Extenuating Circumstances

If a student’s grades were adversely affected by health or personal problems, some universities may take these extenuating circumstances into consideration when making admission decisions. The following are links to each university’s admission policies about extenuating circumstances.

Queen's University

If there are any factors that clearly demonstrate significant extenuating circumstances beyond your control that have affected your academic performance in high school at some point during the past 2 years, you should submit a separate letter with supporting documents through the Queen's Request for Extenuating Circumstances form [PDF].