Educational counselling and student advocacy

Are you facing academic difficulties? Counsellors can help you understand your options and choose a course of action in a variety of situations. Academic issues may include:

  • Discussing your academic probation status and GPA. For those with academic probation appointments please review the following Academic Probation Resource Sheet.
  • Understanding your rights and responsibilities according to college policy
  • Reviewing options when course withdrawal is not possible
  • Learning effective strategies for time management, procrastination and dealing with stress
  • Connecting to other Douglas College student support services such as tutoring and academic advising
  • Understanding how to submit a Petition for Exemption to College Policy (eg. tuition refund or late withdrawal)
  • Understanding how to submit a Grade Appeal
  • Discussing complaints procedures

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