Incoming Students

For students who have applied and are looking to begin in Fall 2024


Important Dates & Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for incoming students.
April 4, 2024 Enrol in courses
June 30, 2024 Applications for Fall 2024/2025 close
Aug. 17, 2024 Move-in day
Aug. 20, 2024 First day of class for first-year students

More important dates



Let us know if you have questions about the start of term, would like your course registration reviewed, or anything else that will help you prepare for the upcoming academic year!

Book a virtual appointment Book an in-person appointment

Email an advisor

Before You Start

Admission Letter

Your admission letter includes information about the conditions of your admission offer, as well as other important information about the next steps you need to take.

You can access your admission letter by logging in to your UAlberta Launchpad account.

Accept Your Offer

You must accept your admission offer and pay a non-refundable tuition deposit by the deadline indicated in your UAlberta Launchpad account. This will confirm your intent to attend and allow you to register in courses. You cannot build your class schedule before you pay your tuition deposit.

How to accept your admission offer

Indigenous Students

Augustana Indigenous Student Services

Augustana's Indigenous Student Services provides a wide range of programming and services that are intended to increase, support and enhance Indigenous students' university participation, experience and success.

Indigenous Student Services

First Peoples' House

The First Peoples' House provides an environment of empowerment that encourages full access, participation, and success for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students.

First Peoples' House

International Students

Augustana International Student Services provides programs, services and events for international students at Augustana. Our licensed immigration consultant and student advisor supports international students with adjusting to living in Camrose, immigration and additional support to help international students succeed at Augustana.


Bridging program (on North Campus, Edmonton)

If you do not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement, you may qualify for the Bridging Program in Edmonton. The Bridging Program will let you improve your English while also taking a university course. After you successfully complete the Bridging Program, you can continue your undergraduate education at Augustana Campus in Camrose.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

Bridging Program

If you have any questions about the Bridging Program, please email

Course Registration Information

These course registration pages will help students understand their degree requirements, provide program-specific recommendations and provide a step-by-step guide to adding classes to their schedule.

Course Registration Info Choosing Your Courses Registration Resources Understanding your Degree Course registration guide


⭐ After you have enrolled in your courses, don’t hesitate to email us ( so that we can confirm you are setting yourself up for success!

Complete Admission Requirements

Check your UAlberta Launchpad "Checklist" for information on outstanding admission requirements. Make sure to submit official documents of all requirements by the appropriate deadline.

Confirmation/Verification of Enrolment Documents

You can access verification documents in Bear Tracks.  Check the Registrar's "Verification Documents" to see if the readily available documents will work for your needs.

Further information is available on the University of Alberta's MyCreds website.


Start of Term Information

Parking ONEcard Move-in information  Bookstore

Technology Requirements

Augustana is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) faculty. As a result, students are expected to bring their own laptop that meets (or exceeds) the university's minimum technology specifications. A note that certain programs and courses also require students to run a robust suite of software that exceed the minimum technology specifications (to which students are responsible for acquiring).

More information on required and recommended specifications can be found by clicking the link below. If you have any additional questions about this, please email or contact your instructor(s).

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Orientation is built into First-Year Seminar courses. Details will be added close to the start of the Fall 2024 term.

Tuition & Residence Fees

Fee Assessments are typically completed in July, and after you have completed your course registration.  You will be able to find this information in Bear Tracks.


An estimate can be found by using the University's Undergraduate Cost Calculator.


Tuition & residence Fees for each semester must be paid by these deadlines:

Fall 2023 Term: September 29, 2023
Winter 2024 Term: January 31, 2024

Payment options


The University of Alberta Bookstore is the place for textbooks, course packs, supplies and Augustana clothing. Order online and your order can be shipped to your home, or to the Service Desk in Founders' Hall for on-campus pickup.



Residence Requirement

⭐The Augustana Residence Requirement continues to be suspended for the upcoming academic year. Therefore, incoming students are not required to live on campus for their first year.

If you have not already done so, please communicate your intention by emailing so we are aware of your plans.

Move-In Information

MyUAlberta App

The MyUAlberta App is your one-stop-shop for everything on campus including:

  • maps
  • information on Augustana services/resources
  • message boards
  • campus life
  • student events
  • textbook sales
  • and more!

The app also has specific information for new students, which will be updated for you after this current academic year. It will become more important and useful to you as the start date of the Fall semester gets closer.

Choose "Augustana Campus"

In order to get Augustana-specific information, go to the "My Campus" page and select "Augustana Campus".

Download for iOS and Android.



How to succeed in your 3-week courses

Attend Class!

Due to the intensive and integrative style of the 3-week courses, it is important to set the goal of attending every class. Missing one class is similar to missing a traditional week of school. Be prepared to engage deeply with your course topic!

Expect Homework

Be ready to hit the ground, running! You should expect to have readings, papers, or group work after each class. While you will have more time outside of the classroom, you should anticipate spending time completing classroom assignments throughout the 3-week block.

International Student Arrival Information

Helpful information to help with your journey to Augustana will be available this summer.

International Student Services
Information for New Students and Parents

Supporting Your Student's Adjustment

An adjustment process is normal and often looks like this.

Your student may call you one day and say this is the best place ever and the next tell you they want to leave.

Listen to them and ask questions to encourage them to talk about what they are thinking and feeling.

If they are struggling, encourage them to talk to someone and to get involved in campus activities.

Remind them they are not alone.


Useful conversations Below is a list of potentially useful conversations to have before Move-In Day


Who is paying for what? What financing (scholarships, student loans, employment income…) is available? What is the budget for the year?


  • What expectations do parents have?
  • What is the student comfortable with?
  • When is the student planning to go home to visit?
  • When are the parents planning to visit the campus?
  • What information about grades will the student share?


  • Medical Care Prescriptions?
  • Allergies and/or disease management?
  • Family doctor?
  • Medical insurance?
  • Substance use Healthy relationships: Boundaries and safety;

Mental health

  • How does the student deal with stress?
  • What are some signs that parents see when their son/daughter is struggling?