Notices & Deadlines


New online University Calendar

Posted March 4, 2016
The new 2016-17 University Calendar is now available! It is presented in an improved, searchable, and integrated online format.

Self-recorded courses and marks
Posted February 9, 2016
High school applicants can now submit newly available courses and marks online. Acceptable updates include adding newly complete coursework, adding mid-term marks for full-year courses, and dropping withdrawn courses. Learn more »

Posted: October 1, 2015
Canadian high school applicants are now required to self-record their available high school courses and marks when they apply. Applicants can report final Grade 11 courses and marks, as well as interim (and final) Grade 12 courses and marks. Learn more »

Important Dates & Deadlines

For a complete list of admission deadlines, see the University Calendar.

Application dates
For high school students applying to direct-entry programs for fall 2016.

Admission Residence Scholarships
Opening date October 1, 2015 October 1, 2015 October 1, 2015
Deadline March 1, 2016* April 30, 2016** December 15, 2015

*The deadline for some faculties and programs may be extended. See "Application deadline extensions" below for more details.
**For guaranteed housing on North Campus or Augustana. Learn more »

Scholarship deadline
December 15 is the application deadline for entrance Scholastic and Leadership scholarships*. For scholarship details and to apply visit Entrance Awards.
*You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance awards.

Document deadlines
June 15 is the deadline to submit updated high school courses and marks online.
June 15 is the final document deadline for transfer applicants.
August 1 is the final document deadline for high school applicants.

Application Deadline Extensions

Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences  Extended deadline
All programs except except BSc in Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics Specialization May 1, 2016
Faculty of Arts Extended deadline
Arts (general) (Planning major) May 1, 2016
Arts (general) (all programs except Planning major) May 15, 2016
BA (Honours) May 15, 2016
Augustana Campus Extended deadline
All programs May 31, 2016 
Campus Saint-Jean Extended deadline
All programs except BCom Bilingual June 1, 2016 
Faculty of Education Extended deadline
All programs May 1, 2016
Faculty of Native Studies Extended deadline
All programs July 1, 2016
Faculty of Nursing Extended deadline
All programs (except Bilingual Nursing Program) April 1, 2016
Bilingual Nursing Program May 1, 2016
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Extended deadline
All programs May 1, 2016
Faculty of Science Extended deadline
All programs May 1, 2016

Application deadlines for all undergraduate program are included in the Programs and Requirements search tool. For a complete listing of application and document deadlines for an academic year, refer to the corresponding version of the University of Alberta Calendar. If you have questions about which version of the Calendar you should be referring to, please visit the Registrar’s Office website.

Offer Acceptance Deadlines

The deadline for most applicants to accept their offer is June 1. However, your deadline may be different, depending on when you applied and when you received your offer. To be certain, you should check Bear Tracks »

Term Offer Date Deadline to Accept/Pay
Fall On or prior to May 1 June 1
Fall  May 1 - August 1  30 days 
Fall  After August 1  14 days 
Winter  On or prior to November 17
December 1 
Winter  After November 17
14 days 
Spring  On or prior to March 18
April 1 
Spring  After March 18
14 days 
Summer  Prior to March 18
April 1 
Summer After March 18
14 days