Flexible Learning FAQs

Admissions

Admission requirements are not reviewed until you apply to the program. To determine what point you must apply, please see the Part-time Admission Process page. For more information see Sask Polytech’s English Language proficiency requirements.

Admission requirements are not reviewed until you apply to the program. To determine what point you must apply, please see the Part-time Admission Process page. For more information see Sask Polytech’s English Language proficiency requirements.

 

Registration deadline is listed under course dates, once deadline has passed you are unable to register.   If you would like to inquire about the possibility of a late registration, please contact flexible.learning@saskpolytech.ca.

Within two days of being registered in courses, you may request an enrolment verification from the mySaskPolytech portal.

  • Scroll down to Profile & Transcripts
  • Click Enrolment Verification
  • Select your term and number of copies, press Continue
  • For Delivery Method, select Electronic Letter
  • Enter an address or select one from your student record. Press Continue
  • Press Submit Request

The document will be posted to the mySaskPolytech portal in approximately two hours. To access it:

  • Log into the mySaskPolytech portal
  • From the Menu, select Applicant
  • Under myElectronicLetters, click Check Your Letters
  • Double click on the top item in the list to access your enrolment verification document. This pdf file can be saved and emailed as needed.

If you need a confirmation of enrolment for student loan purposes, please contact Enrolment Services at your campus.

Continuing Education students must complete an Application for Graduation form (pdf) and submit it to Enrolment Services at the location that where your program was offered.  If you’re unsure which campus to select, check your course schedule in your mySaskPolytech account for the location.

 

If the graduation fee applies please contact enrolment services. Payment through mySaskPolytech’s My Finances can be arranged or credit card payments can be processed over the phone.

Course load and loans

Student loan applications for programming beginning after July 1st will be available mid-June.  See your provincial student loan web-page for more details. 

More information about financial assistance at Sask Polytech can be found online on the Sask Polytech Financial Assistance page.

For a definition of these terms please visit our Glossary.

Use our online course load calculator to estimate your course load.  Enrolment Services provides the final official course load for student loan purposes.

If you are full-time, email Enrolment Services your program information form (PIF) with your name, student number, courses you will be taking and your program.  Make sure to select the campus that is offering your courses or the campus nearest you. We will complete your form. To ensure your loan is processed in a timely manner, documents should be forwarded to Enrolment Services at the time of your registration or as soon as possible after.  

International

International students must obtain program head permission before registering in Continuing Education courses.  Fees for Continuing Education courses are the same as on-campus courses, and tuition payment is due at the time of registration.  International students who register into Continuing Education courses without program head permission will be withdrawn. This applies to regional college students in Sask Polytech programs as well.

Other international students studying part-time (such as those at University of Saskatchewan) are exempt at this time.

Waitlist

If a seat becomes available, you will receive an email directing you to contact Enrolment Services to register.

Transfer Credit or PLAR

Please see deadline and process information on the Transfer Credit to Sask Polytech page.

Please email this Foreign Documents Submission form with documents required to internationaldocuments@saskpolytech.ca. If your documents can not be verified online, we will request transcripts sent direct.  Official documentation must be provided for final approval.  For information on document requirements for international studies please see the International Document Requirements page.

Do you have previous learning that matches the learning outcomes for one or more courses?  Review our PLAR credit program.

Do you have previous learning that matches the learning outcomes for one or more courses?  Review our PLAR credit program.

I've registered, now what?

Students will receive a Confirmation of Enrolment and account information at time of registration to the email on the account. Within two days after the course registration for the online offering, students will receive specific information regarding access to courses with introductory information. 

Your course will appear under MyCourses in your mySaskPolytech. For instructions to access online learning, please see Sask Polytech’s Online Learning Support.

Students will receive course information prior to start date to the email on account.  Contact flexible.learning@saskpolytech.ca if you have not received it by your start date.

 

It can take up to two business days after registration for your course to appear under MyCourses in your mySaskPolytech.  Contact Enrolment Services to confirm you are registered in your course.  For technical assistance, please contact our Helpdesk.

This information is emailed to you within two days after your registration. If you have not received the information within two days, please contact Enrolment Services.  For log-in assistance, please contact our Helpdesk.

Registration issues

If a Continuing Education class becomes full, you will be placed on the waitlist.  You will not be required to pay for the class if you are on the waitlist. 

If a seat becomes available, you will receive an email directing you to contact Enrolment Services to register.

Continuing Education will contact students via email regarding cancellation and options, if available. For processing times, see our Withdrawals, Transfers and Refunds page.

A prerequisite course must be successfully completed before starting a higher level course.  Students are required to withdraw from the higher level course before the start of the next course to receive a full refund of course fees.  Continuing Education course withdrawals may be submitted through the Student Gateway or by complete a Continuing Education/Extension Course Withdrawal form (pdf).

 

Sign into your Student Gateway. Your receipt will be found in the Finance menu.

This information is emailed to you within two days after your registration. If you have not received the information within two days, please contact Enrolment Services.  For log-in assistance, please contact our Helpdesk.

Books

Textbooks and other course materials may be ordered online through the Bookstore.  Make sure to select the campus that is offering your courses.  If you’re unsure which campus to select, check your schedule in your mySaskPolytech account for the campus, the course code and the program instance code (PIC).  For further information or assistance, please contact the Bookstore or email bookstorecallcentre@saskpolytech.ca

Sponsoring agencies will need to complete the Continuing Education books and materials sponsorship form online.  Make sure to include the course code, the program instance code (PIC) and campus to ensure timely processing.  For further information or assistance, please contact the Bookstore or email bookstorecallcentre@saskpolytech.ca.

Textbook lists are typically available approximately one month before the class start date.  For information or assistance, please contact the Bookstore or email bookstorecallcentre@saskpolytech.ca.

Examinations

For information see the Test Centre website. Individual class examination dates will be set by your instructor.  Please consult the student outline that your instructor will provide the first day of class.  If you are directed by your instructor to write an exam through the Test Centre, please contact: testing.services@saskpolytech.ca

If you need to test at an alternate site, proctor arrangements are made through your course instructor.

If you are an Accessibility student, please contact Accessibility Services first to work out your assistive technology needs. 

Your instructor will provide details regarding your class's testing and grading requirements the first day of class.  For more information, see the course description.  If the information or a contact is not provided, please contact flexible.learning@saskpolytech.ca.

Please speak to your instructor if you require an extension.

Sponsorship

If you are taking only Continuing Education courses, your sponsoring agency will need to submit a Course Funding Catalogue request online.  For Continuing Education sponsorship FAQs, visit our Sponsor a Student page.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to protecting the confidential records of students.  Students are required to complete and sign a Consent to Release  form if they wish to permit Sask Polytech to release personal information to sponsoring agencies, or anyone outside of Sask Polytech.  Students are also required to complete and sign this form if they need Sask Polytech to obtain personal information about themselves from a third party.  Completed Consent to Release forms are to be sent to Enrolment Services.

Withdraw or transfer

Withdrawals for Continuing Education courses may be submitted before the course end date and/or before the final exam is written. Please see the Continuing Education section of the withdrawal, transfers and refunds page for more information.

If you would like to withdraw from a CE course, please submit a request through the Student Gateway or by complete a Continuing Education/Extension Course Withdrawal form.

Please see the withdrawal, transfers and refunds page for more information.

If you are being sponsored, the refunds are directed to your sponsoring agency.

If you are receiving student loans, the refund may go back to loans.  Please check with the National Student Loans Centre or your student loan provider for further details.

 

Students may transfer between CE courses up to the registration deadline. The deadline varies by course and are listed on with class information.  Check the list of part-time study courses to confirm your course deadline.

Please see Transfers section on the withdrawal, transfers and refunds page for more information.

Students may register for Continuing Education courses.  You will need to contact your program head and complete a Program Adjustment form in order to drop your on-campus course.

Withdrawal and refund deadlines are different for CE courses and on-campus courses, please check the Tuition & Fees policy here for further information.

I need more information

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers upgrading courses. For a list of offerings, please see Sask Polytech’s academic upgrading.

If you are interested in a course or a program that states this, please contact the person listed on the web-page to provide your contact information.  The course or program will run when there is sufficient interest.

 

For program academic advising, please contact view the program webpage’s Additional information block for contact information. If no name is listed, or if you have not received a response within three business days, please contact Flexible Learning at flexible.learning@saskpolytech.ca.