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Services FAQs

How do I pay my tuition fees?
Payments can be made through your online Student Centre, online banking or at your financial institution. We do not accept cash payments or personal cheques. More information on fee payments is available.

How do I get my timetable?
You are responsible for selecting your class schedule and enrolling in courses by logging into Student Centre.

Depending on your program of study, you will select individual classes from your program requirements or you will choose a set of classes from a pre-determined schedule.

How do I view my grades?
Official grades are posted to your Student Centre as published on the Important Academic Dates web page.

What courses do I need to graduate from my program?
You can view your academic requirements in your online Student Centre under the Academics tab.

How do I request a Transcript?
Unofficial transcripts can be viewed in your online Student Centre.

Where can I find my account history (payments/tuition charges)?
Detailed summaries of student accounts can be found on your online Student Centre under Finances. Pop-ups for your electronic device may need to be enabled for this function.

How do I get a Tax Receipt?
T4A and T2202A forms are available in your online Student Centre. If you no longer have access to Student Centre please refer to the Tuition & Education Credit (T2202A) Request.


Key Definitions

Academic year

Three consecutive terms of study beginning in September and concluding in August of the following year.

Course

An individual unit of instruction offered at a postsecondary institution.

Domestic student

A student who is a Canadian citizen or person with permanent resident status.

Fees

Funds owed to Seneca prior to registration, including the tuition deposit, tuition, ancillary fees and, if applicable, program fees.

Full-time postsecondary program

A sequence of courses leading to an Ontario college credential offered in two-to-eight arranged semesters.

Full-time student

An individual who is registered in at least 66.66 per cent of the assigned course requirements for a specific term or at least 70 per cent of the scheduled contact hours of an approved postsecondary program.

International student

A student attending a postsecondary program or course on a valid study permit, who is not a Canadian citizen or person with permanent resident status.

Mature applicant

A mature student applying to a postsecondary program.

Mature student status

An individual applying to a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma program who has reached, or will reach, the age of 19 years on or before the start of the program.

Ontario college credential

A credential awarded upon successful completion of a certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, degree or graduate certificate program that meets the minimum requirements included in the Framework for Programs of Instruction Minister’s Binding Policy Directive.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

A provincially recognized credential earned on successful completion of secondary school requirements established by the Ministry of Education. Also known as a Secondary School Graduation Diploma (SSGD) or a Secondary School Honours Graduation Diploma (SSHGD).

Overload registration status

Assigned to a student who, during a single semester, is registered in more courses or credit hours than is required by their program.

Part-time student

An individual who is registered in less than 66.66 per cent of the assigned course requirements for a specific term and less than 70 per cent of the scheduled contact hours of an approved postsecondary program.

Prerequisite

A course that must be completed before taking a course.