Undergraduate Admission, Queen's University, Canada

Equity Admission Self-Identification

Equity Admission Self-Identification

Equity Admission Self-Identification

In August 2020, Queen’s University pledged immediate actions to confront systemic racism at the University. In the Declaration of Commitment, Queen’s pledges to identify and eliminate barriers within university policies, procedures, and practices related to the recruitment and admission of Black, Indigenous and other racialized students, and enhance efforts and initiatives to diversify the student population.

To assist in this effort, applicants from a broad range of historically and currently underrepresented groups are encouraged to self-identify to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office.

Who should complete the Equity Admission Self-Identification form?

Applicants are invited to complete the optional form if they identify as:

  • An Indigenous person
  • A member of a racialized/visible minority group
  • A person with a disability
  • A person who identifies as LGBTQ2S+
 

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Coordinators may consider this information in conjunction with the academic record when making offers of admission.

Only applicants who meet the university’s minimum academic requirements, including program-specific requirements, will be considered for admission. The information collected will only be used to support offers of admission; this information will have no negative impact on the application.

In addition to this equity self-identification form, alternative admission pathways exist for Indigenous and first-generation students.

Responses to the self-identification questionnaire are voluntary and will be kept confidential.

Deadline to Submit: April 30

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should an applicant complete this form?

Queen’s has pledged to identify and eliminate barriers within university policies, procedures, and practices related to the recruitment and admission of Black, Indigenous and other racialized students, and enhance efforts and initiatives to diversify the student population. To assist in this effort, applicants from a broad range of historically marginalized groups are encouraged to self-identify to the Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment Office.

Which applicants should complete this form?

Any applicant who self-identifies as: •An Indigenous person •A member of a racialized/visible minority group •A person with a disability •A person who identifies as LGBTQ2S+

Will you be validating the self-declaration?

Applicants who complete the form must certify that all statements made (or answers provided) are correct and complete. Any misrepresentation of these statements (or answers provided) may result in the cancellation of the admission or registration status of the applicant/student.

How will it be used to support an offer?

Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment officers may consider provided information in conjunction with the academic record when making offers of admission. Only applicants who meet the university’s minimum academic requirements, including program specific requirements will be considered for admission. The information collected will have no negative impact on the application.

Who will have access to this information?

Personal information will be held in strict confidence and will only be disclosed to and used by employees of the University in relation to the admission process. Aggregate, anonymized information will be shared with the relevant faculty(ies), school(s) or department(s) for statistical and reporting purposes.

Are there any other ways the university may use this information?

Aggregate, anonymized information will be shared with the relevant faculty(ies), school(s) or department(s) for statistical and reporting purposes.

 

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