Important Dates & Deadlines

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

Application dates
For undergraduate studies beginning Fall 2017.

Admission Residence Scholarships
Opening date Transfer: July 1, 2016
High school: October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016 October 1, 2016
Deadline March 1, 2017 April 30, 2017* December 15, 2016

*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
April 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 Dietetics Specialization May 1, 2017
Faculty of Arts Extended deadline
BA, BA Environmental Studies, and BA Drama/BEd combined April 1, 2017
Augustana Campus Extended deadline
All programs April 1, 2017
Campus Saint-Jean Extended deadline
All programs May 1, 2017
Faculty of Engineering Extended deadline
All programs April 1, 2017
Faculty of Native Studies Extended deadline
All programs May 31, 2017
Faculty of Science Extended deadline
Post-secondary applicants and internal transfer applicants only April 1, 2017

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