Interest Courses

These non-credit interest courses are offered in the fall and winter sessions and may be taken on week days or Saturday.



How to

Students registering in a non-credit Language, Professional Development or Interest course may register online (OMNIVOX) as of June 23, 2017 or, in person (WALK-IN) as of Tuesday, August 22 at 16:00.

New students registering in a non-credit English or French language course must take a placement test before registering.

Les nouveaux étudiants doivent passer un test de classement avant de s’inscrire à un cours non-crédité d’anglais ou de français.

English and French Placement Testing (for new students)
Tuesday, August 22
Registrar’s Office- Herzberg Building (H-128)



  • Select a course
  • Click the registration button which will bring you to MIA online registration
  • Click confirm registration
  • Pay fees using MasterCard or Visa


  • Select a course
  • Complete the non-credit Professional Development and Interest course Registration form ( see below)
  • Be prepared to pay fees in full : Visa/MasterCard/Interac/Cash

Non-credit Professional Development and Interest course Registration:  register-button24

Fees and
Refund Policy

Fees for Senior Citizens (65 years & over)

Seniors are eligible for a 20% discount on tuition fees for all courses with the exception of the course Building a Successful Online Business on WordPress.

Refund Policy

Tuition fees for non–credit Language, Professional Development and Interest courses are refundable upon receipt of written notification as follows:

  • Full refund before the first scheduled class
  • 50% refund before the second scheduled class
  • No refund after the second scheduled class

To officially withdraw from a course, students must provide a written request which includes their name, student ID and course number by one of the following methods:

Course Cancellation

The Centre for Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel any non-credit course due to insufficient registration prior   to the start of class. Students registered in a cancelled class will be contacted and their monies refunded in full.



Our Administrative Offices, located on the first floor of Brittain Hall in the Centre for Continuing Education, are open Monday through Friday from 08:30-16:30. The Registrar’s Office is located on the main floor of the Herzberg Building, Room H-128. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 08:30-16:30. On Tuesday, August 22, the Registrar’s Office has extended hours until 19:00. You can reach us by phone at 514-457-6610, ext.5266 or 5267 or by fax at 514-457-6812, or at:


To Access the Portal
Go to Click on My JAC Portal

To Access Omnivox
When signed on through the portal, access the Omnivox Services from the list in the left hand bar.

OMNIVOX Services Cancelled Classes
View the most up-to-date class cancellation list

Document Request
Request an official transcript or letter of attendance

Information Intended for You
Access documents and messages intended for you

MIO Messaging in OMNIVOX
Read and send MIO’s

Online Schedule
Access your schedule

Personal File
Upload or update your I.D. card
Review and update your personal data
Provide your SIN number (needed for tax receipts) Activate the Class Cancellation Module

Results – Final Grades (for credit courses)
Virtual report card

Tuition Tax Receipts
Obtain your Federal and Provincial Education deduction certificates for income tax purpose

You may receive an automated phone call from John Abbott College. Please listen carefully and respond accordingly. OMNIVOX Services to students may also be accessed by phone at 514-457-9211