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Applicants interested in the Master's-level courses and degrees, post-degree and non-degree programs offered by the Faculty of Theology should visit admission requirements.



The Bachelor of Theology program admission requirements are included in this section below.

Requirements for Applicants from: 

Ontario Secondary School
Other Canadian Provinces
International Applicant
Mature Student
Homeschooled Applicants
Ontario College Transfer
University Transfer
Readmission

Ontario Secondary School

  • When can I expect to receive an offer of admission from Huron?

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  • Offers of admission will be mailed in April and in May. (See Admissions page for further details.)
  • What is a conditional offer of admission?

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  • Conditional offers of admission are contingent upon the applicant meeting the following criteria:
    1. successful completion of the OSSD (or equivalent from your province or state);
    2. obtaining a minimum of 70% in 4U English (or equivalent from your province or state);
    3. maintaining a minimum final average as stated in the offer of admission letter (including any required courses).
    Applicants who do not meet any one of these conditions will have their offer of admission rescinded. If there are extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting these requirements, contact our Admission Office after your final exams.


  • Will I automatically be considered for an alternate program if I am not admitted to my first choice program?

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  • Yes. Applicants who do not meet the requirements for the Management and Organizational Studies program will automatically be considered for admission to the Social Science program.
  • What if my final grade falls below the minimum stated in my admission letter?

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  • If your final grade falls below the minimum stated in the admission letter, your offer of admission will be rescinded.
  • What if I repeat a course?

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  • Huron will use the highest grade reported, without penalty.
  • What if I have taken (or am currently taking) a correspondence, summer or night school course?

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  • Your grades in these courses will be treated the same as your regular day courses and calculated in your average. If you are taking a correspondence or night school course do not assume that your high school will send us these grades. You will need to make sure that your interim/final grades are sent to the attention of the admissions office as soon as they are available.

  • What if I fail a course?

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  • If you have more than six 4U/M courses and your failed course is not a required course, the failed course will not impact your offer of admission. However, if the failed course is one of the six 4U/M courses you are presenting or is a required course, your offer of admission will be rescinded.

  • Will Huron consider summer school courses taken in the summer of 2016 for September 2016 admission?

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  • Huron will not make conditional offers of admission based on the completion of a summer school course that you will be taking in the summer of 2016. However, should you take a course(s) required for admission to Huron during the summer, submit your final grade(s) and you will be re-assessed for admission based on availability of spaces in the program at that time.

  • Is there a deadline to respond to an offer of admission?

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  • Yes. Your response due date will be noted on your offer of admission.
  • What if I accepted an offer of admission from another university but I want to change my mind and accept a different offer?

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  • Submitting a new acceptance to the OUAC will cancel any previous acceptances. The new acceptance must be submitted to the OUAC by the deadline on your offer.
  • When are entrance scholarships determined?

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  • The automatic entrance scholarships are based on your final average and for most students will be determined in July, after we receive your final grades from your high school.
  • Do you consider anything other than my Grade 12 grades to determine scholarships?

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  • Yes. The Hellmuth Scholarships require a separate application. (Click here to access form.)
  • Is residence guaranteed for all first year students?

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  • Yes. If you indicated that you are interested in living in residence on your OUAC application you will receive a residence application with your offer of admission letter. The residence application and deposit must be received at Huron by June 1, 2016, in order to maintain the residence guarantee.
  • How and when will I pick my first year courses?

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  • During June and July students are invited to participate in a transition session. These in-person sessions are designed to help students select and register for the right first-year courses to meet their academic goals.
  • What kind of support is offered to Huron Students?

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  • Huron has many programs in place to ensure academic excellence. Huron Academic Services include; transition sessions, mid-year review, career and employment counselling, a writing centre, a Chaplaincy and access to Western's Student Development Centre.
  • What if English is not my first language?

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  • If your first language is not English and you have been studying in an English language school for less than four years, you will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency.

    If you have not studied for a minimum of three years (including the final year) in an institution where the principal language of instruction is English, you are required to submit a satisfactory English Language Proficiency test score.
     
    Huron requires one of the following:

     Test Minimum Score Required
     TOEFL (CBT)
     237, with TWE of 5
     TOEFL (iBT)
     86, with no less than 20 on any section
     MELAB 85
     85, with no less than 80 on any section
     IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6.0 on any section
    CAEL
    60, with no less than 60 on any section

    For TOEFL, our institution code is 0984.
  • Can I be admitted to Huron on predicted IB grades?

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  • Yes. Please follow-up with your school to ensure marks for IB courses have been sent to your university choices.

    Students who have completed the full IB Diploma may be eligible for advanced standing for higher level courses with a final grade of 5 or better. Students must submit final official IB Transcripts to be considered for advanced standing.

    Please refer to the IB site, or contact our Admissions Office (519) 438-7224 x. 233 for more information.
  • Do you give advanced standing for AP courses?

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  • Huron evaluates AP courses on an individual basis. Please refer to the AP site, or contact our Admissions Office (519)438-7224 x 233 for more information.
  • How are Huron and Western related?

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  • Huron University College is an affiliate of Western University. This means that Huron students have access to all of the facilities, health services, libraries, academic services, athletics and clubs that are offered to Western students while still enjoying the close-knit living and learning environment offered by Huron. Huron students can take up to 2.0 courses every year at Western and can even complete a double major with a Huron program and a Western program. Huron students graduate with a degree from Western University with a Huron distinction.

Other Canadian Provinces

  • When is the earliest that I can return to my studies at Huron?

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  • After being required to withdraw, you will not be able to attend Huron (or any other Western Campus) for a period of twelve months from the date of withdrawal. For instance, if you were required to withdraw from the University in June 2012, you would not be able to return to studies at Huron until September 2013.

    Applications for readmission can be made starting in January of the year you wish to return.
  • How do I apply to return to my studies?

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  • Re-apply for admission to Huron through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website. For more information, please visit: How to Apply.

    Complete a Reconsideration of Admission Form, found at: Admission Forms.
  • How long after I re-apply will I receive a response?

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  • After we receive your application and readmission documents, you can expect a response from us within 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Is re-admission automatic or guaranteed?

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  • No, admission is neither automatic nor guaranteed. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Is academic upgrading required?

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  • Academic upgrading is not required. However, attending another post secondary institution and achieving good grades (B or higher) can demonstrate readiness to return to your academic studies at Huron. The completion of upgrading does not guarantee readmission.

    Please note: Students will not receive credit toward their Huron/Western degree for credits taken at another institution during the withdrawal period.

    There is no specific number of courses you should take to be readmitted. Take as many as you can while maintaining a strong grade average. Please have your transcripts sent to the admissions office as part of your re-application if you would like to have them considered as part of your reapplication.

    Work experience or other non-academic experience during your time away from studies will also be taken into consideration for readmission. During your time away from Huron, you should explore other positive non-academic opportunities to add to your application for readmission.

  • Can I take a full course load when I return? Do I have any restrictions?

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  • If you are re-admitted to Huron to continue your studies, it will be on a probationary basis. Below are the conditions of probation required of students who have returned to their academic studies after being required to withdraw.

    1. Must seek advice of Academic Counsellor in her/his faculty/department.
    2. Permitted to take a maximum 4.0 courses during the academic year and 2.0 in summer sessions. (May be advised to take fewer courses.)
    3. Must achieve an average of at least 60% with no failures taken during probation period.
    4. Academic probation will continue until a minimum of 3.0 courses have been completed.
    5. Failure to meet Conditions of Probation will result in a second “required to withdraw”.

    For a complete list of Probation Conditions, please see the Academic Calendar found at http://www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca/.

  • Why do I need to complete the Reconsideration of Admission form?

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  • The basis of your appeal is your answers to the questions on the Reconsideration of Admission form. Your application for re-admission will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee who will look at your previous Huron work, your activities during your time away from Huron, and your Reconsideration of Admission form to consider your readmission. Your responses do not need to be a long and grammar and spelling are important. You do not need to write more than a couple of pages but you need to take time to complete your answers to these questions carefully.

    In-person appeals are not permitted.
  • I’ve been readmitted, who should I speak to about my upcoming course selection?

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  • As per your probation conditions, you must seek the advice of an Academic Counsellor.  To make an appointment contact Academic Counsellors and Counselling Services.

International Applicant

  • How do you evaluate admission for non-Ontario applicants?

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  • If you are applying from outside the Ontario secondary school system, you must present academic standing equivalent to Ontario students and satisfy subject requirements of the program to which you apply. For further information, please contact the Huron Admission Office at huron@uwo.ca, or (519) 438-7224 ext. 207.
  • When can I expect to receive an offer of admission from Huron?

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  • Admissions to Huron are completed on a rolling basis. We can begin processing your application as soon as we receive your documents and transcripts.  This process usually takes one to two weeks. Before we mail your admissions package, we will send you an email.
  • What is a conditional offer of admission?

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  • Conditional offers of admission are contingent upon the applicant meeting the following criteria:

    a) successful completion of your current coursework;
    b) obtaining a minimum of 70% in Academic English;
    c) maintaining a minimum final average as stated in the offer of admission letter (including any required courses).

    Applicants who do not meet any one of these conditions will have their offer of admission rescinded. If there are extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting these requirements, contact our Admission Office after your final exams.
  • Will I automatically be considered for an alternate program if I am not admitted to my first choice program?

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  • Yes. Applicants who do not meet the requirements for the Management and Organizational Studies program will automatically be considered for admission to the Social Science program.
  • How are Huron and Western related?

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  • Huron University College is an affiliate of Western University. This means that Huron students have access to all of the facilities, health services, libraries, academic services, athletics and clubs that are offered to Western students while still enjoying the close-knit living and learning environment offered by Huron. Huron students can take up to 2.0 courses every year at Western and can even complete a double major with a Huron program and a Western program. In the end, Huron students graduate with a degree from Western University with a Huron distinction.

  • What if my final grade falls below the minimum stated in my admission letter?

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  • If your final grade falls below the minimum stated in the admission letter, your offer of admission will be rescinded.
  • What if I repeat a course?

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  • Huron will use the highest grade reported, without penalty.
  • What if I fail a course?

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  • If you fail a course, you will still have to maintain the average as outlined in your letter of admission. Please contact the Admissions Office as soon as possible if this is that case.
  • Is there a deadline to respond to an offer of admission?

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  • Yes. Your response due date will be noted on your offer of admission.
  • What if I accepted an offer of admission from another university but I want to change my mind and accept a different offer?

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  • If you have applied to multiple universities in Ontario, submitting a new acceptance to the OUAC will cancel any previous acceptances. The new acceptance must be submitted to the OUAC by the deadline on your offer.
  • When are entrance scholarships determined?

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  • The automatic entrance scholarships are based on your final average and for most students will be determined in August, after we receive your final grades from your high school.
  • Is residence guaranteed for all first year students?

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  • Yes. If you indicated that you are interested in living in residence on your OUAC application you will receive a residence application with your offer of admission letter. The residence application and deposit must be received at Huron by June 1, 2016, in order to maintain the residence guarantee.
  • How and when will I pick my first year courses?

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  • During June and July students are invited to participate in a transition session. These in-person sessions are designed to help students select and register for the right first-year courses to meet their academic goals. If you are unable to attend in-person, then a counselling appointment via telephone or Internet will need to be arranged. Please see your offer of admission for details.
  • What kind of support is offered to Huron Students?

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  • Huron has many programs in place to ensure academic excellence. Huron Academic Services include; transition sessions, mid-year review, career and employment counselling, a writing centre, a Chaplaincy and access to Western's Student Development Centre.
  • What if English is not my first language?

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  • If your first language is not English and you have been studying in an English language school for less than three years, you will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency.
  • Can I be admitted to Huron on predicted IB grades?

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  • Yes. Please follow-up with your school to ensure marks for IB courses have been sent to your university choices.

    Students who have completed the full IB Diploma may be eligible for advanced standing for higher level courses with a final grade of 5 or better. Students must submit final official IB Transcripts to be considered for advanced standing.

    Please refer to International Baccalaureate (IB), or contact our Admissions Office (519) 438-7224 x. 233 for more information.
  • Do you give advanced standing for AP courses?

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  • Huron evaluates AP (advance placement) courses on an individual basis. Please refer to the AP site, or contact our Admissions Office (519)438-7224 x 233 for more information. 
  • Are all mature students admitted on a part-time basis?

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  • Yes. If you have been away from full-time academic studies for more than four-years, you will likely need some time to adjust to university. As such, Huron admits mature students to part-time studies only. Part-time students work on their degree by taking 3.0 (60% course load) or fewer course credits during the traditional academic year (Sept-Apr). Some students then take 2.0 credits during the summer term to complete the full first year 5.0 of courses. If after your first year, you would like to attend Huron on a full-time basis, you will need to consult with an academic counsellor after your first year final grades are available.
  • When can I expect to receive an offer of admission from Huron?

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  • Admissions to Huron are completed on a rolling basis. This means that as soon as you have your documents to our office, we can consider your application. Usually it takes one to two weeks. Before we mail your admissions package, we will send you an email so that you know it’s coming.
  • What documents will I need to send in for admissions consideration?

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  • If you have attended any post-secondary studies in the past five years, we will require official transcripts be sent to the Huron Admissions Office. Official transcripts are sent directly from the institution to Huron in a sealed envelope.

    A Statement of Activities form will also be required. It is required of all applicants who have been away from their studies for a period of six months or more. 
  • What if I didn't do very well in a university/college program but it was a long time ago?

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  • A Reconsideration of Admission form can be completed by any applicant who has experienced academic difficulty in the past.
  • Is there a program that I can attend to help me get ready for university?

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  • Yes! The Ready for University! program at Western is designed specifically to help mature students who have been away from academics readjust to university life. You can take one or all of the modules including: 

    Module 1: Becoming a Strategic Learner
    Module 2: Writing Effectively and Gathering Information Efficiently
    Module 3: Lectures: Before, During and After
    Module 4: Testing

    Huron also has a Mature Student Representative on the Huron Students Council (HUCSC) who is available a couple times per week for consultation and discussion.
  • Are there programs that I can't be directly admitted to?

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  • As a mature student, you can be admitted to any first year program.
  • Is there a deadline to respond to an offer of admission?

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  • Yes. Your response due date will be noted on your offer of admission.
  • How and when will I pick my courses?

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  • In your offer of admission, there will be information about accepting your offer of admission. After you have accepted your offer, you should make an appointment with an academic counsellor. To contact the Academic Services office, please call them at 519-438-7224 x244 or email them at huronasc@uwo.ca.
  • Can I take courses at Western or at another affiliated university college?

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  • As a Huron part-time student, you can take up to 1.0 courses per year at Western or at King's or Brescia. As a full-time student, you can take 2.0.
  • How are Huron and Western related?

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  • Huron University College is an affiliate of Western University. This means that Huron students have access to all of the facilities, health services, libraries, academic services, athletics and clubs that are offered to Western students while still enjoying the close-knit living and learning environment offered by Huron. Huron students can take up to 2.0 courses every year at Western and can even complete a double major with a Huron program and a Western program. In the end, Huron students graduate with a degree from Western University with a Huron distinction.

Homeschooled Applicants

  • Do you admit Homeschooled applicants?

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  • Yes, homeschooled applicants to Huron are evaluated for admission on an individual basis. Homeschooling can also be defined as unschooling, home-based learning, or alternative education.

    Note: You can also be considered as a homeschooled applicant if you have completed the six 4U/4M through a Provincially accredited and recognized secondary school but are not completing the full Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).
  • Do you offer scholarships to Homeschooled applicants?

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  • Scholarships reward academic excellence and Huron offers scholarships to homeschooled applicants on the basis of their portfolio and standardized testing scores.
  • What do you require for admission consideration?

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  • A Transcript of Grades graded either by an independent homeschool agency or by your parent(s). The transcript should indicate the name of each course or subject covered, the grade received in each course and the duration of the course including the number of hours and weeks.

     Standardized Test Scores (such as SAT I, SAT II or ACT) to be sent directly to Huron from the applicable examination board. Our institution code for the

    SAT = 0984
    ACT = 4837

     A Portfolio including a brief description the method of homeschooling you have followed, an outline of your study plans for university and career aspirations, brief course descriptions and syllabi of the courses you have studied with a list of texts used, a copy of a graded essay (any topic in a subject at the grade 12 level) and résumé including any employment and volunteer experience. If you do not have a résumé, please indicate this experience in your cover letter.
  • What programs can I be admitted to?

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  • Offers will be made to programs in both the Faculty of Arts and Social Science and the Faculty of Theology. If you wish to study Management and Organization Studies, please contact the admissions office directly for more information.
  • Who do I call if I have further questions?

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  • Call the Admissions Coordinator at 519-438-7224 x233.
  • Where do I send my portfolio?

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  • Admissions Office
    Huron University College
    1349 Western Road
    London, Ontario
    N6G 1H3

    Or by fax at 519-438-3800

Ontario College Transfer

  • How do you evaluate admission for College transfer applications?

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  • If you are applying from an Ontario College, you must have your most up-to-date transcript sent to the Huron Admissions Office when you have grades available. If you have attended an Ontario College less than one full-year or if you have applied to the MOS program, we will also require your high school transcripts.

    If you are completing a degree from an Ontario College, please contact the admissions office for details at huron@uwo.ca or 519-438-7224 x207

  • How much transfer credit can I receive?

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  • Transfer credit is reviewed when your final transcript indicating graduation is received. Transfer credit is evaluated only for those applicants completing a two-year or three-year diploma. Please note that some Ontario College programs are not eligible for credit as they are considered to have a more technical basis than an academic basis. If you have a question as to whether your program will give you transfer credit, please contact the admissions office.

    Please note that 5.0 credits or 1 full year of study is the maximum amount of coursework that can be transferred from a two-year or three-year diploma. Your course descriptions/syllabi may be required for review before credit can be granted especially for courses in math, English or science.
  • When can I expect to receive an offer of admission from Huron?

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  • Admissions to Huron are completed on a rolling basis. This means that as soon as you have your documents to our office, we can consider your application. Usually it takes one to two weeks. Before we mail your admissions package, we will send you an email so that you know it is coming.
  • What is a conditional offer of admission?

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  • Conditional offers of admission are normally sent after one term/semester or one and a half terms/semesters of Ontario College work. They are contingent upon the applicant meeting the following criteria:

    a) successful completion of your current coursework;
    b) graduation from your current program;
    c) maintaining a minimum final average as stated in the offer of admission letter.

    Applicants who do not meet any one of these conditions will have their offer of admission rescinded. If there are extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting these requirements, contact our Admission Office after your final exams.

  • How are Huron and Western related?

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  • Huron University College is an affiliate of Western University. This means that Huron students have access to all of the facilities, health services, libraries, academic services, athletics and clubs that are offered to Western students while still enjoying the close-knit living and learning environment offered by Huron. Huron students can take up to 2.0 courses every year at Western and can even complete a double major with a Huron program and a Western program. In the end, Huron students graduate with a degree from Western University with a Huron distinction.
  • What does "official transcript" mean?

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  • Official transcripts are those that are sent directly from your current university to Huron. In Ontario, transcripts can be sent between universities and most Ontario Colleges electronically during the completion of the OUAC 105 application. From outside of Ontario, the college you are currently attending will have to send us a transcript in a sealed envelope. Here is our address:

    Huron University College
    Admissions Office
    1349 Western Road
    London, Ontario
    N6G 1H3
  • Are there programs that I can't be directly admitted to?

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  • The Management and Organizational Studies program has many first year requirements. If you are admissible and you've received more than 2.0 credits, you will be admitted to the Social Science program for your first year. During your first year, you can take the first year requirements that you do not have, and move into the MOS program in your second year as long as you maintain a 70% average here at Huron.
  • What if my final grade falls below the minimum stated in my admission letter?

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  • If your final grade falls below the minimum stated in the admission letter, your offer of admission will be rescinded. Please contact the admissions office if there are specific circumstances that caused your grades to fall.
  • What if I fail a course?

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  • If you fail a course, you will still have to maintain the average as outlined in your letter of admission. Please contact the Admissions Office as soon as possible if this is that case.
  • Is there a deadline to respond to an offer of admission?

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  • Yes. Your response due date will be noted on your offer of admission.
  • What if I accepted an offer of admission from another university but I want to change my mind and accept a different offer?

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  • If you have applied to multiple universities in Ontario, submitting a new acceptance to the OUAC will cancel any previous acceptances. The new acceptance must be submitted to the OUAC by the deadline on your offer.
  • Is residence guaranteed for upper year students?

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  • There are a limited number of spaces for transfer year students in the Southwest Residence or in one of the houses located on Huron's campus. An application is required for these spaces. For further details and applications, please visit the Housing website.
  • How and when will I pick my courses?

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  • In your offer of admission, there will be information about setting up a transition session. These in-person sessions are designed to help transfer students select and register for the right courses to meet their academic goals. If you are unable to attend in-person, then a counselling appointment via telephone or Internet will need to be arranged.
  • What kind of support is offered to Huron Students?

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  • Huron has many programs in place to ensure academic excellence. Huron's Academic Services include; transition sessions, career and employment counselling, a writing centre, a Chaplaincy and access to Western's Student Development Centre.
  • Can I take courses at Western or at another affiliated university college?

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  • As a Huron student, you can take up to 2.0 courses per year at Western or at King's or Brescia.
  • What if English is not my first language?

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  • If your first language is not English and you have been studying in an English language school for less than three years, you will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency.

University Transfer

  • How do you evaluate admission for University transfer applications?

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  • If you are applying from another accredited University, you must have your most up to date university transcript sent to the Huron Admissions Office when you have grades available. If you have attended university less than one full-year or if you have applied to the MOS program, we will also require your high school transcripts.

    Transfer credit is reviewed when your final transcript is received. Please note that 10.0 credits or 2 full years of study is the maximum amount of coursework that can be transferred. Your course descriptions/syllabi may be required for review before credit can be granted especially for courses in math, English or science.
  • When can I expect to receive an offer of admission from Huron?

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  • Admissions to Huron are completed on a rolling basis. This means that as soon as you have your documents to our office, we can consider your application. Usually it takes one to two weeks. Before we mail your admissions package, we will send you an email so that you know it is coming.
  • What is a conditional offer of admission?

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  • Conditional offers of admission are normally sent after one term/semester or one and a half terms/semesters of university work. They are contingent upon the applicant meeting the following criteria:

    a) successful completion of your current coursework;

    b) maintaining a minimum final average as stated in the offer of admission letter.

    Applicants who do not meet any one of these conditions will have their offer of admission rescinded. If there are extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting these requirements, contact our Admission Office after your final exams.

  • What does “official transcript” mean?

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  • Official transcripts are those that are sent directly from your current university to Huron. In Ontario, transcripts can be sent between most universities electronically during the completion of the OUAC 105 application. From outside of Ontario, the university you are currently attending will have to send us a transcript in a sealed envelope.
  • Are there programs to which I cannot be admitted?

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  • The Management and Organizational Studies program has many first year requirements. If you are admissible and you’ve received more than 2.0 credits, you will be admitted to the Social Science program for your first year. During your first year, you can take the first year requirements that you do not have, and move into the MOS program in your second year as long as you maintain a 70% average here at Huron.
  • What if my final grade falls below the minimum stated in my admission letter?

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  • If your final grade falls below the minimum stated in the admission letter, your offer of admission will be rescinded. Please contact the admissions office if there are specific circumstances that caused your grades to fall.
  • What if I fail a course?

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  • If you fail a course, you will still have to maintain the average as outlined in your letter of admission. Please contact the Admissions Office as soon as possible if this is that case.
  • Is there a deadline to respond to an offer of admission?

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  • Yes. Your response due date will be noted on your offer of admission.
  • What if I accepted an offer of admission from another university but I want to change my mind and accept a different offer?

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  • If you have applied to multiple universities in Ontario, submitting a new acceptance to the OUAC will cancel any previous acceptances. The new acceptance must be submitted to the OUAC by the deadline on your offer.
  • Is residence guaranteed for upper year students?

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  • There are a limited number of spaces for upper year students in the Southwest Residence or in one of the houses located on Huron’s campus. An application is required for these spaces. Please visit the Housing website for further details and applications. 
  • How and when will I pick my courses?

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  • In your offer of admission, there will be information about setting up a transition session. These in-person sessions are designed to help transfer students select and register for the right courses to meet their academic goals. If you are unable to attend in-person, then a counselling appointment via telephone or Internet will need to be arranged.
  • What kind of support is offered to Huron students?

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  • Huron has many programs in place to ensure academic excellence. Huron’s academic services include: transition sessions, career and employment counselling, a writing centre, a Chaplaincy and access to Western's Student Development Centre www.sdc.uwo.ca.
  • What if English is not my first language?

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  • If you have been studying at a university where the language of instruction is English for at least one year, you will not be required to provide proof of English language proficiency. If you are not currently studying in a university where the language of instruction is English, please see the English Language Proficiency site for full details regarding acceptable tests and scores.
  • Can I take courses at Western or at another affiliated university college?

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  • As a Huron student, you can take up to 2.0 courses per year at Western, King's or Brescia.

Readmission

  • When is the earliest that I can return to my studies at Huron?

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  • After being required to withdraw, you will not be able to attend Huron (or any other Western Campus) for a period of twelve months from the date of withdrawal. For instance, if you were required to withdraw from the University in June 2012, you would not be able to return to studies at Huron until September 2013.

    Applications for readmission can be made starting in January of the year you wish to return.
  • How do I apply to return to my studies?

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  • Re-apply for admission to Huron through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website. For more information, please visit: How to Apply.

    Complete a Reconsideration of Admission Form, found at: Admission Forms.
  • How long after I re-apply will I receive a response?

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  • After we receive your application and readmission documents, you can expect a response from us within 2 to 3 weeks.
  • Is re-admission automatic or guaranteed?

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  • No, admission is neither automatic nor guaranteed. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Is academic upgrading required?

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  • Academic upgrading is not required. However, attending another post secondary institution and achieving good grades (B or higher) can demonstrate readiness to return to your academic studies at Huron. The completion of upgrading does not guarantee readmission.

    Please note: Students will not receive credit toward their Huron/Western degree for credits taken at another institution during the withdrawal period.

    There is no specific number of courses you should take to be readmitted. Take as many as you can while maintaining a strong grade average. Please have your transcripts sent to the admissions office as part of your re-application if you would like to have them considered as part of your reapplication.

    Work experience or other non-academic experience during your time away from studies will also be taken into consideration for readmission. During your time away from Huron, you should explore other positive non-academic opportunities to add to your application for readmission.

  • Can I take a full course load when I return? Do I have any restrictions?

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  • If you are re-admitted to Huron to continue your studies, it will be on a probationary basis. Below are the conditions of probation required of students who have returned to their academic studies after being required to withdraw.

    1. Must seek advice of Academic Counsellor in her/his faculty/department.
    2. Permitted to take a maximum 4.0 courses during the academic year and 2.0 in summer sessions. (May be advised to take fewer courses.)
    3. Must achieve an average of at least 60% with no failures taken during probation period.
    4. Academic probation will continue until a minimum of 3.0 courses have been completed.
    5. Failure to meet Conditions of Probation will result in a second “required to withdraw”.

    For a complete list of Probation Conditions, please see the Academic Calendar found at http://www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca/.

  • Why do I need to complete the Reconsideration of Admission form?

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  • The basis of your appeal is your answers to the questions on the Reconsideration of Admission form. Your application for re-admission will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee who will look at your previous Huron work, your activities during your time away from Huron, and your Reconsideration of Admission form to consider your readmission. Your responses do not need to be a long and grammar and spelling are important. You do not need to write more than a couple of pages but you need to take time to complete your answers to these questions carefully.

    In-person appeals are not permitted.
  • I’ve been readmitted, who should I speak to about my upcoming course selection?

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  • As per your probation conditions, you must seek the advice of an Academic Counsellor.  To make an appointment contact Academic Counsellors and Counselling Services.