Important dates & deadlines

Application deadlines



  • Feb. 15: Application deadline for Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Health Sciences 
  • Nov. 15: Application deadline for Advanced Standing Nursing Program (Moncton campus)


  • Dec. 31: Bachelor of Education (Fredericton campus)
  • Jan. 31: Bachelor of Education (Saint John campus)

Please note that for 2018 UNB is closed over the holidays from Dec 22nd to Jan 1st inclusive.  We suggest that you apply by Dec 15th, pay your application fee, and then work at getting the rest of your documentation in by Dec 31st.  This year, we will extend this deadline to the first Friday in January to allow extra time due to the holiday closure.

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Future Student Events

We host Future Student Events across the country from October to November.

Learn about program options, scholarships, financial aid, campus and student life and more. Most events also feature Admissions on the Spot; you could have your application assessed and approved in as little as 10 minutes.

UNB Open House

  • Oct. 13: Fredericton campus
  • Oct. 20: Saint John campus

Don’t miss your opportunity to explore our campuses.

  • Attend the Faculty Fair and get advice on programs, careers, scholarships and admissions
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch in our meal hall
  • Have your application assessed in as little as 10 minutes
  • Take a guided campus tour, and lots more

Transition to University events

Learn about how to make a successful transition from high school to university! We host Transition to University events across the country from January to March.

Future students

Offer of admission and residence confirmation deadlines

May 15: Deadline to accept your offer of admission to UNB and to pay your admission deposit. For offers made after May 15, check your admission letter for deadlines. This is also the deadline to confirm your room in residence by paying the residence application fee.

Pay your admission deposit early by April 16, 2018 and you will be entered into a draw for a chance to win 1 of 2 $2500 tuition credits.

Spring Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) events

Late April & May: These on-campus events are a great opportunity for you to meet your fellow incoming UNB students, get to know your faculty, and register for courses.

Register for courses

June & July: If you couldn’t make it to one of the early registration events, you will need to speak with an academic advisor in your faculty before you register for your courses.

Residence room assignments

Room assignments are made available on July 15.

Orientation week

Early September: Orientation week and the first day of classes!