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Admitted Student Guide


Find Your Place


At Trinity Western University, you’ll learn the skills you need for a successful life, while wrestling with the big questions that will provide a foundation for a meaningful life. Whatever your talents and interests, your TWU education will equip you to make a positive difference in the world. (But you already know that, don’t you?) You’re so close to jumping into life at TWU and find ing your place in our fun, diverse, vibrant community. Here’s what you’ll want to do next:

ADMISSIONS CHECKLIST

CHECK YOUR APPLICATION PORTAL

I’ve applied. Now what?

for important events and announcements

†† Send in a copy of your most recent report card or transcript. Congrats! You’ve been admitted to TWU. †† Once you’ve been accepted, you’ll receive a phone call and an email with the news – we’ll also let you know if you qualify for an entrance scholarship! †† Apply for additional TWU scholarships, grants and endowments at twu.ca/awards. †† Join the admitted students’ Facebook group †† Reserve your spot for housing and course registration (twu.ca/admitted) by sending in your deposit ($500 for residents, $200 for commuters) by May 1. ÆÆ Nursing applicants: Nursing admission decisions are announced in early April. If admitted, you must submit an additional $500 by May 1 to hold your spot. ÆÆ Transfer students: Review transfer credit evaluations online at twu.ca/transfer. I’ve made my deposit. †† Course registration opens in May. Register online or on campus with your Admissions Counsellor. †† Attend the Regional Admitted Student BBQ closest you: Watch twu.ca/visit for dates and details. †† Now’s the time to kick your financial plan into high gear. Make an appointment with TWU’s Financial Aid office to go over budgeting, saving, and planning for the next (and best!) four years of your life. I’ve registered for courses. †† Applying for Canadian student loans? Fill out your application in June. More info at twu.ca/awards. †† Have your official, final, high school transcripts sent to TWU after you graduate. †† Make your first payment. It’s due on the first Friday in August. Orientation Day is almost here! †† Plan your trip to TWU – book a flight, borrow the car, or map out the transit route – you’re on your way! †† Complete the online express check-in through the TWU Student Portal (twu.ca/services). †† Get pumped for O-Day and the start of your university experience!


Want to talk to someone about what to study? Trying to figure out your future? Consider contacting TWU’s Learning Commons. Learn more at twu.ca/student-success-centre or call 604.513.2017.


Clubs & Interests RECREATIONAL Classes Martial Arts Group Fitness Swing Dance Intramural League Volleyball Basketball Indoor Soccer Athletic Clubs Badminton Ultimate Frisbee Flag Football Dodge Ball Shinny Competitive Club Teams Men’s & Women’s Hockey Men’s & Women’s Soccer Co-ed Volleyball Men’s Basketball

ARTS, MEDIA + CULTURE 11:07 Comedy Improv The Reel Video Yearbook SAMC Theatre Mars’ Hill Student Newspaper Chamber and Concert Choir Cinergy Film Festival

I see myself at TWU doing . . . .

Spaces Literary Journal Pillar Yearbook Music Guild A7E Theatre Club Art Club Orchestra & Concert Band Jazz Combo

CLUBS Art Club BC Young Liberals Biblical Worldview Club Biology Club Chemistry Club Future Teachers Society Canadian Taxpayer Association Student Group Math, Engineering & Technology Club Music Guild/ORB Philosophy Club Pre-Vet Club Spaces Literary Journal Student Business Association TKC Manna Club Trinity Accounting Association Trinity Entrepreneur Assn Trinity Refugee Awareness Assn TWU Conservative Club TWU Rise

University Psychology Society Initiative Young American Foundation

STUDENT MINISTRIES Local Outreach Youth Extreme GO Prison Outreach Downtown Eastside Vancouver Student Life Chapel Dorms Mentoring Global Outreach A Rocha Habitat for Humanity Bay Area Rescue Global Projects

STUDENT LEADERSHIP Trinity Western University Student Association (TWUSA) President VP of Academics Director of Events VP of Finance Editor in Chief of Mars’ Hill


RELAX. RIGHT HERE ON CAMPUS! The Well is an exciting—and yet relaxing— new initiative designed by the Wellness Centre to help foster resilience through relaxation, rest, and reconnection with what’s important.


BUDGET WORKSHEET Use this worksheet to plan and budget for your time at TWU. You can find more info about costs at twu.ca/awards.

expenses

resources

Tuition

Academic scholarship

Housing

Need-based awards

Food/meal plan

External awards

Books and supplies

Summer employment

General fees

Savings and investments

Health insurance

Family contribution

Transportation costs

Student loans

Entertainment

Other

Other (cell phone, etc.)

Total resources

Total expenses

$

Questions to consider...

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Have you talked with your family about a financial plan for the upcoming academic year?

Have you applied for TWU awards and external awards?

Are you earning money this summer?

Are you planning to apply for student loans?

More questions? Bring it on−we’re here to help! Call 604.513.2031 to make a Financial Aid appointment or visit twu.ca/awards.

ASK US! How can help you raise fun ds for your tuition.


IMPORTANT DATES & EVENTS

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March 15

Endowment award, theatre and music scholarship application deadline May 1

Enrolment deposit is due

my dates to remember :

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August 15

First payment is due

Labour Day Weekend – Sept

Orientation Day!


your journey here is just the beginning


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Admitted student guide 2018 final  
Admitted student guide 2018 final