College High-Affinity Transfer Applicants

What is "high-affinity"?

A college high-affinity diploma program is one that has been determined to have academic alignment with a University of Guelph-Humber program, is from a recognized Ontario college, and has met specific high school subject admission requirements. If you are transferring from a high-affinity diploma program, you are eligible to receive a block of pre-determined transfer credit.

High-Affinity Diploma Table
Program High-Affinity Diploma Estimated Cut-off Cumulative Admission Average
Business (GDB) Diploma in Accounting; Business Administration; Finance; Management; or Marketing 75%
Early Childhood Studies (GHE) Diploma in Early Childhood Education  75%
Family and Community Social Services (GHF) Child and Youth Care; Child and Youth Worker; Developmental Services Worker; or Social Service Worker diplomas 75%
Justice Studies (GMP) Diploma in Community and Justice Services; Law and Security Administration; Police Foundations; or Protection, Security and Investigation 75%
Kinesiology (GHK) Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion; Fitness and Lifestyle Management; or Health, Wellness and Fitness  75%
Media Studies (GMT) Diploma in Digital Communications; Image Arts/Photography; Journalism; Media Communications; or Public Relations 75%
Psychology (GMA) Diploma in General Arts and Science 75%

Estimated cut-off range

If you are transferring from a high-affinity diploma program, you may be considered for admission based on your cumulative admission average. Estimated cut-off cumulative admission averages are provided as a point of reference. Exact cut-offs for programs for the current cycle will be determined by the applications received and the number of places available in each program. Possession of a cumulative admission average within the cut-off range does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Transfer Credit Assessment

If you are transferring from a high-affinity diploma program, you may be eligible to receive the following transfer credits.

Two-year diploma

Business, Family and Community Social Services, Justice Studies, Kinesiology, Media Studies, Psychology
Up to 5.0 credits with the minimum cumulative average for the respective program. Equivalent to approximately 10 courses, i.e., one year of study.

Early Childhood Studies
10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 75%. Equivalent to approximately 20 courses, i.e., two years of study.

Three-year diploma

Business, Family and Community Social Services, Justice Studies, Kinesiology, Media Studies, Psychology
Up to 10.0 credits with the minimum cumulative average for the respective program. Equivalent to approximately 20 courses, i.e., two years of study.

An official Transfer Credit Assessment will be included with your offer of admission. Once enrolled at the University, your course sequencing may be adjusted based on your transfer credits. For example, your first year may include courses from semester one to eight.

Vulnerable Sector Screening

Depending on your Transfer Credit Assessment, the placement/internship component of your program can begin as early as your first semester at the University. You may be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening before your placement/internship begins. Please visit guelphhumber.ca/placements for additional details.