Start Here

Questions? 
Contact enrolnow@briercrest.ca or
1.800.667.5199

Steps to Start of School

1. PAY $200 CONFIRMATION DEPOSIT
Contact your Admissions Adviser with questions.
enrolnow@briercrest.ca
*applicable to your fees

2. SET UP BRIERCREST ACCOUNTS
Briercrest Live, myBriercrest, and Canvas will give you access to all the Briercrest information you need
Detailed instructions for account set up

3. REGISTER FOR CLASSES IN BRIERCREST LIVE

First Year Course Tips and Recommendations

When you register, complete the Consent for Release of Information sections (Finance and Media).
You are the only one who can receive specific information about your finances at Briercrest unless you grant permission.
E.g., Mom can’t be told how much you owe when she calls to pay your bill unless you’ve specifically identified her.

4. PREPARE FINANCES
The Cost Calculator is an excellent tool to determine your costs.
Consult the Finance section for full information.
Your first payment is due at Check-in on September 5.

5. SUBMIT RESIDENCE APPLICATION FORM
If you plan to be a dorm student, complete this residence application form.

6. SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS 
2017 High School grads: After July 1, OFFICIAL HARD COPIES must be submitted to Admissions.
Pre-2017 grads: All official hard copy transcripts (high school and post-secondary) must be submitted.
*no scanned copies

7. SELECT YOUR MEAL PLAN IN BRIERCREST LIVE 
Meal plans can be changed in person at the dining hall or the Cash Counter until the course add/drop deadline: September 14 
If you have dietary restrictions, please contact your Admissions Adviser.

8. PREPARE FOR MEDICAL NEEDS

Transfer medical prescriptions and arrange a family doctor before coming to campus if you have ongoing medical needs. 
Pharmacy listing 
Family physician listing

9. PREPARE RESOURCES 
June and July - Check course book lists and buy your textbooks from the Briercrest Bookstore online or in person. 
July and August - If you're requesting accommodations, send your formal documentation to your Admissions Adviser (enrolnow@briercrest.ca) and connect with the Student Success Centre ASAP (studentsuccesscentre@briercrest.ca).
Late August - Download your course syllabi (course guides) in Briercrest Live for each class. 
Early September onward - Your instructors want to help you succeed. Visit them during their office hours well before due dates.

10. PLAN YOUR SEMESTER 
Stay on top of Key Dates and Deadlines - posted below, on bulletin boards around campus, and online
TIP #1: Pay particular attention to the Add/Drop deadline. That’s the last day you can add courses and the last day you can drop them without penalty (academic and financial). It's also the last day you can change your meal plan.
TIP #2: Write all your due dates on a calendar.
TIP #3: Do not schedule travel before your final exams are complete. Exams will not be moved to accommodate your travel plans.

Arrival Information

CHECK-IN 
Tuesday, September 5 
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

ATHLETES: Follow instructions from your coach. Some of you will arrive for training camp on August 26 and check in on September 5.

COME PREPARED WITH:
Driver’s license (if you have one) – you will be asked to voluntarily complete a Criminal Record Check in order to prepare for future service. If you’ve had one done in the last year, please bring a copy and submit it.

Bank account/Credit card information – if you or your parents want to set up a pre-authorized debit or credit agreement to pay your bills, be sure to have the information with you. You can find the pre-authorized debit agreement here.

Passport and Study Permit – U.S. and International students are required to provide these documents as proof of legally being able to study at Briercrest and to start the Saskatchewan health card application.

‚ÄčEXTRA DETAILS

Location
Once in Caronport, follow the Check-in signs to the Hildebrand Chapel

Directions to Caronport

Caronport Village Map

Academic Complex Map 

Dorm Access

You can move into your dorm starting at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5.

Shuttle
We can shuttle you from Regina International Airport.
Request service by contacting your Admissions Adviser.
Email: enrolnow@briercrest.ca 
Call: 1.800.667.5199

Meal Plan Begins 
Breakfast, Tuesday, September 5

To select your meal plan, go to Briercrest Live. If you change your mind, you will need to go to the Cash Counter or to the Dining Hall in person once you are on campus. 
Meal plan options

Early/Late Arrivals
We really hope you can arrive on Tuesday, September 5 because we will be set up and ready to serve you in one location that day. However, we know that occasionally someone has to make alternate arrangements. If that is the case for you, contact your Admissions Adviser (enrolnow@briercrest.ca).

Key Dates

Key Dates for 2016-17 School Year

September 5:    Check-in day. First payment due.

September 6:    Orientation for new students.

September 7:    Regular classes begin.

September 8:    First Friday morning class.

September 11:  First Monday night class.

September 14:  Last day to add or drop a class. See Add/Drop Policy for full details.

September 26:  Winter 2017 registration opens (Subject to change).

September 29-30: RETHINK conference (rethinkconference.ca)

October 3:         Day of Prayer (No classes).    

October 9:         Thanksgiving Day (No classes).

October 20:       Last day to drop a semester class and receive a “W”. See Fall – Add/Drop Policy.

October 23-27:  Modular week.

October 31:       Student accounts must be paid in full.

November 10:   Remembrance Day Stat (No classes).

December 1-3:  Christmas CelebrationFriday classes continue.

December 7:      Last Tuesday/Thursday class.

December 8:      Last Friday class.

December 9:      Christmas banquet.

December 11:    Last Monday/Wednesday and Monday night class.

December 12:     Study afternoon.

December 13 - 21:   Final Exams. No exams will be rescheduled for personal reasons or travel plans.

December 22:    Breakfast is the last meal on the meal plan for the semester.

January 7:           All students arrive by 11:00 p.m.

January 8:           Regular classes begin. First payment due.

January 15:         Last day to add or drop a class. See the Add/Drop Policy for details.

January 21-23:    Camp Days.

February 1:          Certificate grad applications due for 2018 grad.

February 16-18:  Youth Quake. Watch for opportunities to get involved.

February 19:       Family Day (No classes).

February 21:       Last day to drop a semester class and receive a “W.” See Winter - Add/Drop Policy.

Feb. 26-Mar. 2:   Modular Week.

February 28:       Student accounts must be paid in full.

March 6:              Fall 2017 registration opens (Subject to change).

March 20:           Day of Prayer (No classes).

March 30:           Good Friday (No classes).

April 6:                Last Friday class.

April 6:                Brierstock.

April 9:                Last Monday/Wednesday class. Last Monday night class.

April 10:              Last Tuesday/Thursday class.

April 10:              All CDE courses due for grads and ACAC eligibility

Aprill 11:             Study morning.

April 11-20:        Final Exams. No exams will be rescheduled for personal reasons or travel plans. 

April 20:              College grad banquet.

April 21:              College and Seminary Commencement.

April 23- May 4: Modular Week

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