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Travel Guide for International Students

Coming from abroad

Crandall University is excited to welcome our international students travelling to New Brunswick, Canada. We encourage all students to understand as much as possible about the procedures required for travelling internationally.

Travelling to Canada

Ensure you are registered for your courses

  • Only students who are registered for courses will be eligible to study at Crandall University.
  • Registration requests are sent out by email approximately 2-months prior to the beginning of your program.
  • Contact us at international@crandallu.ca for more information or to check your status.

Arrange housing

Housing should be arranged before coming to Canada.

Arrange travel

  • Crandall University’s main campus is located in Moncton, New Brunswick, with a newly offered campus in Sussex, New Brunswick. Travellers may fly into the Romeo Leblanc International Airport (YQM) for travel to either campus.
  • Students are encouraged not to travel to Canada more than 4-weeks before their first class. Canada Border Services may reject entry if arriving too early.
  • Students are required to attend orientation sessions prior to beginning their program. Dates will be emailed to all new students in advance of the start of term.
  • Sussex Campus students should arrange transportation through the offered transportation options sent to student’s official Crandall email address.

Gather documents supporting essential travel

Please ensure you have the following documentation with you when travelling:

  • A valid passport
  • A temporary resident visa, if required
  • An introduction letter (from the visa office that approved your study permit application), if required
  • Your letter of acceptance and any registration documents.
  • Your address in Canada (where you will be living).
  • Proof of adequate funds ($20,635 CAD minimum).
  • Proof of personal travel insurance (Insurance provided by the university will be active on the first day of classes).
  • Medical exam results, if required

Arriving in Canada

  • Please let us know you have arrived safely! Email international@crandallu.ca once you are settled
  • Attend our on-campus Orientation Sessions (dates to be determined)
    • Bring your Study Permit to Orientation; you will need to show it to the Registrar’s Office
  • A local phone number is great to have; pick up a new SIM card for your phone from a local provider.
  • Explore your surroundings! We hope you’ll enjoy your new home while you are studying with us!

Additional Resources

Welcome to Moncton – Crandall University
Travel Guidelines – Government of Canada

Visit Crandall University

The best way to see all that Crandall University has to offer is to come for a campus tour. We can also customize a campus tour to your specific interests.

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