Lisgar C.I. Course Change Request
Please use this form to make changes to 2021-2022 course selections.

This form is to be completed by a parent/guardian (or by the student if they are 18 years or older).

As e-mail will be the primary method of communication, please ensure valid addresses are provided.
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INSTRUCTIONS:
This form is to be completed by a parent/guardian (or by the student if they are 18 years or older).

Due to the ongoing pandemic, only minimal essential course changes will be accommodated this year. Only exceptional circumstances that meet one or more of the following criteria will be considered:

-Course level change (e.g., Academic to Applied)
-Missing post-secondary prerequisite or graduation requirement (Grades 11 and 12 only)
-Improperly sequenced prerequisite courses
-Course scheduled that has already been completed (e.g., in Summer School)

We will not be able to accommodate requests for teacher or class preferences, or to simply reorder the sequence of your courses. We anticipate that most requests will not be possible given the current restrictions around physical distancing and health and safety guidelines. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

The deadline to submit course change requests for a Semester 1 course was Friday, September 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm. All requests received by the deadline will be processed. The deadline to submit course change requests for a Semester 2 course is Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 3:00 pm. After that time, students may no longer add a new Semester 2 course for their timetable. Eligible Grade 11 or 12 students may request to drop a course in favour of a spare at any point during the school year by asking their parent/guardian (or the student if they are 18 years old) to email their child's Guidance Counsellor.

On this form you will use the drop-down menus to select the courses YOU WANT (NOT the courses your child currently has). The purpose of this form is for you to see if the requested course change is possible, given the order of the timetable. This form is NOT to be used to rearrange existing courses, and preference requests (e.g., to keep existing courses but to switch from one English class to another) will not be accommodated.

Use Lisgar's Secondary Course Guide for course information:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iZxm-GYzBEInyO2UzWeKz2C9E3vrfG680-h3cOPHw7I/edit?usp=sharing

Use Lisgar's Master Timetable to see when courses are available by period:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19AveIhNmBj4HUrStsl_KOkfpo9xJ-ib0jo8VP44T8yI/edit?usp=sharing

TIMELINES:
Requests are processed in the order in which they are received. A member of the Student Services Department will e-mail you after your request has been processed. During the school week, we endeavour to process changes within 1-2 school days.

WAITING LISTS:
To ensure public health and safety guidelines and reduce points of contact, students may not add/start a new course after a new Semester has started. If a course is full, we will add your child's name to a course waiting list . If space becomes available in a course prior to the start of that course's Semester, we will make the change and contact you. While we cannot predict movement of course waiting lists, the majority of students get their requested courses. If space does not become available, your child's timetable will remain as is.

XELLO WEBSITE:
Please note that changes made by your Guidance Counsellor are confirmed, even though the changes will not be updated in Xello for one week.

ONTARIOCOLLEGS.CA/OUAC WEBSITES: *For graduating students only*
The OntarioColleges.ca/OUAC post-secondary application services will automatically update the courses listed in the Education/Academic Information section of your profiles at each report card period.

PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION AND UNDERSTANDING (or the student if they are 18 years or older):
By submitting this request you indicate your understanding of the following:

1. Due to the ongoing pandemic, only minimal essential course changes will be accommodated this year. Only exceptional circumstances that meet one or more of the following criteria will be considered:
a) Course level change (e.g., Academic to Applied)
b) Missing post-secondary prerequisite or graduation requirement (Grades 11 and 12 only)
c) Improperly sequenced prerequisite(s)
d) Course scheduled that has already been completed (e.g., in Summer School)

2. This is simply a request that will be fulfilled only if enrollment allows.

3. I have verified that my child has the required course prerequisite for any newly added courses.

4. We are unable to accommodate requests for teacher or class preferences, or to simply reorder the sequence of courses.

5. Parents/guardians may be contacted to discuss this request.

6. The final decision regarding timetable changes rests with the Principal.
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