Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Transfer, Continuing Studies and Extension Programs

Transfer Opportunities

Students may take TRU-OL credit courses at a distance and transfer them to other post-secondary institutions. Refer to online admissions and transfer information, as well as the receiving institution, to ensure course transferability. TRU-OL courses are offered on an open-admission basis, and students may register at any time throughout the year. Online course registration is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Continuing Studies Opportunities: Non-Credit Courses and Programs

Students may take TRU-OL credit courses on a non-credit basis provided they declare their intention at the time of registration ("M" grade appears on the student's transcript; refer to policy 4.1). Adult Basic Education courses and programs are available only on a non-credit basis.

Extension Opportunities

1. Courses and Certificate and Diploma Programs for the General Public and the Professional

Students with a broad interest in learning or those wishing to upgrade their skills and knowledge may be interested in TRU-OL's online courses on ethics and globalization, as well as courses discussing national and provincial issues. TRU-OL also offers seminar courses on topics of current interest (courses with 399 course codes). TRU-OL courses are offered on an open-admission basis, and students may register at any time throughout the year. Search TRU-OL Online Services for courses by topics. Web registration is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

TRU-OL's credit certificate and diploma programs are also offered at a distance and are designed for adults who want to learn on a flexible basis or who are looking for professional development opportunities that are easy to access. Refer to information about TRU-OL's flexible Certificate in General Studies, Diploma in General Studies, Advanced Certificate in Liberal Arts as well as Health and Nursing certificate programs. TRU-OL also offers a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Liberal Arts, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Commerce and a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Commerce.

2. Degree Completion

Students who partially or fully completed a trades certification or a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma program should consider applying them toward degree completion programs. TRU-OL's degree programs are organized by program area and are listed on TRU-OL's main Programs page.


Email Student Services for more information.