Virtual Orientation

Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services. 

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Be aware of your costs and build your budget

We are currently revising our graduate student Cost of Living Calculator. In the meantime, please refer to the links provided below to obtain cost estimations for your budget planning. 

A budget is a very important tool to use when evaluating your financial situation. 

Typical costs for most graduate students (depending on your program):

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is to be used as a guideline only. Certain costs such as telephone and home internet access can vary greatly according to your own needs and choice of service provider. Please verify costs directly with the appropriate sources.


If you are also applying for financial aid, please consult their website directly as they use standardized costs.