Undergraduate Admissions FAQs

Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that answers many questions about admissions and applying to undergraduate programs at Emily Carr.

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Admissions FAQs

How do I apply to ECU?
When do applications open?
What is the application deadline?
When are admission decisions sent to applicants?
Can I apply for more than one program at the same time?
Am I eligible to apply to ECU?
How and where do I submit my transcripts and English language proficiency score?
Do I need to submit an English Language Proficiency (ELP) score?
Which transcripts should I submit?
My transcripts are not in English. What do I do?
When will I know if I’ve been accepted?
Do I have to apply with my legal name?
Can I send my transcripts before I apply?
Are there application fee waivers?
Are there campus tours available for prospective students?
My English proficiency score does not meet the minimum. Can I still apply?
My grades or overall GPA do not meet the minimum. Can I still apply?
I missed the deadline. Can I still apply?
I have been accepted to the university. How do I submit my official, final transcripts?

Portfolio Questions

Can I get support with building my portfolio before I apply?
Where do I submit my portfolio?
How do I know which pieces to put in my portfolio?
Do I have to submit my portfolio under my legal name?
Do I have to submit a portfolio?
Is there are a grace period for submitting my portfolio?
Slideroom isn’t working. Who do I reach out to for help?
I submitted my portfolio but forgot to add something. How do I change it?
What file formats can I use for submitting my portfolio?
One of my files is too big and Slideroom won’t let me upload it. What do I do?
Do I have to pay to submit my portfolio?
Can I see examples of successful applicant portfolios?

Transfer Questions

Can I make an appointment to talk to an advisor?
Am I eligible to transfer?
Am I guaranteed to get into the transfer year I apply for?
Is the application process the same for transfer students?

Program Questions

Where can I read about your programs?
What is Foundation year?
What is direct entry?
Can I change majors?
I applied for one program, but I changed my mind and want to apply for another instead. What do I do?
Where can I read about tuition and fees?
Where can I get more information about scholarships and funding?