Admissions FAQ’s

What is Booth UC doing to ensure safety of the Booth UC community?

Booth UC’s top priority is the health and safety of all students, faculty, and staff and we continue to work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19. The Booth University College campus is currently closed. The COVID-19 Recovery Committee continues to meet regularly.

Who can I contact for more questions about Booth UC’s response to the COVID-19 crisis?

We are updating the COVID-19 webpage on an ongoing basis. Understanding the situation is ever-changing, any general questions can be directed to communications@BoothUC.ca

Who can I talk to about enrolling at Booth UC?

Our Admissions team is fully operational and working from home. Our Admissions Counsellors are available to assist prospective students by phone at 1-877-942-6684 or email at admissions@boothuc.ca. Please visit https://boothuc.ca/admissions/contact-us/ for more information.

Are there internship opportunities at Booth UC?

All degree students at Booth UC spend time in the community, either through Service Learning, or practicums within their degree program. Although not paid internships, these experiences immerse students in valuable experiences and serve the community around them.

Does Booth UC have mental health support for students?

Yes – 24 hours a day! We are committed to our student’s mental health and as such, we have partnered with Morneau Shepell to provide a Student Support Program for all students, at no cost. For more information on all of our student supports please refer to the Student Life section of our website.

When does the Fall 2022 term begin?

The Fall 2022 term starts on September 7, 2022.

When is the campus reopening?

Booth UC has delayed reopening for fully vaccinated employees and students.

Booth UC has decided to continue with virtual delivery during the Winter term, but non-mandatory, face-to-face instruction may also take place for fully vaccinated students at the instructor’s discretion.

Booth UC is committed to offering a selection of virtual and online course options in Fall 2022.

How do I send my transcript when my school is closed?

The Admissions Team will accept digital copies of your transcript in order to make an assessment. A transcript will be deemed official if it is emailed directly to admissions@boothuc.ca from the issuing institution.

For applicants with a MyCreds account, you can share your digital documents with us by selecting the Share option “Send my documents to a registered organization” and then selecting the Booth University College in the Recipient field.

Am I able to attend Booth UC on a part-time or full time basis?

Yes, students can attend Booth UC either part-time or full-time.

Can I take my program fully online?

At this time, we do offer virtual and online classes. However, you will not be able to complete your degree online as some required courses are not offered online. You will need to come in for classes at some point in your degree.

Are there opportunities for funding available to students?

Yes! In addition to government funding programs, Booth UC has a number of scholarships and bursaries available. Please visit https://boothuc.ca/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/ for detail.

I need help with course selection. Who can I contact?

All admitted students are assigned an advisor who can help them with choosing their courses. Please refer to your offer letter for more detail.

How do I pay my tuition?

Payment can be made directly through your Populi account. If you do not have a Canadian credit card, you will need to pay via boothuc.flywire.com. Please connect with your Admissions Counsellor if you have questions.

International Students

Is my application fee of $150 CAD and offer deposit of $500 CAD refundable?

No, neither the application fee nor the offer deposit are refundable.

Is the $9000 CAD International student deposit refundable if I decide not to attend?

Yes! The International student deposit, due on August 1st or December 1st, depending on your start date and are fully refundable if you decide not to attend Booth UC.

I do not have a study permit. Can I take courses at Booth UC from my home country?

Yes! Some courses will be offered virtually. Go to Apply Now to begin your application.

However, if you register to take courses virtually, from your home country, and are not able to come to Canada for any reason, you will not be refunded the cost of tuition for these courses.

I have questions about obtaining a study permit. Where do I find information?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related to obtaining a study permit.

 What if the embassy is closed and I cannot apply for a study permit?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related to obtaining a study permit.

What if I have a study permit, but I am not able to travel to Canada?

Please go to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website for information related to travel and study permits.

Additional information may be found on the Global Affairs Canada page. A plan has been put into place in accordance with the directives from the federal government for international students coming to Canada.

It is imperative that all incoming international students follow the guidance of our safe arrival protocols carefully. Canadian Border Services will ask you to present your quarantine plan at the border and this document guides you through the process.
Safe Arrival Protocols for International Students