Payment Options

Methods of Payment Accepted

Electronic Payment

In Person or Payment by Mail

  • Cash or Debit
  • Cheque, Bank Draft or Money Orders
  • By Mail 

    In the event of a Canada Post Strike:
    All  fees are due by posted deadlines.  All individuals and sponsors are recommended to use other
    listed payment options to avoid late fees and holds.  Postal strike/delay with mail and other similar explanations will not be considered as grounds for late fee appeals.

International Payments

The University of Manitoba does not accept credit cards for degree/diploma program courses.

The University of Manitoba does not accept payments through Plastiq and has no relationship with Plastiq in any regard and will not honour any payments made through Plastiq.

Receipts

International Students

Electronic Payment

Web or Telephone Banking are the preferred methods of payment. Payments can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world.

Sign up by contacting your financial institution and set up the University of Manitoba as a payee. You will be asked for an account number. This is your seven digit student identification number. Please refer to the sample student ID card below if you are uncertain which seven digits make up your student identification number:

Note: If your financial institution requires more than 7 digits as an account number, enter zeros as your lead digits (i.e. 001234567).
The University will record the payment date as the date processed by the bank, not the date received by the University. Allow 2-3 business days to see your payment posted to your Aurora Student Account.

See right side of page for direct links to major financial institutions.

Telpay

You must be a member of TelPay, an electronic and telphone bill payment service, to pay your fees using this method. For more information, please call TelPay at (204)-947-9300 or visit: www.telpay.ca

Note: The University will record the payment date as the date processed by the bank, not the date received by the University. Allow 7 - 10 business days to see your payment posted to your Aurora Student Account.

Higher Ed Points

Pay your tuition and other charges on your student account by converting Aeroplan® Miles through HigherEdPoints.  Family and friends can also donate their points to an individual student, or directly to University of Manitoba for students in need. Refer to HigherEdPoints for details.

CASHIER LOCATIONS

Fort Garry Campus
Room 138 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Phone: 204-474-8222 or 204-474-8716

Note:
Permanent Closure of Bannatyne Campus Cashier Office
Effective April 1, 2015 in person payments will no longer be accepted at the Bannatyne Cashier Office (P001 Pathology Building).

Alternate payment methods for student fees include:
• Online or by phone through your financial institution (recommended)
• Online or by phone through TelPay
• In person at your financial institution
• Secure drop box located outside office P001 - Pathology  building (cheque, bank draft and money order only)
• In person at 138 University Centre (Fort Garry campus).

Cash or Debit

Payment by Cash or Debit can be made in person at cashier office. If paying by Debit, please ensure you know your daily spending  / withdrawal limit. If your limit is not enough to cover your fees, you will have to contact your financial institution (phone number on back of debit card) to request a temporary increase.

Cheque, Bank Draft or Money Order

Cheque, Bank Draft or Money Order payments can be made in person at cashier office or can be placed in our secure Express Drop Box (located outside the cashiers' office). Cheques, Bank Drafts or Money Orders must:

  • Have a current date (post-dated cheques will be assessed applicable late fees)
  • If 2 NSF cheques occur, no further cheques accepted.
  • Be payable to "University of Manitoba"
  • Have matching written and numerical amounts
  • Be signed
  • Write your student number and phone number on the front of the cheque
Note:
  • A $30 charge, plus applicable late fees, will apply to all returned cheques
  • Payments drawn on US banks should be made in person
  • Payments dropped into the express drop box after 4:30 p.m. on the deadline date will be considered late and will be assessed a late payment fee
  • Payment other than tuition should be clearly indicated
By Mail

Write your student number and phone number on the front of the cheque or bank draft (payable to "University of Manitoba") and mail to:

Cashiers' Office
University of Manitoba
138 University Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 2N2

Note:
Do not mail cash 
If a payment is received past the fee deadline date, a late payment fee will be assessed regardless of mailing date

In the event of a Canada Post Strike:
All  fees are due by posted deadlines.  All individuals and sponsors are recommended to other listed payment options to avoid late fees and holds.  Postal strike/delay with mail and other similar explanations will not be considered as grounds for late fee appeals.

 

Receipts

If your on-line bank statement is not sufficient proof for a receipt, our Cashier's Office will provide one to you upon request.
If you require a receipt for tax purposes, please note that this information is included in the T2202A tax form available to students in February each year.


International Payments

Important Information for payments coming from outside North America:

Payments are accepted for the amount of tuition and/or on-campus residence fees owing (exception is First Year International Students - see below).

  • Funds for personal living expenses must be sent to the student's personal bank account. If sent to the University, the funds will be returned to the sender. To open a Canadian bank account, please click here for instructions or visit the International Centre for Students web page.
  • Any credits on student accounts are applied to future term balances.

International Student Deposit Procedure for the First Year of Studies: 

  • If you are required to pay tuition and living expenses before your arrival, money received will be held pending the student's arrival in Canada and registration in classes. Once the student is registered and has provided identification to Revenue, General and Student Accounting located at 315 Administration Building, an amount approximately equal to one year's tuition will be withheld and the remaining funds, up to $10,000 will be refunded. This process is only applicable for your first year of studies.
  • To find out if you are required to pay tuition fees and living expenses in advance, please contact your local Canadian visa office for more information. Visit www.cic.gc.ca to find your local visa office.
  • If a student does not arrive in Canada, funds will be returned to sender. 

For information about Refund, please click here.


Payment Options

GlobalPay for Students (Preferred Method)

  • This is the preferred method of international payment. It allows students to electronically pay tuition and on campus residence fees in their home currency. This payment method offers convenience and a favorable exchange rate.
  • International students can pay on-line with GlobalPay through the University's website. For details you can see GlobalPay for Students or just click here to see a demonstration video.
  • Click here to see the complete list of currencies accepted by GlobalPay for Students (subject to change without notice).
  • To use GlobalPay for Students, click the link below (Note, payment must be received by the deadline date to avoid late payment fees. Please allow 5 business days for funds to transfer from your bank account to the University's bank account):

 Click Here to use GlobalPay

Bank Wire

  • All wire transfers must include student name, student number and an e-mail address. Wires must be received by the deadline date to avoid application of late payment fees. Any associated bank fees will be deducted from the payment before it is applied to the student account. Please note, the University's bank (TD Bank) deducts a $17.50 charge from wire transfers. Please add $17.50 to your payment to cover this fee. 

    To obtain wire payment instructions please email mailto:stdntfee@cc.umanitoba.ca stating your student number and full name. For more information, please call 204-474-9433.

    International Money Order or Bank Draft

    • International money orders or bank drafts must be drawn on a Canadian banking institution.
    • Money orders or bank drafts drawn on foreign banks can take several weeks and sometimes months before collection can be made by the University's bank. Please allow adequate time for collection to be made to avoid late payment fees. There may also be significant charges associated with these types of payments which will be deducted from the payment before it is applied to the student account. The student's account will be placed on hold until the collection process is complete.  

    Other Information

    Residence Payment

    Please refer to http://umanitoba.ca/campus/housing/new_applicants/fees.html

    Fee Estimate Letters

    If Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requires students to forward funds to cover their first year f tuition and school fees (and possibly living expenses) prior to registration, the International Centre for Students can provide students with an estimate of their tuition, school fees, and living expenses. To request an estimate, students can contact the International Centre for Students at ics@umanitoba.ca.

    Receipts 

    Students requiring receipts should contact stdntfee@cc.umanitoba.ca. A receipt will be processed and e-mailed to your e-mail account referenced in your Aurora Student account. If an original receipt is required it can be mailed to you upon request.

    Note: Receipt requests will not be processed for funds in transit.