I completed Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology more than 5 years ago. Can I request Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), or can I complete a challenge exam to meet this requirement?
Applicants are not able to meet admission requirements through RPL or a challenge exam. If you completed Human Anatomy and Physiology or Medical Terminology more than 5 years from your application date, then you are required to retake these courses prior to submitting an application to the program.
How do I know if a course meets a Science requirement?
As long as the institution you are attending (or attended) considers a course to meet a Science requirement, then RRC will accept it as meeting a Science requirement.
I completed Medical Terminology through the Canadian Red Cross. I did not receive 3 credits, or a transcript showing a grade of C+ or higher. Will this be accepted?
If you successfully completed Medical Terminology through the Canadian Red Cross, then RRC will recognize this as meeting the 3 credit requirement, as well as the minimum C+ grade.
Is it possible to complete the academic admission requirements through Red River College?
If you are a previous or current RRC student, it is possible that you may meet some of the 27 credits required for application. It is also possible to meet the 27 credits required through RRC’s School of Continuing Education. For more information, you may connect with an academic advisor by email at email@example.com.
My Winter term university courses will not be completed before the April 15 deadline. Am I still eligible to apply?
If you are completing required courses in the Winter Term, and you are unable to submit your post-secondary transcript within the 30-day time period, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org request a short extension. Be sure that all other admission documents are submitted within 30 days of applying.
The Student Service Centre is closed due to COVID-19. How do I submit my admission documents?
You will find ‘Document Submission Methods’ under the Admission Requirement’s webpage (see red box). Follow these instructions.
Do transcripts still need to be submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the post-secondary institution?
Due to COVID-19, RRC will accept electronic versions of your final university transcript(s). Electronic versions of transcripts may be uploaded to your Future Student Account, or emailed transcripts may be sent directly to email@example.com from your institution.
If you are experiencing issues will submitting your documents you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Student Service Centre at 204-632-2327.
Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time. Do not upload unofficial post-secondary transcript.
Can I request my university to submit my final transcript directly to Red River College?
I completed courses through Red River College. Do I need to submit an official RRC transcript as part of my application?
The Admissions Officer will have access to your RRC transcript. However, you may include an unofficial version though HUB with your admission documents.
It states on the website that Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date. What does this mean?
You must submit transcript(s) from all post-secondary institutions you have attended. Transcripts must be current. You cannot submit a transcript that you have had in your possession for more than 6 months.
I completed some or all of my education outside of Canada. When will I submit my international high school and/or post-secondary documents?
Any education completed outside of Canada will require an International Credential Assessment. You will receive an email request to submit your international documents once you have submitted all other admission documents, including your English language assessment or DPR (whichever is applicable). The cost of assessment is $67.50.
I completed my DRP assessment through RRC. Do I need to submit proof of meeting this requirement?
You will receive an email from Assessment Services informing you that you have or have not met the DRP score required for application. Although Assessment Services forward your DRP score to the Admissions Officer, you may also include this email in the documents attached to your Future Student Account.
I attended university in Canada, but my high school education was not completed in Canada, the US, or an ELR exempt country. Am I able to submit a DRP Assessment based on my post-secondary education?
If you did not complete grade 10, 11 and 12 in Canada, the US or an ELR exempt country, then you are required to submit an approved English language assessment.
Do I have to submit both my high school and my post-secondary transcripts? If so, why?
Applicants must submit both high school and post-secondary transcript(s). The high school transcript will be used to determine if you are to submit a Degree of Reading Power (DRP) assessment, or an approved English Language Assessment (ELA).
All applicants will submit either a DRP or an English language assessment based on where they completed grades 10, 11 and 12.
Do I need to submit a Criminal Record Check, and Child & Adult Abuse Registration as part of my application?
You are required to sign and submit the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form as part to the application process. Do not submit record checks at this time. This is a Progression Requirement, and will be required once you are accepted into an AHS program.
When do I need to submit my Immunization Records?
You are not required to submit immunization records as part of the application process. This is a progression requirement, and will be arranged once you are accepted into an AHS program.
Is there any advantage to submitting an application prior to April 15? Will I have a better chance for admission?
Admission decisions are based first on the CASPer Test. The CASPer snapshot will serve as a tool to help determine acceptance for applicants who achieve similar/identical scores on the written CASPer assessment. If there are applicants who achieve similar/identical scores on both assessments, date of application may be used.
Am I able to apply to more than one Allied Health Sciences program?
The admission requirements for the Medical Radiologic Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, DSM –Ultrasound program, and DCS- Echocardiography programs are the same.
To apply to more than one program, you must submit an application and application fee for each program. You will only complete one CASPer Test and CASPer Assessment.
You are only required to submit one set of admission documents, with the exception of the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form. You must sign and include this form with each application.
I did not complete the CASper Test by March 2, 2021. Am I still able to submit an application for the Fall 2021 intake?
The final CASPer Test was on March 2, 2021 for fall 2021 admissions. Please do not submit an application if you did not complete your Test or Snapshot by the deadline.