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Admitted Students

Congratulations! Now that you have received admission to your program, you probably have questions about what happens next. Here are some pointers on what to expect and what you still need to do in preparation.

Important Dates for Winter 2020
  • Fees due: January 7, 2020
  • Residence opens: January 5, 2020
  • Orientation for New Students: January 6, 2020
  • Classes begin: January 7, 2020
  • Convocation Chapel: January 9, 2020
  • Last day to add or drop a course: January 19, 2020
  • Last day of classes: April 9, 2020

1.  Pay Your Deposit

The $250 Tuition Deposit is credited towards your tuition payment, and allows you to register for classes. The tuition deposit can be paid in person by cash, cheque, Interac or by credit card. You can also phone 403-410-2910 with credit card information or mail in a cheque.

2. Choose Your Courses

Be sure to refer to your program requirements sheet and list of recommended first year courses. If you are having trouble choosing which courses to enrol in, contact your Faculty or Admissions Advisor -- they are both more than happy to help.

Program Requirement Sheets

See the complete list of courses that you need to enrol in and complete throughout your time at Ambrose in order to graduate from your program.

 Program Requirement Sheets

Recommended First Year Courses

Enroling in these courses in your first year will help keep you on track for your degree.

recommended first Year Courses -  Fall 2019

recommended first Year Courses -  Winter 2020

Faculty Advisor

Your Faculty Advisor is a professor in your program who is available to guide you throughout your time at Ambrose.

3. Register Online is your student portal for registration, email, news and events.

New Student Registration is now open for Winter 2020, and Fall 2020 registration opens May 1!

Important Tips
  • Register early -- courses fill up quickly.
  • Be aware of minimum credit requirements for student loans and scholarships.
  • The maximum recommended course load each semester is 15 credit hours, or 5 courses.
  • Review the first year recommended courses. These will set you up to meet pre-requisites for senior level courses in future semesters. For example, in order to enrol in Children's Literature (EN 240) you will need to have completed Introduction to Literature and Language (EN 115)
  • The Academic Calendar provides detailed course descriptions and lists pre-requisites, as well as other important academic information.
  • Last day to add/drop: September 15, 2019
Student Registration System
  • Shortly after paying your tuition deposit, you should receive an email about your login credentials from IT.
  • Log in by entering your username and password. If you did not receive an email, please contact your Admissions Advisor.

Register for Courses

  • For a step-by-step guide, go to:

Registration Information


You will receive all official Ambrose communication through your Ambrose email. It is your responsibility to regularly check your Ambrose email for important information from the Office of the Registrar, Student Development, Finance and your professors.

Email login

Help desk

4.  Finances

Your education is one of the most important investments you will make. It is important to know that tuition and fees are due on August 30, and that you have multiple methods available to make your payment.

How to Make your Payment

About Student Loans, Scholarships and Financial Assistance

5. Apply to live in Residence or Register as a Commuter Student

The Residence program is set up to support you during your studies at Ambrose.  If you would like to live in Residence you will need to submit a Residence Application.  Space is limited and rooms are granted on a first come first serve basis.  Room assignments will be determined in August. Commuter Students will be able to register with the Commuter Collegium during Orientation.

6. Student Academic Success

Being in univeristy is hard and sometimes it is difficult to orient yourself around this season of life. We have services dedicated to our students to help them succeed academically and mentally. Listed are just a few of these services that we like to highlight for our new and incoming students:


Orientation is your welcome to the Ambrose community! Meet classmates and faculty, get familiar with the campus and be prepared to succeed in the year ahead.

Orientation day details

Students with Accessibility Needs

Accomodations and services are intended to remove barriers related to the functional limitations caused by a disability or health condition. Students with documented disabilities or health conditions may be eligible for a number of accommodations and services while studying at Ambrose. The Accessibility Services Office staff will need to meet with you well in advance of the start of the semester to allow for sufficient time to arrange accommodations, services and potential funding opportunities. Students are responsible for contacting us to set up a meeting prior to each semester to discuss their needs as well as provide relevant and current medical, psycho-educational, and/or psychological documentation.

Click here for more information or visit the Accessibility Services Office located on the 2nd floor in the Student Life Office.

Ambrose Bookstore

The bookstore serves the university with textbooks, school clothing and gear, fair trade gifts, and general interest reading materials. Our online store is an excellent place to find out about course lists.

Visit the Bookstore

Additional Information:

Services for Student Success


Your Ambrose Enrolment Team

We are your main point of contact for admission inquiries, program information and for scheduling campus visits. We are passionate about connecting you with the Ambrose community, and are dedicated to your success as a student.

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.

For all enrolment inquiries contact:

Tel: 403-410-2900
Toll Free: 800-461-1222

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