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Payment and Important Dates

We’re here to guide you with all that has to do with payments!

As you will discover, there are various methods that can be used to submit a payment. These payments are required to be paid in full by the deadlines, and it is the responsibility of the student to understand and familiarize him/ herself with these dates. Take the time to explore this page and you’ll be worry-free of missing an important date.

A student who completes and submits a Registration Form or completes Online Registration or authorizes registration through e-mail correspondence is considered to have registered at Algoma University and is liable for payment in full of all tuition and related fees associated with that registration.

Upon registration, domestic students are required to pay a $200 non-refundable deposit per term ($100 for Spring). International students currently studying in Canada, as well as exchange or sponsored students, are required to pay a non-refundable $1,000 deposit. Prospective international students are required to pay the deposit of $10,000 (equivalent to full-time tuition fees for one term).

Algoma University reserves the right to deregister students from courses for non-payment; however, non-payment does not constitute proper withdrawal from courses. In the event of deregistration, the student will remain financially responsible for all tuition and related fees. Non-payment of fees will also result in prohibited registration for future courses, inability to obtain statements of academic standing, transcript requests, and/or other matters relating to academic progress until all outstanding fees have been paid in full.

How to make a payment

It is important to note that invoices on fees owing to Algoma University are not mailed on a regular basis; therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all fees are paid on time. Students can pay fees in five different methods:

Bank Account Payment

Through your preferred bank account, you can add Algoma University as a “payee” to arrange payment. You will require your nine-digit Algoma U student identification number for this option. You can obtain your student identification number through the Student Portal.

Online Payment – Credit Card Payment

You can pay online through the Student Portal by selecting ‘Make Payment’ under the Financial section. Your fee statement will be available and you will be able to pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit card.

In-Person in the Student Accounts Office

You are welcome to pay in-person at the Student Accounts Office at Algoma University in NW307. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm. If you are paying in-person, you may pay via, debit, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Money Order, and/or cheque.

Brampton Office Hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Telephone Payment – Credit Card Payment

You have the option to call toll-free at 1.888.ALGOMA.U or call 705.949.2301, Ext. 4723 to arrange for payment with a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express credit card. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

Global Pay for Students – International Students Only

This is an online method of payment where international students pay for student fees using their home currency.

For more information, please contact Rita Vacirca, our Student Accounts Officer at 705.949.2301, ext. 4723 or email accounts@algomau.ca.

International Wire Transfers

International applicants/students can send fee payment as in international wire transfer from their banking institution in their country of origin. For more details, please view the attached document (PDF).

PAYMENT DEADLINES (Tuition Payment Dates 2019/20)

Please note the following payments deadlines in effect for the 2019-20 academic year.

IntakeSemester Start DateAmount Required**Due Date
19 SpringSem 1 - April 29, 2019Deposit due at Registration - $100.00
Balance Due in Full
April 18, 2019
Sem 2 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit due at Registration - $200.00*
Balance Due in Full
July 17, 2019
Aug 9, 2019
19FallSem 1 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit due at Registration - $200.00*
Balance Due in Full
July 17, 2019
Aug 9, 2019
Sem 2 - Jan 2, 2020Deposit due at Registration - $200.00*
Balance Due in Full
Nov 8, 2019
20WinterSem 1 - Jan 2, 2020Deposit due at Registration - $200.00*
Balance Due in Full
Nov 8, 2019
Sem 2 - May 4, 2020Deposit due at Registration - $100.00*
Balance Due in Full
Mar 20, 2020

*deposits are non-refundable

** (The Program Expenses, tuition and fee schedule, is subject to change)

IntakeSemester Start DateAmount Required**Due Date
19 SpringSem 1 - April 29, 2019Deposit - $10,000*April 18, 2019
Sem 2 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit due at Registration - $1,000*July 17, 2019
Balance Due in FullAug 9, 2019
19FallSem 1 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit -$10,000*July 17, 2019
Sem 2 - Jan 2, 2020Balance Due in FullNov 8, 2019
20WinterSem 1 - Jan 2, 2020Deposit - $10,000*Nov 8, 2019
Sem 2 - May 4, 2020Balance Due in FullMar 20, 2020

*deposits are non-refundable

** (The Program Expenses, tuition and fee schedule, is subject to change)

IntakeSemester Start DateAmount Required**Due Date
19 SpringSem 1 - April 29, 2019Deposit due at Registration- $1,000*
Balance Due in Full
April 18, 2019
Sem 2 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit due at Registration - $1,000*July 17, 2019
Balance Due in FullAug 9, 2019
19FallSem 1 - Sept 4, 2019Deposit due at Registration- $1,000*
Balance Due in Full
July 17, 2019
Sem 2 - Jan 2, 2020Deposit due at Registration- $1,000*
Balance Due in Full
Nov 8, 2019
20WinterSem 1 - Jan 2, 2020Deposit due at Registration- $1,000*
Balance Due in Full
Nov 8, 2019

Sem 2 - May 4, 2020
Deposit due at Registration- $1,000*
Balance Due in Full
Mar 20, 2020

*deposits are non-refundable

** (The Program Expenses, tuition and fee schedule, is subject to change)

Student's Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of the student to:

  1. Familiarize him/herself with both the academic and financial regulations of Algoma University. This includes payment of fees, schedule of fees, refund policies, and deadline dates.
  2. Regularly view the status of his/her financial obligation. Algoma University is not required to mail invoices in order to prompt payment. To determine account balances, students can access their Account Statements through the online Student Portal.
  3. Be aware of the policies surrounding “OSAP Deferral of Fees/Deposits Deadlines” and “OSAP Redirection of Funding to Fees” if the student is intending to use OSAP to help pay fees owing to Algoma U. Students receiving other forms of student aid are required to follow the same dates and deadlines. Upon request, those students who have applied for student aid funding on time and have received their assessment may be asked to provide proof of the assessment to the Student Accounts Office.
Late Registration Fees

New students may register up to the first day of classes with no Late Registration Fee. Returning students must register before classes begin.

Spring 2019 Late Registration Dates
Late Fee
April 8 – April 14$30
April 15 – April 19$50
April 22 – June 21$60
Fall 2019 Late Registration Dates Late Fee
July 15 – August 9$30
August 12 – August 31$50
September 3 – September 21$60
Winter 2020 Late Registration DatesLate Fee
November 11 – November 30$30
December 1 – December 23$50
January 2 – January 17$60