Academic regulations

Academic Performance

All students must achieve a GPA of at least 5.0 (B) for every session in which they are registered. Students with a sessional or cumulative average below 5.0 will not be allowed to register in the next session until their academic performance has been reviewed by the Graduate Education Committee and continuation in the Faculty is approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Criminal Record Checks

Students may be required to complete their practicum in an agency requiring a criminal record check as part of its screening process. Students are responsible for completing this process.

Professional Conduct

All students in the School of Public Health and Social Policy must follow the Faculty of Human and Social Development's (HSD) Guidelines for Professional Conduct and Regulations Concerning Practica. Students may be required to withdraw from their program for violating these provisions.