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					Diploma in Accounting Program
  Student Information Guide


              2009-2010
            (Revised May 2009)




         Diploma in Accounting Program
            Sauder School of Business
         The University of British Columbia
            Room 202 - 2053 Main Mall
              Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
                Tel: (604) 822-8412
               Fax: (604) 822-2220
               dap@sauder.ubc.ca
              www.sauder.ubc.ca/dap




    THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Diploma in Accounting Program


TO ALL STUDENTS:
Congratulations on your acceptance to UBC‟s Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP) and welcome to
the Program! We are looking forward to getting to know you as you embark upon a rigorous program of
studies in the Sauder School of Business.

The Sauder School of Business Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP) is a demanding credit-based
program designed primarily to prepare you for entry into a professional designation program. For those of
you wanting to broaden your business skills, the program also represents an excellent opportunity for
professional development.

DAP's intensive curriculum satisfies many of the course requirements for both the CMA and the CGA
programs. As well, the program is officially recognized by the Chartered Accountants School of Business
(CASB). Students lacking the prerequisites to enter the CA program directly can fast-track their training
by enrolling in the UBC Diploma in Accounting Program, before or after finding employment with a
recognized CA firm.

The DAP offers courses throughout the year. In the Summer Session, courses are offered on an
accelerated basis and students have the opportunity to complete up to 6 courses between May and August.
The summer program is organized to correspond with the business cycle of most accounting firms and
thus for the convenience of articling students and their sponsors. Students may take the program on either
a full-time or part-time basis. The majority of the courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate
those students who are working. In most cases, the DAP can be completed in less than one year.

Since 1915, The University of British Columbia has earned a far-reaching reputation for academic
excellence and innovation. UBC, Canada's third largest university, attracts top-caliber students and
faculty from around the world. The UBC DAP is located in the Sauder School of Business, the country's
leading management research school. Your education will be guided by approachable instructors who
understand both the theory and practice of accounting. DAP instructors have the academic credentials and
practical experience to bring accounting to life in the classroom.

The DAP is committed to providing the highest quality educational offerings possible. We
always welcome your feedback, both commendations and suggestions for improvement. If you
have any comments, please send us an email at dap@sauder.ubc.ca.
On behalf of the Sauder School of Business, I welcome you to the UBC Diploma in Accounting
Program and wish you success in your studies.
Yours truly,




Graham McIntosh
Director, Business Programs
Contents

1     Welcome to the Program ...................................................................................................... 1
    1.1 DAP Student Information Guide – Purpose and Related Documents .............................. 1
    1.2 Office Hours and Location ............................................................................................... 1

2     Program and Course Requirements .................................................................................... 1
    2.1 Overview of Required DAP Courses ............................................................................... 1
    2.2 Elective Courses ............................................................................................................... 3
    2.3 Course Outlines ................................................................................................................ 4
    2.4 Exemption From DAP Courses ........................................................................................ 5

3     Academic Regulations, Policies and Guidelines.................................................................. 6
    3.1 Student Declaration and Responsibility ........................................................................... 6
    3.2 Attendance ........................................................................................................................ 6
    3.3 Classroom Code of Conduct ............................................................................................ 7
    3.4 Ethical Standards .............................................................................................................. 7

4     Registration and Payment..................................................................................................... 8
    4.1 Course Schedules ............................................................................................................. 8
    4.2 Course Registration .......................................................................................................... 8
       4.2.1 Maximum Allowable Credit Load ............................................................................ 9
       4.2.2 Using the DAP Online Registration System ............................................................. 9
       4.2.3 Course Registration Deadlines .................................................................................. 9
       4.2.4 Course Waiting Lists................................................................................................. 9
       4.2.5 Suggested Program Plans ........................................................................................ 10
    4.3 Course Fees .................................................................................................................... 10
       4.3.1 Pre-Registration in Winter Term 2 Courses............................................................ 10
    4.4 Credit Card Declines ...................................................................................................... 11
    4.5 Withdrawing from DAP Courses ................................................................................... 11
       4.5.1 Course Withdrawal Deadlines and Refunds ........................................................... 11
       4.5.2 Course Withdrawals Due to Academic Ineligibility ............................................... 13
    4.6 Program Withdrawal ...................................................................................................... 13
    4.7 Temporary Leave from the Program .............................................................................. 13
    4.8 Deferral of Admission to the Program ........................................................................... 13
    4.9 International Students/Study Permit Holders ................................................................. 14
    4.10 Course Cancellations ...................................................................................................... 14
    4.11 Financial Assistance ....................................................................................................... 14
    4.12 Tax Receipts ................................................................................................................... 14

5     Advancement of Academic Standing ................................................................................. 15
    5.1 Academic Standing ........................................................................................................ 15
    5.2 Examination Policies ...................................................................................................... 15
    5.3 Academic Concessions ................................................................................................... 16
       5.3.1 Supporting Documentation ..................................................................................... 16
       5.3.2 Deadline for Submission ......................................................................................... 17
       5.3.3 Granting of a Standing Deferred ............................................................................. 17
       5.3.4 Scheduling of Deferred Exams ............................................................................... 17
       5.3.5 Deadline for Writing Deferred Exams .................................................................... 17
       5.3.6 Deferred Exam May Affect Eligibility for the Next Academic Session ................ 18
    5.4 Supplemental Examinations ........................................................................................... 18
    5.5 Checking Grades Online ................................................................................................ 18
    5.6 Obtaining a Transcript of Academic Record.................................................................. 18
    5.7 Repeating Courses .......................................................................................................... 18
    5.8 Unsatisfactory Academic Standing ................................................................................ 18
    5.9 Academic Appeals.......................................................................................................... 19
       5.9.1 Final Grades ............................................................................................................ 19
       5.9.2 Other Appeals ......................................................................................................... 19

6     Graduation ........................................................................................................................... 19
    6.1 Requirements to Receive the Diploma in Accounting Credential ................................. 20
    6.2 Graduation Procedures ................................................................................................... 20

7     Campus Information and Resources ................................................................................. 20
    7.1 Where to Purchase Textbooks ........................................................................................ 20
    7.2 Classroom Locations ...................................................................................................... 21
    7.3 Parking on Campus ........................................................................................................ 21
    7.4 Where To Purchase Course Packages/Notes .................................................................. 21
    7.5 UBC Student Service Centre (SSC) ............................................................................... 21
    7.6 Campus-Wide Login ...................................................................................................... 22
    7.7 Vista ............................................................................................................................... 22
       7.7.1 How to Access the Course Vista Site ..................................................................... 22
       7.7.2 Vista Technical Support .......................................................................................... 22
    7.8 DAP Career Services and COOL (Career Options On-Line) ........................................ 22
    7.9 Student/Library Cards .................................................................................................... 24
    7.10 U-Pass............................................................................................................................. 24
    7.11 Calendar of Important Dates .......................................................................................... 24

8     Professional Accounting Programs .................................................................................... 24
    8.1 Contact Addresses for CA, CMA, CGA and CPA Programs ........................................ 24
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1 Welcome to the Program
1.1   DAP Student Information Guide – Purpose and Related Documents
      The major source of information regarding the policies and regulations pertaining to
      students attending the University of British Columbia is the University Calendar. It is the
      final authority should any interpretive problems arise while you are enrolled as a student at
      UBC. This Student Information Guide and the DAP website1 are meant to augment the
      University Calendar and give students specific information regarding the DAP. The
      University Calendar can be accessed online2.

1.2   Office Hours and Location
      The DAP is administered by the DAP Office in the Sauder School of Business at the
      University of British Columbia, located in Room 202 of the Henry Angus Building (2053
      Main Mall at the UBC Point Grey campus). If at any time you require assistance or
      information regarding the program, please contact our office by telephone or by e-mail:
                           Telephone:        604-822-8412
                           E-mail:           dap@sauder.ubc.ca
      Advising appointments are available by request during regular office hours (Monday to
      Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm). Please contact us by telephone or e-mail to schedule an
      appointment.

      PLEASE NOTE: Regular mail and e-mail are the main methods UBC and the DAP
      Office use to communicate with DAP students. It is therefore imperative that you
      keep your e-mail and mailing address information updated. You can accomplish this
      by e-mailing the DAP Office with the information to be updated.

2 Program and Course Requirements
2.1   Overview of Required DAP Courses
          BUSI 293       Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
                         Introduction to the construction and interpretation of financial reports
                         prepared primarily for external use.

          BUSI 294       Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
                         Introduction to the development and use of accounting information for
                         management planning and control and the development of cost information
                         for financial reports.




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     BUSI 335   Management Information Systems (3 credits)
                Introduction to information technology related to business use. Design,
                implementation and application of information systems.

     BUSI 353   Intermediate Financial Accounting I (3 credits)
                An examination of accounting as a means of measurement and as an
                Information system for external reporting purposes.
                Prerequisite: BUSI 293 or equivalent.

     BUSI 354   Cost Accounting (3 credits)
                The provision and analysis of cost accounting information that will assist
                management in making operating decisions and in evaluating operational
                performance.
                Prerequisite: 294 or equivalent.
                Recommended prerequisites: BUSI 293 and BUSI 370.

     BUSI 355   Introduction to Income Tax (3 credits)
                A study of income tax from the standpoint of the individual and business
                enterprise.
                Prerequisite: BUSI 293 or equivalent.

     BUSI 370   Business Finance (3 credits)
                An introduction to the basic principles of financial valuation and an
                examination of corporate enterprise decisions including working capital
                management; capital budgeting; capital structures and dividend policy.
                Prerequisite or co-requisite: BUSI 293 or equivalent.
                Note: students with a strong quantitative background may take BUSI 370
                concurrently with BUSI 293. For students with a limited quantitative
                background, the DAP Quantitative Methods Preparatory Course is also
                recommended.

     BUSI 393   Introduction to Business Law (3 credits)
                Introduction to the law of contracts, with particular reference to contracts
                for sale of goods and related law of personal property, principles of agency,
                partnership and company law.

     BUSI 450   Intermediate Financial Accounting II         (3 credits)
                Continuation of the examination of accounting as a means of measurement
                and as an information system for external reporting purposes.
                Prerequisite or co-requisite: BUSI 353.
                Recommended prerequisite: BUSI 370.

     BUSI 453   Advanced Financial Accounting (3 credits)
                An examination of advanced financial accounting.
                Prerequisite: BUSI 353
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                     Prerequisite or co-requisite: BUSI 450.
                     Note: students should only consider taking BUSI 450 and 453 concurrently
                     if they have a high academic standing in DAP and a strong quantitative
                     background.

      BUSI 455       Principles of Auditing (3 credits)
                     Principles of internal control; audit evidence; sampling and testing; audit
                     reports; standards; responsibilities of the external audit.
                     Prerequisite: BUSI 353.
                     Prerequisite or co-requisite: BUSI 450.
                     Note: students should only consider taking BUSI 450 and 455 concurrently
                     if they have a high academic standing in DAP and a strong quantitative
                     background.



2.2   Elective Courses
      The following elective courses are offered to assist students in satisfying the educational
      requirements for the various professional accounting designation programs but are not
      required to graduate from the DAP.

      BUSI 329       Principles of Organizational Behaviour (3 credits)
                     An introductory examination of work organizations and the behaviour of
                     individuals within them. Phenomena to be studies include organizational
                     structure, environments, group processes, motivation and leadership.
                     Note: this course is normally only offered in the September and January
                     terms and there are a limited number of seats available to DAP students

      BUSI 391       Introduction to Management Information Systems (3 credits)
                     Overview of computer technology and terminology; use of computer as
                     managerial and administrative tools; the management of computer resources
                     and the influence of information technology within the organization.
                     Note: this course is normally only offered in the September and January
                     terms and there are a limited number of seats available to DAP students.

      BUSI 399       Logistics and Operations Management (3 credits)
                     The design and management of systems to make products, provide services
                     and deliver them to the end user.
                     Note: this course is normally only offered in the September and January
                     terms and there are a limited number of seats available to DAP students.

      BUSI 454       Accounting for Management Control and Incentives (3 credits)
                     Design of accounting systems for facilitating and influencing management
                     decisions, with emphasis on performance evaluation in organizations.
                     Prerequisite: BUSI 294 or equivalent.
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                        Note: this course is normally only offered in the January term and there is a
                        limited number of seats available to DAP students.

          BUSI 465      Marketing Management (3 credits)
                        Basic considerations affecting the domestic and international marketing of
                        goods and services.
                        Prerequisites: ECON 101, ECON 102, BUSI 293 or equivalent.
                        Note: this course is normally only offered in the September and January
                        terms and there are a limited number of seats available to DAP students.

          BUSI 470      Financial Management (3 credits)
                        Additional topics of finance in the areas of: short-term financial
                        management, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and risk management.
                        Prerequisite: BUSI 370 or equivalent.
                        Note: this course is only offered in the September and January terms.

          BUSI 493      Strategic Management in Business (3 credits)
                        A conceptual and practical introduction to the major areas of business
                        strategy with an integrative perspective on managing a business. Includes
                        the analysis of a business and its environment, the development and
                        evaluation of strategic alternatives, and implementation of change.
                        Prerequisites: ECON 101, ECON 102, BUSI 293 or equivalent.
                        Co-requisites: Two of BUSI 294, BUSI 329, BUSI 370, BUSI 465.
                        Note: this course is normally only offered in the September and January
                        terms and there are a limited number of seats available to DAP students.

          BUSI 498      International Business Management (3 credits)
                        Development of general environmental framework for international
                        business studies by drawing on international and development economics,
                        research into government-business relations and studies in comparative
                        socio-cultural systems and political systems.
                        Prerequisites: ECON 101, ECON 102, BUSI 293 or equivalent.
                        Co-requisites: Two of BUSI 294, BUSI 329, BUSI 370, BUSI 465.
                        Note: this course is normally only offered in the January term and there is a
                        limited number of seats available to DAP students.

2.3   Course Outlines
      Detailed course outlines can be viewed online on the DAP website3, approximately one
      month before the start of the term.




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2.4   Exemption From DAP Courses
      The DAP is based on an integrated curriculum. Therefore we strongly encourage students
      to complete the entire set of courses within the DAP. However, there are occasions where a
      student has completed course work that is similar, in terms of rigor and coverage, to the
      corresponding DAP course prior to their application for admission to the DAP. In these
      circumstances, applicants, at the time of application, may request to have their course(s)
      evaluated in order to be exempted from taking the analogous course in the DAP by
      completing the DAP Course Exemption Request Form.
      Exemption requests will not be considered prior to admission; however, all exemption
      requests must be submitted at the time of application.
      Please note: prior to being considered for course exemptions, students must receive
      confirmation from the accounting organization through which they will be seeking their
      designation to ensure that the course(s) under consideration meets the standards of their
      chosen professional accounting program.
      All decisions regarding course exemptions are final.
      DAP courses that are eligible for exemption are:

              BUSI 293    Introduction to Financial Accounting
              BUSI 294    Introduction to Management Accounting
              BUSI 370    Finance
              BUSI 393    Commercial Law
              BUSI 335    Management Information Systems (limited circumstances)

      Upper level courses (i.e., BUSI 353, 354, 355, 450, 453 and 455) required for the DAP
      credential will not be considered for exemption. Students must complete these courses in
      the DAP in order to be eligible to graduate from the Program.
      All students seeking course exemptions must complete and submit to the DAP Office the
      DAP Course Exemption Request Form4 as part of their applications. Undergraduate
      courses completed at UBC, SFU, UVic, or courses that appear in the BC Transfer Guide5
      and transfer to the equivalent Commerce Course (e.g. COMM 293, COMM 294, COMM
      393), will be considered for exemption without fee.
      Since Canadian accounting standards and regulations are specific to Canada, there are
      generally no exemptions granted for courses taken outside of Canada.
      DAP will consider courses taken at other Canadian universities for exemption, providing:




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      1. The applicant obtains a minimum grade of 65% (this may be higher for courses taken at
         certain universities, colleges and poly- technical institutions).
      2. The course was completed within 10 years of the date of admission to the DAP
      3. The course breadth and depth (rigor) of coverage are similar to the applicable DAP
         course(s).
      4. A DAP Course Exemption Request Form (see footnote 4 below for a link), along with
         any applicable fees, are submitted to the DAP Office prior to the application deadline.
      5. Copies of the original course outline(s) are submitted along with the DAP Course
         Exemption Request Form and include:
                 The course name and number,
                 Length and/or credit value,
                 The instructor's name,
                 Topics covered,
                 Textbook, readings and web resources (if applicable),
                 Evaluation methods (e.g. assignments, cases, presentations, examination etc),
                 and
                 Grade allocation.

      Each request is evaluated on a case-by-case basis at the time of admission to the DAP.
      Requests for course exemptions are part of the admissions process and requests
      received after the application deadlines will not be considered.

3 Academic Regulations, Policies and Guidelines
       It is required that students undertaking studies with the Diploma in Accounting Program be
       familiar with the academic regulations that apply to all students who pursue studies at
       UBC. Below we have listed some of these academic regulations. Additional information
       regarding UBC‟s academic regulations can be found in the current University Calendar 6.

3.1    Student Declaration and Responsibility
       Each student is required to furnish the information necessary for the University record, to
       keep UBC Enrolment Services and the DAP Office informed of changes in name and
       contact information, and is bound by the following declaration:
           "I hereby accept and submit myself to the statutes, rules and regulations, and
           ordinances of the University of British Columbia, and of the faculty or faculties
           in which I am registered, and to any amendments thereto which may be made
           while I am a student of the university, and I promise to observe the same."

3.2    Attendance



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      DAP students are expected to be continuously enrolled in classes during their tenure in the
      DAP program. Continuously enrolled is defined as:

            Taking at least one class in each of the Winter Terms 1 and 2, September to
            December and January to April respectively;
            Taking at least one class in either of the Summer Terms 1 and 2, May to June and
            July to August respectively.
      Students who are in good academic standing may request to take leave from the DAP
      (refer to 4.7 – Temporary Leave from the DAP). Students who are in good academic
      standing and have not enrolled in any DAP courses for two consecutive terms will be
      deemed to have withdrawn from the program.
      Regular attendance is expected of DAP students in all of their classes. If you are absent
      from classes, have missed midterms or final examinations, or are performing poorly in
      courses because of illness, disability or other unforeseen extenuating circumstances, you
      will need to notify the DAP Office immediately and be prepared to provide verifiable
      medical or other appropriate supporting documentation.
      DAP students may not, concurrently with their attendance in the Diploma in Accounting
      Program, take studies for course credit through any other program at UBC or any other
      post secondary institution by correspondence, evening or regular session class without the
      prior approval of the DAP Office.

3.3   Classroom Code of Conduct
      In order to ensure that the learning experience will be enjoyable and involve everyone in
      the classroom, the following guidelines have been established:

            Students should come prepared for each class and are encouraged to contribute to
            class discussions in order to enrich the learning experience for everyone.

            Being punctual for classes is imperative as latecomers disturb the instructor and
            other students in the classroom.

            Students may bring drinks and light cold snacks to class, but not if noise or aroma
            will disturb others.

            Audible devices such as cell phones, pagers, alarms or PDAs should be turned OFF
            in the classroom.

3.4   Ethical Standards




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      It is assumed that all work submitted by students is their own within the acceptable limits
      afforded by the use of quotations and footnote credits.
      Students are urged to read the UBC Calendar, which outlines the types of academic
      misconduct (e.g. cheating, plagiarism, etc.) that are subject to penalty. Detailed
      information can be found in Student Conduct and Discipline section7.
      Unethical behaviour is taken very seriously. All cases of student misconduct will be
      referred to the President‟s Office for disciplinary action. Disciplinary action could result in
      withdrawal from the University, with the notation “Required to Withdraw for Reasons of
      Academic Dishonesty” (or similar notation) placed on the student‟s transcript.

4 Registration and Payment
4.1   Course Schedules
      DAP course schedules can be found under the Program Information section of the DAP
      website8. Schedules for each Session (i.e. Term 1 and Term 2 of the Session) are posted
      approximately 1 month prior to the start of registration for the Session.

4.2   Course Registration
      Students are required to register for courses online through the DAP website or by
      submitting completed Course Registration Forms and payment to the DAP Office.
      Links to the DAP online registration system and to the course registration forms can be
      found on the DAP website under the Program Information section9.

      PLEASE NOTE: All registrations and withdrawals for DAP courses are done
      through the DAP Office and not on the UBC Student Service Centre (SSC) System.

      The DAP Office will register students for their courses on the UBC Student Information
      System (SISC). You will be able to view your timetable on the UBC Student Service
      Centre (SSC) within a few days of submitting your registration requests to the DAP Office.
      See 7.5 for more information about the SSC.
      Course Registration requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. In
      order to receive your preferred course selections it is advisable to submit your
      completed registration requests as soon as possible after registration opens.




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   4.2.1 Maximum Allowable Credit Load
    Students in the Diploma in Accounting program may enrol in up to nine (9) credits per
    term in the Summer Session, and in up to eighteen (18) credits per term during the Winter
    Session.
   4.2.2 Using the DAP Online Registration System
    The DAP online registration system is accessed directly through the DAP website10. To
    login, you will be required to enter your UBC student number and date of birth. If you
    have any difficulty accessing the online registration system, please contact the DAP Office.
    Once logged in, you should choose a course from the "Select Course" menu, select your
    preferred section, then add to your timetable. You will then have the option to add
    additional courses to your timetable or check out. Your registration is not complete
    (meaning you have not reserved a seat in the courses you selected) until you have checked
    out and entered your credit card information. A confirmation email will be sent to you once
    this is complete.
    Through the online registration system, you will be able to determine which courses still
    have seats available and which courses are full. If a course is full, you have the option of
    adding yourself to the course‟s waitlist. Please see Section 4.2.4 (Course Waiting Lists)
    for more information.
    Students wishing to pay by money order (payable to the Sauder School of Business) or
    those who have applied for student loans and would like to have their payment deadline
    extended will be required to submit paper registration forms to the DAP Office in-person,
    by fax, or by mail.
   4.2.3 Course Registration Deadlines
    Registration for courses will begin at approximately 9:00am on:
    2009 – 2010 Summer Session: March 9, 2009
    2009 – 2010 Winter Session: July 13, 2009

    2010 – 2011 Summer Session: March 8, 2010
    2010 – 2011 Winter Session: TBA
   4.2.4 Course Waiting Lists
    If you are placed on the waitlist for any DAP courses, you will be contacted by e-mail by
    the DAP Office as soon as a seat becomes available for you. You will be given a deadline
    to register and pay for the course. If a seat is released to you and you fail to register by the
    given deadline, you will be removed from the waitlist for the course.




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       Seats will be released to students in sequential order, based on their placement on the
       waitlist.
      4.2.5 Suggested Program Plans
       Suggested program plans are available under the Course Schedules section of the DAP
       website11 to assist you with course planning. If you require assistance with your personal
       planning, please contact the DAP office.

4.3    Course Fees
       Current course fees can be found on the DAP Course Registration Form, found under the
       Course Registration section of the DAP website12.
       Fees for Summer Session and Winter Term 1 courses are due at the time of registration.
       The deadline for payment of 2009 – 2010 Winter Term 2 course fees is November 6, 2009.
       Please see Section 4.3.1 (Pre-Registration in Winter Term 2 Courses) for more information
       on payment of Winter Term 2 fees.
       Students who have applied for student loans are eligible for a deferral of their course fee
       payment deadline until the start of classes. Please note that if you are seeking a deferral of
       your course fee payment deadline, you MUST provide proof of student loan application
       with your registration forms. This can be a copy of the declarations (signatures) page of
       your student loan application, a print-out of the status screen for your student loan online,
       or any other documentation you are comfortable submitting confirming that you have
       applied for a student loan. You must still indicate a method of payment in the payment
       section of the registration form if you have applied for a student loan.
       DAP Students are not assessed AMS or other student fees. Please note that, as a result,
       DAP students are not eligible to participate in AMS program such as the U-Pass and
       Health and Dental Plan.
      4.3.1 Pre-Registration in Winter Term 2 Courses
       Registration for the Winter Session (i.e. Winter Term 1 and Winter Term 2) will open on
       July 13, 2009. At this time, payment will be due for all Winter Term 1 courses and
       students can pre-register for Winter Term 2 courses.
       Tuition fees for Winter Term 2 courses will be accepted starting on October 13th and are
       due on November 6th. Prior to October 13th, all course registration for Winter Term 2
       courses will be processed on a pre-registration payment, meaning no payment will be
       required, but students are considered to be formally registered in the course, with payment
       of tuition fees due on November 6th.




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       Failure to pay for pre-registered courses by November 6th will result in withdrawal from
       the applicable course. Should the student subsequently decide to register in the course,
       he/she will need to register again as per usual through the DAP online registration system.
       If a waitlist has since been established for the course, the student will be added to the
       course‟s waitlist and will not receive any priority in re-registering. Seats will be assigned
       as outlined in Section 4.2.4 (Course Waiting Lists).

4.4    Credit Card Declines
       If your credit card payment for application and/or course registration fees has been
       declined, you will be notified by the DAP Office and future registration and course grades
       will be withheld until the outstanding balance owing has been paid. Please refer to the
       UBC Calendar for further information regarding Outstanding Indebtedness13.

4.5    Withdrawing from DAP Courses
       Regulations concerning DAP course withdrawals differ from those regulations listed in the
       UBC Calendar. The following regulations listed in Section 4.5.1 (Course Withdrawal
       Deadlines and Refunds) and Section 4.5.2 (Course Withdrawals Due to Academic
       Ineligibility) are applicable to all students enrolled in the Diploma in Accounting Program.

       PLEASE NOTE: All course withdrawals and refunds require completion of a DAP
       Course Withdrawal Form which can be downloaded from the DAP website or picked
       up in the DAP Office. A withdrawal or refund cannot be processed until the DAP
       Office has received a completed Course Withdrawal Form.
       The DAP Course Withdrawal form can be downloaded from the DAP website and can be
       found on the Course Registration page14.
      4.5.1 Course Withdrawal Deadlines and Refunds
       Note: if courses are dropped or transferred before the start of the term, students receive a
       full refund or credit of course fees.

       Summer Session
       Course                       Term 1                   Term 2                   Refund Policy
       Withdrawals

       Withdrawal before            By 11:59 pm on           By 11:59 pm on           Full Refund
       classes start                May 3, 2009              July 5, 2009

       Last day to drop             By 11:59 pm on           By 11:59 pm on           Course fees, less
       course without a W



       13
            http://www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=14,266,776,844
       14
            http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs2/DiplomainAccounting/ProgramOverview/CourseRegistration
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    standing                May 8, 2009            July 10, 2009           $50.00

    Withdrawals with a      By 11:59 pm on         By 11:59 pm on          No refund
    W standing              May 15, 2009           July 17, 2009

    DAP Office approval     After May 15, 2009     After July 17, 2009     No refund
    required to withdraw



    Winter Session
    Course                  Term 1                 Term 2                  Refund Policy
    Withdrawals

    Withdrawal before       By 11:59 pm on         By 11:59 pm on          Full Refund
    classes start           September 7, 2009      January 3, 2010

    Last day to drop                                                       Course fees, less
                            By 11:59 pm on         By 11:59 pm on
    course without a W                                                     $50.00
                            September 20, 2009     January 17, 2010
    standing

    Withdrawals with a      By 11:59 pm on         By 11:59 pm on          No refund
    W standing              October 9, 2009        February 12, 2010

    DAP Office approval     After October 9,       After February 12,      No refund
    required to withdraw    2009                   2010


    For Withdrawals with a “W” Standing, the withdrawal form is processed and the
    student‟s academic record will show the date of withdrawal and a standing of “W” in all
    courses that are not completed on that date.
    Approval from the DAP Office is required for all course withdrawals requested for dates
    listed in the charts above under the heading DAP Office approval required to withdraw.
    Permission to withdraw is given by the DAP Office only in situations of unforeseen
    circumstances, such as illness or personal crisis and with appropriate documentation
    provided (refer to Section 5.3 Academic Concessions for more information).

    PLEASE NOTE: Situations such as a busy work schedule at your place of
    employment or expired study permits are not normally considered to be a situation of
    personal crisis.
    In cases where a course withdrawal is not approved by DAP Office or when formal
    withdrawal procedures are not followed, the student will remain registered in the course
    and a final grade will be assigned at the end of the term based on all course work
    completed to date. In addition, the student will be liable for all assessed fees.


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      4.5.2 Course Withdrawals Due to Academic Ineligibility
       As course registration for any given term (e.g. Term B) commences prior to completion of
       the previous term (e.g. Term A), students may have registered for courses in Term B that
       they are academically ineligible to continue with based on Term A‟s results. For example,
       if a student registered in BUSI 353 in Term B, but failed BUSI 293 in Term A, he/she
       would not be eligible to continue with BUSI 353 in Term B. This would also apply in
       cases where a student is not eligible to continue with the program if he/she is deemed to
       have failed a session (based on the criteria outlined in Section 5.8 – Unsatisfactory
       Academic Standing).
       In these cases, the DAP office will automatically withdraw students from all applicable
       courses and a full refund of tuition fees for the applicable courses will be issued.

4.6    Program Withdrawal
       Students who decide to completely withdraw from the DAP must submit a letter to the
       DAP Office. Students who decide to withdraw from the program before the start of the
       term will receive a refund for all registered courses as stated on Section 4.5.1 (Course
       Withdrawal Deadlines and Refunds). Regular course withdrawal policies will apply for
       program withdrawals once the term has commenced. Students who become inactive for
       two terms without informing the DAP Office are deemed to have withdrawn from the DAP
       and must re-apply for admission.
       DAP students who are required to withdraw from the program due to unsatisfactory
       academic standing can re-apply after one year.

4.7    Temporary Leave from the Program
       Students who decide not to register for any courses in a specific term must seek approval
       from the DAP Office. A completed Request for Temporary Leave / Deferral of Enrolment
       Form must be submitted to the DAP Office prior to the start of your leave. An On-leave
       fee/Deferral fee of $50.00 will be processed once your leave is approved.
       Students must be in good academic standing to be granted a temporary leave from the DAP
       (please see Section 5.8 - Unsatisfactory Academic Standing).
       Students are allowed to defer their registration for a maximum of two academic sessions
       (one year). The DAP Office does not permit students to register in any courses at other
       academic institutions that are transferable to the DAP while on leave.
       Students who are on leave and become inactive for more than one year are deemed to have
       withdrawn from the DAP and must re-apply for admission before they will be permitted to
       register for any further DAP courses.

4.8    Deferral of Admission to the Program
       For new students, a request for deferral must be approved by the DAP Office. A completed
       Request for Temporary Leave / Deferral of Enrolment Form must be submitted to the DAP
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      Office prior to the start of the term for which you were admitted. An On leave/Deferral fee
      of $50.00 will be processed once your leave is approved
      The DAP Office does not permit students to register in any courses at other academic
      institutions that are transferable to the DAP while on-leave.

4.9   International Students/Study Permit Holders
      It is the responsibility of international students to ensure they possess a valid study permit
      throughout their enrolment in the DAP. As noted in Section 4.5.1 (Course Withdrawal
      Deadlines and Refunds), course withdrawal requests past the final deadline will not be
      considered in cases where the student‟s study permit has expired.

4.10 Course Cancellations
      The DAP Office reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrolments.
      Registering early may avoid course cancellations. If a course is cancelled and your
      payment was made by credit card, your credit card will be credited immediately. If a
      course is cancelled and you paid your course fees by money order, a refund cheque will be
      mailed to you within six to eight weeks of the course being cancelled.

4.11 Financial Assistance
      DAP students can qualify for Financial Assistance. More information can be found on the
      Student Financial Assistance and Awards section of the UBC Student Services website15.

             PLEASE NOTE:
              The DAP Office does not administer any aspect of the student loan/financial
              assistance process. Please direct all enquiries to the UBC Student Financial
              Assistance and Awards Office.
              Students applying for student loans must submit proof of application status for
              their student loan application with their completed DAP Course Registration
              Form in order to defer payment of the DAP course fees.


4.12 Tax Receipts
      The DAP distributes the T2202A Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts Certificate
      via our website, under the Student Resources link on the What‟s New page16 on or before
      February 28th. These receipts are NOT mailed out to students.




      15
           http://students.ubc.ca/finance
      16
           http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs2/DiplomainAccounting/WhatsNew/news.htm
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      As tuition fees are paid through the DAP online registration system, and not through
      the UBC Student Service Centre, tax receipts for DAP tuition fees CANNOT be
      generated through the SSC.
      If you require a T2202A for a tax year previous to 2005, please contact the DAP Office.
      There is a charge of $10.50 (GST incl.) per copy.

      PLEASE NOTE: To ensure that the receipts display the correct address, students need
      to notify the DAP Office immediately of any changes to their contact information

5 Advancement of Academic Standing
5.1   Academic Standing
      Individual courses are normally graded as follows:

                            Percentage                       Letter Grade
                             90-100%                               A+
                              85-89                                A
                              80-84                                A-
                              76-79                                B+
                              72-75                                B
                              68-71                                B-
                              64-67                                C+
                              60-63                                C
                              55-59                                C-
                              50-54                                D
                               0-49                                F


      The Sauder School of Business reserves the right to scale grades in order to maintain
      equity among sections and conform to University and faculty norms. Students should
      therefore note that the Faculty might change an unofficial grade given by an instructor.
      Grades become official once they appear on a student‟s academic record.
      Note: While 50% is considered a passing grade at UBC for an individual DAP course, and
      an overall average of 60% in the 6 upper-level courses is required to receive the DAP
      credential (refer to 6.1 - Requirements to Receive the Diploma in Accounting Credential),
      the professional accounting associations may have a higher requirement to gain entry into
      their programs (e.g. The CA School of Business requires a minimum overall average of
      65% in their 12 prerequisite business courses in order to gain admission to their program).
      It is recommended that students consult directly with the professional accounting programs
      to obtain further information on their policies for admission.

5.2   Examination Policies


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       No candidate is permitted to enter the examination room after one half-hour from the start
       time, or to leave during the first half-hour of the examination.
       Each candidate should be prepared to produce, upon request, his/her library/student card or
       a form of photo identification, e.g. valid Driver‟s License.
       Candidates are not permitted to ask questions of invigilators, except in cases of supposed
       errors or ambiguities in examination questions.
       CAUTION – Candidates guilty of any of the following, or similar, dishonest practices,
       shall be immediately dismissed from the examination and shall be subject to disciplinary
       action:
            a. Making use of any books, papers/memoranda, calculators, electronic devices, or
               other memory aid devices other than those authorized by the examiners.

            b. Speaking or communicating with other students.

            c. Purposely exposing written papers to other candidates. The plea of accident or
               forgetfulness shall not be accepted.

            d. Any other action deemed to constitute academic misconduct.

5.3    Academic Concessions
       Final examinations are expected to be the first priority for all DAP students. Students
       unable to write their final exams due to illness, injury, a death in the family, other
       emergencies or religious restrictions may apply to the DAP Office for an Academic
       Concession17. All requests for Academic Concessions MUST be accompanied by
       supporting documentation and MUST be submitted in a timely manner.
       A request for an academic concession must include a formal written request from the
       student outlining his/her circumstances and by accompanied by supporting documentation
       outlined in Section 5.3.1. Submission of supporting documentation in and of itself is not
       considered a request for an academic concession.
      5.3.1 Supporting Documentation
       Supporting documentation consists of one of the following:

              Illness/Injury – medical note from your doctor or student health services18



       17
          Policies and regulations pertaining to academic concessions generally refer to cases where students are
       unable to write final exams for unforeseen, extenuating circumstances, but may also apply to cases where
       course withdrawals are requested past the final withdrawal deadline.
       18
          A handwritten note on a prescription pad is generally not considered sufficient; a letter from the medical
       professional on the clinic‟s letterhead is the standard for documentation related to illness/injury
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         Death in the family – copy of death certificate or obituary
         Religious restrictions – letter from religious leader
         Other – depends on the situation; please ask the DAP Office
   5.3.2 Deadline for Submission
    All academic concession requests and supporting documentation must be submitted by the
    following deadlines:

         Summer Term 1 exams:      4:00pm on the last Friday in June
         Summer Term 2 exams:      4:00pm on the last Friday in August
         Winter Term 1 exams:      4:00pm on the second Friday in January
         Winter Term 2 exams:      4:00pm on the second Friday in May
   5.3.3 Granting of a Standing Deferred
    A Standing Deferred is considered a privilege, not a right. A Standing Deferred can be
    refused on any of the following grounds:

         Student has already written the final exam
         Student has not been attending class
         Student has failed to provide supporting documentation
         Student cannot obtain a passing grade in the course by passing the exam
         Student has failed to make request in a timely manner
         Student has not completed a sufficient amount of coursework (including midterm
         exams)
         Student is not in good academic standing
   5.3.4 Scheduling of Deferred Exams
    Students will be expected to write the missed exam with the next regularly scheduled
    examination for that course. Students with a Standing Deferred status must contact the
    DAP Office to arrange an alternate exam date. DAP Instructors are NOT responsible for
    scheduling deferred exams.
   5.3.5 Deadline for Writing Deferred Exams
    Students will be expected to write the missed exam with the next regularly scheduled
    examination for that course. If a student does not do so, the “SD” will be replaced with a
    current grade in the course, usually an “F”.
    Students who are unable to fulfill deferred course requirements due to personal or family
    illness or other afflictions must formally request an extension of their deferred standing
    and provide supporting documentation, as outlined in Section 5.3.1 (Supporting
    Documentation). An extension of deferred standing is a privilege, not a right. Students
    granted deferred standing must complete all outstanding course requirements by the
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      5.3.6      Deferred Exam May Affect Eligibility for the Next Academic Session
       A Standing Deferred is considered an INCOMPLETE course and therefore, if a student
       holds deferred status in a course which is a pre-requisite for a subsequent course, students
       cannot register in the next level course until the exam for the deferred course is written and
       the course has been successfully completed.
       As well, students who have deferred a substantial amount of their courses will have their
       eligibility for the following session placed on hold. They will not be able to register for the
       following session until they have successfully completed an appropriate number of credits.

5.4    Supplemental Examinations
       Supplemental examinations are not given in the Diploma in Accounting Program.

5.5    Checking Grades Online
       Students can check their timetable and grades online at the UBC Student Service Centre
       (SSC): www.students.ubc.ca/ssc/. Please see Section 7.5 (UBC Student Service Centre) for
       more information about accessing the SSC.

5.6    Obtaining a Transcript of Academic Record
       The DAP office does not issue official transcripts.
       Official transcripts can be ordered online through the Student Service Centre (SSC)19. For
       processing times and alternate ordering methods, please visit the Transcripts section of the
       Student Services website20.

5.7    Repeating Courses
       DAP students are eligible to take a course no more than two times. Please be aware that all
       attempts at the courses will appear on your official UBC transcript and all attempts at the
       six upper-level DAP courses will be included by the DAP office in the average calculated
       to determine graduation eligibility. Please see Section 6.1 (Requirements to Receive the
       Diploma in Accounting Credential) for more information about the DAP graduation
       requirements.

5.8    Unsatisfactory Academic Standing
       A student will be considered to have failed a session when:




       19
            http://www.students.ubc.ca/ssc
       20
            http://www.students.ubc.ca/current/transcripts.cfm


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        1)     A course load of 9 credits or greater is taken and the student‟s average in those
               courses is less than 50%;
        2)     A course load of 15 credits or greater is taken and the student fails three or more
               courses;
        3)     A course load of less than 15 credits is taken and the student fails two or more
               courses.

       The academic standing of a student is determined when the student‟s grades have become
       official for the completed academic session. For the Summer Session, a student‟s academic
       standing will be determined in the month of September. For the Winter Session, a student‟s
       academic standing will be determined in the month of May.
       However, in some cases, students may be ineligible to continue after Term 1, if their
       results in Term 1 make it mathematically impossible to achieve the minimum Sessional
       requirements, regardless of performance in Term 2. Under these circumstances, students
       will be deemed to have failed an academic session at the end of Term 1.
       Students who have failed an academic session will be required to withdraw from the
       Diploma in Accounting Program. Re-admission may be granted at the discretion of the
       DAP Office after a period of one year.

5.9    Academic Appeals
      5.9.1 Final Grades
       Students who feel an error has been made with regards to a final grade should first contact
       the instructor to arrange for an appointment to review the criteria for marking and view
       their marked final examination. Course instructors will make every reasonable effort to
       meet with the student within 30 days of the request. Students experiencing difficulty
       getting in touch with an instructor should contact the DAP Office for assistance.
       Students unable to resolve their issues by speaking with the instructor and who still feel
       they were not graded fairly can file a formal review of assigned standing through the
       Registrar‟s Office. More information can be found in the Review of Assigned Standing
       section of the UBC Calendar21.
      5.9.2 Other Appeals
       DAP Students wishing to appeal decisions relating to their academic studies in the
       Program can do so in writing to the DAP Office. Email and verbal appeals will not be
       accepted.

6 Graduation




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6.1    Requirements to Receive the Diploma in Accounting Credential
       In order for a DAP student to graduate and be granted the DAP diploma credential from
       UBC, the student must complete the 11 required 3-credit courses (33 credits):
            1. Complete the 5 required foundation courses BUSI 293, BUSI 294, BUSI 335, BUSI
               370, BUSI 393 (15 credits) with a passing grade in each course, either through DAP
               or elsewhere22;

            2. Complete the upper level courses (18 credits) while registered in the Diploma in
               Accounting Program at UBC: BUSI 353, BUSI 354, BUSI 355, BUSI 450, BUSI
               453, and BUSI 455, with a passing grade in each course, and an overall average of
               not less than 60%.23
       DAP elective courses (e.g. BUSI 454 and BUSI 470) are not considered for purposes of
       meeting the DAP graduation requirements.

       PLEASE NOTE: Students are expected to complete the Diploma in Accounting
       within two years from date of admission.

6.2    Graduation Procedures
       Students must apply to graduate through their individual Student Service Centre accounts.
       Students can view or make changes to their graduation application up until the deadline
       indicated on the website. If you do not plan on attending the graduation ceremony you
       must still apply to graduate. If you plan to attend the ceremony, all graduation information
       is available through the UBC Ceremonies and Events website24.
       Questions pertaining to certificate distribution and the ceremony itself should be directed
       the UBC Graduation office. The office can be reached by telephone at 604-822-9200.

7 Campus Information and Resources
7.1    Where to Purchase Textbooks
       All textbooks will be available for purchase by the first week of classes at the UBC
       Bookstore.
      UBC Bookstore                                  Hours:
      6200 University Boulevard                      Monday to Friday          9:30 am to 5:00 pm




       22
          Exemptions from DAP foundation courses are evaluated at the time of admission to DAP. Please refer to
       the DAP Admission Policy for more information
       23
          All attempts at these courses, including failed attempts, are included in the overall average
       24
          http://www.graduation.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.php
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      Vancouver, BC V6T 1Y5                          Saturday                11:00 am to 6:00 pm
      Telephone: 604-822-2665
      Website: www.bookstore.ubc.ca


       Used textbooks may be available, generally depending on whether the textbook was used
       in the previous term.

7.2    Classroom Locations
       DAP classes will be held on the UBC Point Grey Campus unless otherwise advised. Please
       refer to the UBC Point Grey Campus map25 for building locations.

7.3    Parking on Campus
       To obtain information regarding parking on campus, please contact the Parking and Access
       Control Services, General Services Administration Building:
                     Address:   #204 - 2075 Wesbrook Mall, UBC
                     Telephone: (604) 822-6786
                     Website:   www.parking.ubc.ca

       PLEASE NOTE: Parking is not free on campus and vehicles are ticketed and towed
       seven days a week.


7.4    Where to Purchase Course Packages/Notes
       Course Packages can be purchased from the Sauder School of Business Duplication
       Services Centre in Room 423 of the Henry Angus Building. Course Packages can also be
       ordered online through the Sauder Store26.
       Please note that packages must be picked up in person at the Duplication Centre during
       their hours of business (Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm).
       During the first two weeks of classes each term, the Duplication Centre has extended hours
       to accommodate DAP students. Details are emailed to students at the start of the term.

7.5    UBC Student Service Centre (SSC)
       The UBC Student Service Centre (SSC) is the online system where students can view their
       timetables, review their grades, order transcripts, apply for graduation, and more. It can be
       accessed at www.students.ubc.ca/ssc/




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            https://secure.sauder.ubc.ca/myStore/getOther.cfm?deptID=4&Dept=DAP.
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       To login for the first time, use your UBC student number as your Login Name. The default
       password is your birth date in the format yymmdd. You will then be required to set-up a
       Campus Wide Login (CWL), which you will use for all subsequent logins.
       It is essential that all DAP students create a CWL for access to SSC and familiarize
       themselves with the system.

       PLEASE NOTE: DAP Students cannot make changes to their timetables through the
       SSC. Please see Section 4.0 (Registration and Payment) for information about DAP
       registration and withdrawal procedures

7.6    Campus-Wide Login
       All students at UBC are required to sign-up for a Campus-Wide Login (CWL), which can
       be used to access a number of services at UBC such as the SSC, Vista and UBC Email.
       Information about CWL can be found at http://www.it.ubc.ca/cwl/homelink.shtml.

7.7    Vista
       Many DAP Instructors make use of Vista for their courses. If a Vista site has been set-up
       for your class, you will be notified by the Instructor for the course.
      7.7.1 How to Access the Course Vista Site
       Follow these steps to login to your WebCT online course:
         1. Go to www.vista.ubc.ca, then click “Login to Your Courses”
         2. In the blue box (labelled “Login to www.vista.ubc.ca”), enter your Login ID and
            password, then click on the “Login” button:
                a. Login ID: Your CWL (Campus Wide Login).
                b. Password: Your CWL password
         3. Click on the course name
      7.7.2 Vista Technical Support
       If you experience any technical difficulties with your login, please contact the Student
       WebCT/Vista Help:
                 By e-mail : help@itservices.ubc.ca
                 By phone : 604.822.2008

7.8    DAP Career Services and COOL (Career Options On-Line)
       Between the DAP Office and the DAP Student Club, there are many events held
       throughout the year to give you an opportunity to network with accounting designations,
       firms and industry representatives, and to build your career ready skills. Resources include:
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    An online career management resource tool through Vista is available to DAP Students
    registered in courses. To login, please visit the following link:
    https://www.elearning.ubc.ca/home/index.cfm?menuClicked=16%2F&p=main/vistaauth/lo
    gin.htm

    COOL is an online tool for event sign-ups and job postings. Once you become a DAP
    student, you will be set up with a COOL account. This will give you access to all of the
    events put on by the DAP office.
    Note: Some events put on by the DAP Student Club will be posted on their website where
    registration may occur as well. You will always be notified in advance re: events and place
    of registration.

    The COOL website can be found at https://sauder-ubc-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    To login:
    Username: ubc + your 8-digit Student ID # (eg. Ubc12345678)
    Password: will be notified of password at time of initial set up

    Upon logging in, be sure to change your password (keep it protected) and update your
    „Profile‟ information.

    DAP students are eligible to participate in some additional workshops and events offered
    by the Business Career Centre (BCC). All event information on these events can be found
    through the COOL site.

    Please note that in using the COOL website you are committing to a partnership agreement
    with the DAP Office and the Business Career Centre. You should be sure to read that
    agreement upon logging in.

    If you register for an event on COOL you are committed to attending. If you are unable to
    attend, you must un-register for the event on COOL, giving at least 24 hours notice.
    Failure to show up to events for which you are registered is taken very seriously by the
    DAP Office and the Sauder School of Business. Not only is it a poor reflection on you
    personally, but it is also a poor reflection on all Sauder School of Business Students and
    the School, especially in the eyes of our recruiters. Please notify the DAP office if you are
    unable to attend for extenuating circumstances.

    Students who sign-up for events and do not attend will have their access to COOL revoked
    indefinitely.

    More information about COOL, career resources and events (including some FAQs and
    instructions for booking Career Coaching Appointments), can be found at:
    http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs2/DiplomainAccounting/CareerSupport/CareerInforma
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      Please direct all questions related to Career Resources and COOL to the DAP Office at
      604.822.8412 or dap@sauder.ubc.ca.

7.9   Student/Library Cards
      Once you have registered for courses through the DAP Office and confirmed that your
      courses are appearing in your timetable on the SSC, you will be able to pick up your UBC
      Student Card at the Carding Office in the UBC Bookstore. Please note that you must have
      your student number with you, as well as one piece of government-issued photo
      identification. For details, visit http://www.ubccard.ubc.ca/.

7.10 U-Pass
      As a student in a professional program at UBC, you do not pay any AMS (student) fees
      and are therefore not eligible to receive a U-Pass.

7.11 Calendar of Important Dates
      A Calendar of Important Dates is available on the DAP website, on the Schedules page,
      found under the Program Information link27.
      Additional dates, including statutory holidays, can be found in the Academic Year section
      of the UBC Calendar28.

8 Professional Accounting Programs
8.1   Contact Addresses for CA, CMA, CGA and CPA Programs
      Chartered Accountants (CA)
      Admissions Officer
      Institute of Chartered Accountants
      Suite 500-505 Burrard Street - Box 22
      Vancouver, BC V7X 1M4
      Phone (604 681-3264 Toll free in BC: 1-800-663-2677
      Website: www.ica.bc.ca/

      CA School of Business
      Website: http://www.calearn.com/
      DAP Transfer Guide: http://www.casb.com/pdf/BC_UBC.pdf

      Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
      Certified Management Accountants Society of BC




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      28
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    Suite 1055 - Two Bentall Centre - 555 Burrard St.
    Vancouver, BC V7X 1M8
    Phone: (604) 687-5891         Toll free: 1-800-663-9646
    Website: http://www.cmabc.com/
    DAP Transfer Guide: http://www.cmabc.com/index.cfm/ci_id/3150/la_id/1/document/1/re_id/0

    Certified General Accountants (CGA)
    Certified General Accountants of BC
    300-1867 West Broadway
    Vancouver, BC V6J 5L4
    Phone: (604) 732-1211 Toll free: 1-800-565-1211
    Website: http://www.cga-online.org/bc
    DAP Transfer Guide: http://www.cga-bc.org/become_a_cga.aspx?id=1082

    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    Becker Professional Review
    Diana Litshaver
    Phone: (604) 588-6321
    Email: dlitshaver@beckerreview.com
    American Institute of CPA‟s website: http://www.aicpa.org/

    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    CPA Excel
    Leslie Anne Rogers
    Phone: (778) 371-4284 Toll free: 1-877-775-7652
    Email: la-cpaexcel@shaw.ca
    Website: www.cpaexcel.com




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