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Admitted Students

We are excited to have you join our campus! This is your “one-stop shop” for accessing information and updates, from the time you are admitted until you arrive on campus.

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  • To confirm your seat, a tuition deposit is required by the specific date on your admission letter.

    Tuition Deposits

  • Student Email

    Every Olds College of Agriculture & Technology student and employee has an institutional e-mail account. E-mail accounts are generated upon admission to Olds College of Agriculture & Technology.

    Every Monday you will receive a Student Life newsletter with events, news, and important information just for you!

    Student Email


    Students have access to their MyOldsCollege account when they apply to a program and it can be used to track the status of their application.

    You will also be able to view or update your personal information, view important dates and deadlines, see your timetable, final grades, and account balance, and be able to access tax forms or make credit card payments.

    My Olds College Log-In

  • Review your program start & end dates, final exam dates, and holiday closures.

    Dates & Schedules

  • Student Funding

    There are many student funding opportunities, including government student loans, RESPs, student lines of credit and much more.

    Student Funding Options

    If required, request your Verification of Enrolment.


    Student Awards

    Thanks to our generous donors & partners, we offer a variety of awards valued at over $550,000! Applications open at the beginning of the Fall and Winter terms.

    One application will submit your information to be considered for all awards that you are eligible for!

    Apply for Awards!


    Our Student Finance team on campus will be more than happy to assist you with navigating all options.

  • If required for student funding or international documentation, request your Verification of Enrolment.
  • Make the most of your college experience by living on campus. Apply now to live amongst your peers in a secure, fun, and supportive environment – plus it’s super convenient!

    For students that will live off campus, a list of resources is provided through the SAOC or you can contact your Admissions Officer.

  • If you require academic accommodations, the earlier you register the better! Once you have been accepted into your program, it is a good idea to try and gather all the supporting documents you might need and complete the online registration form.

    Accessibility Services

  • There are three ways to apply to have your previous learning recognized:

    1. Transfer Credit
    2. Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition of Experiential Learning
    3. Challenge Exam

    All admitted students who would like to start the Recognition of Prior Learning assessment must apply a minimum of four weeks prior to their program start date.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

  • Explore the campus before you start class. Guided campus tours are available Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

    Campus Tours

One Month Before Your Program Start:

  • Full Admission is required to attend Olds College of Agriculture & Technology. Final marks/transcripts are required within one month following the completion of each course and no later than one month prior to the start of the program.

    Conditional Admission

  • We will cover important details regarding your admission to Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, and all from the comfort of your own home. A recording is also available on our orientation page.

    Admitted Student Webinars

  • Required books & supplies, and preferred devices can be found at the bottom of your program page under “Admitted Student Information” 

    Textbook lists are available through the course outline in the Academic Calendar. There may also be a textbook order form for some programs in the Admitted Student Information section of your program page. The SAOC and Campus Store have limited amounts of used textbooks.

    All books and supplies will be available during the first few weeks of classes in the Campus Store.

  • All students must complete the online orientation (and RESPECT Campaign). The orientation outlines student responsibilities and expectations.

    New Student Orientation

  • Review the Fee Schedule to view your program costs for the upcoming academic year, estimated costs for your books and supplies, and tuition payment deadlines.

    The Fee schedule is made available in the Spring of each year.

    Tuition and fees are assessed per term and payment is due as per the academic fee schedule. You can find your balance in your MyOldsCollege account under Account Summary by Term.

    Tuition Fees and Payments

    Review your Program of Study to view your curriculum, lecture and laboratory time, and graduation requirements. The terms (or semesters) also align with the Fee Schedule.

    Your Program of Study will list courses with numbers behind them (#-#-#). These provide the lecture-laboratory-tutorial breakdown of course hours. Each number is multiplied by a 15 hour equivalent for each term.

  • All eligible domestic and international students are automatically enrolled in the student health and dental plan, and they will find the fees added as part of your term fees.

    If you are covered by a Health & Dental Plan and do not wish to Coordinate Benefits you can apply to Opt-Out. The deadline to submit online forms is 30 days from the official start date of your program.

    Apprentices, Heavy Equipment Operator, and Pre-Employment students are able to Opt-In for Health & Dental coverage.

    SAOC Student Plan

  • Your schedule will be available approximately one month prior to your program start date.
    • Login to your MyOldsCollege account
    • Select the ‘Student Services’ Tab at the top of the page
    • Select “Registration” to view your timetable of courses
    • Select the timetable view that you prefer.
      • Tip: Student Timetable by Day & Time is most commonly used!

    Your schedule is automatically created based on your program. Due to the size and structure of most programs, there are limited opportunities to change this fixed schedule.

    Note: Students in Open Studies & Post Diploma Certificate will be contacted by a Student Advisor to discuss course selection.

    Full-time program classes are scheduled from Monday through Friday. Although you may not have classes scheduled throughout the day, please ensure you have allocated time for additional projects or homework. You, also, may be required to be on campus outside of scheduled class time to complete program-specific requirements.

    Class Delivery Methods:

    • Courses that include in-person on-campus attendance are indicated in the weekly schedule and include building & room location.
    • Online courses that require virtual attendance on specific days and times are indicated with the location identified as “OLDS MOODLE.”
    • Online courses without required attendance are listed at the bottom of the weekly schedule under the heading “Courses without Assigned Meeting Times”.

    Note: Instructors will be available to support students in all classes whether the course is scheduled or unscheduled.

  • All students, staff and visitors who park on campus between the hours of 5 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday, September to June are required to have a parking permit. This includes students living in campus housing.

    Parking on Campus

  • Your Student ID card is  is required to participate in a number of College activities & services like;

    • CLC Fitness Centre
    • Campus Library
    • Campus Dining
    • Building Access
    • Meal Plans

    Order your ID Card

    Many businesses and services around Olds also offer discounts for students, just show your ID card!

  • If you require changes to your schedule, please complete an Add/Drop form and reach out Student Advising.

    The A/D/W deadlines are determined by the start & end date of your course. Courses offered through block week delivery will have faster-approaching deadlines than those offered through traditional delivery.

    Add, Drop, and Withdrawal

Orientation & Welcome Week

We’ve created a schedule to help you maximize your time, avoid long lineups and help you through your first day on your campus.

Orientation & Welcome Week

Once Your Program Starts:

  • Thanks, to our generous donors & partners, we offer a variety of awards valued at over $550,000! Applications open at the beginning of the Fall and Winter terms.

    One application will submit your information to be considered for all awards that you are eligible for!

    Fall 2023 Award Applications are open now!

    Scholarships & Awards

  • Go Broncos: Olds College of Agriculture & Technology student athletes compete at the highest level in the provincial Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) and national Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) leagues. We have teams in men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer, futsal, badminton, curling, women’s hockey and rodeo. For recruitment, please visit their webpage.


    CLC Fitness Centre: A wide range of recreation opportunities are offered to our students through the CLC Fitness Centre located on campus.


    Aquatic Centre: The Town of Olds operates the Aquatic Centre and it is available for all students located on campus.

  • Our Health & Wellness team is here to help you feel good and keep healthy! We provide

    • Health Services (e.g., Doctor, Nurse, Counsellors)
    • Wellness Services (e.g., massage, indigenous services),
    • Help to access to additional health & wellness resources
    • Events & Activities to learn more about your physical and mental well-being

    Health & Wellness

  • The Students' Association of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology plays an important role – they represent the student voice on campus for students’ needs and issues and priorities to staff, faculty, and executive.

    Visit the Student’s Association of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology (SAOC) to learn about all the services they offer: Clubs, Events & Activities, The Crossing Pub, SAOC Job Board, SAOC Pantry, Off-Campus Housing, Textbook Buy & Sell, and The Hive.

  • Student and Academic Policies, found in Section D, are policies that have a direct impact on you! There are over 30 in total: Student Code of Conduct, Grading, Granting of Credit, Complaints & Appeals, Academic Integrity, Student Trips, and more. 

    Here are a few to read before starting your program;

    Graduation requirements are found in your Program of Study.

    Policies & Procedures

  • Our Teaching & Learning Centre of Innovation team offers a number of services to assist you with your program. Reach out to them if you need assistance with

    • library services
    • technology support
    • learning support (e.g., tutors, organization skills, exam strategies, note taking)

    TIP: Olds College uses Google to organize and access our information from anywhere. The training material on this page will help you get started and you may find this useful in your preparations.

    Check out the TLCI

  • Olds College of Agriculture & Technology is committed to creating a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students, staff and visitors. 

    The Respect on Campus Program helps build an even stronger campus culture where everyone feels valued and is free from workplace Bullying, Abuse, Harassment, and Discrimination. The Respect on Campus Program can be found through Moodle.

    ALERT app - Download the App from the Apple Store or Google Play for quick access to emergency contacts, crisis alerts, in-app tip reporting, location services features, and much more!

    Request a Safe Walk on the OC Alert app and one of our campus security guards will meet you at your location and walk with you to your office, vehicle or other requested campus location.

    Campus Safety

Admitted Student Webinars

Spend an hour with Student Advisors gaining important details to help you prepare for your studies.  Each webinar will contain the same content, so you only need to attend one of the virtual sessions (or as many as you like!).

These webinars are optional, and a recording will be made available.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • We are here to help all current and future students navigate through your academic journey. Located in the e-Learning Centre in the LRC Building, our team is here to assist you with:

    • admissions
    • campus tours
    • program & College information
    • policies & procedures
    • payments
    • student loans
    • student awards
    • parking
    • course registration
    • transfer credit and prior learning
    • transcripts
    • graduation

    Office of the Registrar

  • Get all the information you need now that you have been accepted; including study permits, fees and funding.

    International Student Information

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