General Interest Students Homepage / Future and current students / Admission process / General Interest Students Admissions Reconsideration BU Archway Program General Interest Students If you are interested in taking part-time courses without formally entering a certificate or degree program at the University, you must apply for part-time general interest student via the Online Application website. Apply Now Part-time general interest students may register in a maximum of 11 credits per semester. If a part-time general interest student wishes to join a certificate or degree program at Bishop’s, he/she must make a new formal application to the university in respect of the published application deadlines. If admitted, credits accumulated as a part-time general interest student could apply to the certificate or degree program. Eligibility In order to register as a part-time, general-interest student, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and a minimum of 19 years of age by the first day of classes of your intended start semester. Minimum Document requirement: Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status. Questions? You can contact the Admissions Office directly by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 819-822-9600 ext. 2680.