Congratulations and Welcome to New York Tech Vancouver!

Congratulations and Welcome to New York Tech Vancouver!

Welcome to New York Institute of Technology Vancouver! Once you have been admitted into a program at New York Tech, please follow the below 10-step instructions so that you are well on your way to begin your journey here in the Vancouver, Canada campus.

Step 1: Accept your Admission Offer!

Once you have been admitted, you will receive an Eligibility for Admissions (EFA) letter. To accept your admissions offer, review your EFA and accept your offer in the admissions portal!

Step 2: Pay your Tuition Deposit

Please follow the instructions provided on your Eligibility for Admissions (EFA) to submit the initial tuition deposit or click here: How to submit your initial deposit

You have 21 days from the day you received your Eligibility for Admission (EFA) to submit the tuition deposit. If you need more days for preparing your deposit, please contact to request an extension.

Once the required amount is received by New York Institute of Technology - Vancouver, your Letter of Acceptance (LOA) will be issued from our Admissions Office.

Please contact or 778-783-5904 if you have any further questions or concerns about your deposit payment.

Step 3: Set up your New York Tech Account

Once you have submitted your deposit, please set up your username and password in the my.NYIT Portal. It may take 24 - 48 hours after you submit your deposit to be able to create an account.

Once you have set up your username and password, you will also have to enroll in Okta Single Sign-On (SSO). " View instructions to set up your Okta account." This will enable you to create your New York Tech email account, which will be used for all official university notifications, and access the Student Service HUB — Your Home for University Business. You will need this portal activated to register for classes.

Please contact if you have any questions about your New York Tech student account.

Step 4: Apply for your student visa (if necessary)

To study in Canada, you will need to apply for a Study Permit directly with the Canadian Government. You may be eligible to apply for the Student Direct Stream which will allow you to get your Study Permit faster. For the required amount of 1st year tuition and fees to apply for SDS, please refer to Step 2.

Please review the study permit process and prepare all of the required documents. You can use the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) package sent to you once you submitted your deposit in this process.

If your visa is denied, you can request to defer your admissions to the next term by emailing OR you may request a refund by emailing

Step 5: Upload your documents/submit official final transcripts of your bachelor’s degree

Once you have your study permit and/or study visa approval, please upload the following documents through the application portal:

  • A copy of your Canadian Study Permit and/or Canadian Study Visa (If Canadian Study Visa is not applicable, please upload Study Permit Approve Letter instead of Canadian Study Visa).
  • Signed “Terms of Graduate Admission”. Please upload the entire LOA including YOUR signature and date on the last page – “Terms of Graduate Admission”. If you have a deferral history, make sure to upload the LOA for the Summer 2024 term.
  • How to submit official transcripts: Official transcripts must either be received in an official university envelope, sealed and endorsed by the issuing institution, or be received via secure electronic delivery from the issuing institution.

Step 6: Plan your travel to Canada/ Housing

Here is an arrival guide that will help you plan for life in Vancouver, Canada.

For the latest travel, border and immigration updates, please refer to the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada Website.

Step 7: RSVP for Orientations!

New Student Orientation is a mandatory program for all new students and with help ease your transition to your University life in Canada and New York Tech Vancouver. Summer 2024 orientation will be offered in person.

Summer Orientation Dates: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024

During orientations, you will get the chance to explore your student services, resources, and academic support systems. You will learn about:

  • Your Academic Program
  • Our Student Services Departments
  • Student support resources
  • Social Engagement Activities

It is mandatory to attend the entire Orientation Week in-person, so please arrange your travel plans accordingly.


We will communicate all important details for Summer 2024 New Student Orientations via email, so please make sure to check your preferred email and New York Tech email regularly. Please contact if you have any questions.

Step 8: Register for Courses

Once you have submitted your documents in Step 5, you will receive an invitation to complete the CANVAS New Student Orientation Course in December. The invitation email will be sent to your New York Tech email account. In this self-guided course, you will learn how to select and register for courses.

Course registration period for new Vancouver students is from April 30 to May 20, 2024.

After you have completed the New Student Orientation course on CANVAS, watch our course registration tutorials here and register for courses on the Student Service HUB.

Step 9: Pay your outstanding balance

If you have an outstanding balance from Summer 2024 registration, please settle the payment BEFORE the semester starts on May 21 to avoid a Financial Hold placed on your account and a Late Payment of USD $400 charged by New York Tech.

If you have any questions about your account balance, please email

Step 10: Review the Academic Calendar and Deferral of Admission Policy - Stay up to date!

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