It's always a good idea to apply early. You'll have your admission decision sooner and, if there are problems, questions or additional steps to complete with your application, you'll have the time you need.

Application deadlines for programs at MacEwan University are based on when you want to start your studies (the intake term). Check the deadlines below to learn when you can start and the last possible date to apply. If you apply after a deadline has passed, your application fee is not refunded.

Fall intake (September)

Applications open October 1
Application deadline Extended to June 30 for 2017/18
Admission document deadline August 1


Submit your portfolio after you have officially applied to the program. Your portfolio can be mailed or delivered in person.


Portfolio deadline*
May 5, 2017
Portfolio drop off dates
May 4 or May 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Portfolio pick up dates
May 26, 2017, 9:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

* Please note that if the program decides to accept late submissions, applicants would be considered for a position on the wait list ONLY. To inquire if there are any extensions to the application deadline, email

Winter intake (January)

No intake. 


Spring/summer intake (May/June)

No intake.