Transfer Advisor


General Information

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

Check out the following resources to learn more about credit transfer at Canadore 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 Canadore 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 Canadore College is 60%, “C” or higher.

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

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

View Canadore College’s degree pathway opportunities:

Ontario Pathways

Canadian Pathways

International Pathways

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.).

Canadore College awards advanced standing and exemptions (equivalencies) in recognition of previous formal 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 Canadore College’s residency policy. The policy states that at least 25% of program credits 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.

Canadore College will consider all courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency.

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 Canadore College:

  • Meet with the Pathways Officer.
  • Review course outline(s) and complete a self-assessment.
  • Meet with a PLAR assessor to discuss the assessment(s).
  • Apply for your PLAR assessment(s) by filling out a PLAR application and paying the fee.
  • Complete PLAR assessment(s).

PLAR Costs

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

A PLAR assessment at Canadore College costs $115.00 per course and the fee is non-refundable.

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 Canadore College transcript with a grade of  "TC" 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 Canadore 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.

Familiarize yourself with Canadore College’s official credit transfer policies:

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 Canadore College:

  • Review your program’s curriculum and compare it to the courses you’ve previously completed to get an idea of your transfer/exemption possibilities.
  • Complete an application form and submit it to the Admissions Office along with course outlines for the courses being reviewed. Pay the appropriate fee.
  • Ensure that the Admissions Office has received your official academic transcript(s) confirming successful completion of the course(s) being assessed.

Transfer Credit Costs

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

A transfer credit assessment at Canadore College costs $25.00 for one course and $50.00 for two or more courses when submitted using the same application.

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 Canadore College includes: 

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Course outline(s) (with learning outcomes or course goals)
  • Completed ‘Recognition of Prior Learning Credit Transfer' application 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).

Complete the application form at Canadore College: 

Deadline(s) for Application

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

Apply to transfer credit at Canadore College 15 business days prior to the start of each semester. Applications received prior to the deadline will be reviewed, and students will be notified of the outcome, prior to the deadline for dropping classes. Applications received after the deadline will still be reviewed.

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 Canadore College will take approximately 2-4 weeks to process. 

Review/Appeal Procedures

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

A transfer credit decision cannot be reviewed/appealed at Canadore College. However, if you would like clarification on the assessment process, you may contact the evaluating Program Coordinator or the Pathways Officer.

 


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.