How to pay your fees
Change as of January 1, 2017
We do not accept credit card payments for tuition either directly or through unauthorized third party service providers. Also, we do not accept payments you arrange through Plastiq. We will not be held responsible for any fees incurred for such payments or returns.
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Make your cheque payable to Simon Fraser University and allow five working days.
You can pay by cheque, debit card, or (for some fees) credit card at one of our campus front counters. (As of January 1, 2017, cash is no longer accepted at the counters: choose another payment option from this page.)
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The application fee must be paid upon submitting an application for admission.
Visa and MasterCard credit cards are the only accepted forms of payment. If you do not have a credit card you can use a prepaid or gift credit card to pay your application fee.
Debit cards (including Visa and MasterCard debit cards) are not accepted as payment through ApplyBC.
The preferred payment method for the undergraduate admission deposit is by credit card on the Student Information System under "My admission to SFU" and "view and pay my fees."
Graduate students can pay by credit card through their graduate student online application system, or use one of the other methods listed on this page. Please note that admission deposits may vary by graduate program.
Please note: The non-refundable admission deposit payment might not go into the term you intend to enroll in. This is because payments are credited according to the default term set up on the student information system, which only changes midway through the terms. However, your account will NOT be adversely affected by this. Once you enroll in classes, the credit will automatically move to the term in which you are enrolled.
The undergraduate admission deposit is $250 for Canadian students; $750 for International students.
Outstanding fees on your student account must be paid by the due date of each term (second Friday of the term). You will be assessed a late fee penalty on the outstanding overdue balance on your account. The rate is 2% per month (18% per annum).
If you have outstanding fees on your student account you cannot enroll in a subsequent term, and other sanctions will be applied.