Engineering Student Centre
Helping you achieve your academic goal is our mandate; fulfilling the requirements to realize your academic goal is your responsibility.
Academic advising is a collaborative process of developing an educational plan that fits the individual student’s abilities, interests, personal circumstances and career goals.
Academic advising plays an important role in developing strategies for successful completion of your undergraduate degree. Academic advisors and Departmental Undergraduate Faculty advisors offer individualized assistance with the aim of facilitating student sucess.Academic advising goals are to:
- Assist students to better understand themselves and direct them to available resources that will help them meet their academic and career goals.
- Help students understand University and College policies and procedures, academic requirements and consequences.
- Ensure that degree requirements are satisfied systematically.
The student-advisor relationship is one of partnership and shared responsibility. You are expected to actively seek advising, participate in your own decision making and take responsibility for satisfactory progress toward your educational goals.
To make an appointment to see an academic advisor or for general questions and information, please contact: Engineering Student Centre Rm 2A05, (306) 966 5274 or email@example.com
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Disciplines / Program maps / timetable :
HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES
If you are a first-year student, please note that the Engineering Student Centre will NOT register you in classes. For information on required common first year courses, please visit the Course and Program Catalogue.
For registration tutorials, visit students.usask.ca
If the class section is already full, please keep trying on PAWS until the end of August for Term 1 classes and until end of December for Term 2 classes.
If you are still unable to register, please come to the Engineering Student Centre during the first week of classes.
AP MATH 110.3
Upon further review, the College of Engineering will accept credit for AP MATH 110.3 (with a grade of 4 or higher), as fulfilling the MATH 123.3 First Year Common Core requirement.
Students with AP credit for MATH 110.3, however, are strongly recommended to take the MATH 123.3. This is to ensure that they have the best foundation possible to meet the academic demands of MATH 124.3.
We apologize for the confusion, and we encourage you to contact the Engineering Student Centre if you have questions or concerns. We may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (306) 966-5274.
MATH PLACEMENT TEST
If you are a student registered in MATH 123.3 for Term 1 of 2014-2015, you are expected to reserve a seat to write the MPT in the second week of July or the second week of August:
- Test Dates (reservation required): TBA
- Sample Test: Students are encouraged to visit, http://math.usask.ca/sample_placement/ to practise on questions similar to those on the actual test.
For further information, please visit http://math.usask.ca/placement/ .
If you are NOT planning to attend the College of Engineering for the 2014-2015 academic year:
- YOU will be required to withdraw from these courses from PAWS in both terms by September 16, 2014
- If you fail to withdraw from these courses by September 16, 2014, you will be RESPONSIBLE for the payment of these courses.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ACADEMIC INFORMATION AND POLICIES:
As a new student to the College of Engineering, please familiarize yourself with our Academic Information and Policies:
ADDITIONAL CONTACTS FOR STUDENTS:
The Engineering Student Centre is a resource for the undergraduate students of the College of Engineering to help them meet their academic and career goals and to enhance their educational and student experience.
We are committed to support and assist students by providing accessible, accurate and timely information regarding academic requirements, University policies, procedures and resources.
Engineering Student Centre Academic Advising Program
Academic advising in the College of Engineering is a collaborative decision-making process between students and advisors.
Advisors promote learning and understanding of academic requirements, policies, resources, and opportunities so students can make informed decisions that enrich their College experience and support their development as self-directed lifelong learners and decision makers.
- What can the Engineering Student Centre and the Academic Advisors do for me?
The Engineering Student Centre is committed to helping our students achieve academic success. Our advisors are here to provide resources, guidance and support to enable students to explore, define, and realize their aspirations throughout their academic careers.
If you have any questions about your Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BE) degree requirements or academic options, need help in setting academic goals, need permission to take a course elsewhere, or for any situation that may occur that is affecting your courses, please visit our Engineering Student Centre.
- What can I expect from the Academic Advisors?
You can expect the advisors to:
- provide you with accurate knowledge of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BE) degree requirements, University policies and procedures.
- refer you to appropriate services and resources as needed.
- assist and guide you in the decision making process relating to your academic program
- act as a resource in any other concerns and difficulties that affect your educational and career goals.
- Who is responsible for keeping track of my progress and making sure that I have all the degree requirements needed?
You are ultimately responsible for successfully completing your academic requriements and should maintain accurate records of your progress towards fulfilling degree requirements.
- What is my responsibility as a student in the Academic Advising Process?
Your responsibility is to:
- schedule and attend regular appointments with an advisor each term
- prepare for your appointments and share information
- know your program requirements and how academic actions affect your status
- follow up on the referrals and recommendations provided to you
- seek help before a situation escalates into a crisis
- check your U of S email account regularly
- accept responsibility for your decisions and actions that affect your educational program
- Who has access to my Academic Records?
Your educational records are confidential; information can only be disclosed with your permission.
Announcements and information related to events and activities of the Engineering Student Centre can be found on this page.
2016 Program Information Night
March 3, 2016
First year engineering students: SAVE THE DATE!
More information to come.
What is Engineering?
Hosted by the College of Engineering of the University of Saskatchewan, the faculty of Engineering & Applied Science of the University of Regina and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
The date for What is Engineering? for 2016 has not yet been set.
For more information on What Is Engineering? in Saskatoon, please contact:
Liz Kuley, Academic Advisor
College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan
Phone: 306 966 5513
May 6, 2015 - the paper, below, by James Hewlett, Carolyn Hoessler, and Sean Maw, is the result of a study that included a survey of undergraduate students in the College of Engineering: