2020-2021 Academic Year

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Under the Mature Student Category, admission may be granted to students who have not completed the formal requirements for their program of choice. Application to the University may be made under the following options:

With High School Diploma

Students who have graduated from high school but lack the required grade average and/or course requirements may apply for admission three years after graduation. The following documentation is required:

  • High school transcript
  • Detailed résumé outlining previous education and work experience

Note: Courses may be prescribed as a condition of admission.

Without High School Diploma

Students who did not graduate from high school may apply for admission five years after their last year in school. The following documentation is required:

  • High school transcript or GED scores

Note: Upgrading courses may be prescribed as a condition of admission.

Mature students lacking the specific admissions requirements or specific program prerequisites for their preferred program, will be admitted either:

  • to the program of choice conditionally by permission of the department; or
  • to the Bachelor of Arts General Studies program by alternate offer.
Conditional Admission

Students admitted conditionally must complete assigned program prerequisites within the first academic year (12 months from start of courses).

Bachelor of Arts General Studies – General Admission

Students admitted to the Bachelor of Arts General Studies program, upon successful completion of the courses required for admission purposes, may apply to the Registrar’s Office for a change of program to the program of their choice.

All students accepted to the University under the Mature Admissions Policy will be required to consult with an academic advisor prior to registering for courses.

Note: Students admitted under the Mature Student category are not eligible for transfer credits. Students wishing to be considered for transfer credits must apply through the Transfer Student Admission category.

Seniors’ Policy
The University does have a seniors’ policy that provides for a fee discount to seniors who qualify under the policy. The permission of the instructor is required during the regular session and in some cases, prerequisites may also be waived. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2020-2021 academic year which runs from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

For the complete 2019-2020 Academic Calendars, please consult the PDF versions of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar and Graduate Academic Calendars. (underlines are links to the PDF versions of each)

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