New Student FAQs
Congrats on your offer of admission to the BBA! Your Business Advisors have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers!) for students newly admitted to the BBA.
If you are a student who has already taken some post-secondary course work, please email us once you have viewed your transfer equivalencies through your mymru.ca account on mruGradU8.
ENTR 2301 - Innovation & Entrepreneurial Experience - This experiential course develops an understanding of innovation and builds awareness of the practical experiences of entrepreneurs. Students participate in experiential activities and competitions, and learn using a practical framework that integrates current research, practice and lessons learned from people who have started impactful businesses with limited resources.
MGMT 2130 - Managment Principles & Practices - This course is a comprehensive and practical study of the major functions that comprise management processes, and the constraints within which the manager must operate. The focus (through the use of case studies and experiential exercises) is on how to perform these functions in an ethical and socially responsible manner to maximize productivity within the constraints of the organizational environment. A strong emphasis is put on understanding and identifying ethical dilemmas in the business world.
SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation - This course introduces social innovation and values-centred management in Canada. It explores the history of the values driven business sector, the public sector, Indigenous and treaty-based worldviews, the social economy, community, volunteer, nonprofit organizations and their activities.
If you are experiencing errors in registering for ECON 1101 or 1103 because the lab is full, but there is room in the lecture, please email Credit Registration from your @mtroyal.ca email address, and include the five-digit CRNs of the courses you'd like to add (both the LEC, and they will assist you in the process.
Students may choose to take either ECON 1101 or ECON 1103 first - there are no prerequisites to either course. For more information on each course, check out the course descriptions online - found either in the Academic Calendar, or through the interactive course search.
The Group Advising Session is designed to lead students through the registration process, highlighting the tools and information provided on the Program Advising Information website. For an idea of what will be covered in the session, please view our presentation outline.
In the days before your session, you should work through the following checklist to ensure you are prepared to register for classes: - log in to your mymru.ca account and explore - the more familiar you are with the site, the easier it will be to register,
- visit the Program Advising Information website,
- review the first year required courses you should register in and choose the ones you will take this fall,
- review the course descriptions,
- take a look at the online registration tutorials, and
- register as best you can. Know that you can change your registration up until September 15, 2017, so register for what you think is best, and confirm with an Advisor if need be.
Note that the earlier you register for classes, the more selection in courses and sections you will have.
The MRU website is a wealth of information. Below, we've gathered links to many of the important resources on campus for your convenience. This is not an exhaustive list of all the services provided, but lists many services specific to making your transition to MRU as easy as possible.
Have questions about course selection or program requirements?
Academic Advising Services - mtroyal.ca/beadvised
Looking for academic policies, definitions and deadlines?
Academic Calendar - mtroyal.ca/AcademicSupport/AcademicCalendar
Do you have special learning or mobility needs?
Accessibility Services - mtroyal.ca/accessibility
Need textbooks, MRU clothes and other school supplies?
BookStore - bookstore.mtroyal.ca
When and where can you get your campus ID card?
Campus Card - mtroyal.ca/campuscard
Looking for employment, co-op placement or help with your resume?
Career Services - mtroyal.ca/careerservices
Are you First Nations, Inuit or Métis? Are you interested in learning about these cultures?
Iniskim Centre - mtroyal.ca/iniskimcentre
Looking for tools to help you succeed as a new Mount Royal Student?
New Student Orientation - mtroyal.ca/orientation
Looking for transportation information or locker rentals?
Parking, Locker rental and U-Pass - mtroyal.ca/parking
Want to stay active while in school?
Recreation - mtroyal.ca/recreation
Having problems registering into courses online through MyMRU?
Registration Helpline - mtroyal.ca/CreditRegistration
Need somewhere to live?
Residence Services - mtroyal.ca/residence
Looking for student health & dental information?
Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) - samru.ca
Need help paying for your education?
Student Awards and Financial Aid - mtroyal.ca/moneymatters
Looking for personal, career and educational guidance?
Student Counselling - mtroyal.ca/counselling
Looking for tutoring, writing services or learning skills?
Student Learning Services - mtroyal.ca/studentlearningservices
Want to be a better academic writer?
Essay-Zone online writing tutorial. Login to MyMRU and go the homepage to find the access link and registration instructions.
Need help getting started with technology?
START (Student Technicians and Resource Tutors) - mtroyal.ca/start
Need a doctor, chiropractor or other healthcare professional?
Wellness Services - mtroyal.ca/wellness