Course Selection Information

The Course Selection windows for all B.Sc. students have now opened. Although students were expected to have registered promptly for their Fall 18 courses, the Course Selection period for continuing and new B.Sc. students will remain open until Friday, September 14, 2018 space permitting. The system will be closed for maintenance during the following two time periods:

  • 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 16 through to 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17.
  • 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13 through to 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14.

Course Selection information for the Fall 18 semester will continue to be posted as it becomes available.

Please note that the information on this page is tentative, and may change often as updates are received. Monitor this page regularly for information regarding course restrictions, additions, deletions and special registration instructions.

Important Notice Regarding Course Restrictions for First Year Courses. Once the in-course (continuing) student Course Selection Period began on June 18th, upper year students may find that a number of first year courses are restricted to students in first year (with 4.50 credits or less). This is to ensure that sufficient space is available for first year students, who are also registering for Fall 18 courses during this time. The restrictions may apply to wide variety of first year courses, at the discretion of the Department that offers the course. These first year restrictions will be removed at 8:00 AM on July 17th, but any additional restrictions posted by the Department (such as those below) may remain in place. It is possible that some first year course restrictions may also remain in place, at the request of the Department (posted July 16th). Please see the Registrar's Office website for updates on the first year course restrictions.

(page last updated September 11, 2018)

New for Fall 18!

AGR 3500 - Experiential Learning I, a unique course designed for upper year students interested in exploring the agri-food industry while developing fundamental career-building skills. Available to students in all majors, and applied as a Free Elective towards your B.Sc. degree requirements. Please contact Melinda Vanryn for further details.

Course Selection Updates

BIOL 1090 and BIOL 1080 - F18 - New students who are required to take the course in Semester 1 should email the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre a completed Course Waiver Request Form to bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list.

BIOM 3210 - F18 - Students wishing to be added to the BIOM 3210 waiting list should email the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre a completed Course Waiver Request Form to bscweb@uoguelph.ca.

BIOM 4300 - F18 - BIOM students wishing to be added to the BIOM 4300 waiting list should email the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre a completed Course Waiver Request Form to bscweb@uoguelph.ca.

MBG 2040 - F18 - Students should contact the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre for assistance if the course is full (posted July 20, 2018).

MBG 2400 - F18 - ABIO and MBG students who require the course should email the course co-ordinator, Prof. Andy Robinson, to be added to the waitling list if space is not available.

NEUR 2000 - F18 - Additional spaces have been made available in NEUR 2000 (posted July 2018). We are aware that the course is currently full. The Department responsible for the course has indicated that additional spaces will be opened at some point, but we are unable to provide further insight at this time. Please continue to monitor WebAdvisor (posted June 28, 2018).

STAT 2040 - F18 - Update! An additional section of STAT 2040 (on-line, Distance Education) has been created for the Fall 18 semester, and spaces will be made available shortly in WebAdvisor (posted September 10th). Students wishing to be added to the STAT 2040 waiting list should email the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre a completed Course Waiver Request Form to bscweb@uoguelph.ca.

Approval for Credit Overloads (for students wishing to register for more than 2.75 credits) will only be considered for approval by the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre beginning August 27, 2018, pending space availability.

Course Requirements

MBG 4040 - Students who have not completed the MBG 3040 prerequisite introduced beginning with the Fall 18 semester, but have completed MCB 2050, should contact the Course Instructor (Prof. Andrew Bendall - abendall@uoguelph.ca) for approval to be registered in the course.

MBG 4110 - Students who have not completed the MBG 3040 prerequisite introduced beginning with the Fall 18 semester, but have completed MCB 2050, should contact the Course Instructor (Prof. Krassimir Joseph Yankulov - yankulov@uoguelph.ca) for approval to be registered in the course.

PBC students - For Fall 18, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 have been approved as a Science restricted electives.

Changes to the NEUR minor have been approved for the 2019/20 Undergraduate Calendar. Students who will be finishing their degree requirements in the Winter 2019 semester (ie: are still taking courses in Winter 19), or later semesters, may elect to follow these new requirements if they choose to do so (posted September 11, 2018).

Special Instructions

Students in the Human Kinetics (HK) major that are scheduled to take Human Anatomy (HK 3401 or HK 3501) in the Fall 18 semester are able to register as usual using WebAdvisor. Instructor Consent is no longer required for HK students. Please note that desired lab times cannot be guaranteed. Additional spaces will be made available as the Course Selection period progresses. If all sections are temporarily full, please continue to monitor WebAdvisor.

Students in the Bio-Medical Science (BIOM) major should have received instructions in March 2018 regarding how to apply for Human Anatomy. Registrations are handled manually by the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre based on the submitted Course Waiver Request form. This process will continue throughout the Summer, as space availability becomes known. Please note that desired lab times cannot be guaranteed. Students are advised to periodically check their class schedule in WebAdvisor to determine if they have been registered. Registrations will likely continue until late August.

Restrictions - Fall 18

Important Notice Regarding Course Restrictions for First Year Courses. Once the in-course (continuing) student Course Selection Period begins on June 18th, upper year students may find that a number of first year courses are restricted to students in first year (with 4.50 credits or less). This is to ensure that sufficient space is available for first year students, who are also registering for Fall 18 courses during this time. The restrictions may apply to wide variety of first year courses, at the discretion of the Department that offers the course. These first year restrictions will be removed at 8:00 AM on July 17th, but any additional restrictions posted by the Department (such as those below) may remain in place. It is possible that some first year course restrictions may also remain in place, at the request of the Department (posted July 16th). Please see the Registrar's Office website for updates on the first year course restrictions.

BIOL 1080 - Fall 18 - Update#2! In order to ensure space availability, the 4.50 credits or less restriction is being re-instated immediately (posted July 31, 2018 10:00 AM). Programs that are scheduled to take the course in second year will still be able to register. Update! Restriction modified so that all B.Sc. majors may register, along with the BBRM.FIM and BENG.BIOE programs (July 9, 2018).  Restricted to students registered in the BIOM, HK, NANS, and NEUR majors and BBRM.FIM and BENG.BIOE programs.

BIOL 1090 - Fall 18 - Update! In order to ensure space availability, the 4.50 credits or less restriction is being re-instated immediately (posted July 31, 2018 10:00 AM). Programs that are scheduled to take the course in second year will still be able to register. Restricted to students registered majors, minors or programs that are required to take it in any semester.

BIOC 2580 - Fall 18 - Update! Restriction modified so that students registered in any major or program that is required to take the course in any semester may register (July 9, 2018). Restricted to students registered in majors or programs that are required to take it in the Fall semester. Students with a declared minor that requires the course may also register.

BIOL 3010 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the WBC major, ECOL minor, and the BSES.ECOL program.

BIOM 3000 - Fall 18 - Update #2! The Department has now removed the restriction, effective immediately (posted July 15, 2018). Update! The restriction will be lifted at some point during the day on August 7, 2018 (posted July 20, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the NEUR major and minor.

BIOM 3010 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction will be lifted at some point during the day on August 7, 2018 (posted July 20, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM major and BENG.BME program.

BIOM 3200 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction will be lifted at some point during the day on July 27th, 2018 (posted July 20, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BPCH, BTOX, BIOM, BIOS, MBG, NEUR (major and minor), NANS minor and the BASC.AHN program.

BIOM 4070 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction will be lifted at some point during the day on August 15, 2018 (posted July 20, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM, BTOX and TOX majors.

CHEM 2400 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction is scheduled to be expanded to include the regular BPCH and CHEM majors at 8:00 AM on July 17th, when the system re-opens after the maintenance period (posted July 12th). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BPCH (co-op only) and CHEM (co-op only) majors.

CHEM 2480 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction is scheduled to be expanded to include the regular BIOC, BTOX, CHPY majors & the CHEM minor at 8:00 AM on July 17th, when the system re-opens after the maintenance period (posted July 12, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC (co-op only) and BTOX (co-op only) majors

CHEM 2880 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction is scheduled to be removed at 8:00 AM on July 17th, when the system re-opens after the maintenance period (posted July 12, 2018)Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BPCH, and FOOD majors (regular and co-op). If there are any remaining spaces available, the restriction will be removed on July 17th at 8:00 AM. (Posted June 28th).

CHEM 3750 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction is scheduled to be removed at 8:00 AM on July 17th, when the system re-opens after the maintenance period (posted July 12, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BPCH, CHEM, BTOX and CHPY majors (regular and co-op ) as well as the CHEM minor. If there are any remaining spaces available, the restriction will be removed on July 17th at 8:00 AM. (Posted June 28th).

IBIO 4600 - Fall 18 - Restricted to students registered in the MFB major. This is a permanent restriction as listed in the Undergraduate Calendar and will not be removed.

HK 3600 - Fall 18 - Restricted to students registered in the HK major. This is a permanent restriction as listed in the Undergraduate Calendar and will not be removed.

MATH 1160 - Fall 18 - Update! All restrictions have now been removed (posted July 25, 2018). Restricted to students registered in the CHEM, BMPH, CHPY, PHYS and NANO majors (regular and co-op), THPY, MSCI (majors and minor) as well as the MATH and STAT minor.

MBG 2040 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction will be removed as soon as possible (posted June 27th, 10:55 AM). In order to ensure space availability, the BIOC, BIOM, HK, NANS, MBG, MICR and WBC majors must register for the 02 section (MWF at 1:30 PM).

MBG 3350 - Fall 18 - Restricted to students registered in majors or minors that are required to take it. This is a permanent restriction as listed in the Undergraduate Calendar, and will not be removed. Students in other majors may come to the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre and complete a Course Waiver Request form to be added to the waiting list. Please note that no guarantees are made regarding space availability for students on the waiting list. The Course Instructors will not be signing waiver forms (updated March 6, 2018).

MICR 2430 - Fall 18 - Update. The restriction has now been removed (posted June 28, 2018). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, MBG and MICR majors, and the BIOT and MICR minors.

NEUR 2000 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Courses. Restricted to students registered in the NEUR, PBC and PSYC majors and minors.

NEUR 3100 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the NEUR major and minor.

NUTR 3360 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction has now been removed (July 17, 9:09 AM). Restricted to students registered in the HK and NANS majors, and the NANS minor. If there are any remaining spaces available, the restriction will be removed on July 17th at 8:00 AM. (Posted June 20th).

TOX 2000 - Fall 18 - Update! The restriction is scheduled to be removed at 8:00 AM on July 17th, when the system re-opens after the maintenance period (posted July 12, 2018). Restricted to students registered in the BTOX, BPCH and ENVB majors and the BSES.ENVS program. If there are any remaining spaces available, the restriction will be removed on July 17th at 8:00 AM. (Posted June 28th).

TOX 3300 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BPCH and BTOX majors (regular and co-op).

TOX 4000 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM, BTOX and TOX majors.

PHYS 1080 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the B.Sc., B.A.S. and B.Sc.(Env.) degrees.

PHYS 1300 - Fall 18 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the B.Sc., B.Sc.(Env.) and B.Eng. degrees.

PSYC 1000, PSYC 2330, PSYC 2410, PSYC 2450, PSYC 2650  - Fall 18 -  Update! The system is indicating that the PSYC 1000, PSYC 2410, PSYC 2450 and PSYC 2650 restrictions have been removed (posted July 17, 9:28 AM). Restricted to students registered in specific majors and programs. No decision has been made on when or if restrictions will be lifted. After August 15th, questions may be directed to Sharon Helder in the Psychology Department.

Additional restrictions and updates will be posted as they become available.

Course Changes, Additions or Deletions

IBIO 4521/2 - will be offered in the Fall 18 and Winter 19 semesters.

PSYC 3410 will not be offered in the Fall 18 semester, and has been moved to Winter 19.

Past Updates

For the Fall 17 semester, PSYC 4540, PSYC 4570 and PSYC 4580 are approved as Science restricted electives for all PBC students. For the Winter 18 semester, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 are approved as a Science restricted electives for all PBC students. For the Fall 18 semester, PSYC 4540 and PSYC 4580 have been approved as a Science restricted electives for all PBC students.

For past updates that apply to specific B.Sc. majors or minors, please contact your B.Sc. Program Counsellor.