How to enroll in ILE courses
Interested students must fill out and submit an Open Studies Application. If you are already a U of Alberta student, you do not need to apply for admission. You can simply register for courses, either online through Bear Tracks or by contacting the ILE office.
- What does it mean to be an Open Studies student?
As an Open Studies student you can take university level credit courses on a part-time basis without being admitted or committed to a degree or diploma program. Any courses you take through Open Studies are credit courses. This means they may considered toward a future degree or diploma.
- Can I transfer credits obtained from courses taken while in Open Studies to another university?
Credits from university courses can be transferred to other post-secondary institutions. You must check the institution you are applying to to find out what their policies and procedures are for transferring credits.
- Will these courses show up on my university transcript?
Yes! These are university credit courses.
- Is funding available?
There is limited funding available through the Enbridge Indigenous Language Leadership Award. These awards are available to members of communities in Treaty 6, 7, and 8 areas. Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelor of Education degree and working in the area of Indigenous languages education.
- Do I need to be fluent in my language?
Language fluency can mean a lot of different things to different people. You need only come with a desire and interest to learn your language and willingness to share language learning with others.