Frequently Asked Questions
Is a student on coop still considered a full-time student?
Yes they are a full-time student
- Students are enrolled in a coop course with 12 non-additive(experiential) credits (full-time load)
- The course appears on the students transcript
- Students will receive a satisfactory/unsatisfactory grade on their transcript at conclusion of coop
What about financial aid?
The school must declare that a student on coop is participating in an "experiential coop course" which is part of a degree program and is considered full-time student status. They do not have to go into receivership because they are considered full-time students.
Will students be paid at their co-op?
Students on coop will be paid a fair and equitable wage.
Can students live on campus during their co-op?
If you wish to live on campus you will have to pay housing and fees related to on-campus living.
When will this new coop option be available?
The typical 6-month term runs from Jan-June or July-December.