New Student Checklist

Welcome! As your journey begins, we're here to help you every step of the way. Follow these steps to get set up for success—and reach out if you have any questions.

Access Your Accounts

Sign in to your student record


Enter your student number (your unique Selkirk College student number was sent to you) as your login name. Use your date of birth in the following format YYMMDD as your initial PIN.

Student Record

If you have any questions, please contact us


You can sign in as soon as you receive your acknowledgement letter.

Sign in to your student email


Access your student email through Microsoft 365. You will receive a message through your personal email with your username and password. If you're having trouble, get in touch with the IT Service Desk.

Remember, your student email is the place where we will communicate with you.


You can access your student email one month before classes start.

Register for emergency notifications


Download the Alertus app to get emergency notifications.


It's important to sign up as soon as you are on campus. That way, you'll be in the loop about closures and other important happenings—and you won't show up for class on a snow day!

Get your student card


Request your student card.


You can request your student card two weeks before you begin classes.

Prepare for Your Courses

Register for classes


Follow these steps to register for classes. Not sure what to register for? Connect with an academic counsellor.


For the Fall Term, register on June 1. 

For the Winter Term, register on December 1.

If that date falls on a weekend, register on the following Monday.

Sign up for Moodle


Learn at Selkirk College is the Moodle site where you can access a course’s syllabus, calendar, assignments and other materials. 

Learn at Selkirk College

Keep in mind:

  • The current version of Mozilla Firefox works best with Moodle. Other browsers may not support all the functionalities in Moodle.
  • JavaScript must be enabled. See Mozilla support.
  • Cookies must be enabled. See Mozilla support.
  • The pop-up blocker must be turned off. By default, this setting is on. See Mozilla support.

If you need help, please contact IT Services.


Register for Learn 30 days before the start of classes.

Pay Your Tuition and Fees

Pay your seat deposit


Find out how to pay your deposit.


See the date listed in your conditional acceptance or acceptance letter.

Pay your tuition and fees


Find out how to pay your tuition and fees.


Tuition and fees are due on or before the first day of class.

Students' Union fees and extended health and dental coverage

Selkirk College Students' Union (SCSU) fees are set by the SCSU and include extended health and dental coverage. Check out all the benefits you get as part of the Selkirk College Students' Union (SCSU).

Extended Health and Dental Coverage

Information about extended health and dental coverage will be sent to your Selkirk College email. You can also find it here.

Buy your course materials


Visit the bookstore for your booklists, and don't forget to pick up a sweatshirt!


The bookstore is open year-round—don't wait until the last minute and get caught in a line!

Get to Know Selkirk College

Join us at the Get Connected events

Meet new friends, reconnect with old ones and get to know Selkirk College at Get Connected events!

Kick-off of your term in Castlegar, NelsonTrail or Grand Forks.

Make a note of important dates

Keep track of college-wide important dates.

Access services

Explore the many services available to help you succeed—in and out of the classroom.

Enjoy student life

Get involved in student life and explore our campus services.

Connect with us on social media

Get the latest on everything happening on campus! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIN and YouTube.