If you’re transferring from a college or university, here is all the information you’ll need to start your transition to Brock University.
Here’s some information you should keep in mind year-round
Once you apply and activate your my.brocku.ca portal, you will be able to upload your documents required for assessment, including unofficial transcripts — if applicable. Remember to upload your documents as soon as they are available to you, as they are required by our admissions team to make a decision on your application.
SUBMITTING OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS
If you have received an offer of admission based on unofficial documents, you are required to have official final academic documents/transcripts sent directly from each secondary school, college, university or proper issuing authority to:
Brock University, Office of the Registrar,
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON
Brock University reserves the right to withdraw the final offer of admission or revoke registration if there is a discrepancy between documents originally submitted and the official, final documents/transcripts submitted to Brock either directly or via WES Canada.
Submitting English Language Test Scores
- Applicants with physical, learning, or medical health disabilities, should contact Student Accessibility Services to determine if appropriate services are available to accommodate specific needs.
- Brock University Accessibility Admissions Policy: (if applicable) deadline to submit documents for consideration: April 19, 2019
Apply to Brock University
So, you’ve decided to apply to Brock University — great idea! For more information about your application process, expand the section below.
WHERE DO I APPLY?
You will apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre, or OUAC.
WHAT APPLICATION FORM DO I USE?
You will be using the 105D application form.
WHAT IS THE APPLICATION DEADLINE?
The deadline for the 105D application form is June 1, 2019 for most programs. Please refer to the application for other important deadline dates.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?
- If you’re wondering about the criteria for admission, please visit the Admission Criteria website.
- If you’d like more information on everything Brock has to offer, check out our Brock Book
- If you’d like to know what kind of courses you’ll be taking during your time at Brock, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar
- More questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BROCK CENTRAL — SCHMON TOWER 3RD FLOOR
Are you a student interested in transferring to Brock? Our Admissions team is available for on-the-spot admissions every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-4 pm in Brock Central. For questions, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- high school and post-secondary transcripts
- photo ID
- $100 application fee for full-time studies; $55 application fee for part-time studies
FALL PREVIEW DAY, OPEN HOUSE, SPECIALIZED VISITS TO COLLEGES, AND OTHER EVENTS
There are various opportunities throughout the year for prospective transfer students to complete an in-person application to Brock and take advantage of the discounted application fee. For information on when the next opportunity will be, email email@example.com.
For more information regarding our upcoming events bookmark discover.brocku.ca
Accept your offer to Brock
You’ve received your offer, you’ve done your happy dance, and you’re already drawing badgers all over your notes. Before you start packing your bags and making your way to Niagara, you’ll need to formally accept your offer to Brock University.
As an incoming transfer student, you are probably eligible for transfer credit. This chart should give you a rough idea of how many credits you can expect to receive.
|Entry credential||Minimum admission average*||Transfer credits||Notes|
|1-year certificate||B||Entry credential|
|2-year diploma||B-||3.0 - 5.0 credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits|
|3-year diploma||B-||5.0 - 7.5 credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits|
|Degree||C-||Determined case by case; evaluated on a credit-for-credit basis||Normally this credential will warrant more transfer credits than any other credential|
*Admission is not guaranteed by the attainment of the minimum requirements. Some programs may require higher averages.
**College programs associated with a Brock articulation agreement may receive more credit. For details, see brocku.ca/admissions/agreements
HERE’S OUR TUTORIAL ON VIEWING YOUR TRANSFER CREDITS AT BROCK
Student Awards and Financial Aid
TRANSFERRING FROM AN ONTARIO COLLEGE?
BROCK TRANSFER SCHOLARS AWARD
The Brock Transfer Scholars Award recognizes academic excellence from Ontario college graduates who wish to further their studies. You will automatically be considered for this award. To be eligible, your final transcript must show completion of a two- or three-year diploma, with no more than 4.5 transfer credits awarded towards your degree.
|Admission Average (Final Grades)||Amount of Award|
|90 - 93.9%||$1,000|
|85 - 89.9%||$500|
Brock awards more than 150 program-specific awards with combined value in excess of $1,000,000. New is the Ontario College of Applied Arts & Technology Bursary for college transfer applicants with financial need. Complete the OneApp, one application for multiple scholarships, awards and bursaries, via your my.brocku.ca portal.
ONTARIO STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (OSAP)
Use the online OSAP application process — it’s the fastest way to get an OSAP assessment and includes built-in error checking.
Brock University’s Off-Campus Living office offers year-round housing information to students, landlords, and residents in the Niagara region. The office provides resources regarding a variety of off-campus housing topics, such as finding accommodations, landlord/tenant issues, neighbourhood relations, community outreach, and much more.
Brock provides a number of programs and services for current students at Brock University. Expand the sections below for more information.
Student Accessibility Services works to develop an equitable and accessible environment so that students with disabilities are fully included in the university experience. We are here to support students through the educational process, to encourage independence, and to help students succeed.
A-Z Learning Services offers assistance in a variety of ways to enhance students’ academic experience at Brock. The Transfer Success Program provides opportunities to design an academic success plan which can include free one-to-one tutoring*, workshops and study groups led by peer mentors, along with a connection to services that fit your needs as a student who has transferred to Brock.
The University does not mail statements to prompt payment. Students are financially responsible for all tuition and related fees associated with registered courses. To determine your account balance you must access your Financial Account Information on-line through the portal.
While online registration is open for the fall/winter session, you may view your fee assessment online through your Student Financial History. To access your Student Financial History:
- Log on to the student self-serve portal at https://my.brocku.ca
- Select “Student Self-Serve”
- Select “Student Financial History”
- Fall (D1 & D2) fees due
- Winder (D3) fees due
The Rosalind Blauer Centre for Child Care is a non-profit, non-sectarian daycare centre located on the campus of St. Catharines’ Brock University. First established in 1971, the Centre serves the children of the University’s students, staff and faculty, as well as the community-at-large.
Join us at Smart Start for your first official day as a Brock student before your classes begin in September. This first-year academic orientation program is designed to assist in transitioning incoming students and their guests to the Brock community.
Transfer students are welcome to attend any Smart Start date, but we offer a transfer student-specific option as well.
Your day at Smart Start will provided the opportunity to:
- Register for your courses
Finalize your class timetable with Academic Advisors.
- Meet other first-year students
Build your Brock support system before September.
- Receive information about financing your education
Learn about financial aid options available at Brock.
- Tour our beautiful campus
Visit numerous campus hotspots, including our award-winning residences.
- Learn about academic success options
Participate in seminars outlining ways to succeed in post-secondary education.
- Familiarize yourself with the Brock community
Learn tips and tricks from current Brock students about making a smooth transition to university life.
- Take your photo for your Brock Card
Beat the lines in the fall and have your photo taken for your student ID card at Smart Start