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Before you begin

  • Learn more about how to apply and application timelines.
  • Check your program's admission and selection page to find out when it is offered in fall, winter, or spring.
  • Make sure you have a valid Visa or MasterCard to pay the online application fee of $120 for domestic students or $150 for international students.

Apply early

Programs tend to fill up quickly, due to this we recommend that students apply well in advance. The majority of our programs will start on the date(s) listed below with some exceptions — if your program starts on a different date, review tuition and fees to find your tuition payment deadline.

Intake Applications open Program start Domestic Applications Close* International Applications Close**
Summer 2022 Oct. 6, 2021 July 4, 2022 Program start date Program start date
Fall 2022 Oct. 5, 2022 Sept. 6, 2022 Program start date July 12, 2022
Winter 2023 March 30, 2022 Jan. 9, 2023 Program start date Sept. 22, 2022
Spring 2023 June 13, 2022 May 8, 2023 Program start date Jan. 23, 2023

*Domestic applications for most programs are accepted until the start of classes but are subject to change.

**Closing dates for international applications do not apply to English Language Foundations, Academic Upgrading or Open Studies.

How will you apply?

If you're: If you're:
  • A Canadian citizen (including a dual-citizen of Canada), OR
  • A permanent resident of Canada, OR
  • A refugee in Canada
  • An international student, OR
  • A temporary resident (including those with a study permit,
    work permit or visitor Visa), OR
  • Living in Canada but do not have a permanent resident or refugee status
You will apply on ApplyAlberta You will apply on SAIT's self-service system

How to apply on ApplyAlberta

  1. Create a MyAlberta Digital ID account.
    • If you've used ApplyAlberta before Jan. 22, 2019, you'll have a SIAMS (Secure Identity and Access Management System) account.
    • After you create a MyAlberta Digital ID account, transfer your current SIAMS account to your newly created MyAlberta Digital ID account. If you can't remember your SIAMS login information, please follow the steps to retrieve your password. 
    • If you require assistance with your application, please contact ApplyAlberta.
  2. Enter all information required through ApplyAlberta and you will be directed to the SAIT portion of the application.
  3. Choose the term you want to start in (fall, winter, etc.), and select your program(s) of choice.
    • You have the option to choose two programs on one application for summer or fall 2022.
    • The two programs must be the same application type (full-time, full-time evening & weekend, full-time transfer or part-time) and in the same term.
    • Choosing two programs for $120 must be done during the same application in ApplyAlberta.
    • If you only choose one program and submit your application, you must create and pay for a separate application to choose a second program.
    • Review your application to ensure everything is correct — you are unable to modify your program selection after your application is submitted.
  4. Complete the application by paying the non-refundable application fee.

You will receive an email approximately three business days after you apply with your SAIT ID number and instructions for next steps. 

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How to apply on SAIT's self-service system

  1. Create a temporary ID and password. If you’ve previously applied to SAIT, log in with your existing ID number and password.
  2. Select the application type 1 – International Application 2 – International Full Time Blended 3 – International Full Time Evening & Weekend 4 – International Full Time Online from the drop-down menu.
  3. Select the term you wish to apply for (fall, winter, spring)
  4. Enter all the information required in the application checklist, including:
    • your personal information
    • the program(s) you wish to apply for
      • Select one “Application Type”. Programs are grouped based on the delivery method (ie. classroom, blended, evenings and weekends, online, etc.).
      • After you complete the application for your preferred program, you have the option to choose a second program from the same “Application Type” list you selected. originally. The second program must have the same start date and delivery method.
      • Choosing the two programs must be done during the same application through the SAIT Self-Service system before you pay one application fee of $150.
      • If you choose only one program and submit your application, you must create and pay for a separate application to choose a second program.
      • If you want to choose a program that is listed under a different “Application Type” list or with a different start date, you must create and pay for a separate application.
      • Review your application to ensure everything is correct — you are unable to modify your program selection after your application is submitted.
    • anticipated final grades
    • applicant questionnaire
  5. Complete the application by paying the non-refundable application fee. 

After the payment is made, you will be reminded of your temporary login information. Make sure to make note of this in order to correspond with us until you receive your permanent SAIT ID. This will be sent via email within one business day along with instructions for next steps.

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Contact us at

Office of the Registrar
403.284.7248 1.877.284.7248 inquiry@sait.ca

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