Making Payments To Your Tuition Account from Within Canada

Online, Mobile or Telephone Banking at your Financial Institution (Bank)

**Please note, if you have an approved student line of credit through your financial institution, you may use the online bill payment option to access these funds. Please contact your branch for additional information.

Online banking links are available through Bear Tracks or by logging into your bank's website.

You may pay your student tuition account through Online, Mobile or Telephone Banking as if you are paying a utility bill.

Access your bank website and sign in.

Add 'University of Alberta' as a payee on your bill payment profile

Use your SEVEN DIGIT STUDENT ID NUMBER, then the FIRST FOUR LETTERS OF YOUR LAST NAME as your account number(EG. 1234567SMIT). If your last name is less than FOUR LETTERS, please use your first name to complete the four LETTERS (EG: John Xu = 1234567XUJO)

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Enter the amount to be paid and the date on which you would like to pay.

Complete the transaction as if you were paying a utility bill.

You may post date your payment to the tuition payment deadline. Most financial institutions will accept post dated Online/Mobile/Telephone banking payments. If you do not pay your tuition by the deadline, your account will be assessed an interest charge of 18% per annum.

If you are having difficulties in setting up your payee account, your bank will be able to assist you.

Please allow two business days to process your payment. Please note that this service is available for tuition only. It does NOT include Housing, Library, etc.

Credit Card Payments


University of Alberta has partnered with PayMyTuition for tuition payments so students can make fast, simple, and cost-effective tuition and fee payments.  

Pay now with PayMyTuition

1. Make a payment

Click on the “Pay now with PayMyTuition” button above to pay with a Visa Debit/Credit, MasterCard Debit/Credit, or American Express card that has been issued from Canada to make a payment in CAD.

2. Track & confirm your payment

Using a Visa Debit/Credit, MasterCard Debit/Credit, or American Express card will allow you to receive immediate confirmation that your payment was approved. You will also receive an email confirmation when your institution receives your payment.

PayMyTuiton is a leading provider of payment processing solutions that facilitates simple and cost-effective ways of paying tuition and fees.

You will need to have your student account number (7-digit student ID number plus the first four letters of your last name) and provide your first and last name (as registered) to process your payment to the University of Alberta via PayMyTuition.

Once you approve the payment, you will see the completed transaction on your credit card statement from PayMyTuition.

When making a payment through the PayMyTuition site, you are asked for an e-mail address. PayMyTuition will use this email to send a confirmation of your payment immediately after it's been made. You can also print a copy of your payment receipt at the time of payment. The University of Alberta will not be able to access or print this receipt for you.

Additional Information on PayMyTuition:

PayMyTuition customer support information

Call 1.855.663.6839 (toll-free) or email us at You can also contact us by live chat on our support page and we will answer any of your questions in real-time to help you make your payment.

Terms of Use

The University of Alberta can receive credit card payments via PayMyTuition. The University of Alberta does not own or control the operations of PayMyTuition. PayMyTuition is a third-party service provider, and users of the service are subject to PayMyTuition's Terms and Conditions.  Please note:  Service fees may be charged to the card holder.

Cashier Office or by Mail

Finance Services Cashier Office and Augustana Cashier Office will no longer be open for student payments.

You can drop a cheque in the drop box located on the 3rd floor of the Administration Building, Edmonton or in the drop box at the Forum Office, Augustana, Camrose. Be sure to include your Name and Student ID number.

If your cheque is returned by your bank, an NSF fee of $25.00 will apply.

Note, if you are paying by cheque from a US bank account, you will find the currency exchange rate information on the UofA finance website. The rates change weekly and Financial Services will calculate the rate for the week in which the cheque is received.

Payments may be mailed to Student Receivables, 3rd floor Administration Building, Finance Services, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta, T6G 2M7.

Mail delays will not be accepted as a reason for late payment.

Do not send cash.