Admissions & Enrolment
Applications are required for programs within the Centre for Professional Nursing Education. Information on how to apply is found within each program description.
To enrol in most courses, students must have applied to and been admitted to an appropriate program. The course information will state if you have to be in a specific program—please check this information and ensure you have been admitted to the program before you enrol in a related course.
Online enrolment is open until midnight the day before a course commences. On the day a course begins, please phone us.
To enrol online:
Search or browse courses and programs
Choose a course section and ADD TO CART
Follow the steps to CHECKOUT and make a payment*
Fees for courses are required at the time of enrolment. When you enrol online, you can pay by VISA or MasterCard or INTERAC© Online. All online payments are processed by our secure third party payment provider.
Confirmation of enrolment
A confirmation of enrolment lists your courses, schedule, room numbers and start dates as well as a summary of charges. You should receive your confirmation of enrolment within a few minutes after the online checkout process is complete.
780-497-5188 • Toll-free 1-888-498-9390
To enrol by phone:
Search for courses and programs on our website.
Write down the abbreviation of the course you're taking (example: LPNR 300) plus the section number you want (example: C050). This information is available with each course description. If you like, record your choices on Continuing Education enrolment form.
Call us Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Payments by phone
Fees for courses are required at the time of enrolment. When you enrol by phone, you can pay by VISA or MasterCard.
Confirmation of enrolment
A confirmation of enrolment lists your courses, schedule, room numbers and start dates as well as a summary of charges. You will receive a confirmation of enrolment by email.
Payment in person: Centre for Professional Nursing Education. We accept the following methods of payment in person:
Payment in person: City Centre Campus
At City Centre Campus, we will assist you with enrolling online. For this process, you will pay online. When you enrol online, you can pay by VISA or MasterCard or INTERAC© Online. All online payments are processed by our secure third party payment provider.
If you pay by cheque
Make your cheque payable to MacEwan University. All cheques, money orders, and drafts must have all of the following imprinted by the bank:
Bank transit/swift number
Bank account number
Cheque, money order or draft number
The university will not accept post-dated cheques.
Confirmation of enrolment
A confirmation of enrolment lists your courses, schedule, room numbers and start dates as well as a summary of charges. We'll print a confirmation of enrolment for you to take with you.
Fees, payment, transcripts
Tuition for courses and additional fees may be subject to GST.
The total tuition and fees for a course may differ from those listed on the website or print guide as additional fees may be assessed for materials or supplies or for license agreements with external organizations. If there are additional fees, you will be notified by the first class.
A letter of sponsorship must be submitted to the Centre for Professional Nursing Education at the time of enrolment. It must include the sponsor’s name, phone number and payment information on company letterhead. Submit the letter of sponsorship in one of the following ways:
email to CPNE@macewan.ca OR
mail along with your enrolment form OR
deliver in person to Centre for Professional Nursing Education
Sponsorship letters must be course or program specific. A new sponsorship letter is needed for each course or program you take through the Centre for Professional Nursing Education.
Substitutions not permitted
If a company is assuming the costs of your tuition and fees, your personal information is still required (i.e., last name, first name, birthdate, contact information, etc.). If you are unable to attend, the refund/withdrawal policies apply—another staff member may not attend on your behalf.
Students in continuing education courses leading to a credential may be eligible to receive a T2202A and claim tuition and education tax credits. Education tax credits are issued for courses that are a minimum of three months in duration. Please refer to cra-arc.gc.ca for details.
School of Continuing Education transcript
Students in the following programs can submit an online request for an official transcript from the School of Continuing Education:
Critical Care Nursing
Nursing Professional Development Courses
Perioperative Nursing for LPNs
Urogynecological Wellness Practitioner
Workplace Health Screening Professional Development
Current students in the following programs can request transcripts of their study through myStudentSystem:
Disability Management in the Workplace
Occupational Health Nursing
Perioperative Nursing for RNs
Post-Basic Nursing Practice: Gerontology & Hospice Palliative Care
University Transfer Science Courses
Former students in credit study, who do not have access to myStudentSystem, can request a transcript by completing a Transcript Request Form. Transcript request information and the Transcript Request Form are on the Request Transcripts web page.
Policies and guidelines
This policy is currently under review and will be subject to approval in 2015.
Refunds for courses more than four weeks long
For courses more than four weeks in length, a 100 percent refund is available to students who withdraw before the day of the second scheduled class in a face-to-face course unless exceptions are stipulated in the program guide and/or registration forms.
Students in online courses must withdraw prior to seven calendar days after the first day the course is opened to receive a 100 percent refund. No refund is available after the deadline date.
Courses less than four weeks long
For workshops, seminars and short courses that are four weeks or less, a 100 percent refund is available to students who withdraw five calendar days before the first scheduled class unless exceptions are stipulated in the program guide and/or registration forms. No refund is available after the deadline date.
To withdraw from a class or change your enrolment to a class at a different time or location you will need to contact us.
MacEwan University reserves the right to restrict enrollment or to cancel any class for which there is insufficient enrolment. If the course you have enrolled in is cancelled, we will make every effort to contact you prior to the start date. Fees for cancelled classes will be refunded or applied to another course.
Courses offered by the Centre for Professional Nursing Education usually take place online or at MacEwan's City Centre Campus. Your confirmation of enrolment will list the campus and the room number(s) for your class. If your class takes place in different rooms on different days, your confirmation of enrolment will give you the details.
You may see these abbreviations for campus locations in some places:
|ACC||Alberta College Campus|
|CCC||City Centre Campus|
|CFAC||Centre for the Arts and Communications|
Parking at MacEwan University is available on an hourly, daily or monthly basis at all campuses. Rates and parking locations are available at MacEwan.ca/Parking »
As a student in the Centre for Professional Nursing Education, you will have access to the MacEwanSecure wireless network while you are on any campus. You will receive a follow-up email with your MacEwan Network ID, which you will use for future course enrolments and to access the MacEwan wireless network. Your network ID and a temporary password will be sent to you, either by email or regular post, depending on how you enrolled.
For information and step-by-step instructions to access MacEwanSecure Wireless, visit MacEwan.ca/TechSupport »