To qualify for the 2016/2017 Academic Bridging Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
1. Must be at least 19 years of age by October 1, 2017
2. Be either a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
(Convention Refugees should contact the Academic Bridging Program before beginning the applicaiton process)
3. Have been away from formal, full-time education for some time and;
i) have NOT attempted degree level academic work (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution such as a university or polytechnic institute.
ii) have NOT completed more than two years of full-time studies in a College of Applied Arts and Technology (or equivalent).
Potential applicants who do not meet requirements i) or ii) should contact the Academic Bridging Program by email to discuss their circumstances.
Applicants under the age of 23 must also NOT have completed four or more Ontario 12 U/M courses (or equivalent) within two years of the start of the Academic Bridging Program Session.
Applicants under the age of 20 must also NOT have registered in a secondary school or taken secondary school courses (or equivalent) within the two years of the start of the Academic Bridging Program Session.
Meeting the minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee registration with the Academic Bridging Program. Applications are reviewed on an individual basis to assess the academic readiness of each student. By accepting admission to the Academic Bridging Program, students with previous post-secondary studies will forfeit any possible transfer credits.
Returning Pre-University or Academic Bridging Program Students who did not successfully complete the course, should contact the Academic Bridging Office to discuss readmission.
Alternate Access Programs at the University of Toronto: