- Online registration issues
- Course load and loans
- Transfer credit or PLAR
- Registration issues
- I've registered, now what?
- Withdraw or transfer
- I need more information
I need to register. How do I do that?
For instructions on how to register, visit Part-time Studies Registration.
Do I need to apply to the program before I register for a course?
Program application points vary. To determine the point at which you must apply to your program, please see the Part-time Admission Process. Admission requirements are not reviewed until you apply to the program.
What is the English Language Proficiency Standard for Part-time Studies courses?
How can I see the course section information for the program's courses for part-time delivery?
On any program web page there is a corresponding part-time studies web page that provides course section information for distance students. Please see the “Part-time Delivery” section to access the link entitled “program page”.
Can I register after the course has started?
How do I order an enrolment verification?
Within two days of being registered in courses, you may request an enrolment verification from the mySaskPolytech portal.
- Scroll down to Enrolment Services
- 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.
What if the course is full?
You may request to be added to a waitlist for a course, if available. If the course is no longer displaying on the website, email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418 to obtain the CRN number.
If a seat becomes available, you will receive an email or phone call directing you to contact Enrolment Services to register and pay for the course. If you are also registered for another section and want to transfer, you can do so by completing the Course Transfer form.
What’s your next step in the following situations?
The online registration will not allow me to log in to my account even though I have entered my username and password.
Call the Helpdesk at 1-888-733-7533.
The online registration is telling me there is a hold on my account.
Call 1-866-467-4278 and ask for Financial Services.
I did not receive my confirmation of enrolment email and it has been longer than two days.
Check your junk mail and if it not there, log into mySaskPolytech.ca of visit myElectronicLetters.
I did not receive a payment receipt from Sask Polytech.
Sign in to mySaskPolytech.ca and check myElectronicLetters. If your Sask Polytech receipt is not there, call 1-866-467-4278 and ask for Financial Services.
I am being sponsored or I am a sponsor, what do I do?
If you are taking only Continuing Education courses, your sponsoring agency will need to submit a Continuing Education Sponsorship form online. Enrolment Services will register the sponsored student and email a Confirmation of Enrolment to the student. The sponsoring organization will be invoiced for all registrations received. For Continuing Education sponsorship FAQs, visit How to Sponsor a Student.
Can I inquire about the registration status of a student I’m sponsoring?
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to protecting the confidential records of students. Students are required to complete and sign a Consent to Release (pdf) 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 (pdf) forms are to be sent to Enrolment Services.
How do I apply for a loan?
What is the difference between full-time and part-time students?
For a definition of these terms please visit our Glossary.
Full-time studies means enrolling in a course load of 60% or greater for the study period. Part-time studies means enrolling in a course load of 20% or greater for the study period.
For students with a verified disability with Accessibility Services, full-time studies is defined as a course load of at least 40% for the study period. Part-time studies is a course load of 20% or greater for the study period.
How do I figure out if I am a full-time or part-time student? What is my course load?
Use our online course load calculator to estimate your course load. Enrolment Services provides the final official course load for student loan purposes.
I’m a distance student applying for a loan and need Sask Polytech to verify my loan documentation. What do I do?
Email your completed program information form (PIF) to Enrolment Services 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. Enrolment Services will complete, sign and return the PIF to you. You will then need to upload this form to your student loan portal. 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.
Do I need to pay the full course fee if I'm applying for a student loan?
Students that are applying for Canada Student Loans may pay a $100 deposit per course at the time of registration to hold their seat in the CE course. If funding is denied, the student is responsible to either pay the remaining course fees or withdraw before the deadline.
I have a student visa and am a Saskatchewan Polytechnic student. How do I register for Continuing Education courses?
International students may register in Continuing Education credit courses at international tuition rates which can be viewed on any credit course information page. It is strongly recommended that international students discuss course schedule changes with a student advisor to ensure there are no unintended effects to study/work permit status. At this time international students can register in non-credit offerings at the domestic rate.
Who can apply for transfer credit?
You have to be a registered or admitted student to get transfer credit at any education institution. At Sask Polytech, that includes:
- students registered in one or more Sask Polytech distance courses without being admitted to a program,
- students currently attending a Sask Polytech program,
- applicants who are admitted to an upcoming Sask Polytech program, and
- students taking a Sask Polytech program at a Saskatchewan regional college.
Please see eligibility, deadline and process information on the Transfer Credit to Sask Polytech web page.
As a part-time student with foreign credentials, how do I request transfer credits?
Please see eligibility, deadline and process information on the Transfer Credit to Sask Polytech web page.
If any transcripts or training documentation are from outside of Canada, learn more about how to submit international documents (pdf). Allow time to arrange translation to English, if required, plus two to four weeks for Sask Polytech's assessment.
I want credit for previous learning. Where do I start?
Do you have previous learning that matches the learning outcomes for one or more courses? Review our PLAR credit program.
My course is canceled. What should I do?
Continuing Education will contact students via email regarding cancellation and refund options. For processing times, see Withdrawals, Transfers and Refunds.
What happens if I fail a prerequisite course?
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 by visiting Withdrawals, Transfers and Refunds.
Where can I get a copy of my receipt stating I have paid for my class?
At the time of registration, you will be asked if you would like a receipt emailed to you. This email will be sent to your mySaskPolytech email account. You will need to combine your Confirmation of Enrolment and the receipt to have both the course information and the payment amounts. If you didn't receive your receipt by email, please contact Enrolment Services.
If you require a receipt from a course you took using the old registration system, please email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418 to make the request.
I have enrolled in an online course, and I cannot locate my username for mySaskPolytech.
This information is emailed to the address on account within 24 business hours after your registration. Please check your spam/junk folders as well as your inbox. If you have not received the information, please contact Enrolment Services to confirm your email address. For login/password assistance, please contact our Helpdesk.
What do I need to do before my course begins?
Sask Polytech will email students their account information and a Confirmation of Enrolment within 24 business hours after a course registration. Students will receive any required course details (e.g., room number, supplies) close to the start date to the email on account.
Mail can sometimes be diverted to external email servers’ spam/junk folders. Please check all mail folders and add Saskpolytech.ca as a safe sender domain. Email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418 if you have not received in any folder by your start date.
Books and course materials should be ordered from the Campus Store prior to the course start date. Refer to information in your Confirmation of Enrollment for the Campus Store directives.
How do I access my online courses?
Your course will appear under the Brightspace icon in your mySaskPolytech portal within 24 hours of registration. Content will not be available until the start date of your course. For instructions to access online learning, please see Sask Polytech’s Online Learning Support.
If this is your first online class, Sask Polytech offers a Self-Guided Orientation in Brightspace. This go-at-your-own-pace, newly updated orientation is accessible to all incoming students from the Brightspace icon in mySaskPolytech.
What do I need to do before my on-campus lecture/theory course session begins?
Students will receive any required course details (e.g., room number, supplies) to the email on account prior to start date. Email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418 if you have not received it by your start date.
What do I do if I cannot see my course in mySaskPolytech?
How do I order books?
Textbooks and other course materials may be ordered online through the Campus Store. Make sure to select the campus that is offering your courses. If you’re unsure which campus to select, check your schedule in your Confirmation of Enrolment for the campus, the course code and the Course Registration Number (CRN). For further information or assistance, please contact the Campus Store or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I order books if I’m being sponsored, or if I’m sponsoring a student?
Sponsoring agencies will need to complete the Sponsorship Request form and ensure that the 'Books and Supplies' box is checked on the form so that the costs for them will be invoiced with the tuition. For further information or assistance, please contact the Campus Store or email email@example.com.
How soon can I get my books?
Is a textbook required for my course?
When and where will I write my exams?
At present, exams continue to be held remotely. Please contact your instructor for further details as current processes are subject to change. When regular testing procedures resume please refer to this process:
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 your local test centre.
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.
When are exam dates for a course?
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 email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418.
Am I able to get an extension to finish the course?
Please speak to your instructor if you require an extension.
When is the deadline to withdraw?
Withdrawal deadlines differ depending on the length and type of course. Please see Withdrawal, Transfers and Refunds for more information.
How do I withdraw from a course?
If you would like to withdraw from a CE course, please visit Withdrawals, Transfers and Refunds.
How do I get a refund? Where does my refund go?
Please see the Withdrawal, Transfers and Refunds web 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.
How do I transfer out of the course in which I am currently registered? How do I switch courses?
Students may request transfer between CE courses up to the withdrawal deadline for the course. Please review the Withdrawal, Transfer and Refunds web page and initiate the request by clicking on the Course Transfer/Withdrawal Request button.
I am registered in a full-time an on-campus program and want to switch course(s) to a CE distance offering.
Full-time students may register for Continuing Education courses. You will need to contact your program head and complete a Program Adjustment (pdf) 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 for further information.
Does Sask Polytech offer courses for upgrading?
Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers upgrading courses. For a list of offerings, please see Sask Polytech’s academic upgrading.
What does ‘delivery is subject to need assessment’ mean?
If you are interested in a course or a program that states this, please contact the person listed on the web page for more information. The course or program will run when there is sufficient interest. If no contact person is provided, email ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418.
I have specific questions about my CE program or course. Who can I contact for more information?
I’ve finished all the courses in my program. How do I obtain my certificate or diploma?
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.