Continuing Studies | Registration Policies

How to register for Continuing Studies courses

Register for courses as part of a certificate program or choose an individual course or workshop. We strongly recommend early registration, as some courses fill quickly and have limited space.

Register Online

  • Find the course on the CS webpage you are interested in and click on it
  • Select the section if multiple sections of the course is offered
  • Click 'Register For This Course' which appears in the yellow box under the course description
  • You will then be taken to myEC registration portal and be prompted to complete your registration

Email if you need assistance with registration.

Register by Phone

604-844-3810 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:15pm; Friday 10:00am-4:15pm)

Register in Person

We are located between Clark and Main Street on Great Northern Way.

Our address is 520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2.

View parking and transportation information on how to get here.

How to pay for Continuing Studies courses

Online or Telephone Banking (Canadian Institutions Only)

Using your Canadian bank’s website and the Bill Payment option:

  • Add the Bill Payee as “Emily Carr University of Art + Design”

  • Add the Account Number as your student ID number

  • Take a screenshot of your payment which shows the amount paid/payment confirmation number, date paid and student ID number and email it to

Please allow up to 5 business days for your payment to be applied to your Emily Carr account.

By Phone with Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard)

Please call 604-844-3810 (Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:15pm; Friday 10:00am-4:15pm; excluding statutory holidays)

By Cheque, Bank Draft or Money Order

  • Make the cheque, bank draft or money order payable to “Emily Carr University”

  • Write your Emily Carr student ID number and name on the front of the cheque.

  • Mail to: Financial Services, Emily Carr University, 520 East 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2

Please allow up to 7 business days for your payment to be posted. There is a $25 fee for non-sufficient funds or returned cheques.

Pay by Wire Transfer

Contact for wire transfer information. Please ask your bank to include your student number and name with the wire transfer.

Continuing Studies Policies

Course Registration

Course registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Students do not have to be completing a part-time certificate to register in its courses. Unless otherwise indicated, students must be at least 18 years old by the course start date.

Part-Time Certificate Completion

Students interested in completing a part-time certificate program do not need to apply to the program beforehand. Once you have completed all the courses for the part-time certificate program, complete the Continuing Studies Certificate Request Form.
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Other Policies

Refer to policies specific to the Teen and Certificate Programs found on their webpages.

Also, please refer to the full list of University Policies and in particular read and understand:

Registration Deadlines

Students are encouraged to register early whenever possible, but registrations may be accepted up to one day prior to the first day of the course provided space is available. Students who do not appear on the instructor’s course list will not be permitted to attend.

For online courses starting on a Saturday or Sunday, the registration deadline is two days prior on the Thursday.

Registration for all other courses will close for online registration one day prior to the course start date.

Please note that no registrations are accepted after a course has started.

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