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You must have one course in each term. If you don’t have any courses in a term you must enrol in a placeholder course. The placeholders are:

  • SGS 700 for programs charged per term
  • SGS 711 for programs charged per course
  • SGS 302 for visiting research students

Deadlines for adding and dropping courses are available on Dates and Deadlines. (link to Dates and Deadlines page here)

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  1. Sign into Mosaic.
  2. Click Student Centre.
  3. Click on Enroll (under Academics).
  4. Enter your search parameters and click Search.
    • You can search for classes using one or both of the following methods:
      • Enter the unique class number, or
      • Check the “Class Search” button and click Search
        • Now, enter your search parameters and click “Search”
  5. Once your course search results are displayed, select the desired class and section by hitting Select Class.
  6. Review your choice and then press the Next button. You may add multiple classes to your shopping cart before you enrol.
  7. Once you have added your courses to your shopping cart – but before enrolling – you must confirm that the course is available to you. This process is called validating.
  8. To validate a course:
    • check the box next to your course and click Validate.
      • If you see a green checkmark under status, you are eligible to enroll in this course
      • If you see a red  X,  you may need permission from your department or you are missing a requisite for the course. Please speak to your department graduate administrator for assistance.
    • Click “Shopping Cart” to return to the Shopping Cart.
  9. To enrol in validated classes, click the checkboxes next to each course, and then click Enroll.
  10. Review your Shopping Cart and confirm that your class choices are correct. Then click Finish Enrolling.
  1. Sign into Mosaic.
  2. Click Student Centre.
  3. Click on Enroll (under Academics).
  4. Select the Drop tab.
  5. Check the course you would like to drop and click Drop Selected Class.
  6. Confirm the course you are dropping and click Finish Dropping.
  7. View your results.

Please note: Course will not be dropped if it is the last remaining course in the term.