STEP 1 : Announcement of upcoming openings
Each September we will announce which campuses are recruiting students for the following September start date (eg. Announcement of opening in Fall 2017 for a September 2018 Start). We will also announce the date and time of info sessions for applicants to learn more about Inclusive Post-Secondary Education and the application deadlines.
STEP 2 : Application Deadlines
Every campus has a different timeline for applications. The earliest deadline is for Emily Carr University of Art + Design in November. The latest deadline is for the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology in the Spring. The local campus inclusion facilitator can provide you with the deadline for the campus you want to attend.
STEP 3 : Prospective Student Interviews
The local campus inclusion facilitators will schedule an interview with every applicants. The interview is a way for us to learn more about what you want to get out of post-secondary education. We will ask you questions about what you want to get out of post-secondary in terms of academics and student life. You can see the criteria used to select students here.
Note: There are no minimum academic of behavioral requirements to be accepted, we look at the prospective students desire to learn and have a typical student experience.
Ideas to think about before your interview:
STEP 4: Offers of Admission
About a month after your interview we will contact you to let you know if you are accepted to attend or not.
If you are accepted, the local campus Inclusion Facilitators will set up a series of meeting with you over the summer to prepare with you and your family.
Note: The term family is used to include advocates or allies the student has identified as important to their success in laying down the foundation of an inclusive life).
If you are interested in Inclusive Post-secondary Education please contact us an information meeting.
Do not wait for an opening to be announced to get in touch with us. Planning for post-secondary education starts early for most students. If you are in elementary, middle school or high school it is never too early to learn about post-secondary options. To learn more:
If you are interested in attending a university or college that does not have an inclusive post-secondary education partnership please contact our provincial coordinator.