University transfer

University transfer means starting your education at Douglas and then applying for admission as a transfer student to another institution to complete your studies. A successful transfer requires research and planning. To help you stay on track and achieve your educational goals, meet with a Student SuccessAdvisor earlyin your studies.

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of British Columbia's five Research Universities (UBC-Vancouver, UBC-Okanagan, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, or University of Northern British Columbia) as per the .

You can click here for more information on Transfer credits.

University Transfer overview:

1. CONSIDER CAREER CHOICE

  • Selectatransfer institutionthatoffersyourprogram.
  • Check the admission requirements for the institution & facultyand required GPA.
  • Go to their academic calendar and find your Major/Minorand electives.

Seefor programs offered at Post-Secondary Institution(PSI) in B.C.

2. PLAN YOUR TRANSFER PROCESS

  • Toapplytomostuniversitiesasatransfer student,you mustcomplete between 24‒60 transferable creditsatDouglas
  • Choose your courses at Douglas based on the requirements of the university program
  • Take therequired coursesasearlyaspossible
  • Speak with your Student Success Advisor at ϼ to plan your program and courses.

3. KNOW YOUR COURSES

  • Refer to the to find equivalencies between courses at Douglas and other Post-Secondary Institution(PSI) in B.C.
  • Check in regularly with the university you plan to transfer to and the BC Transfer Guide to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

4.REVIEW AND APPLY

  • Most applications toPost-Secondary Institution(PSI) in B.C. are submitted through the Education Planner BC website: .
  • Arrange to have your official transcripts sent to the receiving institution by their deadline date - order your ϼ transcript online at.

Plan your University Transfer

  • To apply to most universities as a transfer student, you must complete between 24‒60 transferable credits at Douglas
  • You must meet the university and program admission requirements
  • Your credits and program at Douglas should be chosen based on the curriculum of the program you are applying to
  • You must meet the required minimum competitive GPA for admission
  • Some programs have additional admission criteria - make sure you review the program page on the universities website.
  • Application deadlines vary between universities and programs. Visit the institution's admission page for admission criteria and their academic calendar for program and course information

  • Know the requirements/courses of the program you want to transfer to by reviewing the universities academic calendar
  • Refer to the to find equivalencies for courses at Douglas and other institutions in B.C.
  • Choose your courses at Douglas based on the requirements of the university program and plan to complete prerequisite courses first
  • If you are completing a program at Douglas as well, ensure you meet the requirements
  • Check your transfer university's websites and the BC Transfer Guide regularly for the most accurate and current information.

An Associate degree allows you to complete the first two years (60 credits) of a four-year bachelor’s degree at Douglas before transferring to a university. Douglas offers associate degrees in both Arts and Science disciplines. The following checklists will help you plan and track your progress toward completion of an associate degree.