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Your Guide to Financial Aid at the University of Windsor 10:30am -10:50am. Dollars and Sense. Session Overview. Tuition: How to Pay, Late Fees Awards & Bursaries OSAP & Loans Emergency Loan Student Employment Health Plan Textbooks Getting Around Town Traveling Out of Town. Tuition.

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session overview
Session Overview
  • Tuition: How to Pay, Late Fees
  • Awards & Bursaries
  • OSAP & Loans
  • Emergency Loan
  • Student Employment
  • Health Plan
  • Textbooks
  • Getting Around Town
  • Traveling Out of Town
  • Current fee schedule listed at
  • Fees vary depending on program—approximately $2500.00 -$2900/semester plus books
how to pay
How To Pay

Tuition may be paid:

  • Cashier’s Office (cheque, debit or cash)
  • Cashier’s Office drop box
  • Canadian chartered bank (bank payment form)
  • Mail (cheque or money order)
  • Internet
  • Telephone

Credit Cards are not accepted

how to pay continued
How To Pay—Continued
  • Bank payment forms mailed to students after August 1—ensure correct address is on SIS
  • Forms only mailed to students currently registered—amount owing will reflect number of courses
  • Bank payment forms not an invoice—only required for bank payments
late fees
Late Fees
  • Fall tuition fees due on or before August 15, 2007
  • Winter tuition fees due on or before December 15 2007
  • Late fees applied immediately after these dates
  • No late fees for students waiting on OSAP who have previously applied
awards bursaries
Awards & Bursaries
  • Awards and bursaries from university are equally divided between semesters
  • Awards from outside institutions must be notified to Cashier’s office and costs must be covered until arrival
  • Bursaries:
    • Must attend University of Windsor one full semester before applying
    • Awarded on basis of grades, financial need, volunteer work, parental employment, etc.
    • Applications available online on SIS or Student Awards & Financial Aid Office
osap loans
OSAP & Loans
  • OSAP & Loans:
    • Check status at
    • Bursaries and loans distributed 60% in fall and 40% in winter
    • Budgeting is important
  • OSAP Distribution:
    • First 2 weeks of semester
    • Check website for distribution details
    • Should receive if applied by OSAP deadline
emergency loan
Emergency Loan
  • Emergency Loan Fund:
    • Short term advance on forthcoming OSAP
    • Used if OSAP is delayed
    • Contact Student Awards & Financial Aid Office
  • Visit Student Awards & Financial Aid at Info Fair
student employment
Student Employment
  • Centre for Career Education:
    • Part-time job postings
    • Resume assistance
    • Mock interviews
    • Co-op program
  • Visit Centre for Career Education at Info Fair
student employment continued
Student Employment—Continued
  • Work Study:
    • Various opportunities on campus
    • $9.00/hour, 5-24 hours/week
    • Through Student Awards & Financial Aid Office
    • Applications available online mid-August
    • Show proof of financial need
    • Obtain work experience and network
health plan
Health Plan
  • Covered in tuition once per academic year:

Drug fees $128.00

Dental fees $ 84.00

Total opt out $212.00

  • Students with alternative coverage opt-out through UWSA during the month of September. You can do this online at
  • Must show proof of alternative coverage—student’s name must appear on coverage card, or letter from provider must indicate student is covered by plan. Online registration requires the plan number to opt-out.
  • Cheque issued in November
text books
Text Books
  • Book titles listed on SIS, course syllabus or the Bookstore
  • Can be purchased before classes begin
  • Can also be purchased online
  • Cost between $400-800+
  • Used text books:
    • The Bookstore
    • UWSA Used Bookstore
getting around town
Getting Around Town
  • Parking passes available through Parking Services, CAW Student Centre
  • Parking pass:
    • $240.00/12 months
    • $200.00/ 8 months
  • Visit Parking Services at Info Fair to purchase. Visa, MC, Debit, Cheque or cash
  • Transit Windsor Bus Service:
    • $2.35/ride
    • Monthly pass $75; $208 per 4 months
travelling out of town
Travelling Out of Town
  • ISIC (International Student Identity Card):
    • Included in tuition fees
    • Provides travel discounts
    • Available through UWSA or Travel Cuts
    • Passport sized photo is not included in tuition fees.
  • Car Pool—out of town Ride Share Board, CAW Student Centre