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Athabasca University

Program Status

As of September 2005, in order to maintain program status students must complete 6 credits of course or project work during a one-year academic period (September 1 - August 31). If a student is inactive in her/his studies for a 13 month period, s/he may be contacted by the MA-IS Office for an update on her/his progress and/or asked to consult with the MA-IS Director prior to continuing in the Program. Students who have been inactive for 13 months, and have not updated their status with the MAIS Office or consulted with the MA-IS Director, will be automatically withdrawn from the Program.

Students may interrupt their studies, without prejudice, contingent upon the submission of a written request and approval from the Program Director. There are currently no fees associated with this request.

To request a Interruption of Studies, students are asked to send an e-mail to the MA-IS Office.

If students are receiving Student Finance, they should review the Student Finance Funding Criteria.

Any student who receives a grade of "F" in one course, or a grade of "C" in more than one course, may be required to withdraw from the program. For more details, please review the course grading information.

Updated February 24 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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