Student Information

Enrolment

Anyone can enrol in non-credit courses and programs. You do not need to pay an application fee. Enrol early to save your seat in class. Early enrolment helps ensure classes are able to run as scheduled and avoids class cancellation.

Online

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Online enrolment is open until midnight the day before a course commences. To enrol on the same day a course begins, please phone us.

To enrol online:

  1. Search or browse courses and programs

  2. Choose a course section and ADD TO CART

  3. Follow the steps to CHECKOUT and make a payment*

*If you want to take advantage of alumni, group or special discounts, please contact us before you enrol online.

Online payment

Fees for non-credit 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.

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Phone

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780-497-4400 • Toll-free 1-855-797-4400

To enrol by phone:

  1. Search for courses and programs on our website or download our School of Continuing Education Guide (PDF).

  2. Write down the abbreviation of the course you're taking (example: SPAN 0100) plus the section number you want (example: A021). This information is available with each course description. If you like, record your choices on Continuing Education enrolment form

  3. Call us Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Payments by phone

Fees for non-credit 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.

In person

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You can enrol in a course in person at Alberta College Campus during business hours. At City Centre Campus, staff at the Welcome Centre will help you enrol online using a computer at the Welcome Centre.

Alberta College Campus

At Alberta College Campus we accept the following methods of payment in person:

  • Cash

  • Cheque, money order or bank draft

  • INTERAC© Debit

  • Credit Card

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

  • Branch number

  • Cheque, money order or draft number

The university will not accept post-dated cheques.

City Centre Campus

At City Centre Campus, we will assist you with enrolling 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.


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.

Mail

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Download and complete the Continuing Education enrolment form and send it, with your payment to:

School of Continuing Education
Main Floor, Alberta College Campus
10050 MacDonald Drive
T5J 2B7

Payment by mail

We accept cheques, money orders or bank drafts. 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

  • Branch 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. You will receive a confirmation of enrolment by email.


Fees and payment

Tuition and fees

GST

Tuition for non-credit courses and additional fees may be subject to GST.

Additional Fees

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.

Alumni, group and special rates

Special discount rates are available for MacEwan University alumni and groups of three or more. If you would like to take advantage of these special rates, please contact us to enrol.

Corporate sponsorship

If a company is assuming the costs of your tuition and fees, a letter of sponsorship must be submitted to the School of Continuing 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 SCE@macewan.ca OR

  • mail along with your enrolment form OR

  • deliver in person to Alberta College (Sponsorship letters cannot be processed at City Centre Campus.)

Sponsorship letters must be course or program specific. A new sponsorship letter is needed for each course or program you take through the School of Continuing 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.

Income tax receipts

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.


Policies and guidelines

Refund policy

This policy is currently under review.

Refunds for courses more than four weeks long

Face-to-face courses

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.

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.

Courses offered on behalf of other institutions

When courses are offered on behalf of another learning institution or agency, the refund category will be in accordance with the signed contract. Please contact the School of Continuing Education for details and deadlines.

Withdrawals / schedule changes

To withdraw from a class or change your enrolment to a class at a different time or location you will need to contact us.

Attendance policy

Face-to-face courses

You must have a minimum of 80 percent in-class attendance in order to successfully complete the course or to receive a professional development certificate. Some courses may require 100 percent attendance for successful completion and students will be informed in class.

Class cancellations

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.


Campus information

Classroom locations

Courses offered by the School of Continuing Education usually take place on one of two MacEwan University campuses. 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

 

View maps and directions for each campus »

Parking on campus

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 »

Wireless network access

As a student in the School of Continuing Education you will have access to the MacEwanSecure wireless network while you are on any campus. Once you have enrolled in a course, 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.

For information and step-by-step instructions to access MacEwanSecure Wireless, visit MacEwan.ca/TechSupport »