New Students

New Students provides the steps you need to take to enroll in your first Chang School course.


Returning students can enroll online using the shopping cart feature. You will need an active Ryerson Online Identity and password. If you can’t remember your password, visit, click “Need help?” and then “Students” to reset your password.

New students must obtain a Ryerson University Student ID before they can activate their Ryerson Online Identity, register in a certificate program, or enroll in courses online.

Have you previously applied to or attended Ryerson? If the answer is yes, you already have a Ryerson Student ID. Visit Request a Student ID for details.

Note: If you choose to enroll in person or by mail, a Ryerson Student ID will be issued to you.

Find out how to enroll in a course online, in person, or by mail. View answers to frequently asked enrollment questions, and find out about course fees.

Open House, New Student Orientation, Interviews, and Placement Assessments

Open House sessions welcome you to the Chang School community and help you make informed decisions about the program of your choice. Interviews or placement assessments may be required prior to enrollment for some courses and certificate programs. New Student Orientation is designed to welcome you and provide information for a successful transition to The Chang School.

Distance Education

Distance education makes learning available from the convenience of your home or office. For courses available online or via the internet visit Distance Education for more information on learning at a distance.

Current students can use Ryerson University’s web portal to enroll online, check grades and fees, update personal information, and access class schedules.

Services and Support

Find out about services and support available to Chang School students including academic, employment, financial, health and recreation, and housing and food services.


View Ryerson University policies on cancellations, course credit, grades, registration and graduation in certificate programs, student information, and other procedures and regulations.

Student Handbook 2015-2016

The PDF version of the 2015/16 Chang School Student Handbook has been compiled for new and returning students and houses important information, including Chang School policies and student support services. Please note: The information printed in this handbook was accurate at the time of publication (June 2015); however, changes may occur before or during the academic year to which it refers. For the most current information, please consult relevant pages on the Chang School website and/or individual departments.

More Information

See About The Chang School for more information. Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Please don’t hesitate to contact us.