Transfer Students

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?

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On-the-spot admissions

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

  1. High school transcript
  2. All post-secondary transcripts
  3. Photo ID
  4. $100.00 full-time application fee

Important information

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 central@brocku.ca.

For more information regarding our upcoming events bookmark discover.brocku.ca/

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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

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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

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Transfer Credits

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 awarded **
Notes
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

Learn more about transfer credits and academic advising

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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

OneAPP

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.

Learn more about the OneApp at discover.brocku.ca/awards

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.

Learn more at brocku.ca/safa

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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.

Learn more about residence at brocku.ca/residence

Off-Campus Living

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.

Learn more about living in Niagara at brocku.ca/ocl

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Student Support

Brock provides a number of programs and services for current students at Brock University. Expand the sections below for more information.

Transfer Success Program

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.

For more information, visit brocku.ca/learning-services/transfer-students

Accessibility

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.

For more information, visit brocku.ca/sas

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Finance

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”

Payment timelines

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.

September 2017

  • Fall (D1 & D2) fees due

January 2018

  • Winder (D3) fees due

OSAP Students:

  • 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.

Payment methods

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
      L2S 3A1
  • A fee of $45 will be charged for any cheques returned by the bank.

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Child Care

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.

Visit brocku.ca/daycare for more information and to apply

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Smart Transfer

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

Check back in June 2017 for more information, including registration for your Smart Transfer orientation. Remember to monitor your email for other important notices and updates!

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