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Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
March 28, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Courses, Schedules & Syllabi

Registration Resources

LORIS | Dynamic Schedule | Academic Calendar


FALL 2014 | WINTER 2015 | SPRING 2015

Registering for Courses

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary students can register for courses using LORIS (the Laurier Online Registration Information System). If this is your first time using LORIS, click here for login information and links to user guides.

Special Courses

Intensive Courses

All graduate-level courses during the Spring term, and a few specific courses in the Fall/Winter terms are offered in a five-day intensive format. These courses have the same number of contact hours between students and instructors, and may involve extensive reading before or after the course runs.

Letter of Permission

If a student finds a course would benefit their learning that is offered at another institution, (s)he may request to take courses at the other institution through a Letter of Permission request.

Incoming Letter of Permissions students (students who are enrolled at another institution and are seeking a course at WLS) can find more information under Prospective Students.

Directed Study

If a student wishes to focus on a specific area of study that is not offered as a regular course in the Seminary, (s)he may submit a request for a Directed Study at the Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.

Placement Courses

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary offers a few practical work placement courses. These include Practicum, Internship, CPE, and courses relating to Contextual Ministry. For more information, please speak to your faculty advisor.


You must register for each term that you are working on your thesis. DMin students will register for TH780A - DMin Research Project during the thesis proposal stage, and TH780B - DMin Thesisduring the dissertation writing stage.For more information, please speak with your thesis advisor.

Doctoral students should also see the academic calendarfor degree time limits following admission into candidacy.

Transfer Credit, Advanced Standing, and other exceptions to academic policies

For information on exceptions to the rules, please be familiar with the academic calendar and follow the appropriatePetitions process.

Archives of Seminary Syllabi

We are in the process of compiling this archive. If a syllabus is missing from the terms listed below, or you are seeking a syllabus prior to 2010, please contact the Seminary Office.