Prepare for U of A

Proper preparation will ease your transition to academic life.

Are you ready to come to the University of Alberta? Below is a checklist of everything you need to do - once you can check every box, you'll know that you're ready.

Apply to the University of Alberta

Receive your admission letter

Organize your finances

Apply for your study permit with your admission letter

Pay your tuition deposit and fees

Arrange travel healthcare coverage until you can receive coverage in Alberta

Register for your courses

 Complete your online orientation

 Check out U of A Welcome Services to help you prepare for your arrival

Find a place to live

Pack for your trip

Plan to enter Canada

Attend U of A campus orientation

International Student Services is excited to greet you in Edmonton. If you have any specific questions about your journey to Edmonton or about getting set up once you arrive, make an appointment with an advisor. 

Make sure to check out Online Orientation for additional pieces of information. 

Code of Student Behaviour
As a student at the University of Alberta, you will be expected to follow certain rules and expectations. You should review the Code of Student Behaviour before you arrive in Edmonton. 

Get ready for UAlberta - Start with Online Orientation!

Learn how to get your study permit documents in order, what to do before you arrive, how to find a place to live in Edmonton, and what to do when you first get to campus.

Start Online Orientation now!