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.

Here’s some information you should keep in mind year-round

Now that you have applied to Brock University, you can check my.brocku.ca for the most up-to-date information on your application status. But first, you will need to activate your account.

Learn how to activate your portal

SUBMIT DOCUMENTS

Watch our how-to video on submitting documents

Once you apply and activate your my.brocku.ca portal, you will be able to upload your documents required for assessment, including unofficial transcripts. 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
L2S 3A1

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

Learn more

Keep your email and mailing address current at the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC). The current address we have on file may be viewed in your applicant portal at my.brocku.ca

  1. Applicants with physical, learning, or medical health disabilities, should contact Student Accessibility Services to determine if appropriate services are available to accommodate specific needs.
  2. 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.

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, 2019 for most programs. Please refer to the application for other important deadline dates.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?

Canadian students applying from outside of Ontario should consult our admissions webpage to determine the appropriate curriculum equivalents.

Click here for out-of-province admissions information

On-the-spot admissions

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 central@brocku.ca or liaison@brocku.ca.

Please bring:

  • 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 central@brocku.ca.

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.

Learn how to accept you offer of admission to Brock University

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 credentialMinimum admission average*Transfer creditsNotes
1-year certificateBEntry credential
2-year diplomaB-3.0 - 5.0 creditsHonours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits
3-year diplomaB-5.0 - 7.5 creditsHonours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits
DegreeC-Determined case by case; evaluated on a credit-for-credit basisNormally 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
94+%$1,500
90 - 93.9%$1,000
85 - 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.

Learn more about the OneApp

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 about OSAP

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

Student Support

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.

For more information, visit brocku.ca/sas

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

If you’re worried about making the transition to Brock, we’re here to help. We’ve developed an online orientation program specifically for incoming transfer students.

If you’re interested in taking part, contact Dana Monterosso at dmonterosso@brocku.ca

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.

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”

September 2019

  • Fall (D1 & D2) fees due

January 2020

  • Winder (D3) fees due

For information on making a payment to Brock University, please visit the Student Accounts and Financial Aid website.

Visit brocku.ca/safa

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

Smart Start

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

Visit discover.brocku.ca/start for more information