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Admission

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  • Undergraduate Certificates
  • High School Accelerated
  • Casual Studies
  • Open Admission

Undergraduate Certificates

Students interested in Undergraduate Certificate Programs offered through the Centre for Continuing Education are encouraged to apply for admission:

The one-time, non-refundable application fee for first time undergraduate admission to the University of Regina in any program is $100 (subject to change without notice). Applications will not be processed until this fee is paid.

Note: Returning applicants are not required to pay the application fees.

First Time Applicants

  1. Create a Login ID and PIN within the online application
  2. Continue with the application process
    Application Level: Undergraduate
    Application Type: Certificates: CCE, FN, Luther

Returning Applicants

  1. Enter your Login ID and PIN
    Application Level: Undergraduate
    Application Type: Certificates: CCE, FN, Luther

Students that have not been actively registered in courses for more than three semesters must apply for re-admission.

If you are already admitted to another Faculty or Program and wish to also take a Certificate Program, you are advised to complete the Application for Undergraduate Concurrent Program Form and take it to your faculty advisor. Doing so ensures that your faculty advisor knows that you are working toward another program and allows them to provide the appropriate services.

Students must meet University of Regina English Language Proficiency requirements prior to admission.

The University of Regina reserves the right to refuse admission even when the stated requirements for entrance have been satisfied. The decision of individual faculties on the granting of admission, re-admission, transfer, and transfer credit is final.

Students with previous U of R courses should be aware that the Centre for Continuing Education's Stale Dated Courses policy states that

students who are admitted or re-admitted to certificate programs in the Centre for Continuing Education, having completed courses in their program more than 10 years ago, may be required to update their knowledge by repeating or taking additional courses toward their program. Certificate programs that include courses academically housed in another academic unit are governed by the stale dated courses policies in the relevant faculty.

For more information, please make an appointment with your academic advisor after you are admitted/re-admitted. 

Note: Students enrolled in a part-time program do not maintain full-time student status throughout the program. Therefore part-time programs may be unavailable to international applicants due to Citizenship and Immigration Canada regulations.

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High School Accelerated

High School Accelerated


 

Lighten your future university course load and develop skills to excel in university.

Applicants who are currently enrolled in high school or as home-based learners (Minimum age 16) may be admitted to the University to take one course per term (semester).

All applicants to the University of Regina UR Accelerated Program must meet English Language Proficiency requirements via one of the following:

  • Successful completion of Grades 9 and 10 English, or Grades 10 and 11 English, taken in sequence, as part of two full academic years in a high school using a provincially- or state-accredited Canadian or U.S. curriculum, or equivalent international qualification.
  • A grade of 80% or better in a Grade 12 provincially-examined English course, as part of one full term of study, or equivalent international qualification
  • Any approved test of proficiency in English as outlined in the General Calendar

Students are suggested to apply online through the above link however, if a student is not able to access the portal they can submit the PDF application found on the below High School Accelerated link.

For more information see High School Accelerated Admission and Registration.

Casual Studies Program

The Casual Studies Program is designed to allow members of the general public to take courses for general interest. The following restrictions apply to this program:

  • Applicants must be aged at least 18 (if under 18, they must have already graduated from high school).
  • Students who have received a Faculty requirement to discontinue (RTD) or University-level forced withdrawal (MW) at the University of Regina or another post-secondary institution are not eligible to participate.
  • Students can register in open registration.
  • The maximum registration for any term is 6 credit hours.
  • The maximum length of time students are allowed to stay in the Casual Student Program before applying to transfer to a Faculty is 24 credit hours.
  • Regular evaluation of academic performance applies to Casual Students. Academic performance is evaluated following each term. If Casual Students already have full or part of a U of R degree and come in with more than 24 credit hours, those credit hours count towards evaluation of academic performance and application of academic policies.

Casual Students should apply online but if not able to access the online portal students can submit the below form:

Students can apply by submitting an Application for Admission or Re-admission for Casual Students.

Students must meet University of Regina English Language Proficiency requirements prior to admission.

High school and post-secondary transcripts are not required unless a desired course has prerequisites. These transcripts can be unofficial and are accepted directly from the applicant.

Academic advising is not required, but is available from the Career & Professional Development Program Advisor upon request.

Casual Studies Program students may apply to transfer to a Faculty or another program at any time, and must meet the admission/transfer regulations then in effect, including provision of official transcripts. Students considering this option are strongly encouraged to seek preliminary advising from the Faculty. The new Faculty will evaluate all courses completed in the Casual Student Program and determine their applicability to the new program.

Open Admission

Students wishing to apply through Open Admission must be 21 years of age or older OR have approval from the Director of the Centre for Continuing Education. Open Admission does not require documentation of academic history, but are subject to English Language Proficiency requirements as listed in the Admissions section of the Undergraduate Calendar. Students who are admitted to the Centre for Continuing Education on the basis of Open Admission are not eligible for transfer to other faculties at the University of Regina until regular university and specific faculty admission requirements are met.

Regular Admission

Students applying for regular admission must supply these documents:
  • High School marks
  • An official statement of Saskatchewan Division IV or Secondary Level marks or similar official statements from the provincial department of education where the applying student attended high school. Students are advised to request transcripts well in advance of applying for admission. Transcripts will not be returned.
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts (if applicable)
Students who have attended another university or college must have that institution forward an official transcript directly to the Centre for Continuing Education. Photocopies, faxes, and transcripts issued to students are not acceptable.

The U of R receives official transcripts issued through MyCreds™. Visit mycreds.ca to see if your institution is part of the member directory. When you share your official transcript in MyCreds™ please choose the University of Regina from the list of available institutions.

The Centre for Continuing Education reserves the right to refuse admission even when the stated requirements for entrance have been satisfied.

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