Options after withdrawing from the Faculty

If you have been withdrawn from the Faculty, you will not be permitted to register as a regular engineering student for a period of one year (12 consecutive months).

A withdrawal does not affect your right to write a supplemental or deferred examination, if applicable. Should there be a change in your academic performance, following receipt of your supplemental and/or deferred exam result(s), you must submit a written request to the Undergraduate Studies Office at bacinfo@genie.uottawa.ca in order to have your file reviewed.

If you have been withdrawn from the Faculty after the winter 2017 term:
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  • Please consult the comments indicated in your grade report in your student center account (via uoZone) for specific information pertaining to this decision.
  • Please consult the University policies and regulations if you have any questions concerning academic regulations.

Continuing your studies at the University of Ottawa

If you wish to continue your studies at the University of Ottawa, you have two options:

Make changes to your undergraduate program

If you meet the minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) requirement, you may request a change of program towards another faculty or school at the University of Ottawa. To find the minimum CGPA requirements for another faculty or school, please refer visit the Make changes to your undergraduate program site.


Re-apply for admission to the Faculty of Engineering

Should you wish to re-apply for admission to the Faculty of Engineering after the year-long mandatory withdrawal period, you must:

  1. Improve your academic record by completing a minimum of twenty-four university credits (see below) as a special student.
  2. Meet the Requirements for re-admission following mandatory withdrawal from a faculty or refused admission.
  3. Submit a new application for admission.

Approved courses to upgrade standing

Students can improve their academic standing by taking one of the Faculty-approved courses listed below. Please note that some of these courses require one or more prerequisites.

You must confirm that the courses you require are offered to special students on the Faculty of Science’s website. Some of these courses may not be available every term for special students.

Biochemistry

Course descriptions

  • BCH 2333
  • BCH 2733
  • BCH 3120
  • BCH 3125
  • BCH 3170
  • BCH 3346
  • BCH 3356
  • BCH 3520
  • BCH 3525
  • BCH 3570
  • BCH 3746
  • BCH 3756
Biology

Course descriptions

  • BIO 1130
  • BIO 1140
  • BIO 1530
  • BIO 1540
  • BIO 2110
  • BIO 2133
  • BIO 2510
  • BIO 2533
  • BIO 3102
  • BIO 3119
  • BIO 3124
  • BIO 3126
  • BIO 3140
  • BIO 3147
  • BIO 3151
  • BIO 3152
  • BIO 3153
  • BIO 3170
  • BIO 3305
  • BIO 3502
  • BIO 3519
  • BIO 3524
  • BIO 3526
  • BIO 3540
  • BIO 3547
  • BIO 3551
  • BIO 3552
  • BIO 3553
  • BIO 3570
  • BIO 3705
Chemistry

Course descriptions

  • CHM 1311
  • CHM 1321
  • CHM 1711
  • CHM 1721
  • CHM 2120
  • CHM 2123
  • CHM 2131
  • CHM 2132
  • CHM 2311
  • CHM 2313
  • CHM 2330
  • CHM 2353
  • CHM 2354
  • CHM 2520
  • CHM 2523
  • CHM 2531
  • CHM 2711
  • CHM 2713
  • CHM 2730
  • CHM 2753
  • CHM 2754
  • CHM 3120
  • CHM 3122
  • CHM 3126
  • CHM 3140
  • CHM 3350
  • CHM 3372
  • CHM 3373
  • CHM 3520
  • CHM 3522
  • CHM 3526
  • CHM 3540
  • CHM 3750
  • CHM 3773
Environmental Science

Course descriptions

  • EVS 1101
  • EVS 1501
  • EVS 3120
  • EVS 3520
Geology

Course descriptions

  • GEO 1111
  • GEO 1115
  • GEO 1511
  • GEO 1515
  • GEO 2113
  • GEO 2163
  • GEO 2164
  • GEO 2165
  • GEO 2166
  • GEO 2307
  • GEO 2321
  • GEO 2334
  • GEO 2513
  • GEO 2563
  • GEO 2564
  • GEO 2565
  • GEO 2566
  • GEO 2707
  • GEO 2721
  • GEO 2734
  • GEO 3163
  • GEO 3164
  • GEO 3165
  • GEO 3166
  • GEO 3167
  • GEO 3342
  • GEO 3352
  • GEO 3372
  • GEO 3382
  • GEO 3393
  • GEO 3563
  • GEO 3564
  • GEO 3565
  • GEO 3566
  • GEO 3567
  • GEO 3742
  • GEO 3752
  • GEO 3782
  • GEO 3920
Mathematics

Course descriptions

1320 1322 1341 1348 1371 1720 1722 1741 1748 1771
2141 2143 2322 2342 2355 2362 2377 2384 2541 2543
2722 2747 2755 2762 2777 2784 3120 3121 3130 3141
3143 3153 3155 3166 3172 3320 3321 3341 3343 3348
3361 3375 3377 3378 3379 3380 3381 3395 3520 3521
3530 3541 3543 3553 3555 3566 3572 3720 3721 3741
3743 3748 3761 3775 3777 3778 3779 3780 3781 3795
4121 4124 4125 4126 4130 4131 4142 4144 4145 4149
4153 4154 4155 4156 4157 4158 4161 4166 4170 4171
4175 4183 4343 4348 4349 4371 4372 4374 4375 4381
4385 4386 4387 4388 4521 4524 4525 4526 4530 4531
4542 4544 4545 4549 4553 4554 4555 4556 4557 4558
4561 4566 4571 4575 4583 4743 4748 4749 4771 4772
4774 4775 4781 4785 4786 4787 4788      
Physics

Course descriptions

1122 1124 1522 1524 2311 2323 2325 2333 2361 2711
2723 2725 2733 2761 3320 3341 3350 3355 3370 3720
3741 3750 3755 3770 4140 4141 4311 4322 4327 4330
4335 4346 4361 4362 4368 4370 4382 4385 4387 4540
4541 4711 4722 4730 4762 4770 4782 4785    
Anatomy and Physiology

Course descriptions

1105 1106 1107 1505 1506 1507        

Appealing the mandatory withdrawal

If you consider that exceptional circumstances have prevented you from achieving success in your studies, you also have the right to appeal this decision to the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS) of the Faculty of Engineering.

To appeal, you must submit a letter to the academic secretariat (SITE Building, room 1020) or via e-mail at bacinfo@genie.uottawa.ca. This letter (1-2 pages) should explain the circumstances that were out of your control and the basis for your appeal. You must explain why your academic standing is unsatisfactory and present the reasons why the Faculty should make an exception to the regulation and allow you to continue your program. Any document supporting your arguments must also be provided.

Letter of appeals submitted without any supporting documents will not be considered.

InformationYour appeal must be made in writing within 10 working days following the date at the date at which you received the e-mail notifying a mandatory withdrawal. The Faculty of Engineering reserves the right to deny requests submitted after the above-mentioned deadline.

The Student Rights Centre, a service provided by the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO), assists students through the appeal process. They are located in room 101 of the University Centre (85 University Private), and can be reached by telephone at 613-562-5800, ext. 4752, or by e-mail at rights@sfuo.ca.

We encourage you to meet with your advisor to review your options. In order to make an appointment, please contact us by telephone at 613-562-5918 or by presenting yourself at the Undergraduate Studies Office in SITE room 1020.

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