An Open Studies Exchange Student is a student who is admitted to the University of Calgary under a formal exchange agreement to enrol in courses that may transfer to a degree program at his/her home institution.
Open Studies Exchange students:
(a) Will be subject to all rules and regulations applicable to students of the University of Calgary.
(b) Must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency requirement.
(c) Will have an official transcript sent the home institution. Grades are forwarded at the end of the Winter Term and Summer Term; if transcripts are required for convocation at the home institution, the student must request this.
(d) Must complete an Open Studies Exchange Student Application via the home institution's Exchange Co-ordinator. Permission to enrol and complete courses at the University of Calgary will be approved and submitted by the home institution. A most recent transcript including reflecting all courses completed and grades must be submitted. Open Studies Exchange students are permitted to register after admission and approval are administered.
(e) Open Studies Exchange Application and all required documentation must be submitted to the specific University of Calgary Exchange Co-ordinator who administers the exchange agreement for the prospective student.
For Fall Term: June 1
For Winter Term: October 15
For Summer Term: March 1
(f) Prospective students will need to confirm administrative processes and eligibility with their home institution or with their Exchange Co-ordinator at the University of Calgary. Exchange Co-ordinators are responsible to review and validate all applications and documentation. Enrolment Services will process the applications submitted by Exchange Co-ordinators. Students requiring letters of acceptance for immigration purposes are encouraged to apply early due to varying processing times required by Canadian Immigration.
Note: It is the responsibility of the Exchange student to ensure selected courses are approved for transfer credit by their home institution prior to commencement of courses.