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Check out the following resources to learn more about credit transfer at the University of Guelph-Humber:
Review the admission requirements for all programs at the University of Guelph-Humber:
College Block Credit Transfer Applicants https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/block-credit-apply
General Transfer Applicants https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/general-transfer-apply
The minimum cumulative average required to transfer a course to the University of Guelph-Humber is 75% for college applicants having completed a diploma. University applicants must have a minimum cumulative average of 70% and a minimum grade of 60% in each course.
View the University of Guelph-Humber’s general transfer agreement opportunities:
Articulations/Pathways for College Block Credit Transfer Applicants
General Transfer Applicants
The University of Guelph-Humber awards advanced standing in recognition of previous learning and may grant either specified or unspecified credit. Exemptions may also be considered, where applicable.
Specified Credit: equates a course taken at a previous institution to be equivalent to a specific course at the University of Guelph-Humber.
Unspecified Credit: recognizes the academic discipline and year level of a course taken at a previous institution and grants credit without equating it to a specific University of Guelph-Humber course.
Exemption: does not grant credit but recognizes the course by exempting it as a required course for degree completion or prerequisite purposes
The amount of transfer credit you receive is limited by the University of Guelph-Humber's residency policy. The policy states that a minimum of 5.0 credits (approximately one academic year of full time studies), including 60% of the 3000 and 4000 level courses required for graduation, must be completed at the University.
The University of Guelph-Humber will consider all courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency.
Follow these steps in order to receive your PLAR assessment at the University of Guelph-Humber:
- Students wishing to challenge a course(s) should contact Admission Services to obtain details regarding the process. A request must include a clear statement as to the course(s) the student wishes to challenge, an explanation of how the knowledge necessary for the course was gained, and any relevant supporting documentation to validate the claim.
- Requests will be forwarded to the appropriate department(s) for evaluation. Upon receipt of the response from all the departments concerned, Admission Services will inform the student which, if any, courses have been approved for challenge.
A PLAR assessment at the University of Guelph-Humber costs $50.00 per application, irrespective of the number of courses specified in the application, + 50% of the applicable tuition fee.
Transfer credits will be recorded on your University of Guelph-Humber transcript by listing the following information
- Total units/credits awarded
- Sending institution name
Transfer credits will not be included in GPA calculation.
Contact a University of Guelph-Humber Admissions office to discuss your credit transfer inquiries:
- firstname.lastname@example.org, (416) 798-1331 x 6239
Familiarize yourself with the University of Guelph-Humber’s official credit transfer policies:
Follow these steps in order to receive your transfer credit assessment at the University of Guelph-Humber:
College Block Credit Transfer Applicants
- A block credit college diploma program is one that has been determined to have academic alignment to a University of Guelph-Humber program. If you have completed a block credit diploma program, then you have met the specific subject area requirements expected from the high school curriculum. Students transferring from these diploma programs are typically eligible to receive a block of pre-determined transfer credit based on successful diploma completion (approximately 1 year of study for a completed 2 year diploma program and 2 years of study for a completed 3 year diploma program). An official transfer credit assessment will be included with your offer of admission.
General College Diploma Applicants
- If you are applying from a non-block credit diploma program, course outlines and descriptions maybe required by the respective document deadlines to determine potential transfer credit. Credit will not be granted for college certificates. Diplomas from an Ontario college or an accredited college outside of Ontario will be considered. Your completed college courses will be assessed for relevance and credit awarded where applicable. Please submit detailed course outlines with your application to assist in your transfer credit evaluation. An official transfer credit assessment will be included with your offer of admission.
- Your completed university courses will be assessed for relevance and credit awarded where applicable. Please submit detailed core course outlines with your application to assist in your transfer credit evaluation. An official transfer credit assessment will be included with your offer of admission.
A transfer credit assessment at the University of Guelph-Humber is included in the supplemental/document evaluation fee paid via the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC).
The documentation required to have your previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at the University of Guelph-Humber includes:
- Application for admission
- Official transcript(s)
- Course outline(s) may be required
An application form is not required at the University of Guelph-Humber. Applicants who have previously attended a postsecondary institution are automatically assessed for transfer credit.
Transfer credit is automatically assessed at the University of Guelph-Humber for successful applicants. Students must disclose all previous postsecondary education upon submitting their admissions application. All required supporting documentation (transcripts) should be submitted in accordance with the deadlines associated with your program and semester of admission.
Transfer credit decisions at the University of Guelph-Humber are provided with your offer of admission.
A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at the University of Guelph-Humber by contacting Admission Services.
ONTransfer.ca 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.