Admission/Readmission

Information and Deadlines

Admission
Students from an Indigenous partner community interested in joining the Indigenous Languages Program (INLP) must first apply for admission to SFU through our Admission process.

Please order official transcripts to be sent to SFU INLP Office as soon as possible for admission and/or transfer credit assessment.

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Readmission criteria
If you meet any one of the following criteria, you must apply for readmission to SFU: 

  • Completed a SFU Program 
  • Have a SFU credential 
  • Have been away from SFU from more than three consecutive academic terms and attended post-secondary institutions for academic study

See also FNEP Student Reactivation Application.

Application Period and Deadlines

2023-24 Undergraduate Indigenous Languages Programs

Fall 2023 Application Deadlines

Full-time cohort deadline: April 30, 2023
Part-time cohort deadline: 12 noon, May 15, 2023
Official transcripts pertaining to your application must be received by INLP by June 30, 2023.  if you have not ordered it already at the time you submitted your application.

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OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
Official transcripts pertaining to your application for Fall 2023 admission must be received by the INLP Office prior to and no later than June 30th, 2023.

If you have not ordered the Official Transcript already at the time you submitted your application to our office, please order it well before June 30th.

Late application deadline (per student late entry):
If you missed your cohort's application deadline, please contact the INLP Office (inlp@sfu.ca) a.s.a.p. for assistance.

Spring 2024 Late Application Deadlines

Full-time cohort deadline:  October 30, 2023
Part-time cohort deadline:  November 30, 2023

Official transcripts pertaining to your application must be received by INLP by Friday, November 30, 2023 if you have not ordered it at the time you submitted your application.
Completing high school or other post-secondary school in Fall 2023? Please ensure the final official transcript is received by INLP by January 12th, 2024 to complete your Spring 2024's official admission.

You may send in an unofficial transcript for our preliminary review. Please remember to order your official transcript from your high school or post-secondary institution by at the time you submitted your application.

 

UNDERGRADUATE:

Full Time Cohorts: The cohort students are enrolled in a minimum of 9 units of academic credit courses per Academic Term.

Part Time cohorts: The cohort group are enrolled in less than 9 units of academic credit courses per Academic Term.

Full time: A student enrolled in 9 or more units of credit courses in an Academic Term is considered a full time student at SFU.
Part time: A student enrolled in 8 or less units of credit courses in an Academic Term is considered a part-time student at SFU.

Eg. An INLP course is comprised of 3 units of academic credits. Enrollment of 9 units is the equivalent of three INLP courses.

NOTE:
Please submit your fully completed and signed applications to the Indigenous Languages Program Office (inlp@sfu.ca).
Mailing address for ordering and delivery of official transcripts to SFU can be found here.

General SFU Admission Information

Aboriginal Peoples
The term 'Aboriginal Peoples' refers to First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit peoples of Canada. 

Regular Admission
Aborginal prospective applicants who meet the competitive average and general university requirements should apply directly to their faculty or program of choice. See students.sfu.ca/admission for general university admission requirements.

Indigenous Undergraduate Admission and Policy
Aboriginal prospective applicants who do not meet the competitive average set by individual faculties and schools can apply under the Aboriginal Undergraduate Admission Policy. Applicants must normally be high school graduates and meet the general university minimum requirements for admission.

FNEP Basis of Admission
FNEP - Indigenous Community Academic Outreach Programming: This cohort-based in-community program administered by the SFU Indigenous Languages Program. Contact: inlp@sfu.ca.

 

 

This page last updated: December 11, 2023.