Student Service Centre

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The Student Service Centre is here to help you make the most of your university journey. We provide information and access to services to support your academic, financial, mental, and physical well-being. If we can’t answer your questions, we’ll connect you with someone who can.

Contact the Student Service Centre

If you have a question about transcripts, course registration, updating your application, financial support and more, look below for the service option that works best for you. Not sure you’re in the right place? We encourage you to visit our reference guide to ensure you’re connecting with the right service option.

Please note: The average wait times for our services are updated at the start of each week. These are estimates based on service times from the previous week. Actual wait times may vary.

As volume of inquiries can vary day-to-day, our availability for in-person and phone services may change. For the most accurate information, we encourage you to confirm our availability and wait times by joining the in-person service queue or the phone queue.

Student FAQs

Before reaching out, check out some of our most frequently asked questions to see if your question is answered.

See FAQs

Student Service Portal


Average Wait Time:
2-3 business days (based on July 8-12)

Have a question? Utilize the Portal to submit a Student General Inquiry—it's even better than email! Your inquiry will be directed to the right staff member and you can access articles, called “solutions,” that can answer some of our most frequently asked questions.

If you have applied for admission or are a current student, log in seamlessly with your CCID. This will help us verify your identity.

Log into the portal

If you don't have a CCID, sign up for an account.

Learn how to use the portal by watching the video below or reading our instructions here.

Watch instructional video

Average Wait Time:
5 minutes

Chat with our virtual assistant, Vera, or one of our advisors. To start chatting, click the speech bubble widget at the bottom right-hand corner of this webpage.

Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Average Call Back Wait Time:
70-80 mins (based on July 8-12)

If you are looking to speak with the Student Service Centre on the phone, join our phone queue to receive a call from a Student Service Advisor within our business hours on the same day. You will receive text updates, including an estimated wait time, before an advisor calls you.

Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join the phone queue

If you are a Non-Degree Continuing Education student needing assistance with course registration and payment only, join the queue below. Please note: you can join the queue any time during our business hours. Wait times may vary. However, if you join after 2 p.m., you will receive a call back the next business day. 

Payment Office (Continuing Education only)
Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Join the Continuing Education queue

In-Person Support


Average Wait Time:
5-10 mins (based on July 8-12)

In-person advising is available at the Student Service Centre in the Administration Building on North Campus.

If you plan on visiting the Student Service Centre in person, get in line virtually.

If you need to submit international academic documents, book an appointment.

Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Payment Office Hours (Non-Degree Continuing Education only)
Mon. – Fri.
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Form Submissions


Average Wait Time:
2-3 business day (based on July 8-12)

Submit forms that require the Office of the Registrar to complete a section.

If you have a CCID, log in here to submit a form as a Service Request to the Office of the Registrar via the Student Service Portal.

Don’t have a CCID?  Sign up here to access the portal and submit your form.

Virtual Advising


Prospective Student Advising

Book an appointment with our Recruitment Team to learn about the opportunities of becoming a future undergraduate student.

Learn more

Academic Advising (Current Students)

Get in touch with an Academic Advisor from your home faculty to inquire about the possibility of appointment bookings.

Learn more

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Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar (RO) plays a key role in every aspect of the student experience, from recruitment to graduation and beyond. The RO also supports the wider campus community, including faculties, departments, and other units.


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At the University of Alberta, we are dedicated to achieving a more diverse, equitable, accessible, and inclusive environment for all who learn, live, and work within our community – an environment characterized by a fundamental shared commitment to respectful engagement and human dignity. We value the student experience and academic freedom, and welcome and support a diversity of perspectives.

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