New Student Checklist

Did You Know?

  • Luther College participates in Admission on the Spot events - campus tours, reduced application fees, and the relief of finding out you are accepted to your program immediately!

  • To enroll as a Luther College student, simply fill out the University of Regina application form and select Luther as your campus of choice.

  • Free entrance counselling support and invaluable one-on-one academic advising are available for all programs at Luther College.

  • The Luther Library has over 24,000 items in its collection, 5,000 books checked out per year, and 7,000 students who come through its door per month.

  • Every degree program at Luther College offers a study abroad option and an optional EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COMPONENT where you gain real world experience and get paid while going to school!

  • Smaller class sizes at Luther College means more individualized attention and better connections with your professors, classmates, and academic advisors.

  • Eating better means studying better. The Luther Cafeteria offers fresh, healthy, nutritious meals seven days a week with a self-serve “all-you-care-to-eat” concept students prefer.

  • Luther College students are U of R students and receive all the same benefits. Upon graduation you will receive a U of R degree.

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New Student Checklist


 

☐  Activate your UR Self-Service account. Go to www.uregina.ca and click “UR Self-Service” at the top of the page. Your USER ID is your U of R student number and your PIN is your birthdate (DDMMYY). You will be prompted to change your pin and add a security question. Problems? Call the IT Help Desk at 1-306-585-4685.

☐  Set-up your Email Account. All U of R email communication will be sent to a uregina email address assigned when you are admitted. Go to www.uregina.ca and click “Webmail” at the top of the page. Select the Quick Link for “Find Your Username and Password” and then complete your login. Remember to check this account regularly, or even better, forward it to your personal email account.

☐  Meet with your Academic Advisor. Tatum Cruise and Karen Prior advise all Luther students. They can help you choose the courses that best meet your program requirements. If you aren’t sure what degree or program to follow, they will help you with that too.

☐  Register for courses at your advising appointment, or online at UR Self-Service on your assigned day to register.

☐  Register for ARTS 099 if in Luther Arts or MAP 001 if in Luther Media, Art, and Performance. These are required courses for first semester students and include online components. ARTS 099 must be completed and passed before you may register for your second semester courses. ARTS 099 will appear on your UR Courses.

☐  Final transcripts. Remember to have your final high school transcripts forwarded to UR Enrolment Services as soon as they become available. Contact Enrolment.Services@uregina.ca.

☐  Did you take IB or AP courses? Discuss with your advisor the possibility of transfer credit. Arrange for official transcripts to be sent to the U of R Admissions Office.

☐  Apply to live in Luther’s residence, The Student Village at Luther College. For more information, visit www.luthercollege.edu/residence. Call 1-306-585-5333 or email luther.college.residence@uregina.ca for details and/or to arrange a tour.

☐  Apply for Student Loans. Saskatchewan residents should contact Student Service Centre for information about student loans by visiting http://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/education-and-learning/student-loans or calling toll-free at 1-800-597-8278. If you are from another province, contact your provincial student loans office for details. Remember, if you add or drop a course during the semester, your loan could be affected. 

☐  Register at the Centre for Student Accessibility (CSA). This office serves students with special needs (learning disabilities, medical conditions, etc.). To register with the CSA, call 1-306-585-4631 or go to Riddell Centre 229 to book an appointment. Visit http://www.uregina.ca/student/accessibility for more details.

☐  Know important university dates. Semester dates, deadlines for adding and dropping courses, and fee payment are found in the University Calendar (p. 3), on UR Self-Service under My Refund Schedule, and at www.uregina.ca/student/registrar/resources-for-students/academic-calendars-and-schedule/undergraduate-calendar/index.html. It is your responsibility to know these dates.  

☐  Buy your textbooks. View your textbook list online at UR Self-Service. Buy textbooks at https://ebookstore.uregina.ca/

☐  Pay your fees by September 30, 2020. You can pay in person at Luther’s Financial & Residence Services Office (LC 110), through internet banking, or on UR Self-Service with a credit card. For questions related to your tuition payments, call our Financial & Residence Services Office at 1-306-585-5333.

☐  UR Courses. UR Courses is an online educational platform used by many instructors at the University of Regina. This platform enables instructors to post course material (e.g. lecture PowerPoints and outlines) for student viewing. Login (urcourses.uregina.ca) using your uregina.ca username and password, the same credentials used to access your uregina.ca e-mail. Access to your course begins on the first day of the semester. If the semester has already begun when you register, the course will be available to you 24 hours after enrolment. NOTE: Not all instructors use UR Courses.

☐  Dropping Courses. Not attending isn’t enough! If you have registered in classes and later decide not to attend, you must formally withdraw from your courses prior to the drop deadlines to avoid financial charges and possible failing grades. Thinking of adding/dropping a course during the semester? Check the deadlines beforehand at “My Refund Schedule” in UR Self-Service.

☐  Health and Dental Plan. All U of R students registered in 9 credits for Fall are automatically registered for this coverage. The cost is approximately $200 and is added to your Fall fees. If you are covered under another plan, you can opt out by visiting https://www.mystudentplan.ca/ursu/en/home
 

How to Contact Us: 

Luther College Academic Office (LC 200)
Phone:
 1-306-585-5444      
Email: Luther.Registration@uregina.ca
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. - Noon; 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.