Academic Counselling

Before seeing a counsellor, please be sure to familiarize yourself with the Academic Calendar.

When to See a Department Academic Counsellor

  • Special Permission

    Permission to waive normal Computer Science course or program requirements

  • Letter of Permission

    For having the Computer Science courses you want to take at another university evaluated prior to taking the course. Please pick up a form from your Dean's Office prior to seeing a Department Counsellor. Office of the Registrar - Letter of Permission Information can be found here
    Note: You will still require final approval from your Faculty Academic Counsellor for the LOP

  • Transcript Evaluations

    Evaluations of Computer Science courses completed in a prior degree. You must provide a copy (does not have to be an original copy ) of your transcript for evaluation. Course outlines for may also be required.

  • Recommendations for Advance Standing

    For Computer Science courses taken at another university or college. You must provide a copy (does not have to be an original copy ) of your transcript for evaluation. Course outline for may also be required. Office of the Registrar - Letter of Permission Information can be found here

  • General Inquiries

    Any questions related to course/program selection/requirements

When to See a Faculty Academic Counsellor

  • Special Permissions

    Permissions other than those pertaining to Computer Science course or program requirements- ex. Course overload, to waive normal degree requirements, etc.

  • Letter of Permission

    For taking courses at another university

  • Academic Accommodations

    Due to illness, bereavement, or other circumstances beyond your control that affect your academic performance

  • Special Examination

    For deferred final exams

  • Grade-Point Waiver

    A waiver used when required to withdraw from the University for insufficient grade points in first or second year or for too many failures on your record you may request a grade-point waiver of the Dean of your Faculty of Registration

  • Questions

    General questions relating to progression requirements, university regulations, appeal procedures, etc.

  • Graduation Problems

    Any issues related to graduation.


Faculty of Science Academic Counselling FAQ

Computer Science Academic Counselling

Office: Middlesex College, Room 355
Telephone: (519) 661-3566
Fax: (519) 661-3515 - Attention: Department of Computer Science, Academic Counselling

To obtain academic counselling, please log in with your Western username and password below and open a support ticket.  A counsellor will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Open a SUPPORT Ticket       

Special Permission

Special permission is needed from the Department of Computer Science to waive normal course or program requirements. You will need to make arrangements to meet with a Department of Computer Science Academic Counsellor in order to fill out a Special Permission Form. For all other special permissions (course overloads, etc.), see an Academic Counsellor in your home faculty.

Note: Special permissions are contingent upon approval of your Dean's Office.