A Letter of Permission is prior confirmation that a course you intend to take at another university is acceptable for transfer credit at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). UTSC students who wish to study at another accredited degree-granting institution within Canada and have those credits transferred to their UTSC degree must receive permission in the form of a Letter of Permission (LOP) PRIOR TO TAKING THE COURSE(S). Students receiving a LOP must reside in the same geographic area the host institution is located.
LOP Application Deadline: Three weeks prior to the start of classes at the host university. Check directly with the host university for information concerning their application and registration deadlines.
Letters of Permission are not routinely approved. Students must provide reasons why the Letter of Permission is necessary. Explain the importance of the particular courses selected, why this course cannot be taken at UofT Scarborough or another UofT campus and the reasons for choosing the particular post-secondary institution.
If the courses taken while on LOP are intended to meet program requirements, students should consult the relevant Program Supervisor and keep records of all correspondence.
Students should compile and send the host university’s detailed course syllabi, URL or Catalogue descriptions to email@example.com for courses not available on Transfer Explorer.
GUIDELINES AND CONDITIONS for assessing eligibility for Letter of Permission:
I have read and understood the steps involved in the Letter of Permission application process and I understand that should my request be approved, I must adhere to the above noted conditions.
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