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Course Registration

Before registering for courses, you will need to do some prep work. Follow these steps prior to your registration date to ensure you are taking the correct courses to complete your program while designing an optimal schedule.


Meet with an Advisor

If you are in your first or second year, we strongly recommend you meet with an academic advisor to help you plan your year. Drop-in or make an appointment.

Third and fourth year students must obtain permission from their program advisor to enrol in upper year courses. It's strongly recommended you meet with your program advisor in March.

New international students should meet with an international student advisor upon arrival.


Choose your courses

Consult the calendar
Get the details on program and course requirements and prerequisites.

View the course schedule
See which course are being offered for each semester, dates and times, descriptions and prerequisites.

Make sure you are familiar with the definitions and terms used in the course schedule.


Create a timetable

Watch Creating Your Course Schedule to learn how to create the most convenient timetable.

A conflict-free timetable means your courses, labs and seminars are scheduled without overlaps so you can attend all your classes. A well planned timetable will reduce stress and boost success.

You can print a blank timetable/worksheet to help you begin.


Pay your tuition deposit

Before you can register, you must pay a tuition deposit .

The tuition deposit is applied as a payment toward tuition fees.


Know when you can register and if you can register online

Check your registration status .

Also, see which programs are not eligible for online registration.



Finally, you can register online or in person .
International students, please review these registration instructions.

Watch How to Register for Courses to learn how to register online using myTRU.

Register in both fall and winter courses. Doing both at the same time will give you the best options for course selection.

Add or make online course changes, understand the wait-list process or correct any registration error messages you may encounter.

Once you've registered for your courses, see what's next!