Congratulations on being admitted to the DeGroote MBA Program at McMaster University! Use this page as your ultimate source for everything you need to know to get started on your MBA. Remember to bookmark this page so that you can refer to it regularly and have up-to-date information on hand.
Do you have questions? Please visit our FAQ to find the answers to some of the questions many of you have been asking!
This information will help guide you in registering and paying for courses.
Students entering the Full-Time and Full-Time with Co-op programs will be automatically registered in all required classes in early August. Information on “Confirming your registration” will be sent to you via email in early August.
Students entering the Full-Time or Part-Time Accelerated Program are required to register in courses. Please see our Dates and Deadlines page for registration dates. Accelerated students are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor prior to course registration.
Please visit the Registration Guide to complete your online registration.
The McMaster Off-Campus Resource Centre (OCRC) is available to assist students in their search for suitable housing in either Hamilton or Burlington.
Other effective search options that students have used include:
Onboarding Week is the official start of your MBA. All newly admitted students are expected to attend. The 2018 Onboarding Week runs from September 4 – 7.
* There is no On-Boarding week for students starting in January.
** Students entering the new Part-time Blended Learning program are not expected to attend.
Get connected and stay up-to-date with the Student Experience – Academic office!
All new students: if you would like to connect with other new DeGroote MBA students, you might also want to consider joining the MBA Association’s Facebook group for the 2017-2019 cohort.
Are you an international student? Join the DeGroote’s Facebook page dedicated solely for international students.