Graduate Course Information and Registration

Academic Calendar and Course Offerings 2020-2021


After careful consideration and with input from faculty and students, AST has made the decision to deliver all Winter 2021 courses online only.  

All Winter Term 2021 courses will be set up on Brightspace and students will receive Brightspace course site log in information by January 6, 2021. Students will be notified by the instructor if the instructor chooses a course delivery platform other than or in addition to Brightspace.

Courses that are on the timetable begin on Thursday, January 7. The time indicated is Atlantic Standard Time.

Asynchronous (not real time) courses begin on Wednesday, January 13. Please view the Timetable Winter Term 2021 for clarification.

Registration Forms

Last day for late registration for Winter Term courses is January 13.  Since all our courses are online the wait time to be set up on Brightspace is longer than usual and will take a few days before access will be granted. 

Tuition Dates

Winter Term tuition is due by January 22, 2021
Paying your tuition

Important Dates

Other Information

If you have questions about registration, email the Acting Registrar.


For your information...

  • AST students have the option to Special Order course textbooks through Saint Mary’s University Bookstore (copies of textbooks will not be automatically ordered).
  • To purchase textbooks through SMU Bookstore, please complete the Special Order Form and fax or email the completed form to the bookstore. Please allow at least a 3-4 week lead time for special orders (the earlier the better). 

For additional information, or if you have questions about textbook lists, please contact the Academic Office:

  • Academic Office Email
  • Telephone: 902-423-5592


Program Offerings

AST offers the following programs

If you are an international student click here.

Contact our Recruitment and Vocations Coordinator for further information on our programs:

Tele: 902-430-7580



Healthy Minds

HealthyMinds NS was created to make sure students have access to mental health supports whenever they need them. Their website offers multiple mental health supports and services available and free to post-secondary students in Nova Scotia.

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