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Athabasca University (AU) makes every reasonable effort to provide its students with a successful university experience. The "Expect the Best" brochure, issued when you are admitted to AU, identifies the service standards to which you are entitled.

As an AU student, you are also required to familiarize yourself with the institution's academic regulations. The Student Code of Conduct and Right to Appeal regulations brochure is also issued when you are admitted to AU.

The Athabasca University Calendar is available online and in print format. Students have the option of using either. To order a current undergraduate Calendar or other publications issued by AU, please complete and submit the online form.

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Above: The cover for the 2003-04 print Calendar was designed by Jingfen Zhang, Public Affairs and Communications.

Unless noted otherwise, the effective date of information provided within this online Calendar is
September 1, 2003.

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    Convocation 2005
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   Conduct and Right
   to Appeal Regulations

Academic Awards
Glossary of Terms

Undergraduate General
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Undergraduate Course
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Other Registry Forms

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In the event of any discrepancies between the print version and this official online version of the undergradatue Calendar, the online version will apply.

The publication of information in the Calendar does not bind the University to the provision of courses, programs, services, or facilities as listed herein. Students are responsible for informing themselves of the University's procedures and policies and the specific requirements associated with the degree, diploma, or certificate sought.



Every student accepted for registration with Athabasca University shall be deemed to have agreed to be bound by the regulations and policies of the University and of the program in which that student is enrolled. Athabasca University specifically reserves the right to exercise its sole, absolute, and unfettered discretion in admitting individuals to the University, its programs, or courses.

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