Future Students

University Preparatory Program

Thank you for your interest in Saint Mary’s University Preparatory Program! 

University Preparatory courses provide individuals the opportunity to meet admission requirements for post-secondary studies. Our instructors have carefully crafted course content to meet students’ needs and provide a solid academic foundation for future studies.

Our UPrep courses provide a solid foundation in course content to support students in a variety of academic goals. Whether you are missing a grade 12 course, need to improve a grade for admission to college or university, or need to meet the requirements for a new program or graduate studies, our courses should be your first choice.

Upcoming Courses - Winter 2020

GMAT Prep Course: Starts January 18, 2020

Pre-University English (Online): Starts February 10, 2020

Additional courses for Spring 2020 will be announced soon. Check back for further details or email extend@smu.ca to inquire about a specific course.


Non-High School Graduates and Mature Learners

Students who have not graduated from high school or who have obtained a GED are encouraged to contact us directly to learn about the options available to them. Please contact extend@smu.ca to set up an appointment.

Academic Advising

We offer academic advising to students who are unsure of the steps to take to meet their academic goals. Please contact us to set up an appointment with a member of the Admissions Team.

UPrep Course Registration

You can register for UPrep courses online using the Non-Credit Course Registration Form. If you have any questions or require registration support, please contact us using the below information. 


Contact Information

Email: extend@smu.ca
Phone: 902.420.5492
Fax: 902.496.8100
Mail: Admissions Office, Enrolment Services
923 Robie Street
Halifax NS B3H 3C3

Additional Information

Mature Student Scholarships

Learn more about our Mature Student Scholarships for students who successfully complete UPrep courses and who are enrolled in a degree or certificate program at Saint Mary's University.

UPrep Transcripts

For all transcript requests you will be charged a fee of $5.00 per transcript. Send your requests to extend@smu.ca.