It is the student's responsibility to provide the correct address information to the Graduate Studies Office. Please use the online form available at the Graduate Studies website.
By what date am I expected to finilize my Field fo Study?
The Practicum office requires that you confirm a concentration choice before the practicum planning process begins. They will set a deadline date sometime in mid-October for you to declare a concentration choice and submit your placement planning form. Please visit the practicum website for more information.
How do I change my Field fo Study?
In order to change your Field fo Study, you must complete and submit the Field of Study Change Request Form. You will be notified by email, when your request is approved.
How do I find information about graduation and where do I apply to graduate?
Please visit the Convocation website for deadlines and application forms related to convocation.
When and how do I choose my courses?
Please review the information found on the Study Plans section of the website. You will need to choose the plan that reflects your Field of Study choice.
All students in the Integrated, International and/or Thesis stream must submit a completed Study Plan Form to the Program Coordinator by late November. This planning is necessary to ensure that all students have completed the required course work needed to graduate.
NOTE: Any changes to your original Study Plan Form must be submitted to the Program Coordinator for approval.
Electives are taken in the final term (Winter Term Year Two) and will be chosen in late spring in Year 1.
How do I change to a different section of a course?
Contact the Academic Administrator for an add/drop form. If the section you are interested in is full, you will need to find a student in the desired section to change sections with you. If you are not able to do so, you will not be able to change sections.
How do I change my program?
Print off or submit the online Program Selection Form and fax it in (519-884-8826), or come in to the Office of the Registrar and submit a Program/Course Change Request Form. Some programs may require the department chair's signature if changing in Years 2, 3 or 4.
How can I see my grades and registration?
Follow these instructions to get to the LORIS system:
1. Remember to close your browser when you are finished.
2. Log onto: http://telaris.wlu.ca
3. Click on "Enter Secure Area"
4. Type in your student number, press "Tab", then type in your PIN. Click on "Login".
5. Click on "Student Services".
6. Click on "Registration".
7. Click on "Select Term".
If you see a course that has been deleted from your record - scroll over to the right and you will note that "DROP/DELETE" will be stated beside it - it will not appear on a transcript.
How do I Check my Academic Status at the end of the year?
1. In mid June, you will again go online and check your grades and status. This means that your record has been reviewed by your major department to determine if you are eligible for the program you selected in March.
2. If you did not meet the requirements of the program you chose, you will be placed in the next closest program. (e.g., you selected Honours Sociology – did not meet honours GPA requirements – you will be placed in General Sociology).
3. If you are taking courses in the summer to upgrade, you may contact the department in September.
If you owe fees, you cannot activate your LORIS record. Contact the Business Office to resolve the financial issues.
How do I pre-register for next year?
Itis very important that between Feb 28th, 2010 and the deadline of April 1, 2010 you confirm your program for 2010-2011. A Program Selection Form may be used after this date. Please follow the instructions at the Laurier Online Registration Information System - LORIS.
Online course registration will begin in late June/July and the timing depends on what year you are registering for. Online registration for spring/summer registration will be forthcoming. Students will need to submit a Spring LORIS Registration Request. Click here for the online form.
If I am interested in doing a thesis, what should I do?
There will be a workshop held in October inviting all students interested in completing a thesis. Please visit our website to review the thesis guidelines and to find the necessary forms to begin the process.
May I register in the Integrated Field of Study and select the Thesis Option?
No, you must be registered in either the IFG or the CPPO option to select the thesis.
How do I request a transcript?
Please visit the Office of the Registrar's website to reguest transcripts.
How do I request proof of enrollment?
Please visit the Office of the Registrar website to request a proof of enrollment letter confirming your registration status at Wilfrid Laurier University.
How do I request confirmation of completion of my MSW degree for the Ontario College of Social Worker?
If you have completed all the required courses for your MSW degree and your final marks are posted in Loris but you have not yet graduated, then you can request a letter of Confirmation of Completion of Degree Requirements. Once your degree has been granted, you must request official transcripts and send them to the College.