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Petitions and Policies


Petitions are requests for exemption from normal faculty or university regulations (e.g., those affecting grades) due to special circumstances such as illness or bereavement. The Petition for Exception to Academic Regulations form can be downloaded from the Registrat's website. Being unaware of deadlines is not grounds for petitioning for an exemption.

Policies Affecting Waterloo Students

For the information, protection, and benefit of Waterloo students, policies and procedures governing academic, legal, and disciplinary processes are in place. Some of the most pertinent are:

The most recent versions of policies, procedures and guidelines with application across the university can be found on the Secretariat's website.