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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 Centennial 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 Centennial 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 Centennial College for certificate, diploma and advanced diploma programs is a “C”. For degree programs, from a completed certificate or diploma level course the minimum grade required is a “B” and from a completed degree level course the minimum grade required is a “C”.

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

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

View Centennial College’s 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.).

Centennial College awards advanced standing, equivalencies, and General Education and English elective credits 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 Centennial College’s residency policy. The policy states that at least 25% of credits in a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma and 50% of credits in a degree 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.

Centennial 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 Centennial College:

  • Contact your academic school for more information about PLAR.
  • If you feel that you have sufficient prior learning, meet with a faculty member.
  • Complete a PLAR form.
  • Submit form and PLAR fee to Enrolment Services.
  • Complete PLAR assessment(s).
  • Faculty member assigns grade.

PLAR Costs

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

A PLAR assessment at Centennial College costs $158.81 per challenged course and the fee is non-refundable (this cost applies to the 2015/2016 academic year).

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 Centennial College transcript as "TCR" 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 Centennial 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 Centennial 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 Centennial College:

  • Sign into myCentennial. You will need your myCentennial username and password: https://my.centennialcollege.ca.
  • Select Student Record Information under My Online Services.
  • Select Apply for Transfer Credit.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your application.
  • Submit your application and wait for notification of decision.

Transfer Credit Costs

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

There is no fee required for a transfer credit assessment at Centennial College. The only fee students may incur is the cost of the transcript from their previous postsecondary institution. These fees vary from one institution to another.

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 Centennial College includes: 

  • Official transcript(s) (for international transcripts a WES or ICAS evaluation is required)
  • Course outline(s) (with learning outcomes or course goals)
  • Completed online 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 online application form at Centennial College: 

Deadline(s) for Application

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

Apply to transfer credit at Centennial College prior to the start of each semester (September, January and May). Exact deadlines are posted within the Academic Calendar available online as well as on the Frequently Asked Questions section of the Transfer Credit webpage. After the deadline, students may continue submitting transfer credit applications for courses to be taken in subsequent semesters.

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 Centennial College will take approximately 1-3 weeks to process. Students can track the status of their transfer request through their myCentennial under Student Record Information by selecting Transfer Credit Status.

Review/Appeal Procedures

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

A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at Centennial College, if you are able to identify grounds to do so, as per the Grade Appeals Policy and Procedures.

 


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.