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Application Process

  • Admission Requirements

    Work experience: A minimum of three years of full-time work experience in a related field.


    Postsecondary experience: A recognized college diploma in an academic field with a minimum 70% cumulative average or completed at least 10 university level courses with a minimum 70% cumulative average.

    Meeting all admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

    If you have attended multiple postsecondary programs, please contact Admission Services about admission advising.

    Are you a justice professional without a completed diploma? Successful completion of Humber’s Police Foundations in Leadership diploma program (can take 3.5 to 5.5 months part-time) may consider you eligible for admission into the University of Guelph-Humber’s BAA program. For more information, contact: Stephen Duggan, Police Leadership Liaison, Humber, 416.675.6622 ext. 3771,

    English language requirements
    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). More details.

  • How to Apply

    You must apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) using the 105 form found at All University of Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph. The program code to select when applying is ‘GMU’.

    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.

    Deadline to apply
    August 1, 2020.

    Required Documents
    All required documents will be listed on your University of Guelph-Humber WebAdvisor account following receipt of your application. WebAdvisor is the University of Guelph-Humber’s online student administration system. You will receive an email and a letter containing your WebAdvisor login and password.

    Official transcripts
    You can request Ontario high school, college and university official transcripts through the OUAC online. 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
    This is a form provided by the University to document your academic history. We will notify you if you are required to complete this form.

    Professional cover letter and detailed resumé:
    These documents detail your professional experience in the field and your interest in the program. Only your cover letter and resumé can be emailed to

    The deadline for all official documents is August 15, 2020.

    Mailing address:
    University of Guelph-Humber
    Admission Services
    207 Humber College Blvd.
    Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

    Admission consideration cannot be guaranteed for applications and documents that are received after the deadline.

  • After Applying

    Tracking your application
    Once we’ve received your application, we will mail and email you your login and password to WebAdvisor for guests.  This online system allows you to track your application status and lists all the documents required.

    Send in all required 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 August 15, 2020.

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

    Admission decision
    A minimum of three weeks is required for an admission decision following receipt of all requested documentation. If you receive an offer, it will be posted to your OUAC and WebAdvisor accounts, you will receive an email notification and an offer package will be sent to you by mail.

    Credit Assessment
    Each applicant’s transfer credit will be assessed on an individual basis. An official Transfer Credit Assessment will be included with your offer of admission and will detail credit granted. All successful applicants are eligible to receive 7.0 or 9.0 credits based on previous postsecondary education, work experience and professional training (see breakdown below).

    Previous postsecondary education
    Successful applicants who have met the admission requirements are eligible to receive 5.0 transfer credits for their postsecondary coursework, which is equivalent to one year of full-time study.

    Work experience and professional training
    If you have three years of full-time work experience in a related field, you may receive 2.0 transfer credits.

    If you have also completed recruit/induction training at any of the facilities below, you may be eligible to receive 2.0 additional credits for a total of 4.0 transfer credits for work experience and training.

    • Ontario Police College
    • Military Police Depot
    • RCMP Depot
    • Corrections Canada Training Program at the RCMP Depot
    • Ontario Correctional Services College
    • Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Officer Induction Training


    If you have completed one of the trainings listed below, you may receive 2.0 additional credits:*

    • An Advanced Care Paramedic Certificate
    • Successful completion of a one-year Ontario public college Pre-Service Firefighter Program (or equivalent)
    • Certification at the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Firefighter and 1021 Fire Officer levels (or equivalent)
    • NFPA 1021 (Fire Officer)
    • NFPA 1031 (Fire Inspector)
    • NFPA 1033 (Fire Investigator)
    • NFPA 1035 (Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer)

    *If you have completed more than one of the accepted training options listed above, you cannot receive more than 2.0 credits for professional training towards your degree.

    How to Accept your Offer
    If you are admitted to the program, a formal package will be sent in the mail that includes your offer letter, conditions of your offer, official credit assessment and next steps.  You must accept your offer online through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website at by the deadline noted in your offer letter. Accepting your offer of admission implies agreement with your credit assessment.

    Questions about admissions?

    Usha Rajpal Cheddi
    Admissions Coordinator
    Phone: 416.798.1331 ext.6389