Applying to NorQuest

If you are applying to a credit program, you can apply online or in person/by mail following the steps below :

You can also register in a Continuing Education course or program.

Application Fees:

  • effective July 1, 2016: $95 for Canadian/Permanent Residents; $150 for International applicants.

Note: International students need to use NorQuest College's Designated Learning Institution number O18795996622 on their applications.

How to apply online (credit programs)

ApplyAlberta is the province-wide online application system that authorizes free transcript transfers between participating Alberta post-secondary institutions. Using this option eliminates the need for you to pay for and provide official printed Alberta post-secondary transcripts, and is the easiest way to apply.

  1. Visit ApplyAlberta.
  2. Follow the instructions to create an account and enter your information.
  3. Select NorQuest College as your institution of choice, and select the NorQuest program to which you wish to apply.
  4. Pay your application fee ($95, $150 for international applications) with a credit card and submit your application.
  5. Confirmation of receipt of your application will be sent to your MyMail account. Watch for easy-to-follow instructions to access your MyQuest account (NorQuest’s online student self-service centre) and MyMail sent to the personal email account provided on your application.

How to apply in person/by mail

  1. Download the NorQuest College Application for Admission (PDF)
  2. Complete the form, then either deliver your form and application fee:
    • In person to: NorQuest College
      Office of the Registrar
      10215-108 Street NW
      Edmonton
    • By mail to: NorQuest College
      Office of the Registrar
      10215-108 Street NW
      Edmonton, T5J 1L6
      We accept money orders or certified cheques for application fees sent via mail.
  3. Confirmation of receipt of your application will be sent to your MyMail account. Watch for easy-to-follow instructions to access your MyQuest account (NorQuest’s online student self-service centre) and MyMail sent to the personal email account provided on your application.

Before you apply

  • Read the General Admission guide or the International Student Admission Guide and ensure you meet the admissions requirements for your program.
  • be prepared to pay the application fee. Applications submitted without the correct application fee will not be processed.
  • Arrange for any pre-screening or program interviews, as required. See your specific program of choice for prerequisite details.

After you apply, read about the Next Steps for Accepted Students.


Continuing Education Programs & Courses Registration

To register in a Continuing Education program or course, follow these steps:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the specific course information including prerequisites needed, such as assessments, licenses, credentials, etc.
  2. Most continuing education courses have online registration. Simply click on the Add to Cart button on the course section you wish to take, and follow the instructions.
  3. For those courses that do not have online registration, complete the Non-Credit Registration Form (PDF) and submit it to the Office of the Registrar. Full payment of tuition and fees is required when you submit your registration form.
  4. Contact the:

Office of the Registrar
Main Floor, Main Building
Edmonton Downtown Campus
10215-108 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 1L6
Phone: 780.644.6000
Toll free: 1.866.534.7218
Fax: 780.644.6013
Email: enrolment@norquest.ca


Open Studies Registration

To register for Open Studies courses, follow these steps:

  1. New and former Open Studies students must submit an Application for Admission to the Office of the Registrar and pay the one-time application fee. Apply online at ApplyAlberta.

  2. Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted by Enrolment to complete the registration process. Full payment of tuition and fees is due upon registration.

  3. If you intend to take an in-person class, you should register a minimum of 5 working days prior to the start of any class to ensure that the class is not cancelled due to low enrolment. If you intend to take an online class, regular online registration rules apply (see Online Registration).

  4. If withdrawal is necessary, the standard withdrawal process and schedule applies (see Withdrawal Chart of Academic and Financial Penalties).