Is the Academic Bridging Program right for you?

There are many reasons to consider returning to school; to sharpen your academic skills, broaden your career options, pursue personal interests, or to just have the experience of university life. Numerous opportunities are available to achieve your academic goals, so take some time to research all your options to determine if the Academic Bridging Program is right for you. Potential applications are encouraged to attend an Information Session or to contact the Academic Bridging Program Office to discuss their specific academic goals.

How Does the Academic Bridging Program Work?

Successful students in the Academic Bridging Program are guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto to continue studies towards an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences) with retained credit(s) towards their degree. A minimum final grade of 63% is necessary to continue in part-time degree studies, and 73% is required if the student wishes to study at a full-time basis.

Advantages of the Academic Bridging Program:

  • Small class sizes allow students to receive more individual feedback on academic work
  • Instructors, staff, and advisors sensitive to the academic needs of mature students
  • Resources and services available outside of classroom hours offer additional academic support, such as: the Academic Writing Centre, an on-site Learning Strategist, and intensive Study Skill Seminars
  • Access to all campus services covered by the incidental fee including: access to multiple study spaces and computers labs, Accessibility Services, Health Services, the Career Centre, Family Care Office, multiple athletic facilities, counselling services, and all the University of Toronto Libraries