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) LEARN MORE AND APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID 

We are committed to making a TWU education as affordable as possible through scholarships, grants and awards. Apply by March 15 for first priority. View financial aid options 

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. Enrolment deposits can be paid online through your application portal. Deposits are due by May 1. They are fully refundable until June 1.  

Nursing students: You will be informed about admission into the nursing program at the beginning of April. Once you're admitted to the Nursing program, an additional $500 deposit must be paid to hold your spot in the program

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. 

Roommate assignments will be determined in July.  

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 September opens to everyone on May 14. 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 in early June so the funding will be available to you in September. Application processes differ between Canadian and American students. Contact the Financial Aid Office at awards@twu.ca 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  

Confirming your awards online means 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 August 8 to give 4 to 5 business days for processing. The first tuition payment for the fall semester is due August 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 Saturday, September 1. 

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