Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Conditions for Acceptance

Conditions for your acceptance to StFX University

There are conditions of acceptance that you will need to follow in order to attend StFX. Please select the student type that best describes you below. If you have any questions about the conditions, please contact the Admissions Team.  Email admit@stfx.ca or call call 1-844-299-2527 (toll-free) or 1-902-867-2219.        

 

I am a high school student

New students who will attend StFX directly after completing High School

Next Steps

  • Review the conditons of acceptance in the offer letter that you received. Take note of overall average, and specific course minimum requirements. Your acceptance is conditional on successful completion of Grade 12.
  • Confirm your seat in the program by paying the $100 confirmation deposit. This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly. 
  • Submit your Residence application, if you haven’t already.
  • Keep working hard to ensure you have the overall average, and specific course minimum requirements to maintain your offer of admission.

Please note: The University reserves the right to revoke admissions to the university due to unmet conditions. If admission is revoked after registration, course enrolments will be cancelled.

Students accepted before May 15: please confirm by May 15th.

Students accepted after May 15: please confirm within 30 days of the date on the acceptance letter.

 

Getting You Ready for Classes

The University, along with the Students’ Union, will provide information over the coming months about Orientation, Academic Advising, Registration, and all you need to know about transitioning to a successful university life. 

 

Defer my Acceptance

Students must have met conditional offer requirements to defer admission, please contact admit@stfx.ca to obtain deferral request form.

 

I am a college or university student

Students who are transferring to StFX from a college or university

Next steps:

  • Read through the terms and conditions below
  • Confirm your seat in the program by paying the $100 confirmation deposit. This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly. 
  • Submit your Residence application, if you haven’t already

 

Conditions of Acceptance

  • Complete your current course in progress successfully (if applicable) and submit all official transcripts.
  • Students accepted before May 15: please confirm by May 15th. 
  • Students accepted after May 15: please confirm within 30 days of the date on the acceptance letter.
  • Confirm your seat in the program by paying the $100 confirmation deposit. This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly. 

 

Getting You Ready for Classes

The University, along with the Students’ Union, will provide you information about Orientation, Academic Advising, Registration, and all you need to know about transitioning to a successful university life over the coming summer months.

 

I am a non-degree student



Students who are taking credit courses at StFX but are not enrolled in an academic degree program

Important Information

As a non-degree student, a maximum registration of 6 credits will be allowed for spring intersession or summer school.  Should you wish to increase this number of credits or become a degree-seeking student at StFX, you will be required to go through the Application to Change Programs process at the discretion of the Dean's office.  Forms to request a course overload can be found on mesAMIS.

  

I am returning to StFX after an absence

Students who have attended StFX previously and are returning to continue their studies (Re-Entry)

Next Steps:

  • Read through the terms and conditions below
  • Confirm your seat in the program by paying the $100 confirmation deposit. This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly. 
  • Submit your Residence application, if you haven’t already
  • If you have been admitted on Academic Probation, see Re-Entry on Academic Probation (below)

Conditions of Acceptance

  • Students accepted before May 15: please confirm by May 15th. 
  • Students accepted after May 15: please confirm within 30 days of the date on the acceptance letter.
  • Please return the enclosed confirmation of attendance form and confirmation fee of $100.  This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly.
  • You must receive academic advising prior to registration.  Our academic advisors can be reached by emailing advising@stfx.ca .  

 

Additional Information

  • Re-Entry on Academic Probation
    • If you have been admitted on Academic Probation please read the conditions below:
      • You must achieve a minimum average of 55 in April and earn credit for at least 60 percent of the courses in which you are registered to be eligible for further studies.  You must also enrol in the APEX program.  The form can be found online.  You must return the bottom portion of the flyer to the Writing Centre prior to registration.
      • As a condition of your acceptance, you must receive academic advising prior to registration.  Our academic advisors can be reached at advising@stfx.ca.
  • Re-Entry students and program choice.
    • If you have applied to return to StFX in the same program, students will be moved to a non-degree entry. You are asked to meet with Academic Advising and map out academic plans.
    • If you have appled to return to StFX to a different program , students will be admitted so long as they have completed (or are in progress) with necessary pre-requisite courses.

 

I am a MATURE student

Students who have not attended school for a minimum of three (3) years prior to attending StFX.

Next Steps:

  • Read through the terms and conditions listed below
  • Confirm your seat in the program by paying the $100 confirmation deposit. This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly. 
  • Submit your Residence application, if you haven’t already

 

Conditions of Acceptance

  • Students accepted before May 15: please confirm by May 15th.
  • Students accepted after May 15: please confirm within 30 days of the date on the acceptance letter.
  • Please return the enclosed confirmation of attendance form and confirmation fee of $100.  This fee will be credited to your account as part of your tuition payment.  Enrollment in several programs at the University is limited so you are urged to reply promptly.

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