Our North Bay Campus is home to state-of-the-art facilities like the Harris Learning Library and the R.J. Surtees Student Athletics Centre. Customize your learning experience in our Applied and Professional Studies, Arts and Science, and Education degree programs.
As of Friday, June 24, 2016, the Muskoka Campus was closed. All programs have been moved and are now offered at the North Bay Campus. Please direct any inquiries to:
100 College Drive
North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
Tel: 705.474.3450, ext.4200
Toll Free (within Ontario): 800.655.5154
The Concurrent Education program at our Brantford Campus is offered in partnership with Laurier Brantford. Graduates receive an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Society, Culture & Environment from Laurier Brantford and a Bachelor of Education from Nipissing.
A student may be permitted to take course(s) at another university for credit. A Letter of Permission to undertake such courses must be obtained from an Academic Advisor before registering at the other university.
Applying for a Letter of Permission
you are a current student (enrolled in an active undergraduate program) you
must request a Letter of Permission on WebAdvisor. (Academic Profile: Letter of
Permission Request - Undergraduate students).
The request must include a URL to a detailed course description that
includes the course code, course weight and the title of the course. Students
must ensure they are selecting courses for which they have the prerequisite.
Payment must be received before the Letter of Permission is
processed. Please see Financial
Information below for payment information.
Approval of a
Letter of Permission
Please allow four weeks to process a Letter of Permission request.
the Letter of Permission has been reviewed, an email will be sent to your
Nipissing student email account and if approved, a copy of your Letter of
Permission will be attached.
Completed Letter of Permission
is the student's responsibility to send Nipissing University’s Office of the
Registrar an official transcript of the grade(s) from the host university. Upon receipt of the transcript, the transfer
credit will be entered on the student’s academic record, provided the minimum
grade has been achieved. The grade(s) will be recorded as TR. The grade(s) received for the courses
completed on a Letter of Permission will not be used in the calculation of the
averages for a Nipissing University undergraduate degree.
students completing a course on a Letter of Permission in their graduating
year, the official transcript from the host university must be received no
later than the first week of May.
students applying to the Schulich School of Education for September, please see
the Registrar’s Office to determine when the official transcript must be
received. Students are not normally
permitted to finish their last course(s) on a Letter of Permission in the
spring/summer if they are attending the Schulich School of Education in the
fall of the same year.
taken on a Letter of Permission will count towards a student’s course
load. Courses taken in one session
should be completed before the beginning of the next session. Where courses are not completed, students
must reduce their course load accordingly or apply for a course overload.
recommend that you consult Student Financial Services if you have any questions
fee of $40.00 is charged for each Letter of Permission issued to a university
and the Letter of Permission will not be processed until verification of
payment is provided. Payments may be paid in person, via credit card (see Credit Card Authorization form) or
through online banking (Payee: Nipissing University, Account #: 7 digit student
number). If you have any questions regarding how to pay for a Letter of
Permission, please contact the Finance Office at 705.474.3450 ext. 4419 or
may be taken at any Canadian university.
To find courses Canadian Virtual University (http://www.cvu-uvc.ca/) and
StudyOnline (http://studyonline.ca/) are useful websites to assist you in your
search. You may also want to visit individual
sure to select university degree credit courses when choosing a course.
in contact with a host institution ensure that you ask them about their
application deadlines, fees, the registration procedures and add/drop deadlines
for visiting students. See if an official Nipissing transcript is required.
It is the student's responsibility to make
sure the course is available and to complete and submit all of the necessary
admission and registration forms to the host university prior to their stated
deadline dates. It is also your
responsibility to pay your fees at the host university.
planning to take courses on a Letter of Permission please consult your
residency requirements for your degree in the Academic Calendar or discuss your
plans with an Academic Advisor before you commit to courses on a Letter of Permission.
courses completed on a letter of permission with a grade of 60% or greater will
be accepted for transfer credit.
Revising your Letter of Permission
letter of permission is valid only for the session indicated and for the number
of courses and the specific courses approved. If the course you requested is no
longer available, contact the Academic Advising Office immediately to request a
revised Letter of Permission. There is
no charge for revising courses on a Letter of Permission at the same host
university. However, you need a new letter of permission to attend a different
you have any questions regarding a Letter of Permission please contact the
Academic Advising Office at 705.474.3450 ext. 4358 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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