When applying to Waterloo you are required to declare all academic education from all past and present universities, colleges and post-secondary institutions attended.  This includes programs that are currently in progress, incomplete studies, non-degree studies/courses, transfer credit courses, and online or distance education courses.  All courses and marks, along with the transcript legends/keys/grading scales and degree certificates, if applicable, need to be included. 

  • See the Types of education (transcripts) required chart below for more detailed information.
  • A transcript is required for all post-secondary academic education and needs to be uploaded through Quest.
  • Copies of transcripts must display your full name, academic program and the university's name along with transcript legends/keys/grading scales.
  • If you have any questions, please contact your program coordinator, or email the Graduate Studies Office at