You’ve Accepted Your Offer to CBU!

What’s Next?

Have you Accepted Your Offer? You must accept your offer to confirm your seat at 小猪视频. Follow the steps here to accept your offer if you haven’t done so already.


If you have already completed this step, continue reading through the checklist.


International students accepted to a program intake before January 2024 are not required to accept their offer.

i.) 小猪视频Email and Office 365
You will need your 小猪视频email address to access many other services and supports at CBU.

Keep checking the personal email you used to sign up for your Future Student account. Several days after your acceptance, you will receive an email at this address from CBU听IT Services听(听outlining your new 小猪视频email information.


Once you have your 小猪视频email set up, you can also set up your Office 365 account听to get access to premium productivity tools.


ii.) Compass Student System
Once you have access to your 小猪视频email,听 you can get access to the Compass Student System. Your Compass Student Account听provides student access to self-service functionality related to admissions, registration, timetables and exam schedules, tracking financials and more.


Instructions for how to access your Compass account can be found at听

Students will be able to apply for on-campus housing once they have been issued their 小猪视频email address. Once you have your 小猪视频address,听.


Note: Students who have not yet secured housing accommodations should not travel to Canada and should strongly consider deferring their admission.


i.) On Campus Housing


If you require housing, our on-campus residence will be a big part of your university experience. It鈥檚 true when they say 小猪视频residence will be your new home away from home. You can apply for on-campus housing once you have been issued your 小猪视频email address by visiting听听Please note, once you receive an offer of accommodation letter, you must submit a confirmation deposit of $700.


ii.) Off Campus Housing

小猪视频is surrounded by close-knit communities that offer amenities like grocery stores, fitness centres, urgent care centres and pharmacies. These communities are home to local residents and students like yourself. Visit听 to learn more about housing options. Students should budget $1000 per month for housing and associated costs.听


Note: Like most of Canada, affordable housing is a serious issue in Cape Breton.听Housing in the area is limited and students should begin their search early.听

This step only applies to International students. Canadian students should skip this step.


i.)听Your proof of payment will be available for download through your听Compass student account within approximately 5-7 business days after your payment is made.


Follow the steps below to access your proof of payment:

a.) Log in to your Compass student account using your 小猪视频email address and password.

b.) In the main menu, click on Student Finance; alternatively, you use the drop down list and navigate to Financial Information -> Student Finance.

c.) Navigate to Account Overview and click on the listed term (ex: 2022 Fall).

d.) On the right hand side, navigate to the Notifications headline and click on View Statement. You may now print your proof of payment.

e.) If the print option is not yet available, download the file and open it. You should now be able to print your proof of payment, or save it as a PDF.


ii.) Now that you have all of the required documents from CBU, apply for your visa. 听You do not need to notify 小猪视频when you receive your visa.


You should also check out International Student Services听for information relating to study permits, health plans and more.

Students will be able to connect with an Academic Advisor before they register for courses, and after they have been issued their 小猪视频email address. See more information on When To Connect with an Academic Advisor.


i.) CBU’s Academic Advisors help students understand program requirements, course options and 小猪视频resources. Academic Advisors assist students with their course registration, class scheduling and everything else that鈥檚 needed in order to prepare for university. Before you register for classes, visit to learn more about academic advising and how to access the many advising resources available.


Find instructions on how to access Academic Advising here.


Registration dates will be announced under Important Dates.


i.)听Once you鈥檝e been advised, you can register for your courses via your听Compass account. 小猪视频encourages students to register as soon as possible after advising, as courses are limited.听 Browse the Compass student system and watch the听 YouTube series to ensure your registration goes as planned. Registration FAQs听 can be found here.


ii.) Advising and registration for the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma programs is a separate process. Please email with all inquiries.


Students who have accidentally dropped a course will only be eligible to re-enroll in the same class section with approval from the course instructor and the Registrar. The 25% financial penalty will still apply.



Airport pick-up in Sydney, Nova Scotia is available for a limited time each semester. Pick-up requests must be submitted 48 hours prior to arrival time at the JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport.


You can learn more about Student Travel and Pre-Departure Sessions and



Once you have registered for classes, you should request your 小猪视频Student ID card (myCBUcard).


Your myCBUcard is your official student identification and will be very important throughout your university journey. In addition to serving as an ID, the card will also allow you access to library services and printing/photocopying across campus. Your Student ID Card will be required for entry to exams as well as other events on campus, so it is very important to get your card as early as possible after becoming a 小猪视频student.听


You can find instructions to request your myCBUcard here.

i.)听Make sure you are informed about important deadlines regarding registration, finances and more. Visit听


ii.)听Week of Welcome (WOW) is held at the beginning of each semester. New students are strongly encouraged to get involved and attend WOW events. Keep an eye on your 小猪视频email account so you don鈥檛 miss important information about this fun filled week or visit听

Welcome to the Caper family!


The听,听听and听account are all great places to meet your classmates and stay up to date on important dates and exciting upcoming events.

Students who have arrived late, are not registered in any classes and have not been advised should contact the Registrar’s Office.


In most cases, students who arrive late will need to defer their admission to the next intake, or reapply if their acceptance letter has expired.