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Coursework Extensions/Late Assignments

Instructions for Students Not Registered with Accessibility Services

For Extension Requests Within an Academic Semester:

  1. Student and instructor communicate about the extension request in advance of assignment due date
  2. With instructor’s agreement of an extension, the student completes the Online Coursework Extension Form below.
  3. Coursework extension requests made through the online form will be reviewed by the Associate Dean, Academic for approval
  4. The Associate Dean, Academic Office will contact the instructor to verify the extension request and length
  5. The Associate Dean, Academic Office will contact the student to confirm the extension request

For Extension Requests Beyond an Academic Semester:

Students requesting a coursework extension beyond an academic semester (after the deadline date when course grades are submitted to SGS) are required to complete an SGS Extension to Complete Coursework Form. This form must be filled out by the student, signed by the instructor, and approved by the Associate Dean, Academic prior to being sent for SGS approval.

  1. Student fills out page 1 (including section 1) of the Extension to Complete Coursework Form
  2. Student submits the form to their instructor who fills out and signs section 2 of the form
  3. Instructor submits the form to the Associate Dean, Academic Office for approval

 

Online Coursework Extension Form

If your Instructor has agreed to extend an assignment deadline, please complete this form to register your coursework extension. The Associate Dean, Academic will verify requests for extensions with instructors and approve accordingly.
  • Your mail.utoronto.ca address
  • Example: SWK1234H
  • The name of the assignment.
  • The assignment deadline as stated in the course syllabus.
  • The new deadline your instructor agreed on for the assignment specified on this form.
  • Note: please submit the "Verification of Student Illness or Injury" form if reason is due to illness or injury.
  • first = 1, second = 2, etc.

Instructions for Students Registered with Accessibility Services

 

Extension Requests (7 days or less)

  • Extensions should be requested in advance of the due date. A student with extension accommodations must send the appropriate letter of accommodation to their instructor to request an extension of up to one week (7 days) due to disability-related reasons.
  • A helpful template email is available to guide students re: the language they may wish to use to request an extension of 7 days (one week) or less
    https://studentlife.utoronto.ca/service/disability-related-extensions/

 

Extension Requests (8 days or more up to the end of the term)

  • Registered students should connect with their Accessibility Advisor to request an extension beyond one week due to disability-related reasons in advance of the first extended due date.
  • An accommodation for a further extension on an assignment beyond the usual extension maximum of one week may not be possible without a student discussing the request first with their assigned Accessibility Advisor.
  • Students may be asked by their Accessibility Advisor to complete a form on the Accessibility Services website to ensure their Advisor has all the information required to discuss an extension beyond one week: https://studentlife.utoronto.ca/service/disability-related-extensions/ If there is a disability-related rationale for an extension beyond one week on file, an Accessibility Advisor will confirm this via an email to the instructor, student, and the Associate Dean Academic’s office.

 

Extension Requests (beyond an academic semester)

If a student needs to request an extension beyond an academic semester (after the deadline for the submission of grades to the SGS), they should discuss with their Accessibility Advisor. If there is a disability-related rationale on file with Accessibility Services for the request, the student will be asked to complete an SGS Extension to Complete Coursework Form. This form must be filled out by the student, signed by the instructor, and approved by the Associate Dean, Academic prior to being sent for SGS approval.

  1. Student fills out page 1 (including section 1) of the Extension to Complete Coursework Form
  2. Student submits the form to their instructor who fills out and signs section 2 of the form
  3. Instructor submits the form to the Associate Dean, Academic Office for approval