Fall-term enrolment, and important dates
This document has information about fall-term enrolment, and important dates.
Fall 2017 enrolment preparation
Make sure that you are "activated" for the fall term. Most continuing students will be automatically activated. Check the "academics" tab in the Student Center app. Students who are in their program's last/final level, or those who have been away from the College for awhile, must be manually activated. Contact your program coordinator or advisor for help.
Then, make sure that you have paid tuition deposit fees, before July 14.
Doing these tasks will help ensure that you can participate in fall-term enrolment activities.
Early enrolment invitation
The College plans to send activated and fees-paid students an email, which invites students to participate in "early enrolment". Follow the instructions carefully. Then, the College will send another email, with a date and time for an "early enrolment window". Here is an excerpt from a typical message:
If you did not receive this kind of message, then you will simply have to wait until the open enrolment day-and-time, August 10 at 8:00am.
We advise you to check whether you have been "activated" for the next academic term. How? Check your status in the Student Center app:
- On the "academics" tab, click your program, and the desired academic term (if it appears)
- Look for "Eligible to Enroll: Yes"
If the desired academic term is not on the list, or "Eligible to Enroll" is "No", then check one more thing: Have you paid all fees for the current/past term? The system will block future enrolment if fees are owing. However, if fees are paid, then, contact your coordinator or advisor, and ask to be activated.
What happens if you cannot enrol during your "early enrolment window"?
First, don't panic.
Then, follow the procedure in the message excerpt above.
Or, simply wait until the open enrolment day-and-time, August 10 at 8:00am.
Please be aware that your advisor or program coordinator is unable to help you add classes during the "early enrolment window" periods. The system that we use does not have any special or extraordinary capabilities. The only task that we can help with is to advise the Registration office that you can be "activated" for the academic term. If you need that, please contact your advisor or coordinator by email (yes, we can do this task "activation" by email), or by visiting the office.
What happens if the class section that you want or need is full?
First, don't panic.
Then, please choose another class section.
Alternatively, check periodically, as a seat may become available.
After the fall-term grades are released on August 25, more seats may become available, so check again then.
If you need the class for progress or graduation reasons, send an email to your program coordinator, and ask for help. Please do not expect an immediate resolution - it may take several days to handle the request - but it will be handled as soon as possible, and before classes begin in the new academic term.
If the class section is a pro option, then it's possible that your request will be added to a wait list for that course. Similar to above, send email to your program coordinator, and the request will be handled as soon as possible, before the academic term begins.
Problems adding a class and the "Permission" error message
The Student Center app will not allow a student to add a Level 1 class to their timetable. This is by design, for a number of reasons. Unfortunately, the system's error message is not useful, and tells you that you need a permission of some kind.
To solve this problem, simply contact your program coordinator or Brenda Baker.
The Student Center app will show the York-campus general education (and liberal studies) electives. If you wish to add an elective that is hosted at a different campus (Newnham, King, Markham), then please contact the School of English and Liberal Studies coordinator, Irene Kanurkas or Ted Tom.
Exam week begins on August 14
The summer-term exam week begins on August 14.
Final grades available on August 25
Final grades for the Summer 2017 academic term will be available on Friday, August 25, 2017.
Important: Please generate and read your Advising Transcript. It may have additional information about your academic standing, and eligibility to continue in your program. This how-to video will show you how to generate an advising transcript. Make sure that you choose "Advising Transcript" from the "Report Type" drop-down menu.
If you have a question or concern about a final grade in a class, please do the following, in sequence:
- Review the detailed grades on Blackboard/My.Seneca.
- If you still have a question or concern, contact the professor.
Fall term important dates
The College publishes an official notice of important dates: