Finances

You'll likely use a variety of sources to help cover the costs of attending university. Learn more about savings, tuition, scholarships, student loans and more.

Fees and Finances Overview

Find information about financing your education. This includes details on tuition and fees, how to pay, scholarships, managing your money, student loans and more.

Tuition and Fees

Did you know that online banking is the best and fastest way to pay your fees? Find out how to set up the University of Calgary as a payee for online banking.

Find out more about your tuition and fees

Awards, scholarships and bursaries

Search through available awards, scholarships, and bursaries, as well as how you would be able to apply.

Discover more about awards, scholarships and bursaries

Student Loans

Government student assistance programs (student loans) are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, protected persons and American citizens.

Find out more about student loans

Emergency Financial Assistance

If you've experienced an unexpected emergency expense or extenuating circumstances that you couldn't have planned for, please connect with your Enrolment Servicecs Advisor today!

Find out more about Emergency Financial Assistance


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Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)

RESP vendors often ask for a Confirmation of Registration letter to release your money. Find out how to Print your Confirmation of Registration Letter and how to complete your RESP provider’s form.

Learn more about RESPs

Tax Information

Find out important information related to your T2202, T4A, and Donation Tax Receipts, as well as how you can file your Canadian taxes.

Find out about your tax receipts


Direct Deposit and e-Transfer Refunds


Receiving Award Payment

To receive your payout of a UCalgary award, scholarship or bursary, we will require your direct deposit banking information.

Find out how to update your banking information

e-Transfer Refunds

Refunds are only issued upon request by the student. UCalgary now issues refunds using e-Transfer method for all domestic payments under $10000.

Learn more about the e-Transfer refund process

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Looking to increase your financial literacy?

Want to know how to make a budget, save money, or manage your debt? Money Smart offers free financial literacy resources to help you toward a healthy financial future.

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Upcoming award competitions

The Jason Lang and Louise McKinney scholarship competitions both open on July 1.

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How to open a Bank Account in Canada?

Opening a bank account is one of the first things that you should do as an International student at UCalgary. This guide will help you to setup your first Canadian bank account.

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Did your immigration status changed recently?

Your immigration status at UCalgary determines whether you’ll pay tuition at international fee rate or a domestic fee rate. Student can submit request to have their immigration status changed through a Service Request.

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