Frequently asked questions

Tuition Fees

What do I owe?

Look at your account online at: Sign in to UVic

  • Sign in to UVic with your Netlink ID.
  • Go to 'online tools', under "Student Services" click on "tuition account summary".

How do I pay a $200 acceptance deposit?

Students are strongly encouraged to use online banking as the most convenient and efficient way to pay their acceptance deposit

How can I pay my tuition fees? (Please note UVic does not accept any credit cards for payment of tuition fees)

Students are strongly encouraged to use online banking as the most convenient and efficient way to pay their tuition fees

See payment methods accepted

When are tuition fees due?

  • 1st term (September-December) fees are due September 30th. A 1.5% service charge annualized at 19.56% will be added if the account is not paid on or by the due date
  • 2nd term (January-April) fees are due January 31st. The monthly service charge is applicable as above.
  • Summer term (May-August) fees are due May 31st. The monthly service charge is applicable as above.
  • You can pay your full year with one payment in September.
  • Failure to pay full 1st term fees by October 31st or 2nd term fees by February 28th can result in cancellation of course registrations.

What should I do with my Passport to Education?

Bring your passport to the Tuition Fees office in the University Centre as soon as possible. It will reduce your 1st term fees. If you wait until late in the month you will encounter long line-ups.

I won the Provincial Scholarship of $1000.00. Will this be taken off my fees?

No. Your registration has to be validated on the back of the voucher by the Registrar's Office (Records). It is your responsibility to submit this to the Ministry of Education (the address is on the back of the voucher) who will send you the money directly.

I won an award from UVic. Will this be taken off my tuition fees?

Undergrad Students:
  • Yes, awards from UVic are automatically put into your student account towards your tuition fees on the first day of classes.
Graduate Students:
  • Only a small number of graduate awards are credited to tuition accounts. Please refer to your notice of award for particulars regarding the method of payment. 

How do I opt out of GSS and UVSS extended health and dental plan?

Students with existing coverage may choose to opt-out of the extended health and/or dental plan(s) by the opt out deadlines noted below.  Your tuition fee account will be credited by the amount of the health/dental plan when your opt out is approved by the Students’ Society.

Tax forms

  • T2202a for tax purposes are issued in February and are available online through the student services tab at www.uvic.ca.
  • T2202a prior to 2008 tax year, please contact our office at .

I have questions about the Western Union GlobalPay for Students service.

  • For information and instructions on how to use the Western Union GlobalPay for Students service, see the payment methods webpage.
  • You can also refer to the GlobalPay for Students FAQ page to address the common questions that students may have.

IMPORTANT REMINDER

Please be aware that there are deadlines for fee reductions for dropped courses.  Check the fees section of the calendar for specific drop dates.