Course Selection Information - Winter 23

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Course Selection Updates
New for Winter 23
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Course Selection for the Winter 23 semester began on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM according to the number of credits completed and in progress. Course Selection continues until Friday, January 13, 2023 with the exception of the time periods listed below. However, all students taking Winter courses must select their classes as soon as possible after their window opens, and absolutely no later than Tuesday, November 29, 2022 otherwise required courses or sections may no longer be available.

Students will be unable to enrol in courses (or make changes) using WebAdvisor/Student Planning on the following dates and times due to scheduled maintenance:

  • 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
  • 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 through to 8:00 AM on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

A reminder that when making additions or changes to class schedules on/after December 14, 2022, students must also ensure that their Winter 23 Final Exam schedules remain conflict-free (the Final Exam schedule will be posted when the system comes back on-line on December 14th).

Winter 23 classes begin on Monday, January 9, 2023.

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 additions, deletions, changes, restrictions and special registration instructions.

(page last updated January 13, 2023)

Special Instructions

None at this time. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

Course Selection Updates

Approvals 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 on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, pending space availability.

If all sections of a required course are temporarily full when your Course Selection window first opens, please just continue to monitor WebAdvisor regularly. Occasionally, it may take a few hours before additional spaces are made available. If all course selection windows have opened, and you are still unable to create a conflict-free schedule of your required Winter courses, please contact the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre immediately (and absolutely no later than November 29, 2022).

BIOL 4020 - If the course is full, students in any B.Sc. major should email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to student in the BSCH.BIOS major. Please continue to monitor this website for updates (posted November 15, 2022, updated November 22, 2022).

BIOC 4540 - If the course is full, students should email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to student for which it is a required course. Please continue to monitor this website for updates (posted November 16, 2022).

CHEM 1050 - Waitlist sections with no lab times indicated are now be available (these section numbers will end in "XX"). It's important that students register in these XX sections if no other section is available, so that space requirements for the course can be determined. Students in these "XX" sections will receive instructions on how to proceed as the Winter 23 semester approaches (posted November 25, 2022).

MBG 3350 - If the course is full, students are asked to email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to students in majors for which it is a required course in the Winter semester (posted November 18, 2022). See further information given below in the Restriction section.

MICR 4330 - If the course is full, students should email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to students based on major and year level. Please continue to monitor this website for updates (posted November 17, 2022).

ZOO 4170 - If the course is full, students should email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list. Priority will be given to students in the ZOO major. Please continue to monitor this website for updates (posted November 17, 2022).

New for Winter 23

ONEH 2000 - Listed as a Fall only course, but will now be offered in Winter 23! Students in any program that have completed the ONEH 1000 prerequisite, with a minimum of 4.5 total credits will be able to register (posted November 21, 2022).

Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

Course Requirements

CHEM 4010 and CHEM 3870 will be cancelled for the W23 semester. As instructed by the B.Sc. Program Counsellor from the Dean's office, NANO 3300 can be taken as a substitute for CHEM*3870. For students who plan to take CHEM*3870 in W23, you will be offered a course waiver to take NANO*3300 Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials instead.

Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

Restrictions

A detailed list of Temporary First Year and other Priority Access Restrictions from across campus are posted on the Registrar's Office website (posted November 15, 2022). It is anticipated that at least some of the First Year course restrictions may be removed at 12:00 NOON on November 30, 2022, subject to departmental approval.

Special thanks to the Undergraduate Academic Information Centre, who have also compiled a list of Course Waiver Request Contacts.

Details regarding restrictions that are of particular interest to B.Sc. students are given below.

BIOC 2580 - Update! The restriction on sections 0106 and 0108 have been removed (posted November 28, 2022). Section 0106 and Section 0108 only. Restricted to students in the BSAG.ANSC program, as these are the only sections that will allow a conflict-free schedule. There are no restrictions on other sections. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOL 1070 - Update! The restriction will be removed when the system re-opens at Noon on Wednesday, November 30th (posted November 29th). Restricted to students registered in majors or programs that have it listed as a required course in the Winter semester. This includes the BIOC, BIOM, BIOS, BPCH, CHEM, CHPY, HK, MBG, MICR, NANO, NANS, NEUR, MSCI, PHYS, PSCI & THPY and students in the BAS, BOH, BIESP programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOL 1080 - Update! The restriction will be removed when the system re-opens at Noon on Wednesday, November 30th (posted November 29th). Restricted to students registered in majors or programs that have it listed as a required course in the Winter semester. This includes the BIOC, BIOD, BIOS, BMPH, BPCH, BTOX, CHEM, CHPY, FOOD, MFB, MBG, MICR, MSCI, NANO, PHYS, PSCI, THPY, WBC & ZOO majors, and students in the BOH and BENG.BME programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOL 1090 - Update! The restriction will be removed when the system re-opens at Noon on Wednesday, November 30th (posted November 29th). Restricted to students registered in majors or programs that have it listed as a required course in the Winter semester. This includes the ABIO, BIOD, BIOM, CHPY, EG, ENVB, HK, MFB, NANS, NEUR, MSCI, PHYS, PLSC, PSCI, THPY, WBC & ZOO majors, and students in the BAS, BBRM.FIM, BBRM.EM, BSES & BSAG programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOL 3650 - Section 01. A Priority Access Course. Only students who have been contacted and received Instructor Consent may register.

BIOM 3040 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM, BTOX and NEUR majors, and the NEUR minor. The Biomedical Sciences department will be removing the restriction at Noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOM 3200 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BIOM, BIOS, BMPH, BPCH, BTOX , MBG & NEUR majors and the BASC.AHN program. NEUR and NANS minors may also register. The Biomedical Sciences department intends to remove the restriction at Noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOM 4030 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM & NEUR majors, and the NEUR minor. The Biomedical Sciences department intends to remove the restriction at Noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

BIOM 4050 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOM, BTOX and NEUR majors. The Biomedical Sciences department intends to remove the restriction at Noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Students may email Kim Best (kbestb@uoguelph.ca) in the Biomedical Sciences department to be added to the waiting list. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

CHEM 1040 - Update! The restriction as now been removed (posted January 11, 2023). Restricted to students registered in the BSC, BENG, BSES, BSAG, BAS, BOH, BASC.AHN, BIESP, BBRM.EM, and BBRM.FIM programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

CHEM 2400 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the CHEM & BPCH majors. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

CHEM 2480 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BTOX & CHPY majors and the BIOC & CHEM minors. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

CHEM 2700 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC major, the CHEM major, and the BPCH, BTOX, & MBG majors. Students in the BAS degree with a BIOC minor may also register (posting updated November 18, 2022). Beginning Monday, November 14th, students in other majors or minors may email the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre (bscweb@uoguelph.ca) to be added to the waiting list (please do not email before November 14th). Priority on the waiting list will be based on class level and cumulative average, but space availability is not guaranteed. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

MATH 1160 - Update! The restriction will be removed when the system re-opens at Noon on Wednesday, November 30th (posted November 29th). Restricted to students in the BMPH, CHEM, CHPY, MSCI, PHYS & THPY majors, and the MATH and STAT minors. BAH.MSCI, BCH.CS, BCH.SENG & BCOM.MEF students may also register. Please continue to monitor this website for any updates on the restriction.

MBG 3350 - 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. Students in other majors are welcome to contact the B.Sc. Academic Counselling Centre to be added to the waiting list, but space availability is not guaranteed.

MICR 2420 - Update! The restrictions on all sections have been removed (posted November 24, 2022 10:15 AM, updated 10:30 AM). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in majors, minors or programs that are required to take it. Sections 0103 and 0104 (Tuesday Labs) are restricted to students in the BASC.AHN program only. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

MICR 2430 - Students in other majors or programs may email bscweb@uoguelph.ca to be added to the waiting list (posted December 12, 2022). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the BIOC, BMPH, MBG & MICR majors, and the BIOT and MICR minors. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

NEUR 3500 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the NEUR major only. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

PHYS 1080 - The restrictions on all sections have been removed (posted January 13, 2023). Update #2. All restrictions have been removed from the 03 section only. Students in all programs may now register for that section (posted December 1, 2022).Update! The first year restriction will be removed at Noon on November 30, 2022. The program restriction will still remain in place at that time (posted November 24, 2022). A Priority Access Course. Restricted to first year students registered in the B.Sc., B.Sc.(Env.) and B.A.S. degree programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

PHYS 1070 - The restrictions on all sections have been removed (posted January 13, 2023). Update #2.All restrictions have been removed from the 03 section only. Students in all programs may now register for that section (posted December 1, 2022). Update! The first year restriction will be removed at Noon on November 30, 2022. The program restriction will still remain in place at that time (posted November 24, 2022). Restricted to first year students registered in the B.Sc. and B.Sc.(Env.) degree programs. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

POPM 3240 - A Priority Access Course. Restricted to students registered in the ABIO, BIOM and BTOX majors. The department anticipates that the restriction will be removed on November 30th, space permitting. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

PSYC xxxx - Details regarding restrictions on courses offered by the Psychology Department (PSYC courses) are available on the Psychology Course Selection Guidelines website.

Additional restrictions will be posted as information becomes available. Please continue to monitor this website for updates.

Other Courses Restrictions:

Please see the Course Description section of the Undergraduate Calendar for other courses that have permanent restrictions listed.

Details regarding restrictions on courses offered by the Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition (FRHD courses and some non-Science NUTR courses) are available on the FRAN department website.

Details regarding restrictions on courses offered by the Psychology Department (PSYC courses) are available on the Psychology Course Selection Guidelines website.

Course Changes, Additions or Cancellations

BIOL 3650 - Section 02. The 02 section of BIOL 3650 will no longer be offered in Winter 23 (posted November 10, 2022).

BIOC 3570 - Will not be offered in the Summer 23 semester.

CHEM 4010 and CHEM 3870 will be cancelled for the W23 semester. As instructed by the B.Sc. Program Counsellor from the Dean's office, NANO 3300 can be taken as a substitute for CHEM*3870. For students who plan to take CHEM*3870 in W23, you will be offered a course waiver to take NANO*3300 Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials instead.

MICR 4530 - will not be offered in Winter 23.

For a list of courses offered by the Ontario Agricultural College that will not be available for the Winter 23 semester, please refer to the OAC Program Counselling website.

Please continue to monitor for updates.

Past Updates

There are changes to the Microbiology major that were effective beginning the Fall 20 semester for students following the 2019 Undergraduate Calendar and previous.

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