Applying for part-time post-secondary study
Before selecting courses, you need to apply, have your transcripts assessed and be offered admission. Depending on the time it takes to receive your transcripts, this process may take as few as four days.
- Start your application now at ontariocolleges.ca.
- Accept your offer of admission at ontariocolleges.ca.
- Pay your $250 non-refundable deposit for each term by the due date (see important dates below).
|Fall 2021 term||Winter 2022 term||Summer 2022 term|
|Due date for $250 non-refundable term-based deposit||June 15, 2021||November 15, 2021||March 15, 2022|
|Registration opens||August 9, 2021||November 29, 2021||April 4, 2022|
|Term start date||September 7, 2021||January 4, 2022||May 2, 2022|
|Registration closes (5th day of term)||September 14, 2021||January 10, 2022||May 6, 2022|
|Due date for balance of fees (10th day of term)||September 20, 2021||January 17, 2022||May 13, 2022|
How to register for courses
Self registration is now available online - please do not use the Continuing Education registration link.
- Review the course requirements and availability for each program listed above. Choose your courses early for the best selection!
- In WebAdvisor, select My Progress to review and confirm the courses you need to complete your program. Don't forget to review your General Education requirements (one General Education elective course is equal to 3 credits).
- In WebAdvisor, follow the registration steps by using:
- Express Registration if you know the course, section and term of the course(s) you have chosen;
- Register and Drop Sections if you want to drop a course you previously registered in using WebAdvisor, or to complete a course selection for a course you previously viewed.
NOTE: Your selection is not complete until the course appears (or is removed in the case of a Drop) from your timetable and My Progress on WebAdvisor. You can only drop courses that were selected using WebAdvisor. For assistance with other courses, please refer to your School office.
TIP: Having trouble with the process? Read the 'Help' section at the top of each page for more information.
How to drop a course or withdraw from your program
To drop individual courses (before the 10th day of the term):
- Go to WebAdvisor.
- Click 'Register and Drop Courses' and follow the steps to make your changes.
To drop individual courses (after the 10th day of the term):
- Contact the SIS designate in your school office. They can provide you with a verification form and drop the course for you.
- School of Community Studies: Kim Van Ulzen
- School of Design: Michelle Lundy
- School of Information Technology: Debbie Harrington
- Lawrence Kinlin School of Business: Darci Knott or Brittany Stanley
- School of Language and Liberal Studies: Annette Padyk
- School of Nursing: Donna Siroen
- School of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts: Lisa Monteith (Note: 5th day as courses are only 7 weeks)
To withdraw from your entire program, follow our withdrawal steps.
- You can only drop courses that were selected using WebAdvisor. For assistance with other courses, please refer to your program office.
- Dropping a course (or courses) may impact your OSAP entitlement. Please contact the Financial Aid Office (E2020) for more information.
- Dropping courses will impact your progression toward graduation. It is your responsibility to ensure you meet your program requirements to graduate. View My Progress on WebAdvisor for information about your program and any outstanding requirements.
- Academic Advising is available in your program office. Please make an appointment with your Program Coordinator or Student Success Advisor if you need assistance.
How to access your online course(s)
If you have questions about learning online, please contact your school's eLearning coordinator.
Please note that the course materials will be available on the first day of class via the learning management system at www.fanshaweonline.ca.
Visit www.fanshawec.ca/onlinetools to learn more about how to use FanshaweOnline (FOL) and WebAdvisor.
How to take a term off or come back after a term off
Visit Office of the Registrar forms and fill out the post-secondary withdrawal form to be removed from the term you wish to take off.
When you wish to resume your studies again, simply visit Office of the Registrar forms and fill out the Re-Admission/Program Transfer form clearly indicating in the notes section that you want to be put back in your Part-Time Online program and for which term. You will not need to reapply through OntarioColleges.ca.
How to apply to graduate.
Congratulations on completing your program! Please fill out the application to graduate and send it to your division contact below:
- School of Community Studies & School of Nursing: Anabela Ferreira
- School of Design: Kristin Armstrong
- School of Information Technology: Katrina Padyk
- Lawrence Kinlin School of Business: Katrina Padyk
- School of Language and Liberal Studies: Kevin Van Lierop
- School of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts: Tricia Tankovic
- General Arts & Science Programs: Bev Antone-Collar
Online student success
We want to help you succeed. If you choose to study a program online, check out our online learning page for helpful information, or visit amiready.ca to assess your online learning readiness. If you have program/course-specific questions, please contact your Student Success Advisor for help.
Planning ahead just got easier
Students offered admission to part-time post-secondary programs register for classes on a course-by-course basis. To assist students with planning, course sequences have been mapped out for future terms. Students can take up to a maximum of 3 courses per term as a part-time student. Current students who wish to transfer to the full-time program should complete a program transfer form at fanshawec.ca/registrar/forms. Check out which courses are offered each term for the programs below:
Part-time certificate program:
Part-time diploma programs:
Part-time graduate certificate programs:
Part-time degree completion programs:
Looking for more details about specific courses? You can request full course outlines through our COMMS system. Some programs require students to write a WRIT assessment. Please visit fanshawec.ca/writ for more information and available test dates.