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Athabasca University


About the Application Process

Steps for applying (further details may be reviewed on the UC-HRM Admission Procedures page):

  1. Fill out the Undergraduate General Application.
  2. If you have completed courses or programs at other post-secondary institutions, have your previous work evaluated to see whether you can receive transfer credit toward your HRM certificate*:
    • Indicate on your application form that you wish to have an evaluation.
    • Arrange to have official transcripts sent directly to AU by the other post-secondary institution(s) at which you have studied.
    • Pay the $100 evaluation fee.
  3. Receive your AU student ID number.

About ApplyAlberta

Athabasca University is now live with ApplyAlberta. This affects new undergraduate students applying to an AU program for the first time. ApplyAlberta is a new, secure online application and transcript exchange system that students will use to:

  • apply to one or more of Alberta's public post-secondary institutions through one portal, and
  • authorize institution(s) to request the transfer of their Alberta high school and post-secondary transcripts.

You only enter your personal and academic information once — it is filled in automatically on each ApplyAlberta application you submit.

As you go through this admission process, you will automatically be taken to the ApplyAlberta website. For the most current information on this new system, please see ApplyAlberta.

Register for Courses

Once you are an AU student, here's a summary of how to register for courses (full details may be found on the UC-HRM Course page):

  1. Review program requirements and choose your courses. If you need help in deciding which courses to choose, contact an advisor.
  2. Log in to myAU using your student ID number and click on Register for a Course. Register for the courses you've chosen.
  3. Pay your course fees.
  4. You'll receive confirmation of your course registration within two weeks.

* If you have extensive professional experience and don't have previous post-secondary education, you may be able to gain credit through the PLAR (Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition) program. PLAR provides opportunities for you to gain credit for non-formal learning and workplace or labour training programs. Contact the Centre for Learning Accreditation for support and guidance about the PLAR process.

Updated August 03 2021 by Student & Academic Services

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