WELCOME TO TWU!
Ready to plan for your arrival at Trinity Western? You'll find details about everything from registering for classes to signing up for housing and attending orientation.
1) APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
You will be automatically considered for an academic scholarship when admitted to TWU. Need-based grants are available for Canadian and U.S. students who demonstrate financial need.
Please note: The financial aid applications are for the Spring semester only. The financial aid application for the next academic year beginning in the fall semester will be available in January.
Canadian and international students: complete the TWU financial aid application
U.S. students: complete the 2017-18 FAFSA and include Trinity Western University (use code G09486) as your college option so that we can view your FAFSA.
All students: TWU will match up to $1,000 of church support for new students entering TWU in the Spring semester. The TWU financial aid application (or FAFSA) must be completed before applying for a church matching grant. View application
2) PAY YOUR DEPOSIT
Save your spot and contribute to your first tuition and housing payment by paying your deposit. Planning to commute? Your commuter deposit is $200. Living in dorms? Your resident deposit is $500.
Deposits can be paid online through your application portal. Deposits are due by November 1. They are fully refundable until December 1.
3) SIGN UP FOR DORMS OR REGISTER AS A COMMUTER
Planning to live on campus? You will need to fill out a housing application in the application portal. Your deposit must be received in order to apply.
Going to drive/bus/carpool/bike to campus? Our commuter programs will make you feel right at home.
4) UPLOAD YOUR PHOTO
Upload a photo for your student ID card, which also acts as your meal and library card, and gym pass. Sending us your photo before you show up in September ensures your ID card is ready when you arrive on Orientation Day so you can eat, check out books and use the gym right away.
Note: The photo must be a clear shot of your head and shoulders, similar to what's required for a passport photo.
5) REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Course registration for January opens to everyone on November 16. After your deposit is paid, you can familiarize yourself with the process and your first-year classes.
Note: Your deposit must be received in order to register for classes.
6) APPLY FOR STUDENT LOANS
Planning to apply for student loans? Apply as soon as possible so the funding will be available to you in January. Application process differ between Canadian and American students. Contact the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (604) 513-2031 for more information. View student loan options
7) SEND OFFICIAL FINAL TRANSCRIPTS TO TWU
You need to make arrangements for all of your final transcripts (high school, post-secondary) to arrive at TWU as soon as possible. (Need more details?)
8) CONFIRM YOUR TWU AWARDS
Please email email@example.com to accept your awards. By accepting your awards they'll be applied to your TWU student account.
9) MAKE YOUR FIRST TUITION PAYMENT
We strongly recommend you make your first tuition payment on December 8 to give 4 to 5 business days for processing. The first tuition payment for the spring semester is due December 15. Once your payment is received, you will be fully registered in your classes. (More details, including payment plans and options, available on Tuition Payments page.)
10) ATTEND ORIENTATION WEEK
Orientation Week is a fun tradition that'll make you feel right at home at TWU. O-Week begins Monday, January 8, 2018.
Coming from the U.S.? When you travel to TWU for O-Week, you will need to acquire a study permit at the point of entry when you arrive in Canada. Once you arrive on campus, we will help you sign up for mandatory health insurance.