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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


A number of college and university students just like you choose to continue their postsecondary studies at Laurier. Whether you’re looking to build on the knowledge you’ve learned at college, or to switch gears and try something new, we’re here to help you through the process of transferring institutions.

Read more about our general transfer admissions policies.

Applying to Laurier as a Transfer Student

When you apply, your application will automatically be evaluated for transfer credits, if you’ve attended another postsecondary institution in the past. A preliminary transfer credit assessment will be provided on your offer of admission and will be finalized when all conditions are cleared.

You can find out how to apply to Laurier as a transfer student in our Undergraduate Admissions Toolkit.

Get Your Degree ASAP

The Advanced Summer Acceleration Program (ASAP) is a purpose-designed pathway for college students, from two-year or three-year diploma programs, going into Bachelor of Arts programs at the Brantford campus. It allows you to start your degree one semester earlier in the summer and, with continuous study, you will complete a four-year honours degree in only two calendar years.

Not only will you finish your degree faster, saving you time and money, you will also experience your transition to Laurier in an environment designed specifically for you. Experience the advantage of taking summer courses alongside other college transfer students who share similar experiences and questions. And you’ll get to know faculty and explore services at Laurier before the rest of the Golden Hawk family returns in September.

Important Dates

Spring Admission (ASAP)

  • Application deadline: March 18, 2019.
  • Deadline for required unofficial documentation: April 1, 2019.
  • Deadline to accept an offer of admission: See offer letter.
  • Deadline for required official documentation to be received by our office: April 24, 2019 (or other date as indicated on your offer letter).

Fall Admission

  • Application deadline: April 1, 2019
  • Deadline for required unofficial documentation: May 15, 2019.
  • Deadline to accept an offer of admission: June 3, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (or other date as indicated on your offer letter).
  • Deadline for required official documentation to be received by our office: July 15, 2019 (or other date as indicated on your offer letter).

Winter Admission

Admission to the winter term is limited and subject to program availability. The winter term begins in January. If programs are available for January 2019, they will open on the OUAC application in late October 2018. More information and application deadlines will be available in October 2018.

"I love Laurier because I feel valued here. My professors know my name and when I go to social events, I always know someone there. The sense of community is overwhelmingly evident here and I couldn't have asked for a more supportive place to learn. I've never met more helpful and considerate faculty. Transferring here was the best decision I ever made."

– Jenna Berseth, fourth year, Social Work

 

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We strive to make this transition as easy as possible for both you and your family. We are here Monday to Friday and encourage you to reach out to us any time you have a question.

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