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Get Ready for your Winter 2017 Online Course(s)

To make sure you are prepared please review the following:

1. Access to your course

You will have access to your course(s) in LEARN, Waterloo's Learning Management System, on the first day of the term, January 3, 2017. Make sure you review the important dates on the Quest website to make sure you meet all your deadlines.

2. Confirm your final examination arrangements

Students taking only online courses

If you live within 100 km of an examination centre, you must select that centre in Quest by January 15. Otherwise you will need to find a proctor. Your proctor's information should be submitted by February 14. You need to do this every term you are taking only online courses.

Students taking on-campus and online courses

You will automatically be scheduled to write your final exams in Waterloo. In late March you should login to Quest to see your seat and room assignment.

The exam schedule will be posted on February 8, you can make changes to your examination centre until February 20.

Complete information is available on the examinations page, including help to make your exam arrangements.

Online Course Exam Dates
On-campus Exam Centres April 7-8
Off-campus Exam Centres April 8

3.. Get your textbooks

Visit MyBookLook on the Waterloo BookStore website to see which textbooks you need. You can also email or call them at 519-888-4673 (1-866-330-7933 toll-free within Canada).

4. Confirm your contact information is correct

The University communicates with you via the information on your file in Quest. All email is sent to your official uWaterloo email address.

Keep your contact information, including email address, mailing address, and phone number up to date, even on a co-op term. This information is also used to determine where you will write your final examination.

You should review the University's Statement on offical student email address.

5. Review system requirements

Check your system and software requirements to ensure you'll be able to access your online course in Waterloo LEARN. Internet access is required for all online courses.

5. Review the administrative details

Review all the details for current students on the Centre for Extended Learning website- things such as exam details, WatCards, fee payment, final grades, important dates, and how to use Quest.

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