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University Information

University.jpgGet Yourself Ready for University

The high school student's self-help handbook is available to sign out from the library and the counselling office. Check it out to see what you need to do to attend a Canadian university.

Are You Ready for Post-Secondary School?

Click on the link below for planning information:

Interim Transcripts and online Post-Secondary Institution Selections

If you are in need of an interim transcript to start your University/College application process, please go to the Ministry of Education's transcripts and certificates website at Please note that you must register for a BC Government account and then follow the prompts and register for the Student Transcript Service. You will then be able to make post-secondary institution selections, view your transcript and assessment results, and send transcripts immediately to post-secondary institutions and other third parties. You will need to know your PEN (personal education number), to complete this process.  Interim and Final Transcripts are available to current Mount Baker students free of charge. (up to 25 to be sent to Post-Secondary Institutions and 1 printed final transcript - mailed to the student's address in the fall after graduation).  These MUST be ordered by the student, the Ministry will not send out transcripts if they have not been ordered.

Information on sending transcripts to Post Secondary Institutions:  Student Transcript Service - Information for PSI Selection.pdf+


Ordering Transc​​ripts

​If you already graduated, please click HERE to go to the Former Student information page.

2022/2023 SAT Dates:

October 1, 2022  (register by September 2, 2022)
December 3, 2022  (register by November 3, 2022)
March 11, 2023  (register by February 10, 2023)

Talk to your counsellor if you need more information about the SAT exam.

​​Specific College and University Information

BC Post Secondary Virtual Fair: Post Secondary BC Virtual Fair - Register & Participate
Times for virtual sessions will specify certain cities, but are open to everyone.  **Recruiter emails are available anytime in the virtual tours, but if you would like to use the "live chat" function, you must live chat during the virtual tour times** 
Times:  Monday & Wednesday:  3pm - 6pm
              Tuesday & Thursday:      4pm - 7pm
General Sessions for everyone are on Saturday, November 14th from 1pm - 5pm and Wednesday, December 2nd from 4pm - 7pm

To Apply for Most BC Post Secondary Institutions - Education Planner BC:

BC Post Secondary School Info:  BC Post Secondary Events

Youtube link on how to use the virtual tours platform for BC Post Secondary schools:

Alberta Post Secondary Institutions:  Education Liaison Association of Alberta 2021 Registration Link

ELAA 2021:  Dates at a Glance 

To apply to Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions -

To apply to Ontario Post-Secondary Institutions -

Interested in a Bachelor of Engineering ( Software Engineering) ? 
Thompson Rivers University is offering a virtual info session via teams on Dec. 15th 
For more information or to sign up, email 
This program now requires Physics 11 instead of Physics 12

Approved High School Courses:

*Many Universities want you to have 5 or 6 "approved high school courses" (we have used UVIC as an example but this list may vary based on different Universities and provinces).
"academic 12"

​Open Houses/Webinars/Visits:

College of the Rockies

The College's Financial Aid and Awards Coordinator, Lois Murray, is hosting a virtual information session on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:00pm (MT). Lois will be covering a wide variety of topics:

  • Student loans
  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Bursaries
  • Increase in funding for Youth in Care and Former Youth in Care.

​Interested student, parents, and guardians do need to register for the Zoom session and they can sign up here:

University Ad​mission Links:

​BCIT (new Zoom opportunities to find out more about programs)
College of the Rockies
​For information on trades programs contact: 
MacEwan University Edmonton Alberta
Rural Premed Program (Castlegar)
Thompson Rivers University
University of Alberta​
University of Alberta (for different contacts in different areas)
​University of BC (Vancouver Campus)
University of Calgary
University of Lethbridge
University of Victoria

**Google the university of choice and the word admissions – each College / University has an academic advisor and recruiters that are full of information**