Policies and Procedures

The Department of Philosophy maintains and clearly outlines the various policies that govern good academic standing, student and faculty duties, roles, and responsibilities, thesis preparation and defence processes, and extensions for academic programs or coursework deadlines.

  • Roles and Responsibilities (includes information on faculty duties, thesis supervision guidelines, graduate program governance, and the principles of good academic standing).
  • PhD Defence and Residency (includes information on procedures for scheduling a PhD oral defence and residency requirements for PhD students).
  • Extensions (includes information on requesting program extensions, including allowance for PhD program extensions, and requesting extensions for coursework deadlines).