Frequently asked questions
On this page you will find answers to some of the questions we are most often asked.
For more information about Concordia Continuing Education's rules and regulations visit the Rules & regulations page.
Our courses and programs are open to anyone eighteen (18) years of age or older. Most of our courses and programs do not require academic requirements for admission.
To verify if a program you are interested in has special admission requirements, please see the program page of your program of interest for more details.
Tuition fees are the same for all students admitted to CCE courses and programs.
All courses offered through Concordia Continuing Education are designated as non-credit as they cannot be counted towards any of the undergraduate or graduate programs offered by the University. The courses offered by CCE are however recognized by industry and can be used to obtain a non-credit certificate or diploma from CCE.
MyConcordia portal is a secure, self-serviced, central web point that provides content and services to its users based on their relationship with the university. The objective of the portal is to provide Concordia students, faculty and staff with a single entry point to all services via the web. The portal combines various systems, user interfaces and technical solutions available to the Concordia community under a single consistent web-based interface structure. Users must have a Netname account to access the MyConcordia portal.
To learn more click here.
To activate or reset your MyConcordia Netname:
- Visit: MyConcordia
- Click on (activate) at the top of the page
- Find your Netname type (student is on the left hand side)
- Fill out the required information to complete the activation process
- After filling out and submitting the required information you will be sent an email to finalize the process
- Visit: MyConcordia to log in with your new netname and password. Your password is case sensitive and must be typed exactly as displayed.
To learn more about netnames click here.
Students registered in a course that is taught in a computer lab or a course that provides computer access as well as students enrolled in an intensive program have access to the computer labs for the term.
You should verify your class schedule, which indicates your classroom location, by logging into the MyConcordia. Once logged in under the MyConcordia Menu select the My Student Centre link to assess your class schedule.
Note: Classrooms for language courses may only be assigned 48 hours prior to the commencement of the course.
Moodle is the designated learning management system at Concordia University. All in person and online courses have a Moodle course site. Moodle is accessed from the MyConcordia Portal.
To access your course online:
Step 1: Access your Student Center
- Go to MyConcordia
- Log into the portal using your Netname and password
- Under the Concordia Menu, click on the “My Student Centre” link.
Step 2: Create a Concordia email account
Students enrolled in a lab course must create a Concordia email account, at least 48 hours prior to the first day of class. Please visit this link for more information.
Note: The email account can be activated from within the MyConcordia portal and the creation process takes 2 business days to complete. Your email address will follow the standard format: firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 3: Log into your portal
Go to MyConcordia using your Netname and password. You will see the link to your on-line course on the left of the page under the heading My Moodle Courses.
Step 4: Log into your course
A few days prior to the beginning of class, you will receive communications on Moodle from your instructors in regards to your online class meeting times and links to join the class via Zoom.
Minimum requirements to take courses online are a computer, functioning webcam, access to wi-fi or a data plan, and microphone. Hard Drive: 256 GB or higher.
For lab-based courses, please see Computer specifications below.
- CPU Speed: Intel Core i5, 2.2 Hhz or higher
- RAM: 8 GB of higher
- Hard Drive: 256 GB or higher
- CPU Speed: i5 processor or better
- RAM: 8 GB or higher
Annual tuition tax receipts for Educational Tax Credits (Federal T2202 and Provincial Relévé 8) are available on or before February 28 each year for the course fees paid in the previous taxation year.
You can access them through the MyConcordia > My Student Centre > Finances > select the 3 horizontal line icon to access the option to select Tax Receipts.