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Conestoga College

Transfer Advisor

Credit Transfer Office

Registrar’s Office - Doon Campus
(519) 748-5220


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  • Check out the following resource to learn more about credit transfer at Conestoga College:

  • Review the admission requirements for all programs at Conestoga College:

  • The minimum grade required to transfer a course to Conestoga College is a passing grade for courses within the program. Conditions may apply where a higher grade is required based on accreditation requirements.

  • View Conestoga College’s transfer agreement opportunities:

  • Conestoga College awards advanced standing (through pathways and block exemptions) and equivalencies (

  • The amount of transfer credit you can receive is limited by Conestoga College’s residency policy. The policy states that a maximum of 75% of the required program credits may be completed through credit transfer and PLAR for diploma programs; 25% of the program credits must be taken under the direct supervision of Conestoga College faculty. Degree programs do not award advanced standing for more than 50% of the total number of credits of the program based on prior learning assessment. 
    *Exceptions for certain programs may apply

  • Conestoga College will consider all Information Technology courses completed within the past 2 years for transfer credit. All other currency considerations are dependent on the course and program in which you are enrolled.

  • Follow these steps in order to receive your PLAR assessment at Conestoga College:

  • A PLAR assessment at Conestoga College costs is $135.57. All fees are non-refundable.

  • Transfer credits will be recorded on your Conestoga College transcript as "EX" or “TC” and will not be included in GPA calculation.

  • Contact a Conestoga College Transfer Advisor to discuss your credit transfer inquiries:

  • Familiarize yourself with Conestoga College’s official credit transfer policy:

  • To apply for a Credit Transfer, please use the Student Portal > My Courses > My Credit Transfer. 

    All credit transfer applications are made through the credit transfer portal:

    • Please apply via the portal and ensure all supporting documents are available 
    • Once a decision has been made, students will be notified through their Conestoga College e-mail account.
  • There is no fee required for a transfer credit assessment at Conestoga College.

  • The documentation required to have your previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at Conestoga College includes:

    • Official transcript(s)
    • Course outline(s)
    • WES or ICAS ‘course by course’ evaluation (should your education be completed outside of Canada)
  • To apply for a Credit Transfer, please use the Student Portal > My Courses > My Credit Transfer. 

  • Apply to transfer credit at Conestoga College prior to the start of each semester. If an offer of admission is accepted, ideally you are to apply for transfer credit 2-4 weeks or more, prior to the start of each semester.

  • A transfer credit decision at Conestoga College will take approximately 2-4 weeks to process.

  •  A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at Conestoga College by emailing the credit transfer office at endeavours to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding credit transfer; however, changes and updates to transfer opportunities happen on an ongoing basis. Students MUST check with the institution directly before applying to any program.