Policies

1A CS drop-down rule

Of particular interest to CS135 students is the “drop-down rule” from CS135 to CS115.

Inherited policies

CS135 is subject to many policies, guidelines and procedures that are set by the School of Computer Science or the Faculty of Mathematics. You should be aware of the following:

Students with disabilities

The AccessAbility office is located in Needles Hall, Room 1401, collaborates with all academic departments to arrange appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities without compromising the academic integrity of the curriculum. If you require academic accommodations to lessen the impact of your disability, please register with AccessAbility Services at the beginning of each academic term. We will accommodate you.

Diversity policy

It is our intent that students from all diverse backgrounds and perspectives be well served by this course, and that students’ learning needs be addressed both in and out of class. We recognize the immense value of the diversity in identities, perspectives, and contributions that students bring, and the benefit it has on our educational environment. Your suggestions are encouraged and appreciated. Please let us know ways to improve the effectiveness of the course for you personally or for other students or student groups.

In particular:

  • We will gladly honour your request to address you by an alternate/preferred name or gender pronoun. Please advise us of this preference early in the semester so we may make appropriate changes to our records.
  • We will honour your religious holidays and celebrations. Please inform of us these at the start of the course.
  • We will follow AccessAbility Services guidelines and protocols on how to best support students with different learning needs.

CS advising FAQ

Students enrolled in a CS major may find the CS Advising FAQ helpful.