Academic Dates for Fall 2016 and Winter 2017.
Students must note that they are required to reserve this time in their personal calendars for the examinations. The examination periods:
Fall 2016: December 10 - 21, 2016
Winter 2017: April 6 - 24, 2017
Students registering to write MCAT, LSAT or GMAT or a similar examination, should select a time for those examinations that occurs outside the University examination period.
Student Awareness of Accessible Learning Centre
Students with disabilities or special needs are advised to contact Laurier-s Accessible Learning Centre for information regarding its services and resources. Students are encouraged to review the Calendar for information regarding all services available on campus. https://www.wlu.ca/accessible-learning/
Academic and Research Misconduct
Academic misconduct is an act by a student, or by students working on a team project, which may result in a false evaluation of the student(s), or which represents a deliberate attempt to unfairly gain an academic advantage. Academic misconduct includes: please refer to http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2505&p=11452
Plagiarism Detection Software
Wilfrid Laurier University uses software that can check for plagiarism. Students may be required to submit their written work in electronic form and have it checked for plagiarism.
Academic Support and Advising
There is a range of academic learning support services offered at Laurier designed for all students who want to improve their academic achievement in the classroom. These services include the following specific areas: Central Academic Advising Office, Mathematics Assistance Centre, Study Skills and Supplemental Instruction Centre, Writing Centre Please access the following web page for detailed information: https://students.wlu.ca/academics/support-and-advising/
Laurier Email Account
Our official means of communication is with your Laurier email account. Students are expected to regularly check their Laurier email account for important notices from the university community. Students are also expected to send emails to official members of the university community from their Laurier email account in order to ensure delivery. Emails sent from non-Laurier accounts, such as hotmail, may be identified as spam and not delivered. Your co-operation is appreciated.
Student Food Bank
All students are eligible to use this service to ensure they-re eating healthy when overwhelmed, stressed or financially strained. Anonymously request a package online 24-7. All dietary restrictions accommodated. www.wlusu.com/food-bank/
A volunteer operated safe-walk program, available Fall and Winter, daily from 6:30 pm to 3 am. Teams of two are assigned to escort students to and from campus by foot or by van. www.wlusu.com/foot-patrol/
The Wellness Centre
The Wellness Centre supports students- physical, emotional and mental health needs. Located
on the 2nd floor of the Student Services building, booked and same-day appointments are
available Monday to Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm, Thursday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:15 pm. Contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org or wellness@LaurierWellness. After hours crisis support
available 24/7 -
Good 2 Talk 1-866-925-5454.