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University of Windsor
(519) 253-3000 Ext: 3977
Check out the following resource to learn more about credit transfer at the University of Windsor:
Review the admission requirements for all programs at the University of Windsor:
The minimum grade required to transfer a course to the University of Windsor is 70% or “B-” for college courses. For university courses, a minimum grade of 60% or “C-“ is required.
View the University of Windsor University and College Agreements here:
View the University of Windsor Course Equivalency Database here:
Students can obtain advanced standing at the University of Windsor through degree completion programs, block transfer agreements or course-to-course equivalency.
- Your previous postsecondary credential will used as the basis of admission and you will be admitted to a level higher than first year.
Block Transfer Agreement
- You will receive transfer credit based on the package of course equivalencies outlined in the agreement.
- Each course on the your incoming transcripts is evaluated and you will receive transfer credit for each eligible equivalency.
Specified and Unspecified Credits
- The University of Windsor awards specified and unspecified credits in recognition of previous learning.
- Equates a course (or courses) taken at a previous institution to a specific course at the University of Windsor.
- Recognizes the academic discipline and year level of a course (or courses) taken at a previous institution and grants credit without equating it to a specific University of Windsor course.
The amount of transfer credit you can receive is limited by the University of Windsor's residency policy. The policy states that at least 10 courses (30 semester hours) numbered 200 or higher in a degree must be completed at the University. These 10 courses must include at least 6 courses from the major course requirements to qualify for a 3 year major degree. Ten courses from the major course requirements are necessary to qualify for a 4 year Honours, major or professional degree, with the exception of the Faculty of Engineering, which requires at least 50% of the total number of weighted units required for the Bachelor of Applied Science be completed at the University.
Double majors are required to take at least 5 courses at the 200-level or above from the major course requirements in each of the majors at the University. To qualify for a minor, at least 3 courses counting toward the minor must be completed at the University.
The following exceptions apply in the Faculty of Business Administration: i. 10 Business courses (30 semester hours) numbered 300 or higher to qualify in a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration) degree; ii. 8 Business courses (24 semester hours) plus 2 Computer Science courses (6 semester hours) numbered 300 or higher to qualify in a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration and Computer Science) degree; iii. 8 Business courses (24 semester hours) plus 2 Economics courses (6 semester hours) numbered 300 or higher to qualify in a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Business Administration and Economics) degree; iv. 8 Business courses (24 semester hours) numbered 300 or higher, plus 2 language courses (6 semester hours) numbered 200 or higher to qualify in a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours International Business) degree; v. 10 courses (30 semester hours) numbered 200 or higher to qualify in a Honours Bachelor of Commerce (for university graduates) degree.
The University of Windsor will consider all university courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency.
The University of Windsor does not grant PLAR credits. Credits granted by another institution on the basis of PLAR are not transferable to the University of Windsor.
Transfer credits will be recorded on your University of Windsor transcript by listing the following information:
- Course number, course title and weight
- Sending institution name
Transfer credits will not be included in GPA calculation.
Contact a University of Windsor Transfer Advisor to discuss your credit transfer inquiries:
For questions regarding your transfer credit assessment, contact the Admissions Office at email@example.com
- Sheri Lowrie
- (519) 253-3000
Familiarize yourself with the University of Windsor’s official credit transfer policies:
Follow these steps in order to receive your transfer credit assessment at the University of Windsor:
- Apply to the University of Windsor using the appropriate OUAC 105 online application form.
- Once you have applied and we have received a copy of your transcript your transfer credit assessment will begin.
- The University of Windsor will transfer the maximum credit possible. Transfer credit awarded can be affected by your grade point average, residency rules and the relevance of previous coursework to the degree program to which you have applied.
- You may receive transfer credit based on courses previously evaluated at the U of Windsor. View existing equivalencies on our Course Equivalency Database.
- You will be asked to submit course outlines for courses that have not been previously evaluated for transfer credit.
- Once the new transfer credit results are complete, your myUWindsor account will be updated.
A transfer credit assessment at the University of Windsor costs $75.00 and the fee is non-refundable.
The documentation required to have your previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at the University of Windsor includes:
- Official transcript(s)
- Course description(s) (institutionally-prepared, electronic copies)
An application form is not required at the University of Windsor.
Apply to transfer credit at the University of Windsor within the first semester of your program.
Transfer credit decisions at the University of Windsor are generally provided with your offer of admission, where possible. In some cases, a letter of transferred credits will be provided shortly after the offer of admission.
A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at the University of Windsor by contacting the Office of the Registrar within 1 year of being admitted to your program.
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.