fbpx Go to page content

Academic leniency

A message for students regarding weather-related travel restrictions

Campus and Community

Memorial University recognizes that the remnants of Hurricane Matthew are having a significant impact on the island of Newfoundland.

Given the current road conditions and the risk to safety this presents for students who may be travelling to Memorial’s campuses, the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies has recommended that self-reported travel difficulties on Wednesday, Oct. 12, be an acceptable reason for academic units and instructors to extend academic leniency and flexibility.

This recommendation includes, but is not limited to, attendance in classes/laboratories, re-scheduling examinations and the deadlines for submission of assignments for any student who may be impacted by travel restrictions.


To receive news from Memorial in your inbox, subscribe to Gazette Now.


Latest News

Duty and responsibility

Engineering researcher, alumnus recognized by national group

Open call

Pair of university funds welcome proposals

New insights

Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences

Search and destroy

Researchers working to ensure not one cancer cell left behind

The Power of Community

Grenfell releases report outlining its recent successes

‘Curiosity and enthusiasm’

Ocean mapping student recognized with self-directed learning award