For Fees Payment: http://finance.lakeheadu.ca/
(click on "Student Fees Account")
The Board of Governors sets all Lakehead University fees and reserves the right to modify published Fees and the regulations governing refunds without advance notice. Registration is not complete until the tuition and ancillary fees are paid. It is the policy of Lakehead University that payments for tuition, ancillary fees and other charges as outlined in the Schedule of Academic Fees be received according to the Fee Payment Options. Default of fees may result in a student's registration being cancelled. In addition, a student with amounts owing to the University will not be permitted to register in future sessions nor to receive a transcript or record of academic progress.
It is the student's responsibility to:
1. Notify the Office of the Registrar in writing or by using myInfo of any change to his/her Registration status: i.e. dropping, adding and/or withdrawing from courses. All charges and outstanding fees accrued to the date of notification will remain due and payable on the student's account. The partial or total reimbursement of tuition fees depends on the official date of withdrawal as registered on the student's file.
2. Familiarize himself or herself with the financial and academic regulations of the University. (Payment of Fees, Schedule of Academic Fees, Refund Policies, Academic Schedule).
3. Regularly view the status of his/her account on myInfo at http://www.lakeheadu.ca
4. Monitor his/her Lakehead University e-mail account for all University correspondence (see www.lakeheadu.ca, select My E-mail).
PAYMENT DEADLINE DATES
Statements are not mailed on a regular basis; therefore, students should view the status of their account on myInfo at www.lakeheadu.ca (Select My Account under Financial Profile).
Fall/Winter Session 2009-2010
The Schedule of Academic Fees outlines the amount to pay for tuition and compulsory fees according to the two options below. For residence rates students should see Residence Fees.
Full-time students in the Fall/Winter academic term are required to pay their tuition and compulsory fees by one of the following payment options:
August 14, 2009
August 14, 2009
January 4, 2010
Option B includes an $82 installment fee which is included in the amount of the first installment given on the Schedule of Academic Fees.
A late payment fee of $75 will be charged if a payment is received after the due date.
If no fees are paid by September 24, 2009 course registration is subject to cancellation and all academic records will be frozen. For students who choose payment Option B or for students who are only registered in the winter term, if payment is not received by January 13, 2010, course registration is subject to cancellation and all academic records will be frozen.
Part-time students in the Fall academic term are required to pay their tuition and compulsory fees in full by August 14, 2009. A late payment fee of $75 will be applied if payment is not received by the due date.
Part-time students in the Winter term are required to pay their tuition and compulsory fees in full by January 4, 2010. A late payment fee of $75 will be applied if payment is not received by the due date.
If no fees are paid by September 24, 2009, course registration is subject to cancellation and all academic records will be frozen. For students who are only registered in the winter term, if payment is not received by January 13, 2010, course registration is subject to cancellation and all academic records will be frozen.
Spring/Summer Session 2009
PAYMENT DUE DATE: May 4, 2009
A late payment fee of $75 applies as of May 5, 2009
Summer Session 2009 Only
PAYMENT DUE DATE: July 6, 2009
A late payment fee of $75 applies as of July 7, 2009
Spring/Summer Session 2010
PAYMENT DUE DATE: May 4, 2010
A late payment fee of $75 applies as of May 5, 2010
Summer Session 2010 Only
PAYMENT DUE DATE: July 5, 2010
A late payment fee of $75 applies as of July 6, 2010
METHOD OF PAYMENT
Registered students can view and pay their account by using myInfo at www.lakeheadu.ca (Under Financial Profile, select My Account Info and/or Make a Payment).
Student name and ID # must be included with all payments.
PAYMENT METHOD OPTIONS
1. Internet/Telephone Banking:
Students can pay their fees using Internet/Telephone banking at Royal Bank, CIBC, Bank of Montreal, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, and National Bank of Canada. For direct links students should visit the Office of Financial Services webpage: http://finance.lakeheadu.ca (select Student Fees Account). Lakehead University must be set up as a bill in the "pay a bill" options at any participating financial institution. The LU student ID number is to be used as the "company account" number.
2. On-line Credit Card Payment (VISA, AMEX or MasterCard):
A student must be registered and have a balance owing in order to use this method of payment. A student can log into myInfo at www.lakeheadu.ca, view his/her account and make a payment by using the options listed under Financial Profile.
3. Cheque/Money Order/Bank Draft:
A student should make the cheque/money order/bank draft payable to Lakehead University. These payments may be dropped off at the Accounts Office mailbox or mailed to: The Office of Financial Services, Accounts Receivable, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Postdated cheques will not be accepted.
Returned Cheques will result in a $27.00 penalty charge to the student's account. Future payment will be required by certified cheque.
UNPAID FEES - UNCONFIRMED REGISTRATION
The University reserves the right to cancel a student's registration if the required fees are not paid according to the payment deadline dates.
All charges and outstanding fees accrued to the date of cancellation will remain due and payable on the student's account as defined in the Refund Schedule.
Students with an unpaid balance from a previous term(s) will not be permitted to register in a subsequent term until their accounts have been paid. Students will not have access to final grades including official transcripts and/or degree/diploma certificates. The University uses the services of outside collection agencies and reserves the right to use any legal means to reclaim monies owing.
DEFINITIONS OF COURSE LOAD
For further information regarding course load, see the Definitions on page 44 in the University Regulations section of this Calendar.
OFFER OF ADMISSION
Program reservation for limited enrolment programs must include a non-refundable deposit of at least $100.00 with the acceptance of offer, by the date specified on the letter of admission. Students may also pay the full amount or the first installment of their tuition and compulsory fees as per Schedule of Academic Fees and Payment of Fees.
Students who intend to pay their fees with Provincial/Territorial/Federal funds should apply for financial assistance to their respective student aid programs prior to the end of June each year for the Fall/Winter Term and before the end of March each year for the Spring/Summer Term.
If applications are made after these dates, there is a chance that funds may not be available before the financial deadlines for each term. Students would then be required to fund their first installments out of their own resources unless proof of funding can be provided (Notice of Assessment).
Students who have not picked up their student loans within the first 10 days of each term, will be charged a late payment fee.
Students should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards prior to making any changes to their registration status as it may affect their funding amounts.
Upon confirmation of full-time registration and Social Insurance Number (SIN), both Graduate and Undergraduate scholarships/bursaries/awards will be first applied to any outstanding balance on the student's account.
If the scholarships/bursaries/awards have overpaid the student account, refunds will be issued at the end of September, January and May each year.
Inquiries regarding Undergraduate scholarships/bursaries/awards and/or other financial assistance (loan programs) should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards at: (807)343-8206 or http://financialaid.lakeheadu.ca.
Inquiries regarding Graduate scholarships/bursaries/awards should be directed to the Office of Graduate Studies at: (807)343-8785 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Graduate Students who qualify for a graduate assistantship must pay their tuition and other related fees according to the due dates specified under Payment of Fees. Any scholarships/bursaries/awards will be first applied to the student account. Only students with credit account balances will receive a refund. See the Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards/Graduate Awards section above for more information.
It is the student's responsibility to ensure their sponsor/agency has submitted a Letter of Authorization to Invoice, for the payment of tuition, compulsory fees, residence fees and other related fees, by August 14, 2009. Letters can be faxed to the Accounts Receivable Office at: 807-343-8947.
Letters received after the deadline date will result in a $75 late payment fee on the student's account. Students who have not arranged for payment of their account by September 24, 2009 will be subject to having their registration cancelled.
A Letter of Authorization to Invoice for the payment of books should be faxed to the Lakehead University Bookstore at: 807-343-8158 by August 14, 2009.
Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have reached their 65th birthday are invited to enrol in Undergraduate credit courses for half the tuition. Certain restrictions may apply to limited enrolment courses. Senior students who are NEW to the university should inform the Office of Admissions of their birth dates in order to receive appropriate billing. Students who have been previously enrolled who are now 65 should inform the Registrar's Office of their change in status prior to registering in order to receive appropriate billing.
Senior students may view the Senior Tuition Waiver policy by visiting the Office of Financial Services webpage at: http://finance.lakeheadu.ca. (Select "Forms and Policies" and then "Policies" to find "Tuition Waiver, Seniors".)
INCOME TAX FORMS FOR STUDENTS
Students may view and print an official T2202A Tuition, Education and Textbook Amount Certificate by using myInfo at: www.lakeheadu.ca (Select For Students, then under Personal Profile, select My T2202A).
T2202A forms are not mailed. Therefore, if a student has forgotten his/her login to myInfo he/she should contact the helpdesk for assistance.
Requests for receipts issued prior to 2003 will be subject to the Duplicate Tax Receipt Fee of $7.00.
Students will be issued a T4A form if they received scholarships, awards, bursaries and/or fellowships from Lakehead University during the calendar year (even if the funds came from other agencies or organizations). T4A slips are mailed out by the end of February.
Duplicate receipts cost $7.00 each.
To make an e-mail inquiry regarding fees:
To pay fees online students should visit the Office of Financial Services webpage at: http://finance.lakeheadu.ca or login to myInfo: www.lakeheadu.ca