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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 the University of Windsor: 

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 the University of Windsor:

Required Grade and/or GPA (Transfer Credit Eligibility)

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

60% for Canadian universities and US/International colleges and universities.

70% for CAAT colleges and equivalent.

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

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

View the University of Windsor University and College Agreements here:

View the University of Windsor Course Equivalency Database 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.).

Students can obtain advanced standing at the University of Windsor through degree completion programs, block transfer agreements or course-to-course equivalency.

  • Course-by-course evaluation for specified or unspecified course equivalences
  • By block transfer credit (e.g., transfer by articulation agreement and transfer by degree completion program)
  • By an assessment of Advanced Placement (AP) credentials
  • By an assessment of International Baccalaureate (IB) credentials
  • By challenge examination
  • By completion of academic work offered through an approved organization
  • By an evaluation of prior academic work on a case-by-case basis
  • Specified Transfer Credit - major or core course requirement
  • Unspecified Transfer Credit - either departmental elective or faculty elective

Residency Requirements

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

10 courses in general.

Some programs have specific additional residency requirements.

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.

No expiration date but highly recommend to apply as early as possible to allow time for course evaluation processing.

PLAR Procedures/Steps

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

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.

PLAR Costs

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

Not applicable.

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 University of Windsor transcript by listing the following information:

  • TR

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 University of Windsor Transfer Advisor to discuss your credit transfer inquiries:

For questions regarding your transfer credit assessment, contact the Admissions Office at

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 the University of Windsor’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 the University of Windsor:

  • Complete the OUAC 105 application and pay the required fees.  Application processed and communication from Admissions sent to student with information about what is required for transfer credit eligibility including course outlines.  Course outlines must match courses listed on transcript.  Once transfer credit confirmed student record updated. 

Transfer Credit Costs

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

A transfer credit assessment at the University of Windsor costs $50.00 and the fee is non-refundable.

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 the University of Windsor includes: 

  • A final transcript is required but the evaluation of transfer credit will start with an unofficial transcript copy.  A detailed course syllabus of each course as listed on transcript (pdf format preferred) is required for courses not previously evaluated for credit. 

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).

An application form is not required at the University of Windsor.

Deadline(s) for Application

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

It is recommended course outlines be submitted by May 15 to ensure credit evaluation for the Fall semester and November 15 for the Winter semester. 

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 the University of Windsor are generally provided with your offer of admission, where possible. 

Processing time for course evaluations is approximately 3-4 weeks.

Review/Appeal Procedures

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

Transfer Credit Appeal Form - pdf fillable form sent to students upon request. 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.