Western University awards equivalencies and generic/non-specific credits in recognition of previous academic learning.
The amount of transfer credit you can receive is limited by Western University's residency policy. The policy states that at least 10 credits (equivalent to 2 years of full-time study) must be completed at the University.
Western University will consider all courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency.
Follow these steps in order to receive your PLAR assessment at Western University:
Western University does not grant PLAR credits. Credits granted by another institution on the basis of PLAR are not transferable to Western University.
Transfer credits will not be recorded on your Western University transcript and will not be included in GPA calculation.
Contact a Western University Transfer Advisor to discuss your credit transfer inquiries:
Main Campus, Travis Palaczka-Fazio, email@example.com, (519) 661- 2111 ext. 89336
Follow these steps in order to receive your transfer credit assessment at Western University:
Western University will evaluate transfer credit after an offer of admission is accepted and all official required documents are received.
Equivalent and generic/non-specific credit will be awarded by the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
After accepting the offer of admission, consult with an Academic Counsellor in your Faculty regarding the evaluation of course descriptions for exact equivalence and how credit can be used towards programs at Western University.
There is no fee required for a transfer credit assessment at Western University.
The documentation required to have your previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at Western University includes:
Course outline(s) may be required
An application form is not required at Western University. Applicants who have previously attended a postsecondary institution are automatically assessed for transfer credit.
Transfer credit is automatically assessed at Western University. Students must disclose all previous postsecondary education (transcripts) upon submitting their admissions application. All required supporting documentation should be submitted in accordance with the deadlines associated with your program and semester of admission.
Transfer credit decisions at Western University are generally provided after you accept your offer of admission.
A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at Western University by contacting the Admissions Office at the campus to which you applied.
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.