How to Accept Your Offer

When you receive your offer to attend Acadia University, you may have questions. You have an exciting road ahead here at Acadia. What follows is some information to help answer some questions you may have before you take your next steps.

What Do I Need To Accept My Offer?

It’s easy. To secure your place in the program, you’ll want to officially accept your offer as soon as possible online.


  1. Log in to your Application Status Page
  2. Click ‘Accept My Offer’ and fill out the admission response form.
  3. Submit your enrolment deposit.
  4. That’s it!

Applying For Residence?

At Acadia, our campus is where it all happens. First year students are guaranteed residence placement. Rooms placements are made on a first come first serve basis, so the earlier you accept your offer, the earlier you can confirm your room. Once your admissions acceptance confirmation deposit has been made, a link to the Residence Application Form will be available on your Status Page. A $200 deposit will be required to secure your room placement.

Register for Courses

Once you accept you accept your offer of admission and pay your confirmation deposit, you will receive an email with course registration details. You can find more information on registering for courses here.

Seeing Is Believing

To really understand what an incredible place Acadia is, you need experience it first hand. You can visit us any day of the week through our Campus Visits Program or during one of our many on campus events. Visit for more event details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Change My Program After I Accept My Offer?
Absolutely.  About 30% of Acadia students graduate in a program different than the one they started with in their first year.  We’re flexible! Our unique approach also allows you to choose courses from a variety of disciplines that can be combined into particular areas of interest.
How Do I Apply For Scholarships? (Deadline: March 1)
Easy. Log in to your Status Page and look for the Scholarship Form links. If you have any questions, please contact Financial Aid at
Can I Accept My Offer Before I Have My Scholarship Offer?

You can secure your spot in your preferred program before you receive your scholarship offer. Knowing your spot is secure can offer a huge sense of relief. Scholarships are awarded based on mid-year performance of the final high school year. To learn more about the program, visit financial aid.

What Can I Expect If I Have Transfer Credits?
If you have requested to transfer credits, the Registrar’s Office will contact you within four weeks of sending your official offer of admittance. If you wish to transfer credits from a university outside of Canada, please provide course descriptions from that institution for evaluation.
I Still Have Questions. Who Should I Speak With?
We’re here to support you through the process. Whether you have questions about accepting your offer, choosing Acadia, or specific programs, our Enrolment Advisors are happy to help! Email the Enrolment Advisor near you.

Need Help?

We’re here to support you through the process.

Admissions Office
Room 126 University Hall
15 University Avenue
(Mailing address: PO Box 7)
Wolfville Nova Scotia  B4P 2R6

Phone: (902) 585-1016
Fax: (902) 585-1081

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