Newly Accepted Students

Congratulations again on being accepted to Master’s. We look forward to welcoming you as a student, whether you will be studying at the campus in Peterborough or doing courses via the internet or at one of our DE sites. The following checklist will assist you in making the transition to becoming a Master’s student.

Newly Accepted Students

Confirm your Acceptance

To confirm your acceptance, please submit the Admissions Acceptance Form, along with an enrolment deposit of $100.00, within three weeks of receiving your acceptance letter. If you receive your acceptance after July 1st for the Fall semester, November 1st for the Winter semester, or March 1st for the Summer semester, please return the Admissions Acceptance Form, along with the enrolment deposit, within one week of being accepted. The enrolment deposit will be credited to your account and will confirm your acceptance.

Check out Financing Your Education

Financing Your Education provides valuable information on tuition fees, student loans, and available scholarships. If you are applying for a government-issued student loan you should submit your application approximately eight weeks prior to start of the semester to ensure that your student loan will be available when you start your courses.  Also check out the various scholarship and awards that you may be eligible to apply for and be sure to apply before the deadline.

Submit your Residence Application Form

All first-year students studying at the Peterborough campus are required to live in residence, unless they are living at home or are married. Check out Residence Life for additional information on living in residence. Along with your Residence Application Form, you must submit a $100.00 Room Reservation and Security Deposit. If students are planning to live in residence the following year, this reservation/security deposit will remain on their account. For students who are not planning to live in residence the following year, this deposit can be refunded at the end of the year upon submission of an approved Key and Room Tracking Form.

Complete the Online Writing Placement Test

All first-year students attending the Peterborough campus must complete the online Writing Placement Test. Further instructions will be emailed to you in mid-August for the Fall semester and early December for the Winter semester. Students who are not successful with this test, or who do not write the placement test, will be required to enroll in GE1305 Research and Writing Tutorial.

Register for Courses

All newly accepted students at the Peterborough campus will automatically be registered in their courses by the Registrar’s Office. New accepted students, who are studying via the Internet or at a DE Site, will be able to register for their courses four-five weeks prior to the start of the semester by following the links at Course Registration.

Purchase Your Textbooks

Wait until you receive Course Confirmation from the Registrar’s Office before you order your textbooks at Books for Christ

Pay your Fees

For information concerning current fees, check out the Current Fee Schedule. Contact the Finance Office (1-800-295-6368) to pay your tuition and residence fees, if applicable. All fees are due prior to the start of courses, unless you have arranged a payment plan with the Finance Office.

Send Official Transcripts

All new students, including transfer students, must have any outstanding official transcript(s) submitted directly to Master’s by the issuing institution(s) as a final requirement for admission by August 1st for Fall semester, December 1st for the Winter semester or April 1st for the Summer semester.

Check Orientation Schedule

Peterborough campus students can check out the Orientation Schedule, which will be available about four weeks prior to start of the semester. The residence opens for new students on Sunday of Labour Day weekend at 9:00 am for the Fall semester and the second Sunday in January for the Winter semester.

Order your Student Photo ID Card

Distance Education students who want a Student Photo ID Card can submit their photo to the Registrar’s Office at registration@mcs.edu. Campus students can submit their photo for their ID Card to the same email address or they can have their picture taken when they arrive at the college. Photos for Student ID Cards should only be of head shots and should follow the basic requirement of a passport picture (i.e. do not wear a hat or sunglasses, do not include anyone else in the photo), with the exception that you can smile if you want to. If you send your photo via email, please include this statement “I verify that this is an accurate picture of me. Please use it on my Student Photo ID Card”. You may be able to use your Student Photo ID Card to obtain some student discounts at various stores or events.

Join the Master’s Online Community

Connect with us on social media.  You can like us on Facebook so that you can connect with present, as well as new students, at Master’s. Find us on Twitter (@MastersPTBO), on Instagram (@MastersPTBO) or on YouTube.