How to register

Once you have been accepted into your program you may need to register into your courses online through your myOkanagan account

If your program is not listed below we will register you into your courses and we will send you your schedule and invoice via email. You can also view your registration on your myOkanagan account (Student page> My Week-at-a-Glance Schedule). 

Which way do you register?

Web registration

  • Arts & Science University Studies (includes Arts and Science Diplomas)
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems (Years 2-4)
  • Culinary Management Diploma (Business and wine courses)
  • Network and Telecommunications Engineering Technology (Year 2)
  • Infrastructure and Computing Technology (Year 2)

In-person registration

Currently unavailable - email registration@okanagan.bc.ca

  • Adult Basic Education: fundamental, intermediate  and some advanced levels
  • English as a Second Language

Web registration for electives

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Year 1 and 2)
  • Commercial Aviation
  • Business courses for Culinary Management
  • Human Service Work
  • Therapist Assistant

Registration dates

Your registration dates will fall between these dates - your exact day and time (registration time/time ticket/registration appointment) will be sent to you in an email before your semester begins. Your time will be posted in your myOkanagan account under "Registration Status." You may register for courses anytime after your registration time.

The following dates are subject to change. Please check regularly for the most up to date registration dates.
Last Updated: April 7, 2021.

Academic web registered programs

The following dates apply to all programs that offer web registration. 

** Restrictions may apply for some programs  

Summer 2021:
Continuing Students: February 22, 2021
New Students: March 1, 2021
Fall 2021:
July 6, 2021
Winter 2022:
July 26, 2021
Summer 2022:
Continuing Students: February 22, 2022
New Students: March 1, 2022

Adult Upgrading (ABE) Registration

Only Grade 11 and 12 ABE courses are open for web registration on or after the dates below, all other ABE courses require registration requests to be sent to registration@okanagan.bc.ca.

Summer 2021:  
All Continuing Students March 8, 2021
All New Students March 15, 2021
Fall 2021:  
Kelowna and Penticton Continuing Students

July 7, 2021

Kelowna New Students July 12, 2021
Penticton New Students August 24, 2021
Vernon Continuing Students

August 24, 2021

Vernon New Students August 25 and 26 by appointment only
Salmon Arm Continuing Students August 16, 2021
Salmon Arm New Students August 16, 2021
Winter 2022:  
Continuing Students November 8, 2021
New Students November 22, 2021
Summer 2022:  
Continuing Students March 8, 2022
New Students March 15, 2022

English Language

Summer 2021:  
Continuing Students March 8, 2021
New Students March 15, 2021
Fall 2021:  
Continuing Students July 12, 2021
New Students August 30, 2021
Winter 2022:  
Continuing Students November 24, 2021
New Students January 5, 2022
Summer 2022:  
Continuing Students March 8, 2022
New Students March 15, 2022

Waitlist information

You tried to register for a course and it's full. What happens next? You may waitlist through your myOkanagan account for a course.

  • You are not registered in the course.
  • You are not charged for the course.
  • Your name will not be on the class list.
  • Attendance in class is not permitted.

Available seats will be offered to the next eligible student on the waitlist. You will be notified by email, which will advise you of your deadline date and time to pick up your seat online or in person. Remember this offer is time sensitive. Should you not pick up the seat it will be made available to the next eligible student on the list.

Waitlists will be dissolved after one week of classes. There will be a few hours of processing time, after that time you can pick up any available seat in the course you want.

Login to your myOkanagan account, navigate to the Student page > Online Services > Registration > Add or Drop a Course > Select Web Registered from the drop down menu next to the course.

  • You will receive an email from waitlist@okanagan.bc.ca when you are given a seat. Remember to add this email address to your safe sender list.
  • "Wait List" indicates you are waitlisted for the course. 
  • Students are encouraged on a regular basis to login to myOkanagan and check the status of their waitlisted courses (at least once a day during the waitlist period). Telephone inquiries regarding your waitlists will not be accepted.
  • Arts/Science students may register and/or waitlist in a combined total of courses not exceeding 18 credits.
  • You cannot be registered in one section of a course and waitlisted in another section of the same course.
  • Further information can be found in the Course Waitlist Policy section of the Calendar.

Salmon Arm
2552 Trans Canada Hwy. NE
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N3
Salmon Arm Campus Map 
Tel: (250) 832-2126
Toll Free: 1-888-831-0341
Fax: 250-804-8850
Email: sacampus@okanagan.bc.ca

Vernon
7000 College Way 
 Vernon, BC V1B 2N5
Vernon Campus Map 
Tel: (250) 545-7291
Toll Free: 1-800-289-8993
Fax: 250-503-2653
Email:  
vernoncampus@okanagan.bc.ca
 

Kelowna
1000 KLO Road
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8
Kelowna Campus Map 
Tel: (250) 862-5414
Toll Free: 1-877-755-2266
Fax: 250-862-5466
Email: registration@okanagan.bc.ca

Penticton
583 Duncan Ave. West
Penticton, BC V2A 8E1
Penticton Campus Map 
Tel: (250) 492-4305
Toll Free: 1-866-510-8899
Fax: 250-490-3950
Email: pentictonregistration@okanagan.bc.ca