You’ve Been Accepted to CBU!

What’s Next?

i.) CBU Email and Office 365
You will need your CBU email address to access many other services and supports at CBU.

Keep checking the personal email you used to sign up for your Future Student account. Several days after your acceptance, you will receive an email at this address from CBU IT Services ( outlining your new CBU email information.


Once you have your CBU email set up, you can also set up your Office 365 account to get access to premium productivity tools.


ii.) Compass Student System
The Compass Student System is CBUs student portal. It provides student access to self-service functionality related to admissions, registration, timetables and exam schedules, tracking financials and more.


Instructions for how to access your Compass account can be found at

This step only applies to International students. Canadian students should skip this step.


i.) Your proof of payment will be available for download through your Compass student account within approximately 5-7 business days after your payment is made. Check out the How-To CBU YouTube series for helpful videos.


ii.) Now that you have all of the required documents from CBU, apply for your visa. For more information on this process, click here. You do not need to notify CBU when you receive your visa.


You should also check out International Student Services for information relating to study permits, health plans and more.

Students will be able to connect with an Academic Advisor before they register for courses, and after they have been issued their CBU email address. See more information on When To Connect with an Academic Advisor.


i.) CBU’s Academic Advisors help students understand program requirements, course options and CBU resources. Academic Advisors assist students with their course registration, class scheduling and everything else that’s needed in order to prepare for university. Before you register for classes, visit to learn more about academic advising and how to access the many advising resources available.


Instructions on how to access Academic Advising can be found here.


Registration will open for general Spring and Summer courses on March 2, 2022.
Please see below for Post-Baccalaureate registration dates.


i.) Once you’ve been advised, you can register for your courses via your Compass account. CBU encourages students to register as soon as possible after advising, as courses are limited.  Browse the Compass student system and watch the How-to-CBU YouTube series to ensure your registration goes as planned. Registration FAQs  can be found here.


ii.) Advising and registration for the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma programs for the May 2022 Term will begin in March and continue until the end of April.


The schedule is as follows:


o   Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Analytics (registration opens March 2, 2022)

o   Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (registration opens March 7, 2022)

o   Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health Care Management  (registration opens March 10, 2022)

o   Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Management (registration opens March 15, 2022)

Students will be able to apply for on-campus housing once they have been issued their CBU email address. Once you have your CBU address, you can apply for residence here.


i.) On Campus Housing


If you require housing, our on-campus residence will be a big part of your university experience. It’s true when they say CBU residence will be your new home away from home. You can apply for on-campus housing once you have been issued your CBU email address by visiting Please note, once you receive an offer of accommodation letter, you must submit a confirmation deposit of $700.


ii.) Off Campus Housing

CBU is surrounded by close-knit communities that offer amenities like grocery stores, fitness centres, urgent care centres and pharmacies. These communities are home to local residents and students like yourself. Visit learn more about housing options.

i.) Join the CBU Student Facebook Group to meet your classmates, stay up to date on important dates and exciting upcoming events.

i.) Make sure you are informed about important deadlines regarding registration, finances and more. Visit 


ii.) Week of Welcome (WOW) is held at the beginning of each semester. New students are strongly encouraged to get involved and attend WOW events. Keep an eye on your CBU email account so you don’t miss important information about this fun filled week or visit

i.) International students can defer their admission to any of the dates listed under Alternate Start Dates, on their Notice of Acceptance. If the date to which you wish to defer is not listed on your letter, please contact for more information.


 To request a deferral, international students must complete the International Deferral Request form. You can email this form to        


ii.) Canadian students should email to request a deferral.


iii.) When your deferral request has been processed, an email will be sent to your CBU email address. Please note that this process can take up to two weeks.

Please note that deferrals may not be granted (for either Canadian or International students) for programs with limited seats.


You can read more information about deferrals at