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What to do next

Congratulations, you've been accepted to MSVU! We're thrilled you've chosen us as the next step on your educational journey! 

No matter when you'll be starting classes (September, January, or over the summer), there are things you can do to prepare for your arrival. This page is a roadmap to let you know that you're not on this journey alone.

Take a look through our Next Steps checklist below!

Accept your offer of admission by paying your non-refundable confirmation deposit. This will guarantee you a seat in your program. Visit our Payment Centre and select from the drop-down menu he confirmation deposit that applies to you.

Have any questions about the confirmation deposit? Contact our Financial Services office.

The Mount has plenty of options when it comes to where to live. Living on campus is the most convenient way to take part in campus life, enjoy the commute to to class, and build your social network. With the Metro Transit U-Pass, students are able to travel around Halifax with no problems. 

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Whether it's your first time or your fifth time, a beautiful and vibrant campus awaits you at the Mount. Visiting campus is a great way to get to know MSVU. Book a campus tour today, or watch our Campus Tour Videos.

You can also join us for a future student event, like our Open Campus Day or our Early Advising and Registration.

Your login information is sent to you via e-mail. Use the information to login to MyMount - that's where you look at course timetables, log into emails, and so much more.

Moodle, on the other hand, is a course management platform used by many professors. Professors can set up and grade quizzes, create assignments, online discussions and more. You can log into Moodle using your username and password; what you see will depend on your courses and the level to which your professors use the technology.

Many services are available to support you throughout your time at the Mount. You have access to the health office, academic and personal counseling, career planning, and the Fitness Centre.  

Determine the date when registration will become open to you. You can also attend a the Early Advising and Registration event in March/April to register for classes early. If you are a transfer students, you should contact with their faculty advisor. Academic Advising will help you identify the courses you need to graduate, while also helping you plan your course load.

You'll use the 'Registration Centre' in myMount to search for your courses, to create a preferred list and to register for classes. You can also register for course through the Mount app (EllucianGo).

Mount 101 is an online program introduces you to Mount Saint Vincent University, its services, and what you need to know to be the best Mount student you can be. 


You're starting at university so you probably know a thing or two about being a student. But how many times have you heard that university is different than high school? Believe it or not, Mount 101 can take away some of the uncertainty you might be feeling right now. Use Mount 101 to build upon what you already know and see what you can take from the program. 

If you received an Entrance Scholarship offer, send your confirmation back before May 15.

If you are interested in applying for an Entrance Bursary, make sure you apply before mid-June. The Financial Aid office is here to assist you with finding out what financial resources are available to you as a  MSVU student. Have any questions? Send them an email at msvu.ca

Whether you’re arriving in fall, winter, or spring, staff and students are ready to welcome you with a range of exciting and informative activities that will introduce you to campus life. Orientation Week includes a series of events designed to help the newest MSVU students explore all that awaits, both socially and academically. Find out more information about the MSVU's Orientation week.