Co-op Appeals

Co-op students have two separate appeal processes – one that deals with Academic Appeals and one that deals with Work Preparation and Co-op Work Term Appeals.

Please refer to the sections below to determine your course of action.

Academic Appeals by Co-op Students

For academic appeals, you can request for re-admission to Co-operative Education after being Required to Withdraw for: (as per Section VIII of the Undergraduate Calendar)

Withdrawal Reason

Grounds for Consideration

Consideration Granted By

Period of Consideration

Subsequent Appeal To

Failed First Year Review

Medical
Psychological
Compassionate

Academic Review Sub-Committee (consult with Program Counsellor)

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification; decision no later than end of semester 

Petitions Committee -

10 working days deadline for appeals of academic review decisions (must be resolved by end of semester withdrawal occurred)

Unsatisfactory  Grade for Co-op Work Term Report

Methods and Criteria

Department Chair

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

Petitions Committee - 10 working days after decision of chair

Co-op Work Term Report Not Submitted

Medical
Psychological
Compassionate

Department Chair

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification; decision by end of semester in which withdrawal occurred

Academic Review Sub-Committee – 10 working days after decision of the Chair; must be graded and submitted by end of the semester in which report was due

Deviated from approved Co-op Academic & Work Sequence Agreement

(Off sequence)

Medical
Psychological
Compassionate

Academic Review Sub-Committee (consult with Program Counsellor)

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

Petitions Committee –10 working days deadline for appeals of academic review decisions

 

Work Preparation and Work Term Appeals by Co-op Students

As per the Policy Agreement, a student who is required to withdraw from the Co-op program for work preparation and work term reasons has the option to appeal. In the case where a student wishes to apply for re-admission to the program, the student must appeal the “Required to Withdraw from Co-op” decision no later than the 15th class day following notification. Students cannot re-apply for admission to the Co-operative Education program in subsequent terms. The Request for Co-op Consideration form must be submitted to the CECS office, Building #54 (Behind Rozanski).

For work preparation and co-op work term appeals, you can appeal the following Required to Withdraw reasons:

Withdrawal Reason

Grounds for Consideration

Consideration Granted By

Period of Consideration

Subsequent Appeal To

The student left the employer without approval after acceptance of or during the work term.

1. Medical
2. Psychological
3Compassionate
4. Work Environment

Co-op Appeals Committee

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

None.

The decision is final

The student was dismissed with just cause from a work term.

1. Medical
2. Psychological
3.Compassionate
4. Wrongful Dismissal

Co-op Appeals Committee

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

None.

The decision is final

The student received an “Unsatisfactory” co-op Work Performance Evaluation by the employer.

1. Medical
2. Psychological
3.Compassionate
4. Work Environment

Co-op Appeals Committee

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

None.

The decision is final

The student did not complete or receive a passing grade for COOP*1100.

1. Medical
2. Psychological
3.Compassionate
4. Methods & Criteria

Co-op Appeals Committee

Documentation must be submitted within 15 class days following date of notification

None.

The decision  is final