Korean Course Enrolment Instructions 2016-2017

For your own registration process, please see the instructions specific to your student category. The below procedures are subject to change. In many cases, you are asked to fill in an online Google form.  If you cannot access the Google Form, please see below for PDF forms and submission instructions. The EAS Office will confirm receipt of your Google Form/PDF form within 48 hours of submission. 

Waitlists as of September 19, 2016 (Waitlists for EAS110Y1 and EAS211Y1 are on ACORN)

Korean Placement Results – September 9, 2016 (***Note: If it is indicated that you have a spot in a course but are not yet registered on ACORN, please attend the first lecture. Please also ensure that there is space in your course load to add the course in which you were placed. If you are from a different Faculty, your registration may take a few days to process.)

[April 18 Interview Results]
 (please note that the PDF has multiple pages)


Incoming students with ABSOLUTELY no background:
Please enroll in, or add yourself to the waitlist for, EAS110Y1Y or EAS211Y on ACORN as soon as soon as your start time begins. After to you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ACORN (waitlist opens August 5), you must register for and attend a mandatory interview in early September (in the week before classes begin). Submit the online Korean Interview Form (below) by August 25, 2016 or you will be removed from the course. Students who fail to attend the interview will be removed from the course on ACORN.

Incoming students with background (informal or formal study of Korean):
Students with any background at all who might qualify for an upper-year course must attend an interview during the week before classes in September. Submit the Korean Interview Form (below). After the interview, the department will attempt to register you on ACORN, space permitting, or add you to the departmental waitlist. Please note that native speakers of Korean and some students with a prior linguistic background in Korean are not permitted to take Korean courses for credit. To find out if you are qualified for a course please read the program policy.


Returning students with no background who wish to take EAS110Y1 or EAS211Y1:
In order to enrol in EAS110Y or EAS211Y in 2016-2017, you should have attended the interviews in April. If you missed the April interviews, but hope to enrol in the course please register for the course on ACORN and sign up for an interview by submitting a Korean Interview Form (below). The courses are P* courses with priorities for first-year students and EAS students. First-year students and returning EAS students will be able to register during the priority enrolment period. If you are in those categories, and the course is full when you try to enrol, waitlists open on August 5. The waitlist will open to other students on August 10 (A&S students) or August 12 (students from other campuses/faculties). Returning EAS students who attended the April interviews will receive priority over students who attend the September interviews. Returning students who enrol on ACORN but who did not attend the April interviews may be removed from the course by the department, depending on spots available. Submit the online Korean Interview Form (below) by August 25, 2016.

Returning students who wish to take EAS210Y, EAS212H, EAS310Y or EAS410Y:
Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Korean course in 2016-2017, must have either achieved the minimum grade in the prerequisite OR must have attended the mandatory April interview and received a placement in one of the courses.
EAS Majors/Specialists: Please enroll or add yourself to the waitlist via ACORN as soon as you are able to.
Non-EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll through the department. The Korean Enrolment Form is due on August 12, 2016. Submit your form as soon as possible since enrolments will be processed according to the date/time the form was received online. You will be added to the course or the departmental waitlist for the course by the department between between August 18-22. Please ensure that there is a space available in your course load for the course. Failure to do so will jeopardize your placement in the course.
**If you have background and would like to take an upper-year course, but missed the April interviews, please register for the September interviews (form below). The department will enrol you in the course, space permitting, or add you to the waitlist after the interviews.

Graduate students from within and outside the department who need knowledge of Korean for their research may take a Korean course with the approval of EAS, space permitting. Auditing is not an option. To be enrolled, you will need to provide a statement explaining how learning Korean is relevant to your research as well as an endorsement from your advisor (please use the below form). Please register for the September Placement Interview and bring along this form: Language Course Enrolment Request Form for Graduate Student You will be registered in a graduate course code. The course is graded as credit/non-credit (CR/NCR); 70% or above is required for a CR.


September Interview Details
Wednesday, September 7, 2016, RL14229 
To register for an interview, you must submit the Korean Interview Form online before August 25, 2016. Submit the form as soon as possible; enrolments will be processed based on time of receipt of the online form. Interviews are in the week before classes beginso please plan your arrival accordingly. The department will post your interview time on this webpage two days before the interview. Alternative interview times are not available.
Korean Interview Times for September 7, 2016

If further assessment of your language ability is required after the interview, the Language Coordinator will require that you write a Placement Test.

EAS Majors and Specialists: If you are competent or proficient in the Korean language already and wish to take Society-Culture courses to replace your language courses, you must register for an April or September interview (see the schedule above) to have your language level assessed. Alternative interview times are not available.

PDF Forms
If you are unable to access the online forms (for instance, you are in China and the site is blocked), please fill in the appropriate PDF form and scan or take photos of your form and email it to the EAS Program Administrator, Natasja VanderBerg (natasja.vanderberg@utoronto.ca). Your submission will be dated and time stamped according to the time your email is sent.
Korean Interview Form (online) (PDF)
Korean Enrolment Form (online) (PDF)

Korean Language Coordinator
Name: Prof. Kyoungrok Ko
Office: RL 14217
Email Address: kyoungrok.ko@utoronto.ca