Welcome to USask!
Upcoming welcome activities
If you're planning to start classes in the 2024 Winter Term, congratulations! We can't wait to welcome you.
In December, you will be invited to participate in welcome activities, which are designed to help you meet new people and get the most out of your university experience.
In the meantime, review the information below.
Get ready to start your classes and find the supports you need to be successful.
- Register for classes
- Send final transcript(s)
- Get prepared for classes (order class material, set up your study space, schedule your time)
- Request academic accommodations, if needed (Access and Equity Services)
- Order student ID card in PAWS
- Find your major map to learn how to get the most out of your degree
Check out the resources your college offers for new students.
Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources! Our academic advisors offer personalized and confidential guidance to help you succeed. Visit our New to AgBio page for videos and more information.
Congratulations on starting your academic journey in the College of Arts and Science! We have an incredibly diverse range of academic options for you to explore, and our caring community of faculty and staff are here to ensure you get the absolute most out of your time in our college.
Welcome to the Edwards undergraduate business program! As a new Edwards student, you probably have a lot of questions about starting your program. We encourage you to check in with an Edwards Academic Advisor to ensure you are prepared to begin your studies. Visit our New to Edwards page for videos and more information.
Academic advisors in the College of Kinesiology are here to help prospective and current undergraduate Kinesiology students with questions about admission, registration, course selection, program planning, learning communities, degree completion, scholarships and bursaries, and more.
We're here to help you determine the best path to degree completion and support you on your journey through the program.
Welcome to St. Thomas More College and the University of Saskatchewan! We hope that your first year will be exciting, challenging and rewarding. There are a few key things that you need to do in order to be successful at university. Check in with us to ensure you have a smooth start to your studies.
On behalf of our colleagues across campus, the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) is excited to welcome you to USask!
Explore the Grad HUB to find out how to:
- Navigate the university
- Discover the many supports and services available to you
- Find tips and tricks unique to graduate students
- Dig deeper into the various opportunities available to grad students
- Connect through discussion forums and more!
covid19.usask.ca is the primary source for all USask COVID-19-related information.
If you are taking an in-person class at the Saskatoon campus, here are a few services to learn more about.
- Campus map
- Protective Services
- On-campus housing and child care
- U-Pass and Saskatoon Transit
- Parking permit
Prince Albert campus
Visit the Prince Albert student information page for information specific to being a USask student in Prince Albert.
- Classes and registration. We recommend you connect with a USask college/department advisor to help you explore your education and career possibilities, as well as a local advisor at your partner location to help you choose locally available classes.
- Scholarship and bursaries. Students studying at one of our partner locations may be eligible to apply for USask scholarships and bursaries as well as awards offered by partner locations:
- Academic support. Along with the academic support available to all students, students studying at a partner location can access:
Find out if you will have enough money for school and life by making a budget. If you decide you will need more money to cover your expenses, look for ways to save or ways to increase your income (scholarships, loans, income from a job, etc.)
Understanding what technology is available to you is important. Take some time to become familiar with the tools available. If you have questions, visit the PAWS IT Support channel (also Add as a favourite!) or go directly to the IT Support Portal to search for answers to common questions and/or to submit a ticket for assistance from ICT IT Support Services. If you're not sure what technology you need or what products to choose, ask the Shop USask Tech Concierge.
- Get access to the technology you need (email setup, computer labs, printing, WiFi)
- Download USask mobile apps
Sign up for multi-factor authentication
To help protect yourself and the university against cyberattacks, everyone with an NSID is required to sign up for multi-factor authentication (MFA). Instructions for setting up MFA on your devices.
Health and wellness
At the Student Wellness Centre, you can book an appointment with a physician, nurse, counsellor, psychiatrist and dietitian.
Get vaccinatedYou can book online to receive your COVID-19 vaccine at the Campus Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy located on the Saskatoon campus, or learn more about where else to get vaccinated in Saskatchewan. If you do not have a valid provincial/territorial health card, please call the Student Wellness Centre or HealthLine 811 to book your appointment.
Help us support you
Ensure we have your correct personal information by providing us with your current address, phone number and emergency contacts in My Profile. If you are an Indigenous student and/or a parent/caregiver, you may self-declare in PAWS.
Download the USask USafe app, to receive critical safety alerts from USask and to access a variety of tools and information to help you stay safe at USask.
Ask for help
If you have a question and you're not sure who to contact, start with Student Central.
If you're feeling overwhelmed and not sure what to do, contact Student Affairs and Outreach. The staff there provide students with coaching, mentorship and practical problem-solving support.
Search for other university units that support students below.