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Transfer Advisor


General Information

Provides students with the main website(s) containing general credit transfer information.

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

Required Grades and/or GPA, Level(s) of Completed Previous Education, and Program Prerequisites (Admission)

Provides students with the minimum grades and/or GPA, level(s) of completed previous postsecondary, and program prerequisites required for admission.

Review the admission requirements for all programs at Confederation College:

 

Required Grade and/or GPA (Transfer Credit Eligibility)

Provides students with the minimum grade and/or GPA required for transfer credit eligibility.

The minimum grade required to transfer a course to Confederation College is 60%, "C" or higher, depending on the course and program combination.

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

Provides students with available course equivalency, pathway, and articulation agreement materials for planning purposes.

View Confederation College’s partnerships and articulation agreement opportunities: 

Types of Credit Awarded

Provides students with the types of credit awarded and a brief definition of each (advanced standing, block, exemptions, equivalencies, specified, unspecified, generic, etc.).

Confederation College awards specified credits (equivalencies) in recognition of previous learning.

Residency Requirements

Provides students with the amount of study they must complete in order to be awarded the credential in which they are enrolled.

The amount of transfer credit you can receive is limited by Confederation College’s residency policy. The policy states that at least 25% of the hours of instruction required in a program of study must be completed at the College.

Currency/Timing of Previous Postsecondary Education

Provides students with an indicator of the currency required to utilize their previously completed postsecondary education for transfer credit.

Confederation College will consider all courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency. Considerations are dependent on the course and program in which you are enrolled.

PLAR Procedures/Steps

Provides students with the procedures/steps they must follow in order to receive a PLAR assessment.

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

  • Discuss the PLAR possibilities with your Program Coordinator. You and your Program Coordinator will review the course outline and your experience. Through these discussions a decision will be made whether PLAR is the correct choice for you and what type of PLAR should be completed (challenge process or portfolio). 
  • Complete a ‘Prior Learning Assessment Review’ form with your Program Coordinator and submit the form along with the PLAR fee to the Registrar's Office.
  • Once you have finished the PLAR requirements as established by your Program Coordinator, your Program Coordinator will determine your final grade.

PLAR Costs

Provides students with the cost of completing a PLAR assessment (challenge exam, course challenge, portfolio, etc.).

A PLAR assessment at Confederation College costs $148.20 initially for one course and each additional course costs $20.00, if applied for at the same time.

Appearance of Awarded Transfer Credit(s) on Transcript

Provides students with the code(s) used to record transfer credits on their transcript and an indication of whether these credits will be included in GPA calculation.

Transfer credits will be recorded on your Confederation College transcript as "TR" and will not be included in GPA calculation.

Key Point(s) of Contact (Transfer Advisor and/or Service Area)

Provides students with a contact to discuss common credit transfer inquiries (Transfer Advisor, service area, etc.).

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

Official Credit Transfer Policies (Academic Regulations/Directives Documents, Calendars and Handbooks)

Provides students with a reference to official credit transfer policies outlined in academic regulations/directives documents, calendars, and handbooks.

 

Transfer Credit Procedures/Steps

Provides students with the procedures/steps they must follow in order to receive a transfer credit assessment.

Follow these steps in order to receive your transfer credit assessment at Confederation College:

  • Compare previously taken courses against Confederation College course descriptions.
  • Identify the course(s) for which you are seeking transfer credit(s) (look for matches in learning outcomes).
  • Send Registration Services detailed course outline(s), your official transcript(s) along with a completed application form (one form for each transfer request) and payment of the applicable fee.
  • Approved transfer credit(s) will be applied to your official Confederation College student record.

Transfer Credit Costs

Provides students with the cost of completing a transfer credit assessment (advanced standing, exemption, etc.).

A transfer credit assessment at Confederation College costs $25.00 (administrative fee) initially for one course and $50.00 for two or more courses, if applied for at the same time.

Transfer Credit Required Documentation

Provides students with a listing of the documentation they must submit to have their previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit.

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

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Course outline(s)
  • Completed ‘Transfer Credit Request’ application form
  • Additional program information/references may be required

Transfer Credit Application Form(s)

Provides students with a copy of the transfer credit application form or link to the online submission tool (where applicable).

Complete the application form at Confederation College: 

Deadline(s) for Application

Provides students with the deadline by which they must apply for transfer credit.

Apply to transfer credit at Confederation College by May 1st for the Fall semester and by November 1st for the Winter semester. Requests received after these dates will be accommodated subject to available resources.

Timing of Transfer Credit Decisions

Provides students with an expectation regarding the time it takes to process a transfer credit decision.

A transfer credit decision at Confederation College will take 1-2 weeks to process. The Admissions Department will forward the information package to the appropriate Program Coordinator for review. The content and learning outcomes between the Confederation College course and the course from the source institution are compared.

Review/Appeal Procedures

Provides students with the process for appealing a transfer credit decision.

A transfer credit decision cannot be reviewed/appealed at Confederation College. In all cases, the decision of the Academic School is final.

 


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.