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Types of Collaborations

For further information regarding any of the following, you can contact Jessica Butts Scott, Educational Partnerships at If she cannot help you directly, she will ensure you make contact with the right AU staff member.

Transfer Credit Articulations

If you represent a college, technical institute or professional organization, your courses and programs may be eligible to be awarded transfer credit into AU courses or programs.

Search our Transfer Credit Services' database to see the types institutions, courses and programs that have been awarded transfer credit.

To apply, download the Application for Transfer Credit. (attach word file here for downloading) This document contains detailed instructions.

You can also contact AU's Articulation Unit at

Collaboration Agreements

These agreements detail how AU and a partner will work together to increase learners' access to university-level study and/or to deliver AU university courses. In some collaboration agreements, AU courses can be offered on-site at a partner's location.

Our partners may be other post-secondary institutions, non-profit organizations, or for-profit organizations.

Alliances and other Partnerships

Athabasca University (AU) aligns with regional, national, and international associations of independent organizations to increase access to university education and serve learners who can benefit from our courses, programs, and flexible teaching methods.

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Updated October 10 2019 by Student and Academic Services

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