Assistance with Academic Issues
If you are having an issue with one of your courses and feel like you need extra support, do not hesitate to email our VP Academic at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are my student rights?
SMUU did an excellent job of putting together a website that outlines our rights as students. Check it out here!
How can I get help with academic and personal problems that are causing me to fail a course or miss an assignment?
If you are failing a course contact you academic advisor who is listed on the top of your unofficial transcript on Minerva by emailing email@example.com
or going to Room 244.
Get more information here: http://www.mcgill.ca/isa/faculty-advising/current/help-problems
How can I be accommodated for a disability that is hindering my academic success?
You can contact the Office for Students with Disabilities. You can book an appointment by calling (514) 398-6009 or stopping by their office located at 3459 McTavish.
Where can I access the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures?
For more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the procedure if an allegation is made with regards to a student breaking the code?
Take a look at the following links:
For inquiries about your specific case contact the ISA officer- Vanessa Smith
Disciplinary Officer for the Faculty of Education- Fiona Benson
For general inquiries contact the Office of the Dean of Students-
William & Mary Brown Student Services Building
3600 McTavish, Suite 4100
What is a student advocate?
You can have an advocate by your side during allegations. This can be any unpaid member of the McGill Community. Some suggestion would be the EdUS VP Academic or President, or a member of McGill Student Advocacy.
Here are some forms you might find useful:
Request for Credit Overload
Request for Leave of Absence
Intent to Transfer
Request for Permission to Study Part-Time
Request for Late Course Withdrawal
Request for University Withdrawal
Request for Appeal of a ‘J’ Grade
Late Course Add Request
Request for Re-Read
Healthcare Provider- Return to Studies Approval
K Grade Contract
You can access them here: http://www.mcgill.ca/isa/policies/sao-forms