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Graduate Studies

I’ve accepted my offer. Now what?

First, congratulations and welcome to McMaster University! We are home to a diverse community of graduate students, faculty and staff, and we are glad to have you join us.

Begin your academic journey

How to enrol Learn more

Learn how to enrol, understand your Offer of Admission and why it’s important for you to clear conditions of your offer before the deadline.

Tuition and fees Go to Fees and Payment

Paying your tuition, finding additional funding opportunities, setting up your payroll information for teaching assistants (TA) and research assistants in lieu of TA.

Joining the grad community

Visit our Graduate Orientation Hub to learn the steps to becoming a student, as well as important information to help you on your journey.

Notes for successful applicants Learn More

An informative list of steps to help you begin your academic career at McMaster.

Are you an international student? Learn additional information about studying in Canada, such as study and work permits, visas; making your way to campus, and navigating your new city, Hamilton.

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Have you accepted your offer? Applicant Portal

If you haven’t accepted your Offer of Admission, go to the Applicant portal now.

Understanding your offer Learn More

Learn more about the different offers of admission and what you must do to successfully complete that offer!

Pay your deposit fee applicant portal

Some programs require a deposit fee. Refer to your Applicant Portal (Account Summary) to see what, if any, fee is due.

Graduate Calendar Visit the Calendar

The Graduate Calendar holds important information that you should know about your graduate journey, including regulations governing graduate degrees, requirements of each program, student code of conduct, and more.