Brescia University


As a current student, below are current most frequently asked questions during the academic year. For more information and support, contact The Hive


What if I need to submit a form to the Hive?

Good news! All of our forms are now available online for you to fill out electronically and submit to us at  You can find the forms here

What should I do if I wish to make changes to my program/module?

Any changes to programs or modules can be made during the Intent to Register process that takes place each spring. If you would like to discuss these changes with your academic advisor, please book an appointment here.

Where can I learn strategies to succeed in my classes?

Students can take advantage of the Learning Skills Services available on Western Main Campus. Learning Development & Success provides various services, whether in individual support, presentations regarding learning strategies, or peer-assisted programming.

We recommend students review the list of presentations being offered by Learning Development & Success. 

How can I request an Academic Consideration?

What is the Academic Consideration process?

There are two ways to request academic consideration: 
1. Medical Absence
2. Non-Medical Absence

For missed course work under 10%, please contact your instructor if your course outline does not indicate how to handle missed course work under 10%.

Students can fill out the Academic Consideration form(s) here. Students are required to include supporting document(s) with their request. The filled-out Academic Consideration form and supporting document(s) should be emailed to the Hive ( For more information on the types of documents that are accepted please see the chart below.

Types of Academic Considerations and Documentation

Please note, the Exam Conflict and Multiple Exam Situation is in effect for both midterm and final exams. Please visit the Exam Conflicts & Multiple Exam Situations for more information on what constitutes for an Exam Conflict or a Multiple Exam consideration. 

What if I cannot get documentation? 

For extenuating circumstances, Academic Advisors can approve Academic Consideration based on Compassionate Grounds. However, it is always recommended that students provide supporting document(s).

Can I submit an Academic Consideration for a final exam? 

Yes, depending on the student's reason for submitting an Academic Consideration (Multiple Exams Conflict, Compassionate and Illness) the process will differ. Please refer to above, What is the Academic Consideration process? for more information.

How can I request for an ongoing accommodation?

What is Academic Accommodation?

Academic accommodation consists of arrangements that allow a student with a disability a fair opportunity to engage in academic activities and fulfill essential course and program requirements.

How do I request for Academic Accommodation?

If you think you may qualify for ongoing accommodation that will be recognized in all your courses, we strongly encourage you to connect with Accessible Education for more information.

How do I book an academic advising appointment?

You can book an Academic Advising appoointment here. Please ensure the appointment is booked with the assigned advisor based on last name. 

The Hive staff are trained to answer the basic level of questions in all areas related to academics, registration, fees and programming. Students can call 519-432-8353, visit, or email The Hive at

I need an Official Verification Letter - Where do I get this?

All Offical Verification Letters can be requested here.

What is the schedule for the shuttle busses?

To find the shuttle bus schedule, please visit the King's website here.

How do I find out what textbooks I need?

To determine what textbooks are required for your class, you can visit the UWO Bookstore website for your personal textbook list here. Required and recommended textbooks are also listed in the course syllabus published by your professor.

Where do I go if I need a new student card?

For your first card or a replacement card, please visit here.

Can I book a study space on campus?

In addition to study spaces at the Beryl Ivey Library at Brescia, the following Study Spaces  are bookable through Western's main campus.