program. For more information about your status, please contact the Office of the Registrar.