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Faculty of Science and Technology

FAQs

What are the Faculty Office's opening hours?

  • Semester Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Weekdays. 
  • Semester Break Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Weekdays.


Where do I drop off my assignments?

  • This depends on the department offering the course you are doing and the instructions from your Lecturer. For example, CMP courses, such as Electronics and Computer Science, will usually require that assignments be dropped off at the Computer Science, Mathematics & Physics (CMP) Departmental Office. The same applies to Chemistry and Biology courses and the Biological and Chemical Sciences (BCS) Departmental Office. However, your Lecturer may decide to give you specific instructions regarding individual assignments. Please note all handouts, booklists, tutorial sheets, etc., will also be collected from the respective Departmental Offices.


When are Change of Majors submitted?

  • Change of Majors are submitted by the end of the second week of the first semester.  However, final year students may submit Change of Majors by the end of the second week of the second semester in which they are expected to graduate.

 

How do I drop or add courses?
  • Courses can only be added/dropped at the beginning of the semester during registration. This is done online. Should you experience any problems, you can go to your Head of Department or The Science & Technology Representative in Student Affairs - Admissions (Mrs. Denise Greenidge).

Can I change my Major?
  • Yes.  However, you will need to fill out a Change of Major Form (available from the Faculty Office or online).  

Can I transfer to another faculty?
  • Yes.  However, you will have to wait a year before you are eligible. Please note that transfer forms are to be collected from the Records Section in Student Affairs, the Faculty Office, or online.


Where can I purchase a student lab manual?

  • Depending on your course, your lab manuals will be available at the Departmental Offices. Physics Lab manuals are available from the Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics (CMP) Departmental Office, and Biology/Chemistry manuals are available from the Biological and Chemical Sciences (BCS) Departmental Office.


Where can I purchase a lab coat?

  • Lab coats are available from the Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences Office.
 
Where can I get a locker?
  • Lockers are available within the Faculty at a nominal cost of BDS$30.00. This fee comprises of BDS$20.00 for the rental and BDS$10.00 for the key deposit, which is refunded once the key is returned on time at the end of the academic year.

 

Faculty of Science and Technology
Telephone: (246) 417-4312 Fax:(246) 417-4597 Email: fst@cavehill.uwi.edu