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Timeline and Evaluation information: BC/Yukon High School Students

Timeline

October 1, 2022 Application Opens
January 3, 2023 Self-reported grades portal open
January to April 2023 Conditional offers given on a rolling basis
January 31, 2023 Application closes
January 31, 2023 Deadline to provide SFU access to your Student Transcript Service updates
Feburary 7, 2023 Deadline for applicants to the Beedie School of Business and Sustainable Energy Engineering to complete all items requested on the To-Do List
February 28, 2023 General document deadline, for all other programs
March 31, 2023 Self-Reported Grades portal closes
Late-April to May SFU will receive your official interim transcript to ensure your SRG information is accurate. We will reach out to any students who are missing requirements or transcript information
Mid-July to August SFU will receive final transcripts and confirm conditional offers. Students must have graduated high school and satisfied all admission requirements. Students will receive an email to their SFU email address when their previously conditional offer is finalized.

Evaluation

Requirements:

SFU will remove one grade 12 course from the evaluation if you present six or more approved courses as follows:

  • If you present six or more approved List A courses, SFU will remove the lowest, non-required List A course
  • If you present five or fewer List A courses, your lowest List B course will be removed.

All approved grade 11 and 12 courses will be used in the admission evaluation.

A greater emphasis is placed on List A courses in the evaluation as they are indicators of success for that particular program.

Please see our Approved Courses for a list of grade 11 and 12 courses which will be used in the admission evaluation.

Important Application Information 

Self-reported grades

Deadlines:

January 31 SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship applicants
February 7 Applicants to the Beedie School of Business
February 7 Applicants to the Sustainable Energy Engineering program
March 31 All other applicants

Courses where a grade of Transfer Standing (TS) has been received, should be reported as TS. Please do not report a grade of TS if you have not received one.

Download Self-Reported Grades flow chart for directions on what to self report. 

Student Transcript Service

The Student Transcript Service (STS) form authorizes SFU to access your official transcript from the Ministry of Education.Please complete this form by January 31, 2023.

To complete the form:

  • Go to BC Order Transcripts and Certificates
  • Select the option to have your transcript sent now
  • Give SFU permission to request transcript updates of your official record until October 2023

Course completion 

Current high school students (Fall)

All courses (both in-person and online) must be complete by June 30, 2023 to be used in the admission evaluation.

Summer school courses completed between June 30, 2023 and the start of your Fall term at SFU will not be used in your admission evaluation.

Online courses: 

All online courses must be complete by June 30, 2023 to be used in the admission evaluation.

We require an interim grade in late April and final grade in July to confirm your admission. This must be sent to SFU directly from your online course provider, your home school, or reflected on your Ministry of Education transcript.

Students who have previously completed Grade 12 (any semester)

If you have already completed your grade 12 year and are upgrading or taking additional high school courses, then an official, final transcript must be submitted to the Undergraduate Admissions office by the document deadline. All courses must be complete and on your Ministry of Education transcript by this deadline.

Challenge exams

Challenge exams will appear on your transcript as the course you are challenging, with the grade you receive on the exam.

We require courses for admission to appear on your interim and final transcript by April/May and July, respectively.

When self-reporting your grades, please enter the course you will be challenging with a mark in an equivalent course so we can use it in the evaluation process. For example, if you are challenging French 12 and do not have a grade yet, please self-report French 12 with the grade you received in French 11.

Course Exception

If you are unable to fulfill an admission requirement due to extenuating circumstances, please complete the Student Course Exception Form

Students must still present a minimum of 5 approved grade 12 academic courses and meet the university English Language and Quantitative requirements.

I’ve Applied, What’s Next?

For more information on what to do after you’ve applied:

Still have questions? Visit our Future Students community to ask us a question.