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Help for Current Students

We’re committed to your academic success, and there are many resources available to help enhance your academic journey here at Carleton.

Once you learn how to read your audit, sharpen your university skill set, and master the registration processes, you’ll be set to take control of your academic future.

Best of all, we are here to help you along the way!

Not Sure Where to Start?

Different questions can be answered by different departments of the University. The following chart helps you navigate the resources.

I’m looking to:

Where to start?

Understand my audit Journalism Undergraduate Advisor
Plan out course selection in my major/minor Journalism Undergraduate Advisor
Gain course access All registration activity is managed online through Carleton Central. If you are missing a prerequsite, submit an Override Request through the Main Menu of Carleton Central.
Take courses at another institution in Canada If applying to a Letter of Permission, the Registrar’s Office will oversee your application. The Journalism Undergraduate Advisor can assist once the credits appear on your audit.
Go on exchange Information on applying for the Exchange Process can be found at the International Student Services Office. To learn how exchange would impact your courses contact the Journalism Undergraduate Advisor.
Prepare for registration or register for courses For assistance navigating the registration system, review the Registration website. Your Journalism Undergraduate Advisor can assist with course selection.
Improve my grades or my study skills Learning Support Services
Improve my work in JOUR 1000 Check the Student Academic Success Centre program called PASS. There is a PASS group just for JOUR 1000 
Get help as an international student International Student Services Office 

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Have a Question? We’re Here to Help!

You can email or book an appointment. Depending on the nature of your question, your Journalism Undergraduate Advisor will either help you directly, or refer you to your Undergraduate Supervisor.

By Email

From your Carleton account, send an email when you have a question, can’t locate information, or have a change in your student status or situation. Your Undergraduate Administrator will review your file and help you locate the information you are searching for. Normal response time for email is 2-3 business days, and longer during peak times of the year such as registration.

By Appointment

You can set up a consultation to do the following:

  • review all components of your journalism major
  • discuss academic difficulties, low GPA, and academic improvement planning
  • discuss your exchange, letter of permission or transfer credits
  • create a hypothetical course plan for the future

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