COVID-19 Updates

Our office is currently in virtual operation until further notice. No in-person visits.

Update March 30, 2020

Important Information about options for final grades. More details will be coming soon.


Update March 23, 2020

Student Central has gone virtual. For assistance please use their virtual help system.

Late drops: will be accepted until April 3  - for full-year and half-year courses. Please ensure you understand the new grading scheme before dropping as you may disadvantage yourself with a drop.

Intersession/Summer Courses: Where possible, all Western intersession and summer courses will be offered online. Please check with the department to determine if the course you are interested will be offered.


Update March 19, 2020

Update on Faculty of Science operations. Read the operation's announcement here.


Update March 18, 2020

Beginning March 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. all Western students are asked to use a new, online Student Illness Reporting Tool to track and monitor illnesses, whether the illness impacts the submission of course work or not. This tool takes the place of the need to submit a medical note and the Self-Reported Absence System used by undergraduate students.


Update March 17, 2020

Our office is currently open, but closed for walk-in traffic. 

In the interest of the health and safety of students and staff, our office will be available for email and phone consultations only. No walk-ins. Please email us a detailed description of your situation/question and be sure to include your phone number and student number to


Update March 12, 2020

We are still open but would prefer contact over email or through our drop box at this time.

If you are ill please stay home and email us. Drop-in is still available but if you would prefer a phone appointment it is possible. Booked appointments will be by phone.

Please note, no medical notes are required for missed course work for the remainder of the term but you will need to report your illness and get in touch with your instructor.

Academic Considerations not already processed for final exams are currently on hold until we determine what is happening with the final exam situation. More information will follow soon.

Keep checking OWL for updates on individual course details.


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