International Student Checklist

Application to Tyndale

  • Complete the Tyndale application in full. Applicants wishing to start courses in September (fall semester) must submit the complete application by April 1. To apply for courses starting in January (winter semester), appications must be received by October 1.
  • Pay the non-refundable $150 application fee by mailed cheque, or email sfs [at] tyndale [dot] ca to pay by another method. Applications will be only be considered upon receipt of the non-refundable $150 application fee and all required application documents.
  • Send my official transcripts* and/or exam results directly from the institution by mail to the Tyndale Admissions Office
  • Request reference form(s) be sent to the Tyndale Admissions Office by email or mail
  • Request official TOEFL or IELTS scores be sent by mail to the Tyndale Admissions Office
  • Fill out and submit the medical form in full. This does NOT need to be completed by a doctor.
  • Wait to be evaluated

* official documents are those sent directly from the academic/ professional institution and which have not been opened by the student

After Acceptance

  • Read my acceptance letter carefully
  • Pay my tuition deposit of $3,000 (students outside the US) or $300 (US students only) by cheque mailed to Tyndale University. Please email sfs [at] tyndale [dot] ca (subject: Other%20Payment%20Methods) if you would like to submit your payment by any other method (bank wire, credit card, etc.).

After Deposit

  • Wait for my Admissions Counsellor to send my study permit letter (in chart form, also referred to as the immigration chart)
  • Read all documents carefully (registration, student accounts, orientation & health insurance)
  • Ensure my passport is valid
  • Apply for a study permit on the Citizenship & Immigration Canada (CIC) website
  • When my permit arrives, send a copy of my passport and study permit to registration [at] tyndale [dot] ca
  • Wait for my Admissions Counsellor to give me information on how to register for my courses, pay tuition, attend orientation, and request health insurance
  • Apply for residence to live on campus and pay my $200 residence deposit by mailed cheque (if I have made other living arrangements send a letter notifying my Admissions Counsellor)

Before Arriving in Canada

  • Email James Brooks (jbrooks [at] tyndale [dot] ca, Coordinator for Community and Global Outreach) and Yan Chan (yanchan [at] tyndale [dot] ca, Registration Associate), with my arrival date, date of birth, country of origin, and dependents traveling with me so my insurance can be purchased
  • Email a photo for my student ID card to registration [at] tyndale [dot] ca
  • Read through the orientation information package and register for orientation
  • Send James Brooks, Yan Chan and my Admissions Counsellor information regarding my travel plans and arrival date on campus (orientation week is mandatory)

Upon Arrival

  • Pay the remainder of my tuition and my insurance fee to the Student Financial Services Office in person. Contact the Student Financial Services Office by email: sfs [at] tyndale [dot] ca or phone: 416.226.6620 ext 2197
  • Submit the original copies of my passport and study permit to the Registration Office for verification and ensure that I am registered for the correct courses
  • Pick up my insurance package from the Student Life Department
  • Read through the insurance package carefully
  • Go to the Tyndale Bookstore and locate the books I will need for my classes
  • Attend orientation
  • Write the English Placement Exam (for Tyndale undergraduate students only)