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General Transfer Applicants

You are transferring with a degree, diploma (excluding block credit pathways) or coursework from a recognized college or university.

The May 1 application deadline has now passed but some programs are still accepting applications.

Check program availability

Before applying

  • Review program information
    There are four full-time programs to choose from:
  • Business
  • Justice Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Psychology

Are you a working professional in the field of justice, law enforcement or public safety? Learn more about our part-time Justice and Public Safety program.

  • Check that you meet the admission requirements:
  • Coming from a diploma program
    If you have coursework or a diploma from a college diploma program not listed in the college block credit chart, then you must have a minimum cumulative average of 75% to be considered for admission.

  • Coming from a degree program
    If you have a completed degree or degree-related coursework from a recognized college or university then you must have a minimum cumulative average of 70% for consideration.
  • Have you attended college and university?
    If you have both college and university coursework, then you should speak with Admission Services regarding admission requirements and transfer credit assessment.
  • Subject requirements
    There are specific high school subject requirements per program. You may have completed the equivalent of these subject requirements through college or university coursework, which will be determined through review of your transcripts once you apply.
    Program and OUAC Code Subject Requirements

    Business (GDB)

    Any 4U math

    Justice Studies (GMP)


    Media Studies (GMT)


    Psychology (GMA)


    If you have completed a general college diploma, you may have completed coursework that is equivalent to the grade 12 subject requirements. See a list of college course codes that have been determined to meet our subject requirements.

  • English proficiency
    You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than four years in an English language school (minimum high school level).


Minimum Required Score

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)

Minimum overall band score of 70.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)

Minimum overall score of 85, including composition score of 83 and oral score of 3.

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Internet based minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21. Computer based minimum score of 250. Paper based minimum score of 600. Test of Written English (TWE) with a score of 5. Institutional code is 0892.

  • Understand your potential transfer credit
    Transcripts, in addition to course syllabi and other supporting documents, will be evaluated at the time of admission to determine potential transfer credit. Your completed postsecondary coursework will be assessed for relevance and credit awarded where applicable, up to a maximum of 5.0 credits for a two year diploma (i.e. 1 year) and a maximum of 10.0 credits for a three year diploma (i.e. 2 years). Please note, certificates are not eligible for transfer credit.

    Transfer credit assessment will be included with your offer of admission.


  • Application fees
    You will pay an OUAC application fee of $156 for your first three program choices and an assessment fee of $80. Each additional program choice is $50. If you remove a program choice and add a new one at the same university, there is no additional fee. Transcript processing fees may apply.
  • Rank your preference
    If you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber, you can expect to receive only one offer of admission from the University. The highest ranked choice will be considered first. Only in the event that you are not admissible to your highest choice will your next choice be considered. If you want to reorder your UofGH program rankings, please amend your application on the OUAC website.
Program Entry Point Course Code Application Deadline Document Deadline
Business Fall (Sept. 2019) GDB May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Justice Studies Fall (Sept. 2019) GMP May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Media Studies Fall (Sept. 2019) GMT May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Psychology Fall (Sept. 2019) GMA May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
  • Choose your program
    University of Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph section of the OUAC application.

    Please ensure that you select the correct OUAC code for your chosen program.

  • Submit documents
    You will need to submit documents to support your application. Once you apply, you’ll have access to WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, where you’ll find a list of documents to submit. Below is a general list as a guide for applicants.
  • Official transcripts
    • In-progress and final Official Ontario postsecondary transcripts and high school transcripts can be requested online through the OUAC. A service fee does apply. If needed, you may request the originating institution(s) send your official transcripts in a sealed envelope directly to the University.
  • Education Declaration (if required)   
  • English proficiency results (if applicable)
  • Detailed course syllabi (if applicable)  
    • May be required for general transfer applicants.
  • Supplemental information (optional)
    • Any additional documents you wish to submit to support your application outlining circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance.

Please submit all official required documents by June 1, 2019. Once all documentation has been received your application will be reviewed for admission. You are encouraged to apply and submit all required documents as soon as possible. Due to space limitations within programs, admission consideration cannot be guaranteed for applications and documents that are received after the deadline date.

Please allow ample time to collect all required documents. Obtaining items such as course syllabi or older transcripts may take longer than expected!

Documents should be delivered to:
Admission Services
University of Guelph-Humber
207 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

Please note: Documents submitted in support of an application become the property of the University and will not be returned. Documents are protected under provincial privacy legislation.

After Applying

  • Check your email!
    We’ll send you an acknowledgement email so you know your application has been received.

    You will get an email with a user ID and password to WebAdvisor and Gryph Mail.

    Use WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, to check your list of required documents and monitor what has been received.

    Set up your Gryph Mail to receive official emails from the University regarding your application and documents.

  • Send in all documents
    Log in to WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, to check your list of required documents and monitor what has been received. Send in any remaining required documents by June 1, 2019.

    If you have any questions, please contact Admission Services at or 416.798.1331 ext. 6056.

  • Get an admission decision
    You can expect to receive a decision as early as three to six weeks following the submission of all required official documents. If you receive an offer of admission, the offer will be posted to your WebAdvisor and OUAC accounts, you will receive an email notification and an offer package will be sent to you by mail.

    Offer of admission
    Your offer package will include: an official offer of admission from the University of Guelph-Humber, scholarship details, your Transfer Credit Assessment, a program plan and information on how to apply for residence online. You can accept your offer of admission at up to the deadline indicated in your offer letter. 

    Transfer Credit Assessment
    Your Transfer Credit Assessment is an official document that outlines the credits you will receive from courses completed at other postsecondary institutions towards your credentials earned at the University of Guelph-Humber. Please review your assessment thoroughly. When you accept your offer of admission, you also accept and agree to the transfer credit outlined in your official Transfer Credit Assessment. 

    Vulnerable sector check/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. Visit our Placement Services page for additional details.

  • Make a financial plan for your education
    Check out our scholarships and resources that can assist you with managing the financial side of university.
  • Apply for residence by June 3, 2019
    If you have received an offer of admission, you are eligible to apply for residence. Residence operates on a first come, first served basis; therefore, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible (after you receive an offer).