Register through our Open Learning program and take advantage of a unique opportunity to transfer to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Commerce degree program at the University of Guelph, through the Guaranteed Admission Pathway.
This option is ideal for:
Admission to a degree program is based on your Open Learning program academic record, not your high school transcript.
*Please note that in order to qualify for guaranteed admission, you must not have any previous post-secondary experience.
All Open Learning program degree-credit courses are delivered entirely online for maximum flexibility and convenience. Typically, students register for two online courses per semester for two consecutive semesters. Provided that you meet the requirements outlined below, you will be eligible to transfer to a University of Guelph degree program in the following semester.
As an Open Learning program student interested in pursuing the pathway to a University of Guelph Bachelor of Arts program, you are required to complete four courses (2.0 credits) with a 70% minimum cumulative average. It is recommended that you complete two courses (1.00 credit) from the College of Arts and two courses (1.00 credit) in the social sciences.
As an Open Learning program student interested in pursuing the pathway to a University of Guelph Bachelor of Commerce program, you will be offered guaranteed admission under the following conditions:
1. Successful completion of four degree-level courses (2.00 credits) with a cumulative average of 70% or above in, at most, 6 course (3.00 credit) attempts. The four courses (2.00 credits) used in the calculation of the cumulative average will include any degree-level courses used to meet the English and mathematics requirements and must satisfy the following criteria:
2. Applicants must satisfy the following English and mathematics requirements:
A grade of 75% or higher in English 12U is required, or the successful completion of one course (0.50 credits) from:
A grade of 75% or higher in the 12U mathematics course(s) is required for your intended major, or the successful completion of MATH*1030.
Please note the following conditions and requirements for entry into the Open Learning program:
Please contact the Open Learning program Counsellor for more information on the requirements for each pathway and the process for transferring to a degree program.
Register through the Open Learning program and take advantage of a unique opportunity to transfer to a degree program at the University of Guelph. Search for online courses and register today.