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Visiting Student Applicant

Visiting Student Applicant

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Application Procedures for Visiting Students

To qualify as a visiting student, you must identify as one of the following:

1. You are currently enrolled in University and want to take University of Guelph-Humber courses.
  • You will need to have the necessary prerequisites. Please refer to the respective program plan for course prerequisites.
  • Ask your university to email an official transcript and copy of your letter of permission to Admission Services at
2. You would like to enrol in University of Guelph-Humber courses to fulfill the requirements of a professional designation.
  • Ask your previous postsecondary institutions to send official transcripts to Admission Services at
  • Submit proof of membership for the professional designation (including full, associate or student memberships) in an approved association to
3. If you are a graduate of the University of Guelph-Humber:
  • Would like to complete courses, please fill out the Readmission application. You are not considered a visiting student.
  • If you are a soon to be graduate and would like to take courses after convocation, please fill out a Readmission application.

All visiting students have non-degree status which means they are not working towards a University of Guelph degree.

Complete the following steps to submit an application for visiting student:

  1. Refer to the semester schedule to determine which course and section you would like to take. Semester schedules are published in the semester prior. Please include your top three choices for course sections, as we cannot guarantee that there will be space in your first section choice.
  2. Complete the visiting student application and submit all official documents to Admission Services by the respective deadline dates listed below.
    Entry Point Summer Fall Winter
    Application and Document Deadline April 1 August 1 December 1
  3. You will be registered in the course(s) pending approval and space availability. A visiting student is responsible for having the prerequisites required.

Submission of Documents

Please note that all academic supporting documentation, including transcripts and Letters of Permission, must be official and sent directly from the issuing institution to our Admission Office email. Materials submitted become the property of the University and will not be returned.

Your application will not be processed until all documents are received.

When will you hear from us?

Decisions will be made a few weeks prior to the start of the semester. We will send you an email when a decision on your application has been made. This email will contain next steps before starting classes as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

If you have any questions about applying as a visiting student, please contact Admission Services at 416.798.1331, ext. 6239 or