Fee Payments

Important: payments made at a Canadian financial institution will take up to five business days to be processed. Online payments can take up to 24 business hours to be processed. Payment can be confirmed in Student Home.

Fee Payments for Part-time Studies

Canadian Students

If you are a Canadian student, you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $500 once in an academic year (September to August).

The $500 non-refundable deposit is required the first time you plan to enrol in an academic year in order to be eligible to enrol in classes.

Please note that full fees for the term are due on the first day of classes.

OSAP Applicants

Students who have applied for student loans (OSAP) must also pay the non-refundable enrolment deposit of $500 to be eligible to enrol in classes. Students must first enrol in classes in order to receive OSAP funding.

 

International Students

If you are a newly admitted international student starting your first term or a current international student beginning a new program, you must pay full fees no later than the due date noted on your invoice.

To download a copy of your official payment receipt for your study permit application, log into Student Home, and follow the instructions found on the Seneca International website.

If you are an international student continuing or returning in your same program of study, or are beginning a new program after completing your first Seneca credential, you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $4,000 for your first term in the academic year (September to August) to be eligible to enrol in classes.

Please note that full fees for the term are due on the first day of classes.

Please review fees due dates.

 

Payment Methods

Credit Card Payment (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) or Debit Card Payment (Including Visa Debit) 

Credit Card or Debit Card Payment Methods
Method Instruction
Online
  • On Student Home: log into Student Home.
  • Online Banking: set up Seneca on your list of “payees.” Your account number is your nine-digit student ID number.
Canadian financial institution With a teller or at a bank machine. Bring your nine-digit student ID number. For your records, be sure to have the teller stamp your invoice, or retain a copy of the transaction slip.
Mobile app

Download the Seneca Mobile app from the Google Play or iTunes app stores.
If you have outstanding charges on your student account, the payment option is available on the fees component.

Wire Payment

Wire Payment Methods
Method Instruction
Flywire

To begin your payment, visit the Seneca Flywire payment site and follow the instructions provided by Flywire to complete the payment.

Review more information about Flywire payments.

Western Union GlobalPay for Students

Begin your payment by visiting the Western Union payment portal for students. This will take you to the Western Union payment site where you will follow the instructions provided to complete the payment.

Review more information about Western Union payments.

ICICI Bank/Unifee

To begin your payment, visit the Unifee by ICICI Bank website and follow the instructions provided.

Review more information about the Unifee service by ICICI Bank.

CIBC International Student Pay

To begin your payment, visit the CIBC international payment portal and follow the instruction provided by CIBC to complete the payment.

Review more information about the CIBC International Student Pay.

Flywire

Seneca has partnered with Flywire to provide our international students with a secure payment method that simplifies the payment process. With Flywire, you can pay online from banks and countries around the world, usually in your home currency. 

  • pay with accounts in your home country, in your currency for most countries
  • use payment methods like bank transfer, credit cards and e-payments (Alipay/PayPal) making the process familiar and easy for you
  • avoid unnecessary bank fees and receive favourable foreign exchange rates
  • track the progress of your payment anytime; Flywire’s multilingual customer support is available to help 24-7 using multiple channels. 

To begin your payment, visit the Seneca Flywire payment site where you will follow the instructions provided by Flywire to complete the payment.  

How to Make a Payment
  1. Get started: visit the Seneca Flywire payment site and select the country of origin and amount you want to pay
  2. Select payment method: review the payment options provided and select your preferred method; options may include bank transfer, debit/credit card in your home currency, electronic payment or other local options
  3. Enter your details: enter some basic information to initiate your payment; we will include this information with your payment for easy identification by your institution
  4. Make your payment: follow the instructions provided to send funds to Flywire via your selected method:
    • Bank transfer: follow the instructions provided to send your funds; depending on your bank, payment may be made online, in person or over the phone
    • Debit/credit card: enter your card details online to complete your payment in your home currency
    Note: additional local payment options may be available depending on your country of origin
  5. Track and confirm: receive email and text updates each step of the way, including a confirmation when your payment has been delivered; you can also create a Flywire account to track your payment online 24/7

 

Western Union GlobalPay for Students

With Western Union GlobalPay for Students you can pay international fees: 

  • by bank transfer or online payment options in your local currency 
  • using convenient payment methods 
  • on a multi-language platform: French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Indonesian, English, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic
How to Make a Payment
  1. select the country you are paying from and the amount you want to pay
  2. choose your preferred method of payment
  3. enter your payment and payor details
  4. process the payment

If you pay using bank transfer: make the payment using the payment instructions generated through your bank online, at a branch or by phone. For bank transfer to China, you will be redirected to the Geoswift website.

If you pay using online options: at the end of the process, you will be redirected to the partner website: ChinaPay, Geoswift, Alipay, UnionPay, Trustly, Sofort, etc.

To get started, please proceed to the Seneca portal on the Western Union GlobalPay for Students website.  

 

ICICI Bank/Unifee

Seneca has partnered with ICICI Bank Canada and uses its Unifee payment processing service to facilitate electronic bank transfers to Canada. Unifee enables you to make secure and timely payment of your academic fees and tuition directly to the bank account of Seneca. Visit the Unifee by ICICI Bank website  and follow the on-screen instructions to make a payment.

Features of Unifee:

  • anyone can use this service, even those without an ICICI bank account
  • pay from any country listed on our website
  • pay online from home, no need to visit a branch (for students from India)
  • track your payments online

 

CIBC International Student Pay

Seneca has partnered with CIBC International Student Pay to process payment of tuition and fees through their international payment portal. The portal allows you to conveniently make payments in your currency and benefit from preferred currency exchange rates provided from CIBC, as well as:

  • easily track payments online
  • receive ongoing status updates until payment is complete