• Admission Requirements
  • Dates & Deadlines
  • Tuition & Fees
  • Apply & Register
  • Transfer Credit
  • Financial Aid
  • Calendars
  • What Happens Next

Dates and Deadlines

Our admission schedules are not different from any other than traditional schools. We have the same events and milestones, and deadlines for all students except online students who can apply for admission all year round.

Key dates and deadlines

Undergraduate students Four weeks before the commencement of your programme
Graduate students Deadlines vary by program
Other key dates
Transfer credit assessment Current processing time: 2-4 weeks after all transcripts are received
Graduate program offer letter Varies by program
Undergraduate course registration Monthly – register by May 10th.
Graduate course registration Varies by program
Course extension Monthly – register by May 10th to start June 1st.
Other key dates
Receive tutor information 1-2 weeks before course start )
Access course materials On or before start date. For eLibrary, checkeLibrary.
Maintain active student status Register for at least one course every 12 months

Undergraduate applications

Deadline: May 10

Online students can apply to Esae anytime. Online undergraduate programs enroll students year round. Your programme begins when you apply.

Transfer credit assessment and evaluation

Current processing time: 2-4 weeks after all transcripts are received

You may register in courses while waiting for the results of your transfer credit evaluation.

Graduate applications

Deadline: varies by program

Most graduate programs have specific intake dates each year, with related application deadlines. Learn more about graduate applications.

Offer of admission to a graduate program

Timeline: varies by program

All graduate programs review and process applications differently, so timelines will vary from faculty to faculty. Please contact your program for information about your application status. See all graduate programs.

Registering for undergraduate courses

Deadline: register by May 10th to start September 1st

You must register and pay by the 10th of August to begin on the 1st of September. Learn how to register for courses.

Receiving tutor information

Timeline: 1–2 weeks before course start

You can request course help once your course begins. Learn more about tutors and student success

Registering for graduate courses

Deadline: varies by program

Print textbooks will arrive before your course start date, and the eLibrary can be accessed through eLibrary . You won’t be able to submit assignments or quizzes, or post to the forums until your actual start date.

Course extensions (Summer)

Deadline: at least 30 days before course end date

You have 6 months to complete semester courses. You can purchase extensions if you need more time to finish.