How to Prepare for SAO

  • In-Person Appointments

  • Phone Appointments

Preparing:

  1. Review course descriptions and academic information
  2. Verify that you have your Western Identity set up by visiting Western Technology Services
  3. Upload a photo for your WesternOne card
  4. Submit Advanced Placement (AP) College Board test results or International Baccalaureate (IB) official transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions Office (Main Campus), if applicable, by July 15th. All courses eligible for transfer credit consideration should be submitted prior to your course registration and no later than September 8, 2018.

What to bring:

  1. Government-issued photo ID
  2. List of required courses, elective courses, and programs/modules of interest
  3. Language placement tests (if applicable)
  4. Course outlines, and syllabi if you have previously attended another college, university, or non-Canadian secondary school
  5. List of questions you may have
  6. Pen and paper

Preparing:

  1. Collect all course outlines and syllabi for courses that are prerequisites for the required courses in your intended modules(s)
  2. Review all course descriptions and academic information in the First Year Calendar, particularly the following sections:
    1. Degree Structure
    2. Modules & Required Courses
    3. Course suffixes & breadth requirements
  3. Obtain your Western Identity by visiting Western Technology Services
  4. Upload a photo for your Western One card
  5. Submit Advanced Placement (AP) College Board test results or International Baccalaureate (IB) official transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions Office (Main Campus), if applicable, by July 15th. All courses eligible for transfer credit consideration should be submitted prior to your course registration and no later than September 8, 2018.

What to have ready with you:

  1. Course outlines, and syllabi if you have previously attended another college, university, or non-Canadian secondary school
  2. Be sitting at a computer (if possible) with paper and pen to record details from your appointment
  3. Language placement tests (if applicable)
  4. List of required courses, elective courses, and modules/programs of interest
  5. List of questions you may have