It's always a good idea to apply early. 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.

Unless an earlier closing date is indicated, international applicants must apply by May 1 for Fall intake and September 30 for Winter intake.


If you apply after a deadline has passed, your application fee is not refunded.

Fall intake (September)

Applications open October 1
Application deadline March 30
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 to the Fine Art office.

office hours and location


2018/19 portfolio dates and deadlines

Portfolio deadline*
May 4, 2018
Portfolio drop off dates
May 3 or May 4, 2018, 9:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Portfolio pick up dates
June 1, 2018, 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. The deadline for late portfolios is June 1, 2018.

Winter intake (January)

No intake. 


Spring/summer intake (May/June)

No intake.