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Registration

Graduate students register manually, as the Online Course Selector (OCS) is currently for undergraduate students only. Please see below for more information:

  • Students are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of their own registration.
  • For information regarding tuition, payments, and refunds, students should contact the Student Accounts Office at 780-479-9201 or studentaccounts@concordia.ab.ca.
  • For course details, students can check their department website or view the course timetables online.

Registration Deadlines

For important dates, students should check Section 13.0.1 Graduate Studies Academic Schedule in the Academic Calendar.

New Students

If this is your first semester in a graduate program at Concordia, you are a new student.

  • To register in courses, submit a complete Course Selection Form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.

Continuing Students

1) If you are progressing in your program without a break, you are a continuing student.

  • To register in courses, submit a complete Course Selection Form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.

2) If you took a semester (or more) off but are returning within the same or the following academic year, you are still considered to be active in the program and eligible for continuous registration.

  • Complete the Student Information Update AND Course Selection Form; and submit both to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.
  • Pay the pre-registration deposit to the Student Accounts Office. Once paid, notify our office by email, and the registration request will be completed.

Returning Students

If you took one full academic year (or more) off, you may be inactive in the program and need to be re-admitted into the program before you can register.

  • Submit a new application online for re-admission and pay the application fee. (Choose the application status of ‘Returning Graduate Student’.)
  • Contact the Admissions Office by email (preferred) or by phone and confirm that you are a returning student.
  • If your application for readmission is accepted, pay the pre-registration deposit to the Student Accounts Office.
  • To register in courses, submit a complete Course Selection Form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.

If you are unsure of your registration status, please contact our office by email for clarification.

Course Changes

If you need to add or drop courses before the course change deadline each semester, you may complete the Course Change Form and submit it to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.

Course Withdrawals

If you need to withdraw from courses before the withdrawal deadline each semester, you may complete the Course Change Form and submit it to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.

For more information on withdrawing from courses, please check Section 4.3.2 Adding, Dropping, and Withdrawing from Courses in the Academic Calendar.

Transfer Credit / Course Exemption

If you wish to apply for transfer credit or course exemption:

  • Read ‘Section 13.1.1.D.1. Transfers, Course Exemptions, and Substitution’ in the most recent Academic Calendar.
  • Submit a Course Reduction Form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Office as instructed on the form.