Applicants who do not possess the necessary minimum requirements for admission to the university and have not attended any post-secondary institutions may be considered for admission as adult students. Adult students are normally considered for admission to part-time studies.
The university will admit only those applicants who, in the opinion of the admissions committee, are adequately prepared on the basis of previous academic training and/or life-skill experience to undertake university courses. Adult students are urged to avail themselves of the university's services (academic counselling, study-skills counselling, personal counselling and career counselling).
Adult students admitted to part-time studies may initially take courses without being registered in a specific degree or diploma program. For registration in a specific program, the student's performance is subject to a successful review by the appropriate admissions committee. During the initial period of assessment, adult students registered in part-time studies may register in a maximum of two 0.5-credit courses or the equivalent in a term.
Adult students in part-time studies, who wish to transfer into full-time studies, will require a higher academic standing than noted above. The application to transfer is available from the Office of the Registrar.
The university may consider adult applicants for full-time studies, who in the opinion of the admissions committee, are adequately prepared for full-time studies. Such applicants are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office for more information. If approved, the adult student must register in a specific degree or diploma program and must adhere to the same regulations that apply to regular students.
Admission Condition(s): Students who have been admitted to the university as full-time students with an admission deficiency must remove this condition within one year of the date of the first registration with the university.