DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. For a full list of what is open on campus or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 fall semester page. For information about the upcoming winter semester and program delivery methods please visit our COVID-19 winter semester page.  
Learn more about courses and services being offered remotely. COVID-19 Pre-entry Screening Questionnaire Report if you are unwell

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Are you:

  • Missing courses required to enter a college program?
  • Trying to upgrade basic or workplace level credits?
  • Wanting to update your academic skills?

PROGRAMS OF STUDY INCLUDE:

  • Communications (English).
  • Mathematics.

BENEFITS:

  • Tuition free-program.
  • Financial support for daycare and/or transportation is also available for qualified learners.
  • Qualify for an offer of admission to a college program.
  • Improve your literacy and numeracy skills for employment, apprenticeship or other goals.
  • A supportive adult learning environment with qualified professors.
  • Robust and Interactive Instruction.
  • Take advantage of academic resources such as access to information on How to Apply to College, Applying for Financial Aid & OSAP, and more.
  • Enjoy the added benefits of the use of the Durham College library, cafeteria, and computers.
  • You’ll be surrounded by a community of other motivated, friendly students.

ACADEMIC UPGRADING IS:

  • A free program funded through the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
  • Offered every semester, please email academicupgrading@durhamcollege.ca for more information on course start dates.
  • Currently offered online - live and asynchronous classes designed to be flexible to meet your schedule!
  • Personalized to meet your needs!

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