If you miss assessment
- If a student misses a quiz, that student shall
provide a documented excuse otherwise a mark of zero
will be entered for that quiz.
- Examples of valid excuses are an illness which has been
documented by a physician and Student Health Services, or
an absence to play a varsity sport (your coach will
provide you with a letter).
- A physician's note must specifically state that the
student was medically unfit to write the missed assessment
on the date of the exam. Absence of this exact information
will result in a mark of 0.
- Your instructor should be notified within 48 hours
of such an absence and appropriate documentation should be
produced within 7 days. Failure to comply with
these time limits will result in a mark of zero.
- It is possible that if you are ill or absent (with
proper documentation as above) your instructor may, at
their discretion, arrange for you to take a quiz in
another section - if your quiz is on a Thursday it may be
possible to sit on a Friday in a different section (and
- Otherwise there will be no make-up quizzes, and the
weight of the missed quiz will be transferred to the
- Finally - Please note that a student may NOT have 100%
of their assessment based on the final examination. A
student who has not completed a substantial portion of the
term work normally shall not be admitted to the final
Missed final exam
- You will need to present your situation to your
faculty's Advising Office to be considered for a deferred
- See the Calendar for
detailed regulations .
- Your performance in a course up to the exam is taken
into consideration in granting a deferred exam status (for
instance, failing badly normally means you will not be
granted a deferred exam).
- For deferred exams in mathematics, students generally
sit the next available exam for the course they are
taking, which could be several months after the original
exam was scheduled.