Accept Your Offer

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Congratulations on receiving an admission offer!

In order to confirm your intention to attend the University of Alberta, and to become eligible to register in courses, you will need to accept your offer.

How to Accept Your Admission Offer

You can accept (or decline) your offer in UAlberta Launchpad (and pay the tuition deposit, if applicable).

Accept offer in UAlberta Launchpad

The deadline to accept your offer for Fall 2020 is as follows:

Offer Date Deadline to Accept/Pay
On or prior to May 1 June 1
May 2 - Aug 1 30 days
After Aug 1 14 days


  • Step by step instructions

    Step 1. Log in to UAlberta Launchpad.

    Step 2. Under Forms, click on "Reply to offer of admission program choice one".

    Step 3. Once you click on "Submit", you will be taken to the payment page, where you can pay the $500 tuition deposit.

    Step 4. To pay your deposit, click on "Submit Payment", this will take you to our secure payment site. Once your status updates in Bear Tracks, your payment is confirmed. (UAlberta Launchpad may take longer to show your payment).

How to Accept Your Residence Offer

If you applied for residence, you must accept your residence offer in Bear Tracks to secure your space. After you've accepted, you will receive a link to your residence contract, along with information about your residence and life on campus.

The Fine Print

Even after you have received/accepted an admission offer, you are still required to meet any conditions stated in your offer letter. Otherwise, your admission could be revoked.

To review your offer letter, log in to UAlberta Launchpad. While you are there, check your Application Status and To Do List. This will indicate any outstanding documents or requirements.

Tuition Deposit Rules and Exemptions

If you are new to the university, you may also need to pay a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit as part of the offer acceptance process. However, some types of applicants are exempt from having to accept their offer and/or pay the tuition deposit.