Important information for students is available at the Distance Education website at www.wlu.ca/disted.
For each course, a detailed account of course fees and learning materials is provided online from the distance education website under Course Information. Also included is the instructor name, calendar description and a copy of the most current course outline, if available.
Approximately one week prior to the start of term students receive access to their distance education courses via their MyWebCT account. NOTE: Avoid login and registration problems that may result from holds on your account by paying your fees in a timely manner. Refer to your LORIS student account for outstanding balances.
Provides links to important academic and student support units (e.g., final exams, the writing centre, etc.) Printable forms, assignment submission and midterm test information, FAQs and more are also available from the distance education website www.wlu.ca/disted.
All distance education courses have an administration fee. This fee is non-refundable and charged to every student.
All textbooks, course packs, media (videotapes, CDs, video CD-ROMs, DVDs are available to student on loan) and miscellaneous materials are provided through the Distance Education Office. Availability of materials is guaranteed up until the Friday of the second week of classes.
Some distance education courses include a videotape (1/2" VHS tape), video CD-ROM, and /or DVD requirement. These materials are loaned to students through the Distance Education Office. Students are charged a deposit for use of these materials, which is credited back to their account when the materials are returned to the Distance Education Office. A Media Return sheet must be completed and included with the videos. The Media Return sheet clearly indicates the deadline for returns.
GST is not applied to tuition fees for degree-credit courses or to the deposit on VHS videotapes, video CD-ROMs and DVDs. However, it is included in text fees.
Academic & Related Dates Fall/Winter 2006/2007