Tuition - Fee Estimates - Deadlines and Payment Instructions

Making Payment To Your Tuition Account

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)

Your student ID is printed on the back of your one card: (Don't forget to include the first four letters of your last name after your student ID, for example 1234567SMIT)

If your student ID is not on the back of your one card your can use the seven characters on the front ignoring the first two characters as shown below:(Don't forget to include the first four letters of your last name after your student ID, for example 9999999SMIT)


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.

Debit Card / Interac Online via Bear Tracks

Credit Card by Third Party Payment Processing Service (Plastiq)

Global Pay for Students by Western Union Business Solutions (Wire/Bank Transfer)

Cashiers Office or by Mail

Effective September 1, 2018 Financial Services Cashier Office will no longer be open for student payments.