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Policy

Student Advising and Lines of Communication

Categories: Physical Therapy

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Overview

Every student will be assigned a Faculty Advisor upon registration. Faculty advisors will monitor academic performance throughout the M.P.T. program.

Within the School

Students have several vehicles of communication within the school structure, depending on the nature of the issue(s). The following outlines the various roles and responsibilities of each component relative to student concerns.

Getting Help with Academic Problems

The following diagram depicts the options available to M.P.T. students who have questions or problems related to academic progress.

In addition to these informal processes, the University has formal appeal processes in place that M.P.T. students can access online.

Student Advising/Monitoring and Lines of Communications for Faculty/Sessional Lecturers/Course Co-Ordinators

Normally, every sessional lecturer will be assigned a teaching mentor, a full-time faculty member at the School of Rehabilitation Science. New full-time faculty will also normally be assigned a mentor within their mentorship group to provide advising regarding teaching issues. Every student is assigned a Faculty Advisor upon registration. Faculty advisors monitor academic performance throughout the M.P.T. program.

Within the School

Faculty have several vehicles of communication within the school structure, depending on the nature of the academic or professional issue(s). Professional behaviour is reviewed and evaluated at 3 time points in the program; however any new concerns can be brought forward for discussion and further action at any time. Refer to the accompanying document outlining student lines of communication. The following outlines the various roles and responsibilities of each component relative to student concerns.