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Admissions FAQ’s

What is Booth UC doing to ensure safety of the Booth UC community?

Booth UC’s top priority is the health and safety of all students, faculty and staff and we continue work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19. The Booth University College campus is currently closed to the public. All employees (faculty and staff), except those in the essential services, are working from home until further notice. The Crisis Management Team continues to meet regularly.

Who can I contact for more questions about Booth UC’s response to the COVID-19 crisis?

We are updating the BoothUC.ca website on an ongoing basis. Current news is available at https://boothuc.ca/category/mediareleases/. Understanding the situation is ever-changing, any general questions can be directed to communications@BoothUC.ca

Are fall classes still scheduled?

Yes, the Fall term will start in September 2020.

Can I still apply for fall 2020 admission?

Yes, depending on the program to which you wish to apply. Please check our Admissions page for details on specific program deadlines. Go to MyBoothUC.ca to create a profile and complete your online application.

Who can I talk to about enrolling at Booth UC?

Our Admissions team is fully operational and working from home. Our Admissions Counsellors are available to assist prospective students by phone at 1-877-942-6684 or email at Admissions@myBoothUC.ca. Please visit https://boothuc.ca/admissions/contact-us/ for more information.

Can I tour the Booth UC campus?

Yes! Although our campus is closed due to Covid-19, we have a virtual tour just for you at this link.

How do I send my transcript when my school is closed?

The Admissions Team will accept digital copies of your transcript in order to make an assessment. A transcript will be deemed official if it is emailed to directly to Admissions@myBoothUC.ca from the issuing institution.

Am I able to attend Booth UC on a part-time or full time basis?

Yes students can attend Booth UC either part-time or full-time.

Can I take my program fully online?

At this time, we do offer a mixture of online and in-class options as well as some evening classes. However, you will not be able to complete your degree online as some required courses are not offered online. You will need to come in for classes at some point in your degree.

Are there opportunities for funding available to students?

Yes! In addition to government funding programs, Booth UC has a number of scholarships and bursaries available. Please visit https://boothuc.ca/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/ for detail.

I need help with course selection. Who can I contact?

All admitted students are assigned an advisor who can help them with choosing their courses. Please refer to your offer letter for more detail.

When will I hear if I have been admitted for the Social Work program?

Students will be notified by email when Admission decisions in the Social Work department have been reached. Please be sure to monitor your email address for updates on your application. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact your Admissions Counsellor.

How do I pay my tuition?

Payment can be arranged by calling (204) 947-6701. Please connect with your Admissions Counsellor if you have questions.

Since all IELTS Academic/TOEFL iBT testing locations are closed, what other exams do you accept that will cover the English Exam Proficiency requirements?

Booth University College will temporarily be accepting the Duolingo test as an alternative to TOEFL and IELTS during the COVID-19 closure of test centres. Students must receive a minimum score of 105.

International Students

I do not have a study permit. Can I take courses at Booth UC from my home country?

Students without a valid Study Permit can take courses online through our institution, as occasional students (2 courses per term). Go to MyBoothUC.ca to create a profile and complete your online application.

I have questions about obtaining a study permit. Where do I find information?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related to obtaining a study permit.

 What if the embassy is closed and I cannot apply for a study permit?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related to obtaining a study permit.

What if I have a study permit, but I am not able to travel to Canada?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related travel and study permit.