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Welcome future students!

We're very disappointed that we can't meet you in person, but we thank you for staying safe and doing your part to help contain the virus. 

We understand that many of you and your families would like to learn more about what our great university has to offer. Thanks to technology, there are many ways for future students to stay connected with the Algoma U community during social isolation. On this page, you will find unique and innovative ways to visit our campus and experience Algoma University virtually, from the comfort of your own home.

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Fast track your degree this summer! 

The start of the spring for 20SF and 20SP courses is scheduled for June 1st, while the 20SS term will begin on July 15th. The entire suite of spring/summer courses available to students will be delivered remotely, given that physical distancing measures will continue for some weeks. Take a look at our roster and discover what courses are available.


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Meet Your Enrolment Specialists

Have questions about Algoma U? We want to chat! Drop by our Google Hangouts (below) every Monday-Thursday 12-1pm, or schedule a one-on-one meeting.

Future Student Weekly Webinars

Every Wednesday 3-4pm, webinars are lead by our Enrolement Specialists who are able to answer any questions future students may have about their transition to Algoma U. Topics such as finding helpful resources & student services, getting involved on campus, residence, experiential learning, and much more are covered. There are a variety of sessions to join!

Tune in:

Wed. April 22nd
Tips for Taking Online Classes (Raquel Lehto, Learning Strategist)

Wed. April 29th
Mental Health and Wellness Supports on Campus (Julia Duncan, Academic Success Advisor and Kerri Dool, Counsellor and Wellness Lead )

Wed. May 6th
Experiential Learning: Preparing you for what’s next (Darren Vaughan, Coordinator of Career Link & Academic Success Advisor)

Wed. May 13th
AlgomaU Studies Abroad (Eunjung Riauka, Global Engagement and Mobility Coordinator)

Wed. May 20th
Living Away from Home: Residence and Off-Campus Housing Support (Elizabeth Antonello, International Student Life Coordinator)

Wed. May 27th
Paying for University: Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Bursaries (Nicole Muskaluk, Financial Aid and Awards Officer)

Wed. June 3rd
Mapping your Degree: Majors, Minors, and Specializations (Mark Allard, Academic Success Coordination and Immigration Specialist)
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Whether you’re interested in Biology or Law & Justice, Business Administration or Computer Science, we have a wide range of programming for everyone.

School of Business & Economics

The School of Business & Economics at Algoma University provides academic programming, in both Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton, that is relevant to the evolving economy and experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom that will help you grow and find your place as a future business leader.

School of Computer Science & Technology

The School of Computer Science and Technology (SCST) builds on Algoma University’s long-established Computer Science Program, with specializations and minors in Mobile Software Engineering, Computer Game Technology, and Computer Game Technology/Creative Arts.

School of Life Sciences and the Environment

The SLSE delivers top-quality academic programming in Biology, Psychology, and Environmental Science. The programs are built to help students develop critical thinking skills allowing them to contribute solutions to current challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century.

Student life Brampton
Brampton Campus

New and exciting things are happening in Brampton as Algoma University expands both its programming and campus student space.

Brampton, a lively city in the Greater Toronto Area that is home to over 600,000 residents, is the 9th largest city in Canada. Algoma University’s campus lies in the heart of historic downtown Brampton. Within steps away, the downtown offers access to city and regional transit, and is home to over 1500 businesses and services. Enjoy great restaurants, shops, arts, entertainment, parks and culture.

Discover Our Brampton Campus
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Sault Ste. Marie Campus

The opportunity to learn at a top-quality school in an environment and community that will inspire you to your core.

There’s an energy in Sault Ste. Marie. You can feel it in our schools, our businesses, and our incredible land and waterscapes. This vibrant and friendly community, bordered with the Unites States, provides a mix of urban and natural amenities that offer an adventurous lifestyle in the heart of the Great Lakes. Take the time, live in the moment, find yourself…in Sault Ste. Marie.

Discover Sault Ste. Marie
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Timmins Campus

Expand your horizons in the “city with a heart of gold”. You’ll be fascinated by its beauty, history, and small city charm.

Our Timmins campus offers diploma-to-degree and university transfer students opportunities to accelerate their paths to successful careers. Located on the Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology campus, our blended-learning programming is placed in a northern context, perfect for those living and working in Northern Ontario.

Discover Our Timmins Campus
Prospective Student FAQ

We are carefully monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak, and recognize that its impact may create uncertainty for our offer holders and future students.

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Transfers and Pathways

Turn your college diploma into a university degree. We offer transfer credit with all Ontario colleges to provide college graduates with maximum course recognition for their prior learning experience.

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Financial Aid

We understand that financing for post-secondary education is a large and difficult task. We offer many resources, information and support to help navigate the process of funding your time with us.

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Special Mission

As part of the transformational efforts we are undertaking to move the Nation’s priority of healing and reconciliation forward, we will use our history and stories to teach the truth about the residential schools history in Canada while at the same time, moving forward with Chief Shingwauk’s original vision for education on this site to be one of cross-cultural learning and teaching.

View our Virtual Experience of our Brampton Campus

Take our Virtual Campus Tour of our Sault Ste. Marie Campus


Here, your education is everything, supporting your true sense of purpose. Here you’ll learn from professors who will understand you, challenge you, and offer you support on your journey. Here you’ll focus on what really matters to you. Come take a closer look.

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