The thought of financing your studies can be overwhelming. The information below will guide you through your payment due dates and amount, as well as your payment method options to ease your transaction.
By registering for classes at Laurentian University, students agree to pay all assessed tuition and fees as a result of this registration. Students are responsible to properly cancel, adjust or drop their registration via their student Self-Service portal or via email to email@example.com.
Students understand that decisions with respect to any request for course withdrawals, tuition refunds, tuition adjustments, or other fees shall be made at the Laurentian University’s sole discretion and in accordance with the applicable Refund Schedule - Rules and Regulations. Furthermore, students agree to pay any additional charges they may incur, including, but not limited to: charges for residence, meal plans, class materials, other departmental charges, penalties and late fees.
Students understand that it is their responsibility to verify their student financial account on a regular basis. Students understand that, regardless of their eligibility for financial aid, they are personally responsible for the full amount assessed to them as a result of their registration and will be held accountable to Laurentian University’s policies and procedures. Students understand that having an overdue balance on their student financial account may have both academic and non-academic consequences (financial sanction), including, without limitation, the withholding of official academic documents, the ability to register for future terms and possibility of deregistration.
Payment Due Dates
Winter 2024 (new registrant only)
May 5, 2023
August 4, 2023
December 8, 2023
January 5, 2024
*If you register for courses after the payment due date, your payment is due upon registration.
Late payment fee is applicable after mid May for Spring/Summer sessions, end of September, for the Fall session, and mid January for Winter session. In addition, interest of 1.5 % monthly is added automatically to past due accounts.
The payment of fees will be deferred without financial penalty until September 15 if the student is receiving sufficient funding and January 20 for the second term.
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure their OSAP application is complete and a confirmed assessment has been obtained in order for the University to receive funds in a timely manner.
If the amount available from the first and second OSAP disbursement is less than the required amount the student is responsible to pay the difference to the University by the set deadlines.
Late service fees and interest charges will accrue on outstanding balances.
Your account summary is available 24/7 by logging into your Self-Service account (through your myLaurentian portal) and clicking on Account Summary under the Financial Information menu.
1. Pay full amount for the Fall and Winter sessions (tuition for the full academic year based on the fees schedule for program of study, incidental fees, residence and meal plan). This amount is represented by the "Total Amount Due".
2. Pay one session at a time. Pay all incidental fees, all Fall courses, half of Fall/Winter courses, half the residence and half of the meal plan. Thereafter, the balance of the account is due mid-December. If winter courses are added after the Winter payment deadline, fees must be paid following registration.
Students are responsible for paying their university fees within the prescribed time limits regardless of whether they receive an e-statement notification or not, because they have online access to their Account Summary at all times.
Late service fees and interest charges will accrue on outstanding balances.
Paying your fees online is the easiest and fastest way to take care of your tuition bill. You can pay your fees online if you bank with one of the following institutions:
|Bank of Montreal||www.bmo.com|
To pay online, follow these simple instructions:
- Sign up with your bank for online or telephone banking by calling your local bank. Your bank will give you instructions on how to log-in and access your accounts online.
- Click on Add a Payee/Bill and type LAURENTIAN in the Bill Payment Company field
- Select Education in the Category field
- Select Ontario in the Province field
- Select Laurentian University in the Payee field
- Enter your 7 digit student number as the account number (0 followed by your 6 digit student ID)
- Once you have added Laurentian as a payee, click on Pay this payee
- You should now be able to pay your tuition online. Internet payments are usually credited to student accounts within 4 working days of the transaction.
Ensure that your daily purchase limit is sufficient to cover your payment. Interac payments are accepted in person only.
Scholarship and Bursaries
When students qualify for an award from Laurentian University, the amount of the award will be applied to reduce second term fees. They receive confirmation of their eligibility for awards by early August. Students receiving an award from a source other than the University must provide proof of this award (i.e. letter of confirmation) to the Student Fees Office.
Students who are sponsored by an agency must provide written confirmation (ex. EI, Band, other). A copy of the sponsorship letter must be provided to the Students Fees Office by the third week of August. The letter can be e-mailed to the Fees Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third-Party Service Providers
Plastiq is a third-party service provider which allows you to use your credit card to pay for tuition and residence fees. On your behalf, Plastiq will send payments and remittance details online to Laurentian University. Ensure you indicate your seven digit student number when processing payment. Once you approve the payment, you will see two transaction lines on your credit card statement for the payment. The first is to Laurentian University for the balance of fees paid, and the second is to Plastiq for the related transaction platform fee.
*preferred payment method for international students
Flywire offers a simple and reliable payment solution for international students coming to study in Canada. You can book your payment online for 72 hours to secure the best exchange rate possible without any additional fees. At Flywire, we are dedicated to offer excellent customer service. We notify you once your funds have been received in Canada and delivered to Laurentian University. Don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email at anytime–we’re here to help you!
If you have completed your OSAP application, the Ministry will automatically pay on your behalf your first instalment of fees and Laurentian University residence fees (if applicable), or the amount available from your first OSAP disbursement if it is less than the first instalment. It is your responsibility to pay any balance owing if there is not enough OSAP being issued to cover the full first instalment before the payment deadlines.
Age Exemption (60 Years of Age or Over)
Laurentian University waives tuition fees for Canadian citizens sixty years of age (must show proof when applying) and over who enrol in university credit courses. Those students are, however, responsible for all incidentals fees (graduation and ID card, association, Athletics, and material fee), texts and selected readings.
Students can now fund their school fees by converting Aeroplan® Miles and TD Travel Rewards through HigherEdPoints.com. 35,000 Aeroplan® Miles can be converted into $250 worth of credits at Laurentian University.
Students can also convert the Aeroplan® Miles of family members and friends to help pay for their tuition.
For more information and to set up an account, please visit: http://www.higheredpoints.com/
Please note that Credit Card payments are not accepted for tuition fees, incidental fees, administration fees, residence fees and/or meal plan fees.