Visiting & Exchange Students

The University of Lethbridge welcomes visiting and exchange students from other institutions to take courses that transfer to their degree program at their home institution. Continuing University of Lethbridge students intending to study elsewhere should refer the Registration section of the Undergraduate Calendar.

Visiting Students

Applicants currently enrolled in a degree program at another recognized degree-granting institution who wish to enrol in courses at the University of Lethbridge for credit at their home institution may be admitted on the basis of a Letter of Permission issued by their home institution.

Application Procedures
Such applicants must complete an Application for Admission by the appropriate deadline and submit the Letter of Permission to the Admissions Office. Visiting students must apply for admission on a term-by-term basis.

The Letter of Permission will be accepted either directly from the institution or from the applicant. This letter should specify the term for which permission is given.

English Language Proficiency
Visiting students must also satisfy the English Language Proficiency requirement.

Registration
Visiting students register for courses as Open Studies students. It is the responsibility of the Visiting student to meet any applicable course prerequisites. Registration in specific courses is not guaranteed. For additional information, see the Registration section of the Undergraduate Calendar.


Exchange Students

Exchange students are admitted on the basis of formal agreements between the University of Lethbridge and another post-secondary institution. Students who would like to participate in an exchange program at the University of Lethbridge apply through their home university. A list of exchange partner institutions is included in the Collaborating and Partnering Institutions section of the Undergraduate Calendar.

Exchange students register for courses as Open Studies students. It is the responsibility of the Exchange student to meet any applicable course prerequisites. Registration in specific courses is not guaranteed. For additional information, see the Registration section of the Undergraduate Calendar.

The University of Lethbridge English Language Proficiency requirements do not apply to Exchange students.