Canadian Applicants

Before you start the online application process, please read the following checklist items carefully to help ensure you have everything you need.

Payment

You will need to be prepared to pay electronically in order to complete your application. We accept the following payment methods:

  • VISA
  • MasterCard
  • Debit with the following banks: TD, Scotia, BMO, RBC

If you are not set up to pay online you can always apply in person at one of our six campuses or apply by mail with cheque by submitting directly to our admission centre. Please see the How to Apply page for further details.


Information

What type of information will I need to have at my fingertips when applying?

  • Program details: Please ensure to research what program(s) you want to apply for prior to starting the application process
    • Write down the official program name
    • Write down when it’s being offered (Start dates: ex: Fall 2017)
    • All this information can be found on our web site under full-time programs
  • Personal and contact information (address, phone, email address, etc. - It will be important for you to provide an active e-mail address since many important communication pieces will be sent to you by e-mail )
  • Emergency Contact information: Personal and Contact Information
  • High School Information
    • Name of your High School and the dates attended (eg.: September 1995 to June 1998)
    • Most recent High School Transcript
      • Uploading a copy of your scanned transcript (If you have this available, we will accept it until we receive your official copy directly from High School)
      • Important note:
        - You will need to ask your high school to send your final transcript to our admission center in order to complete your application.
        - You can also send us an official copy of your High School Transcript by Mail if you received an official copy in a sealed envelope (We will accept original notarized copies)
  • Social Insurance Number: If you are applying for a Student loan you will eventually need to provide us with your SIN number in order for us to release your loan to you; therefore, this is optional; however, helps us release quicker if we have it on file.
  • Post-Secondary Information
    • Name of the institution you attended
    • Years attended
    • Level achieved
    • Years of partial completion (eg.: attended 1 year at University)
    • Copy of your Post-Secondary Transcript
      • Uploading a copy of your scanned transcript (If you have this available, we will accept it until we receive your official copy directly from your institution)
      • Important note: 
        - You will need to ask your institution to send your official transcript to our admission center in order for us to consider your post-secondary courses
        - You can also send us an official copy of your post-secondary transcript by mail if you received an official copy in a sealed envelope (We will accept original notarized copies)
  • Be prepared to keep notes since you will need to refer to these in the future:
    • You will be asked to create a password
    • You will be asked to provide answers to qualifying questions (Generic security questions)
  • Mature Applicants - If you are applying as a Mature Applicant (refer to Mature Applicants section for description) you will need to provide the following:
    • Updated Resume along with one reference letter and two additional references (you will be asked to upload this/these document(s)) These will need to be scanned and combined into one PDF document to be uploaded. (We only accept PDF uploads)
    • You will also be asked to provide a Brief summary: Explain how your experiences compensate for the lack of pre-requisite(s) for the program.

Application Process

The application process is simple and easy to navigate

  • You have the option to save your current status of your application at any time and return to complete at a later time if you are interrupted or need to gather some information
  • You can always return to a section you partially completed earlier by going to the main menu and return to the appropriate category
  • Throughout the application, clicking the "?" icon at the top of each section will provide additional information for that section.
  • When searching for a program during the application process you will be asked to identify the term associated to the program you are looking for (Ex: Fall 2017). You can then proceed by searching...
    • by entering the campus name (providing you with a complete list of program offerings for the campus you identified for a specific term)
    • by entering the official program name (for a specific term)
State of Maine Applicants: If you are applying from Maine, USA, please visit the Maine Students page before starting your application process.