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Welcome to Humber! If you have already received your acceptance letter, you’re a few steps closer to your new adventure in Canada! We are looking forward seeing you at Humber very soon.

The following 5 steps will help you with a list of important things to do after acceptance:

1. Confirm Your Spot

You have received your letter of acceptance and you are preparing to come to Canada.

Accept the Offer

Reserve your spot in your program by fax or through your MyHumber account. This is important as many Humber programs fill up very quickly. If you do not indicate that you are accepting your offer by the deadline on your letter of acceptance, you run the risk of the offer being withdrawn.

Payment of Tuition Fees

Pay your tuition fees. The fees payment deadline is stated on your letter of acceptance. Unfortunately, if your fees are not paid by this date you run the risk of losing your spot in the program.

Placement Testing (if needed)

As a leader in polytechnic education, Humber includes liberal arts and sciences courses in the curriculum of most programs. To place students in the communications and math courses best suited to their needs, we will email you to arrange for a placement test.

Testing is not required if you have already taken the test on-campus at Humber as part of the application process.

To make testing arrangements call: 1.416.675.5000

Humber will finalize the student’s timetable only after the placement testing is completed, so it is important for the student to write the test as soon as possible upon arrival in Canada. The results of the placement tests are used to ensure enrolment in the proper courses; a low score does not affect the student’s offer of admission.

The communications assessment is typically a short writing assignment. Sample math questions may be viewed on our website. We encourage students to prepare for the test by reviewing the online examples.

For more information on eligibility and registration for placements tests, please visit Testing Services.

Note: Bachelor’s Degree and Postgraduate Certificate students are not required to complete placement testing.

2. Apply For Canadian Immigration Documents

Apply for your Canadian immigration documents, such as a study permit and a temporary resident visa (if required) as soon as you receive your acceptance letter. Your application can be made at the nearest Canadian Embassy, Consulate or High Commission in your country. The process can vary from days to months depending on the country you are applying from and whether you require a medical, police background check or if biometrics need to be collected. You must have a valid Study Permit before starting your studies at Humber.

3. Find Accommodations

If you are staying with friends or relatives, make sure to let them know when you’re arriving.

If you’re not planning living with family or friends, you can apply for on-campus residence or off-campus accommodations.

4. Request Student Photo ID Card

Your MyHumber account is your gateway to many college services and functions. To order your ID, simply upload a picture of yourself and the Registrar's Office will mail your card (be sure to update MyHumber with your new local address). If your account still has an overseas address, your card will be sent to the International Office and can be picked up when you arrive.

5. Arrange For Travellers' Insurance

Medical Concerns

If you have on-going medical concerns you should bring any necessary documentation with you so that the doctors here can quickly assess your condition. You might also consider purchasing supplemental insurance for any costs that are not covered through the International Student Medical Plan or through your extended health benefits (Humber Students Federation coverage).