UofA Important Dates: Overview (2022)

The University of Alberta strives to provide its students with the best possible educational experience. In order to do this, they have several important dates that students need to be aware of. Some of these include registration deadlines, application deadlines, orientation dates, and start and end dates for classes. UofA also has a number of holidays that they observe, which are generally listed on the academic calendar. Students need to be aware of these important dates to plan their schedules accordingly and make the most of their time at UofA.

Important Dates for UofA Applicants

October 1, 2021

Opening application date for admission, awards, and residence.

October 16, 2021

Open House

December 1, 2021

Applications open for programs with a Spring/Summer 2022 start date.

January 12, 2022

Application-based Entrance Scholarship Deadline

February 1, 2022

All students can submit new final high school marks in application.

February 15, 2022

Deadline to submit Program Change Request form.

March 1, 2022

Deadline to submit admission application for most programs. 

March 1, 2022

Applications open for programs with a Winter 2023 start date.

March 7, 2022Class Schedule released in BearTracks for planning purposes.

March 31, 2022

Deadline to accept admission offer for Fall 2022 Juris Doctor (Law) program. The deposit is $1000 which is applied to tuition upon the start of classes in September. View this page for deadline information.

March 2022

Registration for Courses for Fall 2022 opens – check your enrolment date in BearTracks

March 2022

Attend a Registration 101 Workshop

April 30, 2022

Deadline to self-report final high school marks in application.

April 30, 2022*

Deadline for new students to apply to North Campus residences for a guaranteed spot. Applications may still be considered after this date.

May 1, 2022

Deadline to accept admission offers made before April 1. However, admission evaluations are done on a rolling basis. If you receive an offer after April 1, view this page for deadline information.Your offer acceptance deadline can be found on your Launchpad.

June 1, 2022

Deadline to accept Alberta School of Business admission offers made before April 1, 2022

June 15, 2022

Deadline for post-secondary applicants to submit final transcripts and other requirements for most Faculties.

July 2022

Attend a Student Loan Workshop

August 1, 2022

Deadline to submit final and official transcripts for post-secondary transfer applicants who received offers after June 1, 2022 from the following faculties:

  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Arts
  • Augustana
  • Alberta School of Business 
  • Engineering
  • Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
  • Native Studies
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Campus Saint-Jean

Applicants are encouraged to submit their final and official transcripts as soon as possible. No extensions will be allowed.

August 1, 2022

Deadline to submit outstanding documents for high school students. For Alberta applicants, high school transcripts are automatically obtained on your behalf and are typically received by the Registrar’s Office in early August.

September 2022

Classes begin!

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