Important Information for BCom Applicants


  • Applications must be completed with all required official transcripts and documents received before an applicant will be evaluated. Please visit the U of A Admission website for information on submitting official documents and transcripts.
  • Most applications to the BCom programs are reviewed for eligibility by the Registrar’s Office in collaboration with the Alberta School of Business.
  • Admission offers for transfer applicants are made starting in the Winter semester and are ongoing until final offers are made in July.
  • If you have questions about setting up a backup plan for the upcoming academic year, you can contact our Prospective Student Advisor at You can also book an online advising session.

UAlberta Launchpad

  • After you have submitted your application, you will have access to the UAlberta Launchpad portal to check your application status and review any checklist items for your program.
  • UAlberta Launchpad will indicate if you have any outstanding required items such as non-U of A transcripts, proof of English Language Proficiency, or course outlines. Please confirm that you have submitted all required items by the June 15 transcript deadline. If you have questions about the receipt of your transcripts, please contact the Student Service Centre.
  • U of A students are not required to submit U of A transcripts.
  • When a change has been made to your application status, you will be notified by email to go to UAlberta Launchpad to view the decision.
  • If you have received an offer of admission to the BCom program, you must accept the offer on UAlberta Launchpad. Log into UAlberta Launchpad.  Under Forms, click on "Reply to offer of admission program choice one." Once you have accepted your admission offer, you will be eligible to register for courses on Bear Tracks beginning on your enrolment appointment date.

Bear Tracks

  • You will register for courses on Bear Tracks. You must accept your admission offer on UAlberta Launchpad to have access to register for courses on Bear Tracks. If you do not accept your admission offer on UAlberta Launchpad, you will not have registration access on Bear Tracks.
  • Make sure your contact information is up to date. You can update your contact information directly on your Bear Tracks account.
  • If you have difficulties navigating Bear Tracks, please consult the Bear Tracks User Guide

UAlberta Gmail

  • Please continue to check your UAlberta Gmail account for admission decisions.
  • The U of A and the Alberta School of Business use electronic communication through UAlberta email with their students instead of paper resources. Please refer to the Electronic Communications Policy for more information.

Next Steps

  • Once admitted into the BCom program, you will have registration access to business courses through Bear Tracks. Please refer to the What-If Report in Bear Tracks when making your course selection.
  • The Undergraduate Program Office in the Alberta School of Business will send you an email with important information regarding transfer credit and registration. Please ensure you monitor your UAlberta email account. Additional information on registration for BCom students is available here.
  • Explore the Bachelor of Commerce current students page for up-to-date information and program information.
  • Register for BCom Orientation for new students entering into the Bachelor of Commerce Program. Details and information on how to RSVP will be sent to your UAlberta email.
  • For any additional questions or to book an appointment to speak with an Advisor, please refer to the Undergraduate Program Office contact information.

Faculty Policies and Procedures - U of A Calendar

To keep up to date on policies you should consult the Faculty of Business section in the U of A Calendar as it is your responsibility to be aware of all Faculty Policies and Procedures.