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Advising for new students

Welcome to the Faculty of Science, Applied Science and Engineering or SASE (pronounced "sassy").

We can't wait to see what amazing things you will do while you're with us. We've got lots of resources to help you along in your first year at the University of New Brunswick. Let's change our world.

Step 1: Activate your IT services

Accept your offer and claim your account! Your acceptance letter has information on how to activate your student account and services, including your UNB email, registration systems, and course information.

Step 2: Check out the options

Many of our degree programs have a number of discipline or major options, not to mention a variety of specializations, minors and certificates. Check out the different UNB programs we offer to get an idea of your options.

Whether you already know which subjects you are interested in or have no idea at all, we’ve got you covered. The first term/first year of your degree is designed to allow you to explore your options. The core courses for your first year will touch on a variety of required subjects while elective courses allow you to try out some additional options.

You don’t have to decide on a major or discipline right now, but knowing which of the UNB programs you are interested in will help you decide which courses to consider for your first-year.

Step 3: Plan your courses

You are encouraged to select a mix of required and elective courses which will lay the foundation for your degree. The following are recommendations for students beginning their studies:

Step 4: Check for updates

Once you have completed your course registrations for both the fall and winter terms, be sure to monitor your UNB email for communications about your courses, events and the upcoming year.


If you have questions after reviewing the information provided here, contact