Frequently Asked Questions

If there is a question that is not listed below, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us with your question.

Registration & Enrollment

How do you enroll into a course?

The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus is currently an affiliate of Codrington College. For any Undergraduate programme or postgraduate programme, the application for admission is completed via UWI. 

Enrollment for Diploma or an online course, this is completed via our Codrington College website.

Please visit our how to apply page to find out more about enrollment.

What are the prerequisites for registration?

The prerequisites differ depending on your chosen programme.

You can find the requirements for each programme under programme overview:

For Diploma 

For Undergraduate

For Postgraduate

For online courses, you can check each course to see if there are any prerequisites required.


What are the registration fees?

Undergraduate & Postgraduate

For Undergraduate registration fees, the University Registration Fees (Guild and Amenities Fees) – BDS $1,110.00. ​See updated fees on page 2 of the Undergraduate Programme booklet.  These are the fees to UWI.  

For Postgraduate registration fees, the programme fee is $35,000.00 payable per semester. Read more about our Postgraduate programme fees.

There is also a Codrington College Student Services fee of $250.00 to be paid to Codrington College for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate.



For Diploma studies, our fees are as follows:

The cost per module is BDS$450.00/US$250.00, which must be paid prior to the start of the Module. There is a Student Services and Amenities fee of BDS $150.00, which is a one-time fee, payable on registration for locals only.

Read more about our Diploma programme.


Online Courses

Each online course may carry a different fee, please view each online course.

When should I apply?

It is recommended to apply by 

July 31st, December 31st

Undergraduate (BA or Licentiate):
January 30th for Semester 1(August intake)
September 30th for Semester 2 (January intake)

Postgraduate(Ma, MPhil, Phd):
January 30th for Semester 1(August intake)
September 30th for Semester 2 (January intake)

How do I pay?

Payment for Diploma and online courses will be done via our website. After completing the diploma registration online form or purchasing our online course you will be directed to our payment page.

We recommend locals to utilize online banking transfer to avoid additional fees from Paypal.

Amenities, Caution and Student ID Payments for Undergraduate and postgraduate will be completed via Cave Hill Campus. Student Services fees($250.00) to be paid to Codrington College online.

Can I repeat a course?

Yes, You may repeat a course. A resit fee may apply. Please contact the Administrative Office for futher details, tel: 1 246 416 8051 or email:

Student Life

What can students expect?


The seminary community gathers to worship every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. for Morning Meditation and on Wednesday and Friday mornings for Holy Eucharist at 7:00 a.m. Evenings are reserved for Evening Prayer at 7:00p.m.  Worship takes place in either the St. Barnabas Chapel or the Mary Magdalene Chapel and is schedule is circulated amongst Seminarians. 

Residence Life 

The Codrington Theological Seminary is represented by students across the Caribbean region who have been sent by their Diocese to prepare for priesthood.  The College’s intention is to foster a seminary  community where residents are encouraged, cared for, and learn to serve one another to the glory of God.  

Refectory & Meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are provided for Seminarians on a daily basis during the given semester, however, those persons desirous of snacks etc are encouraged to take advantage of fortnightly scheduled shopping trips to attain personal goods.  All residing students are required to fill out a Dietary Requirement Form on entry to the College.  See attached document. 

Student Meals 

Special rates for meals are offered to all registered students.  They are as follows: Breakfast $12.00 daily, Lunch$15.00 daily and Dinner $15.00 daily. 

All meals are held in the cafeteria, traditionally known as the Refectory. 


Student Body Organization  

Students are encouraged to join the Student Executive Body which conducts elections for Office on an annual basis.  Students of the UWI programmes are also encouraged to join the UWI Guild of Students. 


Transportation is arranged through the Registrar’s Office for residents of Codrington College.  Trips include: to and from airport, supermarkets and shopping areas, UWI Cave Hill Campus, Special events.  For personal activities, residents are required to arrange own transportation.  Contact information on safe and reputable transportation services can also be acquired via the Registrar’s Office. 


Codrington College Library plays a central role in the college with over 14,000 volumes, about 90 periodical subscriptions and a fledgling multimedia collection to support the mission of the college. The library is also a specialised resource of theological materials for the Anglican Church [in the region] as well as the University of the West Indies. 

The mission of Codrington College Library is to provide and manage information resources to support theological education and professional ministry training at the college and the informational needs of the wider church. 


The Library is open to all graduate and undergraduate students of the College, to all professional, academic, research and senior administrative staff of Codrington College. 

Other persons requesting use of the Library for reading or reference purposes may be admitted as Outside Members at the discretion of the Senior Library Assistant and are normally required to pay membership fees.  Outside members may be permitted to borrow only in exceptional circumstances and will then be required to make a cautionary deposit of $145, of which $120 shall be refunded on satisfactory completion of the membership

What accomodations do you have for international students?

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What financing are available for local students?

How should Seminarians prepare for their trip to Barbados.

Residents Guide/Checklist (Extensive)

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes 
  •  Light jacket
  • Watch, Jewelry, Belt
  • Rainwear
  • Exercise Clothing and shoes
  • Slippers (for hanging out in the residence hall)
  • Drinking cups, dishes and silverware for snacks
  • Water bottles
  • Plastic containers with tight lids for storing snacks, detergent, etc.
  • Socks, underwear, sleepwear
  • Power strip Desk lamp or bed lamp
  • Hair dryer
  • Steam iron/personal iron
  • Sewing kit, scissors, safety pins
  • Insect repellent 
  • Alarm, USB, Batteries
  • Headphones, Ear plugs
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Robe
  • Headphones/ear buds (so your music doesn’t bother your roommate or neighbors)
  • Cell phone chargers
  • bedspread
  • Small bucket for carrying shower things
  • Tweezers, 
  • Glasses, contacts and solution
  • Zip lock bags
  • Snacks
  • Shower shoes
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Bar Soap and Bodywash
  • Deodorant, Listerine
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Shaving cream and razors
  • Tissues
  • Laundry basket/bag
  • Laundry detergent
  • Band-Aids
  • Cold medicine
  • Cotton balls and Q-tips
  • Access to money (i.e. bank account, bank card, credit card, etc.)
  • Umbrella
  • Key ring
  • Flashlight
  • Sports recreation equipment
  • Snacks for your room
  • Sanitary supplies 
  • Hair styling supplies
  • Comb and brush



Vitamin-C packets 

Cold meds 

Allergy medicine 

Headache tablets 

Eye drops


Antiseptic ointment 




Identification Card

Birth Certificate


Qualifications / Educational documents


Corona Virus Policy

Are Courses Online because of COVID-19?

At this moment, classes are currently via Zoom and Moodle.

How can I find more information about COVID-19 in Barbados?

Please visit this page for more information on Covid-19 in Barbados.


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