For the purposes of this policy:
Academic Concession shall mean the provision of a variance in the timing or nature of a course or program requirement on the basis of one of the grounds defined in this policy.
Course shall mean course of instruction.
Dean shall mean the Dean, or designate, of the Faculty in which a student is registered ,except for graduate courses and programs offered through the College of Graduate Studies (COGS), in which case it shall mean the Dean, or designate, of COGS. For students without a faculty, the Registrar shall be considered their dean for this policy.
Graduate Supervisor/Advisor shall mean the faculty member with primary responsibility for overseeing a graduate student’s program of study.
Instructor shall mean the instructor of record for a course or the supervisor responsible for a practicum, internship, or field work.