If you’re transferring from a college or university, here is all the information you’ll need to start your transition to Brock University.
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.
How to apply to Brock University
Where do I apply?You will apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre, or OUAC.
Click here to visit ouac.on.ca
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, 2017 for most programs. Please refer to the application for other important deadline dates.
Is there anything else I should know?
- Limited spaces in residence are still available. Apply and submit your application fee as soon as possible to reserve your space. We will continue to process applications until all spaces are filled. Learn more at brocku.ca/residence.
- For more information on transferring to Brock, check out our college transfer guide.
- 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 email@example.com
Summer Transfer Days (for domestic students)
If you’re a prospective transfer student looking to only apply to an undergraduate Brock degree, review the below information to learn how to complete a direct to Brock application, have an in-person meeting with an Admissions Officer, and receive an instant admissions decision and transfer credit assessment (if applicable).
Note: If you are considering applying to multiple Ontario universities, please complete the 105 application found at ouac.on.ca.
We’ll be in the Registrar’s Office, Brock Central @ the Reg Office on the third floor of the Arthur Schmon Tower, the tallest building on campus throughout the summer. Admission Officers will be available to make on-the-spot admissions and transfer credit decisions every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
What to bring
- High school transcript
- All post-secondary transcripts
- Photo ID
- $100.00 full-time application fee
- Review admission requirements at: brocku.ca/admissions
- Review which programs are still open and accepting applications at: ouac.on.ca/apply/nonsecondary/domestic/en_CA/program/browse/category/1660
- If you have questions, please feel free to direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Make the most of your visit by planning a campus tour at discover.brocku.ca/tours
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/
Activate your student portal
Going forward, you’re going to be spending a lot of time on my.brocku.ca in your personalized student portal. It is where you can monitor your application status — including any changes or conditions to your offer of admission — apply for student awards, apply for residence, pay your student fees, and so much more. The sooner you get accustomed to using my.brocku.ca, the better.
Learn how to activate your student portal
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.
Learn how to accept you offer of admission 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.
Admission Average *
credits awarded **
|1-year certificate program||B||Entry credential|
|2-year diploma||B-||3.0-5.0 Credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, three-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits|
|3-year diploma||B-||5.0-7.0 Credits||Honours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, three-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits|
|Degree||B-||Determined case by case||Normally this credential will warrant more transfer credit than any other credential|
|**College programs meeting the requirements of an articulation agreement may be eligible for more credit.
(For details see: brocku.ca/registrar/transfer-students/articulation-agreements-new )
* Evidence of prerequisites completed at an advanced secondary school, college diploma- level, or degree-level should be submitted as part of an official transcript.
** Grading scales vary from institution to institution. For this reason, transferred grades are always translated into equivalent Brock grades and admissibility and transfer credit assessed in these terms. Admission is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements as some limited enrolment programs require higher averages.
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||Amount of Award|
|94.0% and above||$1,500|
|90.0% to 93.9%||$1,000|
|85.0% to 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 prior to the April 15, 2017 deadline.
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.
Residence/Off Campus Living
Brock guarantees residence to students transferring from another post-secondary institution who meet the following conditions:
- Accept their offer of admission no later than June 1, 2017;
- Were granted less than 5.0 transfer credits as determined by Brock University by June 1, 2017;
- We receive the residence application and fee no later than June 1, 2017.
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.
Transfer Success Program
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.
Fee Calculator and Account History
While online registration is open for the fall/winter session, you may view your fee assessment online through your Fee Calculator. To access your fee calculator:
- Log on to the student self-serve portal at https://my.brocku.ca
- Select “Student Self-Serve”
- Select “Fee Calculator”
June 1, 2017
- The $600 residence application fee must be received by this date to maintain the residence guarantee. Please note, this is also the deadline for the residence application.
- Fall (D1 & D2) fees due
- Winder (D3) fees due
- You must redirect funding to the University for the following to apply:
- Students with a confirmed OSAP assessment before July 31 of $10,000.00 or more may pay a reduced residence 1st instalment amount. Please see the Residence Fees page for details. OSAP students living in residence should check the fee calculator online, to determine the minimum first instalment. OSAP students, redirecting funds to the University will only be charged interest on any outstanding balance that is over and above their entitlement for both F/W sessions. That amount is subject to change, based on your registration and or reassessments made by OSAP.
Internet, Telephone or ATM banking with major banks and most Ontario credit unions
- To pay by online banking through a Canadian bank, or most Ontario Credit Unions:
- Contact your financial institution in order to set up your bank account(s) for telephone or web banking.
- Follow your bank’s instructions to add Brock to your list of payees.
- Make a payment, using your Brock student number as the account number to pay your bill. If your bank requires a nine digit number, simply add two zeros at the beginning of your student number.
- To pay in person at a Canadian Bank
- Print a copy of your student Fee Statement or Fee Calculator.
- Bring it to your Bank or Credit Union, and pay just as you would any bill
Mailed cheque to Brock University
- print your student Fee Statement,
- make the cheque payable to Brock University,
- record the student's name and Student ID # on the cheque
- and mail to:
- Brock University
Attn Finance, 12th Floor
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St Catharines, ON
- Brock University
- A fee of $45 will be charged for any cheques returned by the bank.
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.
Smart Transfer is your first official day as a Brock student before your classes begin in September. This summer orientation program is designed to assist in transitioning incoming students and their guests to the Brock community.
During your Smart Transfer orientation, you will:
- Learn about key services and academic resources
- Hear from current students about their Brock experience
- Explore your new campus
- Make connections with fellow students