Academic Consideration

This page aims to inform students and instructors/staff about the Academic Consideration process and how it can assist students in completing academic requirements when experiencing extenuating circumstances in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

If this does not apply to you, please see the “Who qualifies for Academic Consideration in the Faculty of Arts and Science?” question below for information on where to access resources for your specific Faculty.

Please also review our video and/or the information below before submitting your request. 

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Important Information

  • Students impacted by political unrest are encouraged to apply for Academic Consideration. If you would like to speak with a member of our team, please email 
  • The Faculty Office DOES NOT recommend writing exams/tests/quizzes or handing in assignments when experiencing an extenuating circumstance, beyond your control, that is impacting your academic ability. Please submit a Request for Academic Consideration as soon as the need arises.
  • Consideration Office hours are closed from May 13 to September 13. If you need to speak to one of the Consideration team please email to request a meeting.