Enrol in a Limited Program (Types 2 and 3)

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To explore your options for enrolling in minor, major or specialist programs, check out the Programs Directory and your division’s academic calendar.

Read more about program selection for your division:

Limited programs (sometimes called Type 2 or 3) typically require an application, have requirements that you must meet, and cannot be enrolled in directly through ACORN.

  1. From the ACORN dashboard, select “Enrol & Manage” from the main navigation.In the main navigation, Enrol & Manage is highlighted.
  2. On the Enrol & Manage page, there will be one or more tabs labelled with the academic session. Ensure that you have selected the tab for the session in which you want to enrol in a program. Then, select the Programs button, or the Programs page from the main navigation.The Enrol & Manage page shows one sessional tab, and the Programs button and main navigation item are highlighted.
  3. Use the search field to search for programs by program code or title. Results will start appearing after three characters. From the list of programs that appears, select a program.
    ACORN's Program Search bar displays a list of results
  4. If your program is a Type 2 or Type 3 program, you will need to request to enrol in the program. Review the information presented and select “Request to Enrol”.
    A modal window for a program with the Request to Enrol button highlighted.
  5. If there are requirements that you have not fulfilled, the modal window will inform you. Select the Apply button to learn more about what you need to do in order to apply for the program.
    A modal window for a program that requires special approval. The Apply button is highlighted.
  6. After requesting to enrol in the program, your division will need to verify that the requirements have been met. Check your division’s information for when you will be able to check your results. Your enrolment in the program may either be Invited, Refused, or Requested. Once you have been accepted into your program, you will see it under your Currently Enrolled section on the Programs page.