The Aboriginal Students' Centre is dedicated to supporting the academic and personal success of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students at USask.
Before you start your studies at USask as an international student, there is some additional information you should review.
For information about the changes in regulations, services and support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit covid19.usask.ca.
Activities for new students
Fall Welcome 2021
Get ready to start your classes and find the supports you need to be successful.
Check out the resources your college offers for new students.
Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources! Whether you're entering your first year or have transferred from another post-secondary institution, our academic advisors offer personalized and confidential guidance to help you succeed. In the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, academic advising is carried out by AgBio Student Services and AgBio faculty advisors. Visit our New to AgBio page for videos and more info!
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 that you are prepared to begin your studies. Visit our New to Edwards page for videos and more info!
Welcome to the College of Engineering! As a new student and as you work through your degree, you are encouraged to check in with our advising team in the Engineering Student Centre on a regular basis to plan your program of study, choose courses (including electives) and monitor your academic progress.
Academic advisors in the College of Kinesiology are here to help prospective and current Bachelor of 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! As a grad student, you will become interconnected throughout campus and discover a new extended community.
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!
First, decide if you will have enough money for school and life by making a budget. If you find out 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 IT Support Portal, or if you're not sure what technology you need or what products to choose, ask the Shop USask Tech Concierge.
Health and wellness
At the Student Wellness Centre, you can book an appointment with a physician, nurse, counsellor, psychiatrist and dietitian.
Contact Student Affairs and Outreach if you are in crisis, are distressed, concerned about another student, wanting to book a mental health intake, or seeking same-day counselling.
- Register for a Saskatchewan Health Card (if you live in Saskatchewan)
- Sign up for MySaskHealthRecord (if you live in Saskatchewan)
- Student Wellness Centre
- Student Affairs and Outreach
- Student health and dental insurance plans
- Peer Health
- Therapy dogs
- Faith-based supports
- Sports and recreation (USask Rec)
If you are taking an in-person class at the Saskatoon campus, here are a few services to learn more about.
- Student ID card
- Protective Services
- On-campus housing and child care
- U-Pass and Saskatoon Transit
- Parking permit
Prince Albert campus
Help us support you
Ensure we have your correct personal information by providing us with your current address, phone number, emergency contacts and more 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, which features emergency contacts, safety tips, maps, and much more.