Newly admitted and current students sometimes realize that a required course in their degree program is equivalent to one or more courses that they have already completed in a previous degree. Alternatively, student may have prior and extensive work experience or professional background that directly relates to the course material and content. In these cases, students may be eligible to receive a waiver, an exemption, or advanced credit.
Information provided within this Course Waiver, Exemption, or Advanced Credit request form will help the instructor(s) to evaluate your request. Please complete everything in full and include the uploads of supplementary documents that are required to support your request. Requests are subject to review and approval by the course instructor(s) and Associate Dean / Graduate Program Director.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT REQUEST
Requests for Waivers/Exemptions/Advanced Credit and all supplemental documents must be submitted by 4:00pm MST on the first Friday after the start of classes for each respective Fall and Winter semesters.
Please note SAPL Graduate courses offered in the Spring and Summer semesters are not eligible for Waivers/Exemptions/Advanced Credits.
REVIEW PROCESS AND TIMELINE
The review of your request can take up to a week. Once the review has been completed, we will contact you by email to notify you of the outcome.
Requests received after the deadline may not be able to be processed in time for the University of Calgary course registration deadlines as specified in the Calendar.
Collection of personal information
Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection or use of this information, please visit our Access to Information page.