Making Excellence Accessible
Convocation Hall - St. George Campus

Welcome to the Transitional Year Programme

Transitional Year Programme students

The Transitional Year Programme (TYP) is a full-time, eight-month access-to-University program. It is intended for adults who do not have the formal qualifications for university admission.

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Making Excellence Accessible

We actively encourage applications from members of the Indigenous, African-Canadian, and LGBTQ+ communities, as well as from sole-support parents, persons with disabilities, and students from working-class backgrounds of all ethnicities.


Program Application

The TYP (Transitional Year Programme) application is now officially OPEN! Deadline to receive submissions for the FINAL admissions deadline is April 17th, 2023. The 8-month program runs from September-May for a traditional academic year. 

Ready to Apply to TYP?

Start by attending one of our information sessions held biweekly on Wednesdays, hybrid model for in-person at 123 St. George 12-2pm or via Zoom. Please sign up through here. 

Next, to start and to upload into the form, make sure you have:

  • Two References
  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement Letter
  • A photo copy of proof of government status in Canada  
  • 30-60 minutes to commit to completing the application

For more details about the above documentation, please scroll up on this home page and head over to the Future Students section to review the Eligibility Requirements.

Should you have any questions in the interim, feel free to contact TYP staff at or by calling 416-978-6832.

TYP 2022 Convocation

This year we welcomed our alumni and the Class of 2022 for our in-person graduation ceremony, celebrating their triumphs and achievements with instructors, TYP staff, family and friends!