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New International Students

Have you received your Letter of Admission (conditional or final)? Congratulations on your admission to Concordia University!
Welcome to your complete pre-departure guide!

Welcome to Montreal

Pre-departure checklist

Find out how to apply for your immigration documents.

Now that you've been admitted to Concordai University, you'll need to apply for your immigration documents.

Find out how much your studies will cost

When applying for your immigration documents, you will be asked how much one year of tuition fees and personal expenses will cost. To help you out, we've put together estimation letters.

Students under 17 years of age (minors)

Apply, as a minor, for your visa and immigration documents (CAQ and Study Permit) required to study and stay in Canada.

Pre-arrival webinars

Our Pre-Arrival 101 & 102 webinars will give you an introduction to your application for immigration documents, your compulsory international health insurance plan, course registration and much more.

Undergraduate Students

The requirements for advising prior to registration vary according to your program of study. Refer to your Offer of Admission to find out details about course registration. Academic advising is also detailed in the Admitted section of the Welcome Guide for New Concordians. A complete step by step online registration guide is also available. If you are required to meet with an Academic Advisor, you will not be able to register for your courses until you complete this requirements.

Graduate Students

Contact your department for registration information.
You can also find more registration information in the New Graduate Students instructions.

Important information when planning your trip to Canada!

Remember that adjusting to a different environment and culture in a country you are unaccustomed to can be both challenging and rewarding.  It is important to prepare yourself for a smooth transition to help out with adapting to your new life. 

On the right is some important information to keep in mind when planning your trip to Montreal.

Find housing

The do's and don'ts of lookign for an apartment!

Settling in

Find out what you need to know at an ISO workshop

Find out about your health insurance plan, working in Canada, social events and much more in our Events Calendar.

Attend PREPARE pre-arrival events

Get informed before start of term with info-sessions, social activities and virtual campus tours hosted by the Welcome Crew mentors.

Register for Orientation

Don’t miss Orientation activities

Join CONNECT, START and EXPLORE Orientation activities – a series of events to help you dive into the university experience, meet fellow new students and feel ready for your first year.

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