Online Exemption Process Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get assistance completing the online exemption form?

If you require assistance, contact The Square - Student Services office at any campus, or by email at coach [at] mohawkcollege.ca.

How long will it take for someone to review my request?

Exemption requests can take up to 6 weeks.

What steps do I take to complete my exemption request?

Once you enter your request online, you must provide your official transcript(s) and course outlines in a sealed envelope from the transferring institution to The Square – Student Services office at any campus.  If your credentials are not Canadian, please ensure that they have been validated by one of these services.

How will I know the outcome of my request?

Your Student Course Exemption Report, available under 'Course Tools' on the Academics tab in MyMohawk will show if the exemption request has been Approved/Denied or Confirmed, or if it is still in Pending status.

What should I do if my exemption has been approved or confirmed? 

If your exemption request has been approved or confirmed, you will see an Exemption (E grade) on your academic record.  To view your academic record, go to MyMohawk, and select 'Final Grades' from the Academics Tab. 

If you are currently registered in a course for which you receive an exemption, check your timetable to make sure you have been dropped automatically. If the course has not been dropped, please contact The Square-Student Services for assistance by email at coach [at] mohawkcollege.ca.

Note - an approved exemption may result in a change to your full-time/part-time student status which may affect OSAP or Dean’s Honours eligibility.

What should I do if my exemption has been denied?

The reason for the denied decision is provided for you on your Student Course Exemption Report. If you have questions about the decision, please contact the approver identified in the exemption report.

Do exempted courses contribute to my GPA?

No, exemptions do not contribute to your overall weighted GPA.

Still have questions? For more information, we recommend you contact your academic Student Success Advisor.

Updated June 26, 2017