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How Do We Apply to Post-Secondary Institutions?

Apply Alberta

The Apply Alberta system was put in place to simplify the post-secondary application system for students applying to colleges and universities in Alberta. Students can apply to multiple institutions using information they input only once.  This is a secure Government website so any information entered is safe.  This is important because there are application fees that must be paid to the post-secondary institutions, usually using a credit card.

Convenience aside, one of the benefits of using the Apply Alberta website is that you can order your official transcripts to be sent to the institutions you are applying to for FREE!  Ordering the transcripts are part of the step by step process you will go through using this website.

This link will connect you to the Apply Alberta home page:
https://www.applyalberta.ca/pub/index.asp

This link will connect you with a list of participating post-secondary schools:
https://www.applyalberta.ca/pub/participants.asp

This link will connect you with the step by step application process...there is even a video explaining the process!
https://www.applyalberta.ca/pub/detailed_process.asp

When you make an account on the Apply Alberta website, make sure you save your user name and password in a place you will be able to access it when you need it. 

Once a student applies and sends the information requested by the post-secondary institution he, or she, will usually receive a letter of conditional acceptance. Conditional acceptance means that students have met the current standard for admittance but does not guarantee final admission.  Students should monitor their application status closely. The conditional letter will usually contain a user name and password for the institution's tracking system. The student will then log into the institution's website and track his or her application.  If a student has applied and did not receive any notification, call the institution and follow up - there may be a missing piece of information needed to make a decision regarding the application.