Applicants may request Special Consideration from the MD Admissions Committee. Requests for Special Consideration will only be accepted through the Special Consideration Request form during the specified time frames below. Please note that you must be logged into your UAlberta.ca email account to access the form and submit your request. You must submit a formal letter of request and relevant supporting documentation with all requests. Your formal letter of request should be no more than one page in length and describe the reason you are requesting Special Consideration as well as why you feel you should be provided an exception. It should clearly explain what happened, why it happened, what the outcomes were, and, if applicable, what precautions or measures the applicant has taken or will take to ensure that the issue will have no further impact on the applicant's academic performance.
July 3, 2018 - September 17, 2018
- Inability to meet minimum requirements
- Alberta residency
March 18, 2019 - April 1, 2019
- Extenuating circumstances that may have occurred during the application/interview process
Please note that a request for special consideration does not guarantee admission, nor that any exception will be made towards your application.