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GENERAL GUIDELINES

The University of the West Indies, Open Campus Summer Session will be held during the period May 20 – July 26, 2019.   A select number of postgraduate, undergraduate and pre-university courses will be offered during this session.

The Summer Session offers students an opportunity to:

  • complete their programme of study;
  • accelerate their studies;
  • take courses in order to meet prerequisites for the regular semester course offerings; and /or 
  • enhance personal development.

The Summer Session is optional, except in cases of programmes structured with compulsory courses during this period. 

Students who register for the Summer Session are subject to all University and Faculty Regulations and General Regulations for students. Students have the responsibility to know and special attention is drawn to the Regulations of The University of the West Indies, including those that prohibit plagiarism, falsification of information and academic dishonesty. You may view these regulations in the Student Handbook at  http://open.uwi.edu/admissions/student-handbook

 

REGISTRATION DATES

The period of registration will be May 06 – May 24, 2019
The period for late registration (with financial penalty) will be May 25 -  June 01, 2019
    
The deadline dates for registration will be strictly adhered to.

 

COURSE SELECTION AND COURSE LOAD

During this Summer Session, maximum hours stipulations, pre-requisite checking, programme restrictions and level checking will apply.   Students who have met these requirements for a course but are unable to add the course on their own can submit an online override request.  This form is available online via the student dashboard. 

Students are permitted to register for a maximum of TWO courses (six credits), including “Examinations Only”. Academic Board approval is required to sit Examinations Only.

Students may apply to select a third course via the online override request form.   Ideally, all such applications should be made prior to the commencement of the Summer Session, since all such requests must get the approval of the respective Programme Manager in the Programme Delivery Department (PDD).

All information guides, timetable and registration materials for the Summer Session will be available online. Students are advised to check the website regularly for updates (http://www.open.uwi.edu/summer/home).

For Open Campus students, course selection will be carried out online in the Student Portal http://myopen.uwi.edu. Students are required to select courses online before making payments.

All applicants and students should view the list of courses to be offered in the Summer Session at the website www.open.uwi.edu/summer/home before completing their respective application forms.