Registration Information

Confirmation of Registration

Returning full and part-time students may register online using LORIS for spring term, intersession and summer session courses (including distance education courses) beginning on February 1, 2007. Instructions on how to access LORIS are outlined here. Registration procedures require you to complete the Spring LORIS Registration Request form before you will be allowed to register. The form is available from the Office of the Registrar's website, under Forms. Once you complete this form, you will be able to access the courses and registration forms on LORIS, but only if you complete this form before trying to register. Refer to the Important Dates section of this calendar for registration deadlines and to the Office of the Registrar LORIS website for registration dates and guidelines.

 
How to Get to LORIS

  1. Go to www.wlu.ca
  2. Click on "Academic Info", then on "Check Your Marks"
  3. Click on link to Telaris
  4. Enter secure area
  5. Log in process:
    • User name is your nine-digit student ID number 
    • Personal Identification Number (PIN) if you have never logged into LORIS, your PIN is automatically set as your date of birth (MMDDYY). For first-time users, once you have entered the date of birth PIN, you will be asked to select a new six-digit PIN (this number cannot start with a zero and must only be numbers, no letters).
    • If you have previously been a LORIS user and have forgotten your PIN, please telephone the Office of the Registrar to have it reset.

Notes: 

  1. If you have outstanding fees, LORIS will not allow you to access your registration information.
  2. Registration forms will no longer be printed or mailed. Students are encouraged to print off any changes made using LORIS.

 
Maximum Registration

During the September to December or January to April terms, you may register for a maximum of 1.5 credits (or the equivalent) during each term as a part-time student.
Students admitted on Adult or Academic Probation status by the Admissions Office may only register for 1.0 credit (or the equivalent) during each of the September to December, January to April, or May to August terms. The Offer of Admission will clearly outline the conditions of academic student probation and credit and GPA requirements needed to qualify as a Regular student.

 
Adding or Changing a Course

If you wish to change or add a course, you must submit your request in writing to the Office of the Registrar or use the LORIS system by the appropriate deadline. Notice by telephone is not acceptable.

 
Withdrawal

To withdraw from a course, you must notify the Office of the Registrar in writing or use the LORIS system by the appropriate deadline. Notice by telephone is not acceptable and non-payment of fees or failure to attend lectures does not constitute a withdrawal.

If you wish to withdraw without academic penalty, you must do so using LORIS or in writing before the last day to drop without failure. Please review the section Important Dates to find the information.

 
Transfer from Part-time Status to Full-time Status

Part-time students wishing to request transfer to full-time status must submit a Request for Full-time Studies form to the Office of the Registrar. The form is available from the Office of the Registrar website www.wlu.ca/records.

 
Letter of Permission Students

Students registering on a Letter of Permission are required to submit, by the Application for Admission deadline, the following documentation:

  1. Letter of Permission from the home university
  2. Application for Admission your program code is UZ
  3. Intent to Register
  4. Distance Education Form, if applicable 
  5. Evidence of completion of prerequisite requirements, if applicable. Please check the course descriptions for prerequisite requirements

 
Grades

You can now check your grades on the Web. For instructions, please see How to Get to LORIS (above).