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Important Notice

The University of Manitoba reserves the right to make changes in the information contained in the Undergraduate Calendar and the Graduate Calendar without prior notice. The University of Manitoba web site,  umanitoba.ca is a source for updated information.

Not every course listed in the Undergraduate Calendar or the Graduate Calendar will be offered in this academic year.

It is the responsibility of all students:

  • To familiarize themselves each year with the university’s academic regulations and policy in general;
  • To familiarize themselves with the regulations and policies applying specifically to their faculty, school, or program;
  • To familiarize themselves with the specific graduation requirements of the degree, diploma, or certificate they are seeking; and
  • To ensure that the courses they have selected are appropriate to their programs.

In the event of an inconsistency between the general academic regulations and policies published in the Undergraduate Calendar and the Graduate Calendar, and such regulations and policies established by Senate and the councils of the faculties and schools, the version established by Senate and the councils of the faculties and schools shall prevail.

The regulations and policies contained in this year’s editions of the Undergraduate Calendar and the Graduate Calendar apply, subject to change, only for the academic year indicated on the cover page of each publication.

The material in the current editions of the Undergraduate Calendar and the Graduate Calendar was submitted by the academic and administrative units concerned. The university neither represents nor warrants that all general information and course references used in these publications is accurate although reasonable efforts have been used to check the accuracy of the information.

Students also agree by the act of registration to be bound by the regulations, policies, and bylaws of the University of Manitoba that are in effect at the time of registration, including any amendments which may be enacted during the period of their registration. Students agree by the act of registration to be bound by the regulations, policies, and bylaws of the faculty or program in which they have registered, including any amendments which may be made during the period of their registration. Students also acknowledge that such amendments may have retroactive application.

No liability shall be incurred by the University of Manitoba for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by any student, or any party claiming through or under any student, as a result of delays in, or termination of, services, courses or classes by acts of God, fires, floods, riots, wars, strikes or lockouts, damage to university property, financial exigency, or any occurrence beyond the reasonable control of the university. Further, the University of Manitoba shall not be liable for any losses or damage suffered by a student who discloses his/her personal identification number (PIN) to anyone other than a university employee in the course of registration.

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY ACT (FIPPA)

This personal information is being collected under the authority of The University of Manitoba Act. It will be used for the purposes of admission, registration, assessment of academic status, and communication with the student. It may be used for administrative research in support of provision of education and general administration of the University. It may be disclosed to other educational institutions, government departments, and co-sponsoring organizations, and, for those students who are members of UMSU, it will be disclosed to the University of Manitoba Students’ Union. Upon graduation, the student’s name and address, together with information on degrees, diplomas, and certificates earned will be given to and maintained by the alumni records department in order to assist the University’s advancement and development efforts. Information regarding graduation and awards may be made public. Personal information will not be used or disclosed for other purposes, unless permitted by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have any questions about the collection of personal information, contact the Access and Privacy Office (tel. 204-474-9462), The University of Manitoba, 233 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3T 2N2.

 

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO STATISTICS CANADA

The Federal Statistics Act provides the legal authority for Statistics Canada to obtain access to personal information held by educational institutions. The information may be used only for statistical purposes, and the confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act prevent the information from being released in any way that would identify a student. At any time, students who do not wish to have their information used are able to ask Statistics Canada to remove their identifying information from the national database. Further information on the use of this information can be obtained from Statistics Canada’s website (statcan.gc.ca) or by writing to the Post-Secondary Section, Centre for Education Statistics, 17th Floor, R.H. Coats Building, Tunney’s Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0T6.

 

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