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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get "Civil Paper"?

  • You can purchase "Civil Paper" from the CEE office, SEB 3005. The cost is $5 cash only.

What average do I need to get into CEE?

  • We cap our second year admission to 80 students. To be admitted into CEE you must have successfully completed all your first year engineering courses.

What courses do I register for?

  • Progression sheets for all CEE programs can be found here.

When can I register for my courses?

  • Each student will be given an appointment time when they can start their registration. Login in to the Student Services website and follow the "My Possibilities" link to find out your earliest web registration date. This appointment time is the first time you can register for your courses and will remain open to you any time after this date and time.

What do I do if a course is full?

  • This won't happen if it is a core course for your program of study; and very rarely happens for our technical elective courses.

When is Surveying?

  • CEE 3324a - Surveying runs the last 2 or 3 weeks of the summer before the academic year starts. In 2017, it will run August 21 - September 1.

When do I register for Surveying?

  • You register for CEE 3324a - Surveying on line when you register for your Fall term courses.

Do I have to do Intent to Register after first year?

  • Yes, if you plan to continue in your CEE program you must submit an online intent to register so that you will have access to the web registration system during the summer months to register for Fall/Winter courses. If you don't submit an Intent to Register, you will not have access to the web registration system.

What happens if I don't submit my Intent to Register?

  • To receive the highest priority for your preference of a program, you must submit your Intent to Register form (web or appropriate paper version) on time. If you don't submit your ITR, you will not be able to use the online registration system to register for your fall/winter courses during the summer. If you do not submit your ITR during the online period you will need to submit a paper form to the Undergraduate Services Office (SEB 2097).

What do I do if I have a timetable conflict?

  • You will have to fill out a timetable conflict form, get the form signed by both instructors and by the department counsellor, then bring it to the Undergraduate Services Office (SEB 2097).

I have a disability, how can I get accommodation?

  • Student Development Services has staff members who specialize in assisting students with various disabilities to adjust to the university environment. These disabilities include, but are not limited to, vision, hearing and mobility impairments, learning disabilities, chronic illnesses, chronic pain, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders. For more information, click here.

What do I do if I miss a lab/quiz/tutorial/lecture?

  • If the value of the missed course requirement is less than 10% please come to the CEE Office (SEB 3005) to fill out the proper paperwork. If it is worth 10% or more please see staff in the Undergraduate Services Office (SEB 2097). For more information on this policy and necessary documentation, please click here.

What if I miss an exam because of illness?

  • All students who miss a final exam for any reason, should come in to the Undergraduate Services Office, SEB 2097, as soon as possible. If you are unwell and cannot come in to the office that day, call the Undergraduate Services Office at (519) 661-2130 and leave a clear, detailed message with your full name, student number, the course name & section number, the date & time of your exam and the name of your instructor. As soon as you are feeling well enough, you will need to come in to the Undergraduate Services Office, SEB 2097, to fill out an Illness/Compassionate form, as well as a Request for Special Exam form. You will also need to bring a Student Medical Certificate completed by a doctor, a copy can be found here: https://studentservices.uwo.ca/secure/index.cfm under Medical Documentation, along with the policy information. If you visited Student Health Services (SHS), a form will be filled out in the Undergraduate Services Office when you come to fill out the other paperwork.

I wrote an exam but was ill while writing it - what do I do?

  • If you are feeling unwell during an exam, you are to let the instructor/proctor of that exam know. You should then seek medical help. Once you are well enough, you will need to come in to the Undergraduate Services Office to fill out the appropriate paperwork. Please see "What if I miss an exam because of illness" above.

How do I appeal a grade in a course?

  • Information regarding the policy on appealing a grade can be found here.