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News Archive: 2015

Office Closing for Winter Holidays 2015

The Continuing and Distance Studies Office will be closed between noon EST on December 24th and 9 am EST on January 4th. We wish you the best for this holiday season and look forward to serving you...Read More

Rankings show Queen's 'diversity of strengths'

Offered for the first time alongside the magazine’s annual university rankings, Maclean’s ranked universities in 10 different undergraduate programs – biology; business; computer science; education;...Read More

AVAILABLE: Teaching Assistant/Academic Assistant positions to support WRIT 120

For the Winter Term 2016, Continuing and Distance Studies is seeking Teaching Assistants/Academic Assistants for WRIT 120: Fundamentals of Effective Writing. For information about the course,...Read More

Winter Term Application Dates

Please note the following dates and deadlines for applying to winter term courses and programs: December 8, 2015: Degree Program Application Deadline December 15, 2015: Interest Application Deadline...Read More

NEW: FAQs online!

Have questions? Not sure where to find the answers? Check out our new FAQ section of the website for some of the most commonly asked questions! http...Read More

Important August 2015 Dates at Queen's

Please note the following dates and deadlines for the month of August: August 14, 2015: Summer Term (July - August) Exam Period. August 17, 2015: Summer Term (July - August) Classes End. August 18,...Read More

New Online Courses for Fall-Winter Terms 2015-16

We are happy to announce that we have added nine new online course offerings for the upcoming Academic Year 2015-16 at Queen's University. Below is the complete list of new online...Read More

Online Courses for the Academic Year 2015-16 at Queen's

Current and prospective students are now able to view more than 65 online course offerings for the upcoming Academic Year 2015-16. We are currently offering...Read More

Office Closed on Canada Day

Happy birthday, Canada! A reminder that Queen's University will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for Canada Day. Our regular office hours...Read More

Life sciences degree now offered online

Queen’s Faculty of Arts and Science will begin offering its first online Bachelor of Science degree this fall – a three-year general BSc in Life Sciences. “Queen’s has a long history of making...Read More

Distance Students Resources for Summer Term Exams at Queen's

Learning Strategies is an academic support service for undergraduate and graduate students at Queen's. They offer...Read More

Queen's Spring 2015 Convocation

Congratulations to all Faculty of Arts and Science students who will be graduating this week during...Read More

Employment Opportunities with CDS

Our team is growing and we are hiring for three new positions! Instructional Design Multimedia Support Analyst: supports the course development design team by researching,...Read More

Office Closed on Victoria Day

A reminder that the University will be closed on Monday, May 18, 2015 for Victoria Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 19...Read More

Ban Righ Centre Supports Women Studying Off Campus

For more than 40 years, the Ban Righ Centre (BRC) has served as an on-campus resource for women, especially mature women returning to Queen’s. Carrie Dean encountered obstacles that nearly derailed...Read More

Tips for Success in Online Learning at Queen’s University

Marking the start of Summer Term 2015 at Queen's University, our office held an online webinar on May 4, 2015 for distance students on tips for success in online learning. Our presenters included...Read More

Scheduled SOLUS Outage at Queen's, May 2015

Please note that from Saturday, May 2, 2015 starting at 5:00 am EST, and ending Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 12:00 noon EST, access to Queen’s Student Online University System (SOLUS) will be unavailable...Read More

SASS Summer Telephone Appointments for Distance Students at Queen's

Student Academic Success Services (SASS) provides programs and services that are designed to enhance students’ capacity to fulfill their learning goals and...Read More

Teaching Position Available for Fall Term 2015

The Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates...Read More

Important April 2015 Dates at Queen's

Please note the following dates and deadlines for the month of April: April 2, 2015: Winter Term and Fall-Winter classes end. April 9, 2015 to April 25, 2015: final Examinations for Winter and Fall-...Read More

Office Closed on Good Friday

A reminder that the University will be closed on Friday, April 3, 2015 for Good Friday. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, April 6...Read More

Queen's Madhuri Koti Makes Cancer Research Breakthrough

Dr. Madhuri Koti , one of our online instructors, has discovered a biomarker that will help lead to better predictions of the success of...Read More

ProfsUnplugged: Moving Failure Forward

A new campaign developed by the Alma Mater Society at Queen's University aims to open conversation about failure as a shared experience and a stepping stone to...Read More

Additional Enrolment Spaces in Online Psychology Course

We have increased enrolment by 50 additional online spaces in PSYC 100: Principles of Psychology ...Read More

Update: Per-Term Billing at Queen’s

Starting in the 2015-16 academic year, Queen’s University will move to per-term billing for all students. For example, tuition fees and the Student Assistance Levy (SAL) for just your Fall 2015...Read More

Additional Enrolment Spaces in Online Classics Course

We are pleased to announce that due to the popularity of CLST 205: Ancient Humour that is currently being...Read More

New Summer Session Added for MUSC 171

We are pleased to announce that due to the popularity of MUSC 171: The Social History of Popular...Read More

Summer term enrolment begins for Undergraduate students

Registration for Summer Term 2015 online courses for Undergraduate students opens Monday, March 2 in SOLUS . To search for online undergraduate courses in SOLUS,...Read More

Queen's succeeds in Ontario Online funding

For the second year in a row, Queen’s has enjoyed considerable success in securing funding from the Ontario Online Initiative to support the development of new online courses and modules. The...Read More

Welcome Back!

We hope you had a restful Reading Week break and that you were able to get caught up on your studies. A friendly reminder that this Friday, February 27 is the last day you will be able to:...Read More

Reading Week

Our office will remain open during the Reading Week break from February 17 to 20, 2015. Our office hours are from 9 am to noon and 1 pm to 4 pm. You can drop-in, give us a call, or send us an email...Read More

Office Closed On Family Day

A reminder that the University will be closed on Monday, February 16 for Family Day. Regular office hours will resume the following day. We...Read More

New Online Courses for Summer Term 2015

We have a great lineup of more than 45 online courses this...Read More

Important Dates for Summer Term 2015

We have updated our calendar with important dates for Summer Term 2015 at Queen’s, including application due dates, enrolment dates,...Read More

Change to Prerequisite for BIOL 103

We are happy to announce that the prerequisite for BIOL 103: Introductory Biology of Organisms has been...Read More

Mark Your Calendars!

On February 2, Summer Term 2015 enrolment for Distance students will begin...Read More

Winter Term 2015 Online Courses

Are you looking to pick up an elective course for the Winter Term 2015 at Queen's? We still have a few online courses with enrolment spaces available. The last day for admitted students to enrol/drop...Read More

Happy New Year

Welcome back and Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed the holiday break. All our services and offices are now back to regular hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. We look forward to serving you in...Read More