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Academic Advising Campaign for Returning Students (Degree-Bound Students)



Sound academic advising and proper course registration helps students succeed. By receiving advice from an Academic Advisor or a Faculty Advisor, students can ensure that they are on track to have all the courses that they need to graduate. Make an appointment to meet with your Academic Advisor or Faculty Advisor and then register for courses through the Student Portal.

Before registering for your courses, please view the helpful tools that we’ve provided below.

Register for your courses


Contact your advisor or email: studentsuccess@algomau.ca

1. Clear any outstanding balances from previous terms that will delay your registration. You can see your account summary via Student Portal, under “Financial”, in “Summary”. If there is an owing, please proceed to “Make Payment” under “Financial”. You could pay directly with a credit card or via Global Pay-Western Union (for international students). If you would like to transfer funds from a Canadian bank account, please see this website. For international students, please scroll down to the section “For International Students Who Have a Canadian Bank Account”.

2. If you are still a first-year student (that is if you will still be taking courses to complete your first 30 credits), please contact your Academic Advisor. If you are an upper-year student (that is, you have already completed 30+ credits), your Faculty Advisor will advise you on the courses.

You will find your advisor’s name listed in your Student Portal, under “Academics”, in “Summary”. You can also contact your advisor directly by clicking on the “Contact Advisor” button. The message will go directly to your advisor accordingly. 

To view your advisor’s contact information, please visit https://www.algomau.ca/directory

After receiving advising, you can proceed to “Online Registration” under “Academics”.

3. To view the 21FW, 21F & 22W course schedule, please visit: https://algomau.ca/course-schedules/

4. Pay for the deposit: Please note that, before registration, a deposit is required:

– For domestic students: $200.00 deposit per term (with exceptions: OSAP students and sponsored students). 

– For International students: $1000 deposit per term

To pay for the deposit via Student Portal, you will select courses first. Go to “Academics”, and click “Online Registration”. You will add the courses you wish to take, click on the “My Backpack” tab to verify that the courses appear there, and then you will be able to make the payment via the “Pay Deposit” tab.

5. For those students who are sponsored, please provide the Student Account (accounts@algomau.ca) a copy of your sponsorship letter prior to registering.

6. For OSAP students only: If you are looking to defer your deposit and registration for the 2021/2022 fall/winter terms, click here for the OSAP application.

7. Click here for tuition deadlines, registration deadlines, and fee information.



Contact your advisor or email: studentsuccess@algomau.ca


Congratulations to our winners who registered for Fall/Winter classes by June 18th! Hailey McCarthy is the winner of the $200 AMAZON GIFT CARD and Heather Cameron is the winner of the Apple IPAD