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Check for Credit Transfers

Welcome to Sheridan’s Credit Transfer Tool! To find out what credits you might apply towards your new program at Sheridan, simply input:

  • the name of the institution where you previously studied
  • the name of the program you’re interested in taking at Sheridan
  • the courses you previously took at another institution (optional)

Note: For multiple searches, refresh your browser window/tab after clearing your previous results.

Get credit for what you know.

1

Previously Completed Courses

Input your previous institution and courses

2

Sheridan Program

Input your program of interest

What's Next?

You might apply previously-earned credits towards your new program at Sheridan!

To have your results sent to you:

  • Use the toggle button to ADD a course to your results list.
  • Click on "Check for matches".
  • Click on "Email Results" and fill in the form

Once you become a Sheridan student and have paid your fees, you can apply for credit transfers through your myStudent Centre account.

Frequently asked questions about the Credit Transfer Tool

  • The Credit Transfer Tool is a guide and does not guarantee receiving credit transfer. There are many considerations that determine granting of credit transfer, including Sheridan’s Credit Transfer Policy and Credit Transfer Procedure.

    Our faculty members are continually updating courses and reviewing course matches in order to maintain academic quality. As a result, some matches may expire or no longer apply to new course offerings.

    Specific criteria must also be met in order to receive course-to-course credit (Advanced Standing), including minimum grade requirements and credit value. For more detailed information, visit this link: https://myotr.sheridancollege.ca/mypathways.html.

  • The Credit Transfer Tool searches for matches with courses offered at any accredited postsecondary institution in Ontario. If a course you’ve taken does not have a match, you will be able to apply for Advanced Standing once you are a Sheridan student.

    If you have previous postsecondary education from outside of Ontario, you may apply for Advanced Standing once you are a Sheridan student. Full detailed course outlines will be required for a new request. The next phase of our Credit Transfer Tool will include some out-of-province schools.

    If you have postsecondary education from outside of Canada, an evaluation of transcript will be required. For more information, please visit: https://myotr.sheridancollege.ca/mypathways.html and select “Students with International Education”.

  • Make sure that you have requested your previous institution’s transcript(s) to be sent to Sheridan College through your Ontario Colleges account. This is the fastest way for us to receive your transcript. Then follow the directions here to apply for Advanced Standing: https://myotr.sheridancollege.ca/mypathways.html.

  • The application to apply for credit transfer is available to current active students that have made a tuition deposit.

    New students will have access to the online application for Advanced Standing through their myStudent Centre account once a fee payment has been processed with timelines as below:

    • Fall Term: July
    • Winter Term: November
    • Spring/Summer Term: March
  • Before you apply for for Advanced Standing, it is important to take into account the impact that a successful application will have on your academic and financial status, particularly if it affects your course load.

    • Advanced Standing will be awarded for the term in which the application was submitted. If Advanced Standing is granted, it may fulfill future term requirements. You are advised to review your academic requirements page in your myStudent Centre account.
    • Dropping to part-time student status could impact your ability to access OSAP funds, bursaries and other forms of financial support. If you have questions about the impact to your funding eligibility, please email Financial Aid & Awards at fin.aid@sheridancollege.ca.
    • You will not receive a refund for courses where Advanced Standing has been approved.
    • When applying for Advanced Standing, you are advised not to drop courses until approval has been granted by Sheridan.
    • If you have been granted Advanced Standing after the fifth day of term, you will not be able to add a new course to your timetable to replace that course.

For more information on credit transfer, see the frequently asked questions for pathways and transfer students.

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