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Recruitment & Admissions FAQ

We know life these days looks a little different for everyone, but we want you to know that we are still here supporting you in your next steps towards post-secondary education. We've tried to answer some of the more common questions asked regarding admissions and COVID-19, but if there's something we've missed, please reach out. Our admissions advisors are available.

For the Registrar and Academics FAQ, please click the following link:

FALL 2020 faq'S 

General Questions

Is the Recruitment & Admissions Office still open?

The Recruitment and Admissions Office is fully open and is excited to meet with you! Please contact your admissions advisor or book at a campus tour here.

Will admissions staff be available for help and support?

Yes, our Admissions Advisors are still available to help you with any questions or concerns you may have. If you'd like more information or to book an in-person meeting, please contact your admissions advisor, e-mail enrolment@ambrose.edu, or book a campus tour here.

How can I contact the Recruitment and Admissions Office?

Phone: 403-410-2900
Toll Free: 1-800-461-1222
Email: enrolment@ambrose.edu
Full a staff list, visit https://ambrose.edu/admissions/contact

How will classes be delivered for Fall 2020?

Classes will be offered through one of the following three distinct teaching delivery models:

  • In-person classes
  • Hybrid classes
  • Online classes

A full description of which courses fall under which delivery model is in development.

Questions for Admitted Students

Will the COVID-19 situation affect new student registration?

New student registration opened on May 1st. Registration packages will be delivered shortly after you are admitted. The method by which all courses will be delivered is still being determined, but should social distancing guidelines be in place in September, we are considering multiple scenarios, including a hybrid model where some classes are in-person and others are online.

Have deadlines for scholarships changed?

We will be extending the deadlines for the following scholarships:

  • Church Servant Leadership Scholarship deadline is extended to April 30th
  • Endowed Entrance Scholarships deadlines are extended to August 1st

All other deadlines are maintained.

Impacts to Prospective Student

Are you still doing campus tours?

As of July 9th, we are once again providing in-person campus tours! Here are some things you should know before booking:

Ambrose University is following every protocol outlined by Alberta Health Services, which means:

  • All visitors must wear a mask while on the premises (if you do not have one, please let us know).
  • All visitors must answer a short COVID-19 survey upon checking in at reception.
  • All surfaces (doorknows, railings, etc) will be sanitized before and after your visit.
  • We will be obeying all distancing rules as set by Alberta Health Services (2m distance at all times).

Other things to note:

  • You are welcome to invite up to three other people on your campus visit for a total group size of four (plus the host).
  • Your host will also be wearing a mask at all times and will be maintaining appropriate distance.
  • For now, we will not be extending tours to our residence buildings. To watch our online residence tour, click here

Book a Visit

Are there other ways I can learn more about Ambrose University?

Our admissions advisors are available by phone call, Zoom, email, and as of July 9th, in-person. Please contact your admissions advisor to set up an appointment for an in-person consultation. In addition, we have compiled our online resources such as viewbooks, program brochures, and video content here for your convenience.

Future of Current Applicants

Will the COVID-19 situation affect my application status?

All members of our staff are committed to processing applications in a timely manner. It is possible that we may experience some delays as a result of changes implemented for COVID-19, but we are working diligently to process applications as quickly as possible. Should delays occur, we will extend accommodations to you according to the situation.

What grades will Ambrose accept, now that diplomas and SAT/ACT exams have been cancelled?

Ambrose will accept the completed course grade sent by Alberta Education upon completion of each course. In addition, the SAT/ACT (American) requirements will be waived for Fall 2020 intake.

My English proficiency test is going to be delayed or deferred. What do I do?

During this time we understand that testing centres might be closed until further notice. While submitting these tests is still a requirement for admission to Ambrose, we recommend keeping updated via the TOEFL and IELTS websites for options.

Given the fluidity of the situation, we will be updating this page regularly as more information becomes available.

Application Deadlines

Canadian Applicants
Fall Semester: August 1
Winter Semester: December 10
Application Fee: $70.00

USA Applicants
Fall Semester: July 15
Winter Semester: November 15
Application Fee: $100.00

Applicants outside of Canada/USA
Fall Semester: March 1
Winter Semester: July 1
Application Fee: $100.00

Late Application Fee
Undergraduate: $100.00
Education (after degree) (after June 1): $100.00

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
Email: enrolment@ambrose.edu

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