Double Probation Information

Double ProbationIf your semester GPA is below 1.7 for two consecutive semesters, you are on Double Probation and you are blocked from registration.

If you wish to register for courses in the 2018 Fall Semester you must appeal to the Appeal Committee by completing this form:

The deadline to appeal is Monday, August 20 at 1pm.

If you have questions about what this means, your status or how to complete your appeal, please attend one of the following meetings:

  • Wednesday, August 15 at 11am in Room 316
  • Thursday, August 16 at 11am in Room 316
  • Friday, August 17 at 11am in Room 316

Counsellors will not meet with students individually about their double probation appeal. If you have questions, you should attend one of the above meetings.

The Appeal Committee will review your application and decide whether to allow you to register.

If you indicate that you have documentation to support your appeal, please send it to If you do not send the documentation, we will consider your appeal as incomplete, and may not review it.

After the Appeal Committee has met, you will be contacted through your student e-mail account.

CC Newsletter – Aug. 3

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The weekly news roundup is here! Happy end of the semester, and good luck to all students writing their final exams next week!

In this issue:


Registration and Orientation Volunteers

This semester, we have two great volunteering opportunities available to all students:

  • Registration Champions (10 positions available) These volunteers will support us in the build up to registration for all continuing students. Volunteers must commit to at least 1 FULL day of volunteering in total. Students wishing to take part in this opportunity must be available from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 20, all day (5 days in total).
  • Orientation Volunteers (18 positions available for each day) will help orientate and register all of our new students from August 22nd to August 31st (but not every day!).  Volunteers must commit to at least 1 FULL day of volunteering in total and priority will be given to students who are available every day.  Orientation Volunteers must also be available to attend mandatory training on Tuesday, August 14 at 1pm.

To apply for one or both of these positions, please complete this application form:

We often get a lot of applications and will use the information below to select the best candidates.  Take your time to make sure this is a good application, so that you have a better chance of being selected. This application form is for both, but you do not have to apply for both – please indicate which opportunity you are applying for in the form.


Limitless Conference 2018 – Videos

Ten days ago, 200 Columbia College students, staff, speakers, and workshop facilitators convened at the Main Campus for the inaugural Limitless conference, Imagining Brighter Futures! Over 30 students presented their work, with topics ranging from gender and feminism to postcolonial futures, and environmental justice to research in the S.T.E.M field. Our students and staff left the conference fully nourished with food, knowledge, and excitement for next year’s conference! ☺️ Thank you to everyone who participated in imagining a brighter future and making this conference a success! 💡
1st prize for best presentation: Sana Poornasiri
Runner ups: Jonathan Chen and Bruno Heger de Andrade Rebelo
Honourable Mentions: Venesia Wijaya, Vongai Mandai, and Amanat Kaur

Enjoy the videos below of our top student presenters!

Columbia College Student Satisfaction Survey

There’s only six more days until the contest closes on Aug. 6! Fill out the annual student satisfaction survey and give us your thoughts on how we can make Columbia College a better place for everyone!


Take the student survey

Columbia College values your opinion and strives to improve the quality of student life and learning. Take 5 minutes to fill out the student satisfaction survey for a chance to win 1 of four $25 gift cards! Take the survey here.

Note: All opinions expressed will remain completely confidential and winners will be selected randomly. Contest ends Aug. 6, 2018.

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Destress 4 Success Week

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Destress 4 Success Week is here!

Monday, July 30th – PADS PUPPIES @ 4th Floor Lounge, 11am-1pm. Come join us for what will be one of your best moments at CC. Time to relax with PADS Puppies!

Tuesday, July 31st  – MASSAGE CLINIC @ Room 416, 10:30am-5:30pm. Ready to relax with a nice shoulder massage? Registered massage therapists are coming to CC!

Wednesday, August 1st  – YOGA @ Room 316, 11am-2pm. Everyone can be a yogee. Join us for a 20min yoga session! Please come dressed to stretch. Yoga mats will be provided.

Thursday, August 2nd  – LUNCHTIME WALK (off campus) meet at 1st Floor Lobby, 12:30pm-1:30pm & UKULELE LESSON @ Library, 1:30pm-2:30pm. Come get stress-free with some soothing music.

Friday, August 3rd   – LUNCHTIME WALK (off campus) meet at 1st Floor Lobby, 12:30pm-1:30pm. Missed Thursday’s walk? Let’s stroll off campus to enjoy the weather, get fresh air, and soak in some Vitamin D.

There will be free granola bars and tea every morning, as well as Wellness Stations around the campus! Look for study planning aides, colouring sheets, and games.