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As a student at ACTS, there are many tools and resources available to you to help you succeed as a student. You can find most of the information you need on this page, however we recognize that each student experience is unique and you may have additional questions. If so, don't hesitate to contact your academic advisor. We're happy to help you however we can.
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When you enroll at ACTS Seminaries, you become a student of both your host seminary and Trinity Western University. We are pleased to welcome you to this unique community of learning in what we hope will be a life-changing educational experience. The TWU Student Policies are here to help you understand who we are as a Christ-centered academic community and what standards we expect you to uphold during your studies.
The deadline to add or drop a course is the second week of each semester. Refer to the important dates sheet to see the add/drop deadline.
The Course Needs system will show you which degree program requirements you have already fulfilled, which are unfulfilled and which are in progress in the current semester. Course Needs also allows you to search the registration database for upcoming sections of courses that you need in order to fulfill your program requirements.
As you can see, the Course Needs tool can be rather helpful ask you plan out your studies. Watch this tutorial to learn how to use this resource.
ACTS students have immediate access to their current student academic records through the Office of the Registrar. You can also review your transcript anytime by downloading your current unofficial transcript by logging into Student Portal.
This allows you to check your previous course history (courses taken, grades achieved), confirm the status of your current and most recent classes and to see your current cumulative GPA. Use this data to double-check and fill out your program template as you do program planning.
For all course withdrawal needs, please refer to the Office of the Registrar’s website, under the title, "COURSE WITHDRAWAL FOR GRADUATE STUDIES (SELECT PROGRAMS) & ALL ACTS STUDENTS." Please let your advisor know if you have any questions.
ACTS Seminaries is committed to providing a community in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free from bullying and harassment. We consider bullying and harassment to be serious offences and will not tolerate behaviour that may undermine the respect, dignity, self-esteem, or productivity of any student, faculty, staff, or administrative member. Sexualized violence is a significant and systemic issue for society and higher education in particular, and can affect anyone irrespective of gender, age, sexual orientation, abilities, and racial, cultural, or economic backgrounds. As a seminary community rooted in evangelical Christian denominations, acts of sexualized violence of any kind are completely unacceptable.
If you have any concerns about possible bullying or harassment, the Contact Persons listed below are your point of initial contact. All have been trained in dealing with bullying and harassment issues. Your initial discussion with a Contact Person is confidential. If a complaint of bullying or harassment is to proceed into a formal investigation, then the complaint must be put into written form. In the event a complaint is received regarding the ACTS Society Leadership Team, the Senior Harassment Officer shall serve as the Contact Person and will initiate an investigation through an external investigator, notifying the Executive Committee of the ACTS Board.
Where do I find the relevant tax forms that I need?
You can find tax information here.
Where do I find all the information I need about graduation?
Graduation information can be found here.
Where can I find my transcript?
Official and unofficial transcripts can be found here.
What do I do if I lose my student ID card or never got one at the start of my studies?
If you lose your ID card, go to twu.ca/help and submit a request to the Office of the Registrar asking how you can get an ID card. Make sure to select the “ID Card” option in your request.
How do I get connected to the TWU Writing Centre?
Click here to make an appointment virtually or in person.
How do I apply for financial aid and student loans?
All the information you need is on the Tuition and Funding page on the ACTS Website. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions.
Is it possible to substitute a course in my program?
Yes, it is possible. Contact your academic advisor for more information.