March 2, 2018
Upper-Year Student eNewsletter
(Second, Third & Fourth-Year Students)
Important Dates & Deadlines
February 5, 2018
Online summer course enrolment opened in SOLUS

February 26 - March 2
Celebrating Graduate Studies Week (

March 2
Last date to drop Winter Term and multi-term classes

March 2
Last date to request / make changes to your Personal Interest Credit for the Winter Term.

March 30
Good Friday (classes will not be held)

April 12 - 27
Winter Term examinations   
Don't forget - today is the add/drop deadline!

Sometimes, it's just not the right time to be taking all of the courses you are taking (or sometimes it's all working out perfectly and you don't need to make any schedule changes). If you fall in the first category, don't sweat it too much, dropping a course is not the end of the world, and it's not really that uncommon either. Sometimes it is the best option for your mental health and your grades in your other courses. 

If you are considering dropping a course, you only have until the end of today - March 2. If you are concerned about how to get back on track if you do drop a course you can take a spring or summer course and you can talk to an Academic Advisor to consider other ideas as well. After March 2, it will be a lot harder to make this choice so don't leave it until later to determine what is right for you.
ASURF Applications Now Open

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Research Fund (ASURF) seeks to foster a community of undergraduate scholars and promote a greater investment in undergraduate research. This $20,000 fund is open to undergraduate research and experiential learning projects of all kinds, no project is too big or too small. 
Through a partnership between ASUS and the Faculty of Arts and Science, ASURF will assist in funding research projects at the undergraduate level and support costs to a supervisor associated with the Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowships (USSRF) program.
If you have any questions about the ASURF, please contact the ASUS President at All grant applications are due by   March 12, 2018 at 4:00pm . Visit to apply!

Undergraduate Awards

Have coursework you are proud of? Why not submit to The Undergraduate Awards for a chance to earn international recognition for works you've already done and win a trip to Dublin, Ireland?

What is The Undergraduate Awards? 
The Undergraduate Awards is the world's leading academic awards programme which recognizes top undergraduate work, shares this work with a global aud ience and connects students across cultures and discipline.

Why should I apply?
  • Earn international recognition for works you've already done!
  • Win a trip to the UA Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland
  • Get your work profiled in The Undergraduate Journal 2018
  • Receive access to the exclusive UA Alumni Portal

How do I apply?
Submitting is free, quick and easy! Just follow these steps to #awardyourwork. Don't forget to check that your papers have met all the Submissions Criteria
before submitting, otherwise it will be disqualified!
Career Apprenticeship Pilot Program (CAPP)

Graduating Arts & Science Student?  Want to kick-start your career this May?
Secure a 1-year paid position and engage with leading Kingston employers offering interesting and meaningful work.

This unique pilot program will accelerate the careers of graduates from the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University by assisting in finding their first full-time employment in Kingston through a funded apprenticeship with a committed employer.

April 2018 Exam Schedule in SOLUS

The April 2018 exam schedule is now available in SOLUS. Follow the instructions on this web page of the Registrar's website to check your winter exam timetable.

Register Now for Online Summer Courses 

Thinking about taking an online course this summer to get ahead? Choose between a variety of cool courses like Anatomy of the Human Body or Public Relations (a brand new course!). See the many other options available here

Summer course enrolment is currently open. Not sure how to enrol in an online course? In SOLUS, you will need to select "Distance Studies" from the CAREER drop-down in the course search screen so that you can see online course options. 

If an online course that you'd like to get into is full, you will be able to add yourself to a waitlist.

Internship Postings

It's not too late to sign up for a 12-16 month professional and paid internship, starting this summer. (for students who have completed their 2nd or 3rd year of undergraduate studies). Check out a recent list of Queen's Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) postings here.
To book an advising appointment, call us at 613-533-2470.

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