Undergraduate Admissions Deferral Policy

Applicants with extenuating circumstances may request a one-time deferral of admission to their offered program for a period of one year.

Deferral Guidelines

  • Deferrals are available for September undergraduate program starts only.
  • Deferral of enrollment will only be valid if you do not take any additional coursework (secondary or post-secondary) since your initial admissions decision.
  • Applicants must have (1) accepted their offer of admission and (2) satisfied all conditions of their offer with no information or documents outstanding.
  • A deferral of admission will include your Brock Entrance Award, where applicable.
  • Once your request is submitted, we will review it and notify you of a decision within 10-15 business days.
  • Deferral approvals are at Brock’s discretion and are not guaranteed.
  • To learn how a deferral may impact residence options/residence deposit, contact res@brocku.ca

Do not use this form if:

  • you are a current undergraduate Brock student wishing to take a leave from studies. Please contact your Academic Advisor to discuss a leave from studies.
  • You have extenuating circumstances and want to request a change of your entry point by one term. In this case, please email futurestudent@brocku.ca.
  • you are a student entering English as a Second Language (ESL) studies at Brock. If you are an ESL student and wish to change your entry point, please email your request to futurestudent@brocku.ca and include your full name, student number and/or campus ID in your request.

Communicating a deferral decision

  • Brock will communicate with you using the personal email address you provided on your original Brock application. Please check your email regularly.
  • If you are an international student being represented by an agent, the student must complete the request and a decision will be communicated to the student’s personal email provided on the application and Agent Release of Information form.

Submit your Request for a Deferral of Undergraduate Admission

The deferral request form will only be available June 1 through August 31, 2021.