Students not enrolled in a program at the University of Alberta will need to apply for admission as an Open Studies Student to register for courses.

Students not currently registered with UAlberta

Apply to open studies

Complete an Open Studies application by:

  • December 15th (for Winter courses)
  • April 30th (for Spring courses)
  • June 30th (for Summer courses)

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Once you are admitted and assigned an ID number, you are considered a current UAlberta student and can proceed to the next section.

Current UAlberta students

Register online

Current students register online via Bear Tracks.

BearTracks opens mid-February for spring/summer registration. Register early!


If you are having difficulties with the registration process, please email

Learn more about Open Studies, the application process and registering for courses.