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This institution has signed on to Ontario’s Principles for Credit Transfer.


Transfer Advisor

  • Please contact the Registrar's Office at
  • info@stclaircollege.ca or 519-972-2759
  •  

General Information

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

Please visit the Registrar's Office website at:  

http://www.stclaircollege.ca/programs/coned/generalinformation_coned.html

for credit transfer information.

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.

Admission requirements for all St. Clair College programs can be found here:

 

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 a diploma program is 'C' or 60%.

The minimum grade required to transfer a course to a degree program is 'B' or 70%.

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

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

Pathway information can be found here:

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.).

St. Clair College awards advanced standing 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 St. Clair College's residency policy.

The policy states that at least 25% of credits in a diploma program must be completed at the College. And, at least 50% of credits in a degree program 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.

All currency considerations are dependent on the course and program in which student is enrolled.

PLAR Procedures/Steps

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

Instructions for the completion of PLAR can be found at the Registrar's Office webpage:

Instructions:

PLAR Costs

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

A PLAR assessment is approximately $142. Current fees can be found in the Student Fee Structure:

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/Student-Fee-Structure.pdf

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 as "AS" (advanced standing) grades 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.).

Please contact the Registrar's Office at

  • info@stclaircollege.ca or 519-972-2759

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.

Instructions for the completion of transfer credits can be found at the Registrar's Office webpage:

Instructions:

Transfer Credit Costs

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

The cost for transferring credits is $25 per course, to a maximum of $100. Updated fees can be found in the Student Fee Structure:

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/Student-Fee-Structure.pdf

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.

Required documentation includes:

  • Official Transcript
  • Course Outline(s)
  • Completed Request for Credit Transfer form

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).

Request for Transfer Form:

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/forms/credit-transfer-request.pdf

Deadline(s) for Application

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

Students must apply for transfer credits prior to the College's official 'drop date'.

St. Clair College's Important Dates can be found at the Registrar Office's website:

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/registrars-office

Timing of Transfer Credit Decisions

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

Transfer credit decisions at St. Clair College are dependent on when students submit their documents and staff availability.

Review/Appeal Procedures

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

A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed by contacting the office of the Vice-President, Academic.

Appeals must be requested within 10 days of notice of the original decision.

 


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.