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Have questions about awards?

View our undergraduate awards FAQ page 

Details about redeeming RESPs

Do you have a registered education savings plan (RESP)? You can begin accessing your funds if you've finished enrolling in your fall 2023 AND winter 2024 courses.   

RESP providers have varying processes to confirm your enrolment and release your funds. Be sure to check with your RESP provider to find out their process.

  • Most RESP funds will accept an official confirmation of enrolment letter; access yours through your Student Cetnre (
  • If your RESP provider has a form they require to be completed, you can submit it using a service request.

Learn more about RESPs »

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Your money

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Make the most of your money

Join UCalgary's Office of Alumni Engagement for two free financial webinars this June. 

View the webinar details »

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New feature in your Student Centre

The term account summary feature in the My Financials section of Student Center ( provides a detailed summary of all financial transactions on your account for a specified term.

Learn more about understanding your fees »

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Tuition payment plans

UCalgary offers self-service payment plans for all students. Your tuition and general fees can now be paid in instalments over the term. Sign up for the summer payment plan until July 5.

Learn more about tuition payment plans »

Funding your education

You'll likely use a variety of sources to cover the costs of attending university. This might include awards, scholarships, bursaries, RESPs, money from your family, a part-time job or student loans. 

Tuition and Fees

Learn about the mandatory and optional costs that are included in your tuition and general fees. 

Your tuition and fees

Awards and Scholarships

A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to UCalgary students, both through the university and from external sources.

About awards and scholarships

Student Loans

Government student loans and grants are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are studying full- or part-time. You'll apply through your home province or territory of residence.  

More about student loans

Undergraduate Awards — Financing Your Education

Awards can reduce the cost of your education, lightening the financial burden of student loans and tuition, but they can also be so much more. It’s recognition; it's also a relief and joy. In this video, you’ll see how awards impacted UCalgary students Grace Webber, Angela Situ and Marcus Gee.

Wondering how much your degree will cost? Create a customized estimate with our online cost estimator.