Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
StFX campus buildings

Key Dates and Deadlines


October 2018

Applications open for early admission

Submit your application for admission and residence. Decisions will be based on your grade 11 marks. Admission decisions are typically made within 2 weeks.

Nursing: For more information about applying to Nursing: Click here

October 13, 2018

StFX Open House

Visit campus, meet our faculty, and discover all that StFX has to offer.

September-November 2018

Recruitment School Visits & Information Sessions

Our team of Student Success Leaders will be visiting schools across Canada and internationally.  They will also be hosting Information Sessions in cities near you.

February 1, 2019

Apply based on grade 12 marks

Applications received after January 31 will be assessed based on your first term Grade 12 marks

March 1, 2019


  • Deadline to apply to StFX if you want to be considered for a scholarship 

Students with a minimum admission average of 85% are eligible for entrance scholarships worth at least $5000 over four years of study. 

  • Transcripts due if you want to be considered for a scholarship

Deadline to submit your first term grade 12 transcript if you want to be considered for a scholarship   

 Deadline to apply to the 4-year BSc Nursing program. 

Deadline for transcripts to be received in Admissions office. Must be in office by 12 noon. Click here for more information.

March 12, 2019

Deadline to complete your Scholarship profile

Log into to complete your scholarship questionnaire and scholarship applications.

mid-April, 2019

Scholarship offers sent out.

May 2019


Provincial and US Financial Aid applications available.

See Financial Aid Office for details.  

May 15, 2019


Room Guarantee Deadline

First year students who have applied and been accepted by this date are guaranteed a room in residence.

See University Housing for more important dates.

Deadline to accept Scholarships

May 30, 2019


Deadline for International Student Applications

June 1, 2019

Deadline to accept residence room offers by paying the deposit

$400 room deposit due. 

July 2019

Course registration for first-year students

Sign up for your first-year courses

July 15, 2019

Residence room assignments are emailed to students by July 15

Find out your floor and room assignment and begin connecting with people in your new home.

August 30, 2019

International Student Orientation

August 31, 2019


StFX Welcome Day!

Students (and families) arrive on campus.  Residence opens for first-year students. Orientation beings.

September 3, 2019


First Day of Classes


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