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Submitting Official Transcripts

Applicants to KPU are required to submit transcripts for all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended.
If there are any documents outstanding on your application checklist, we are unable to proceed with your evaluation. Make sure you submit all your documents as soon as possible!

Official transcripts must be issued by the educational institution in a sealed envelope bearing the original institutional seal, stamp or signature. Opened transcripts, photocopies, faxed copies, and legally certified/notarized copies are not acceptable and should not be submitted.

If you are unable to obtain official documents indicated below, exceptions may be requested on an individual basis by contacting admissions@kpu.ca (Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or refugees) or international.admissions@kpu.ca (international students).

SUBMISSION OF OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTS

Official high school transcripts will be accepted when:

  • Mailed directly from the issuing institution to KPU;
  • Mailed in by the student in an institutionally sealed envelope;
  • Submitted in person by the student in an institutionally sealed envelope;
  • Original transcripts may be accepted for select countries. Please see Out-of-Country Documents page for specific details.

Currently Attending High School

Current BC High School Students

All BC high school students must release their transcripts to KPU on the StudentTranscripts Service (STS)by May 1 of their graduating year, and KPU will automatically receive interim and final transcripts electronically from the Ministry of Education in May and July.
Please note that proof of June graduation must be received in order to be eligible for Fall admission. High school students graduating in August are eligible for Spring admission. High school students graduating in January are eligible for Summer admission.
If you are a BC high school student applying to a limited intake program, please submit the PDF icon Self-Reporting Form no later than March 1.

Current Canadian High School Students

Official transcripts must be issued by the authorized institutions listed on the Canadian Equivalencies page. Interim transcripts must be submitted by March 1 showing final grades for courses completed, as well as interim grades for courses in progress. Final transcripts and proof of graduation must be submitted no later than August 1. Please be aware limited intake programs require all interim grades to be received by March 1 in order to be used for admission purposes.

Current Out-of-Country High School Students

Official transcripts must be issued by the authorized institutions listed on the Out-of-Country Documents page. Interim transcripts must be submitted by March 1 showing final grades for courses completed, as well as interim grades for courses in progress. Final transcripts and proof of graduation must be submitted no later than August 1.
If English is not the primary language in your country, additional English proficiency testing will be required. Please be aware limited intake programs require all interim grades and testing results to be received by March 1 in order to be used for admission purposes.

Already Graduated from High School

BC High School Graduates

Official high school transcripts can be requested through your secondary school or the BC StudentTranscripts Service (STS).
Students who are upgrading high school courses must submit a final transcript upon completion of the new course. Please be aware limited intake programs require all final grades to be received by the early application deadline in order to be used for admission purposes.

Canadian High School Graduates

Official transcripts must be issued by the authorized institutions listed on the Canadian Equivalencies page. Students who are upgrading high school courses must submit a final transcript upon completion of the new course. Please be aware limited intake programs require all final grades to be received by the early application deadline in order to be used for admission purposes.

Out-of-Country High School Graduates

Official transcripts must be issued by the authorized institutions listed on the Out-of-Country Documents page. Official transcripts are detailed statements of completed courses/examinations and corresponding grades. A graduation statement is also required on the credential when applicable.
If English is not the primary language in your country, additional English proficiency testing will be required.
Students who are upgrading high school courses must submit a final transcript upon completion of the new course. Please be aware limited intake programs require all final grades to be received by the early application deadline in order to be used for admission purposes.

SUBMISSION OF OFFICIAL POST-SECONDARY DOCUMENTS

Official post-secondary transcripts will be accepted when:

  • Mailed directly from the issuing institution to KPU;
  • Received through electronic transcript exchange
    • University of British Columbia (UBC, and UBC-Okanagan)
    • Simon Fraser University (SFU)
    • University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)
    • Capilano University
    • Douglas College
  • Transcripts submitted by the student in an institutionally sealed envelope may be accepted for select countries. Please see Out-of-Country Documents page for specific details.

Currently Attending College/University

Please order an official transcript to be issued to KPU by your college/university, showing final grades for all coursework completed to date as well as a list of the courses you are currently registered in even though grades are not yet available. Normally, transcripts requested after the start of a new semester should contain all of this information but please check with your current institution to confirm. You must also send another transcript once final grades for courses in progress are available. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended.
Please be aware limited intake programs require official transcripts to be received by the early application deadline in order to be used for admission purposes.
If you have requested transfer credit, please visit www.kpu.ca/transfer credit for further details on the evaluation process.

Previous College/University

Please order an official transcript to be issued to KPU by your college/university, showing final grades for all coursework completed to date. Applicants are required to submit official transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended.
Please be aware limited intake programs require official transcripts to be received by the early application deadline in order to be used for admission purposes.
If you have requested transfer credit, please visit www.kpu.ca/transfer credit for further details on the evaluation process.

All documents submitted to KPU become the property of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Applicants who do not attend and wish to re-apply later may be required to submit a new set of documents.