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Congratulations! You've been accepted to Mount Allison.

Flemington Building at Mount AllisonWondering what's next? We want to make this process as easy as possible for you. Here are the steps you will need to take on your way to arriving on campus in September.

Remember, it's important to check your Mount Allison e-mail regularly. Once you have been accepted to Mount Allison, this is how we will communicate important information to you.

You can also check admissions important dates and deadlines.


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1. Accept your offer of admission and scholarships

Simply pay your registration deposit ($100 for Canadian citizens and permanent residents; $250 for international students) and this will confirm your intent to attend Mount Allison and any scholarship offers. Once your deposit is received and processed, the deposit confirmation will be e-mailed to your mta.ca e-mail account. Deadline to accept your of admission: May 1, 2021

» Pay your registration deposit  


2. Apply for bursaries

All incoming full-time students who have financial need are eligible to apply for entrance bursaries. Deadline to apply for bursaries: March 1 — any applications received after March 1 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

» Apply for bursaries through your Connect@MTA account — a secure student network provided to you once you've been admitted
» Find out more about scholarships, bursaries, and awards


Mount Allison students in Campbell Hall residence.3. Apply to live in residence

Application opens November 4. All first-year students are guaranteed a room assignment. We base your residence room assignment priority on the day you pay your registration deposit (see #1). Plus, you will need to pay your $500 residence deposit to be considered for the early-bird room draw. Early-bird residence application deadline: March 1. All applications submitted after March 1 are assigned on a rolling basis.

» Apply to residence
» Accepted into residence? Pay your residence deposit 


4. If you are an international student, apply for your Canadian Study Permit

International students should use the Letter of Acceptance provided by the University to apply for their study permit. You should apply as soon as possible, as the process can take some time.

» Find out more about applying for your study permit
» Apply online though the IRCC Application Portal (MyCIC)


Mount Allison student in the Meighen Centre for Learning Assistance and Research.5. If you have a learning disability and/or need accessibility services, contact the Meighen Centre

If you are a student with a disability or condition and feel that you may require services, supports, or accommodations, you are encouraged to contact The Meighen Centre once you have been admitted. Contacting the Centre early in the process will ensure that supports can be put in place to ensure your success.

» Find out more about the Meighen Centre, and how to contact their helpful staff


6. Submit your mid-year transcript

If you have applied with your Grade 11 transcripts and have already been offered early admission, submit your mid-year transcript to confirm your offer of admission and any scholarship offers. These transcripts do not need to be official. Entrance scholarship deadline: March 1 — any applications received after March 1 will be considered for scholarships on a case-by-case basis.

» Upload: through your MtA application account
» E-mail: admissionsteam@mta.ca  


Mount Allison Campus Tour7. Visit campus

All campus tours are cancelled until further notice. In the meantime, you can book a virtual tour, or you can visit our interactive campus map to find your way around campus and see photos and descriptions of all our buildings. 


8. Join the Mount Allison Incoming Students group on Facebook

Once you get your MtA e-mail address, connect with the Mount Allison community before you step foot on campus. Get to know your future classmates and housemates, tell the group more about yourself, and ask lots of questions.

» Join the Mount Allison New Incoming Students Facebook Group  


Social Sciences class9. Register for courses

Course registration opens in May 2021. You will receive a course registration package in the mail and can receive assistance with the process by visiting Mount Allison's RegHelp. Your registration deposit is required for access (see #1).

» Visit RegHelp for new students 


10. Submit your final transcript

When your final grades are in, your official final transcript needs to be sent directly to us from the issuing institution via any of the following way:

» Fax: (506) 364-2272
» E-mail: admissionsteam@mta.ca
» Mail to: Mount Allison Registrar's Office, 62 York St. Sackville, NB  E4L 1E2


11. Preview MtA Day – July 2021

More details coming soon!


12. Get ready for Orientation

Your official journey at Mount Allison will begin with Orientation Week. You will receive information in the mail directly from the Mount Allison Students' Union on the schedule of events and what to expect. There's something for everyone!

Dates TBA


See you on campus soon! If you have any questions, please let us know: admissions@mta.ca or call (506) 364-2269.