Academic Calendar and Policies


Academic Calendar

To view sessional dates and other important information visit the Academic Calendar.


To view all policies, please visit the student intranet here

Policy on Accommodation For Missed Exams

Students prevented from writing an examination by circumstances such as illness or death in the family shall submit a petition to both the Dental Education ( and Learner Experience Offices. A petition made because of illness should be accompanied by a medical certificate, available here.  A petition for other reasons normally should be supported by evidence from a professional acquainted with the circumstances. Students who do not submit appropriate documentation will not be permitted to write a make up (deferred) examination. Feel free to consult Terri MacDougall, Manager, Dental Education, should you have any questions or concerns regarding missed examinations or assignments.

Documentation from Family Physicians and Walk-In Clinics

A Western University Student Medical Certificate (SMC). This documentation should be obtained at the time of the initial consultation with the physician or walk-in clinic. An SMC can be downloaded under the Medical Documentation heading of the Student Services website. Hard copies are available from Academic Counselling in the Faculties.