Payment Details


2018 Summer Term tuition fees payment deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018.

2018 Fall Term tuition fees payment deadline is Wednesday, September 12, 2018

2019 Winter Term tuition fees payment deadline is Monday, January 14, 2019.

A 1.25% monthly late interest charges will be assessed to those students with outstanding fees after these deadline.

Payments must be received in full OR a proof of sponsorship letter be provided to the Senior Student Accounts Clerk by the published deadline.



OCAD U does not mail paper invoices. All student finance correspondences will be emailed to your OCADU student email account. Students are expected to monitor their Student Finance through myOCADU.



We must receive the full required payment by the payment deadline date established on a term-basis. 

Students who can demonstrate temporary financial hardship and an ability to pay may be granted a short payment plan. The payment plan will not be longer than the end of the academic year that the fees are due. Students are encouraged to visit the Financial Aid & Awards office prior to meeting with the Finance Department for a payment plan.

OUTSTANDING BALANCES: Students with outstanding fees will be restricted from further registration access on myOCADU. In order to avoid delays in registration, please ensure that your fees account is paid in full by the payment deadline. 

Students that have not paid their fees in full and are restricted from their fees account and would like to drop and/or withdraw from registered course(s), please visit the Office of the Registrar for further assistance. Also, please make note of any withdrawal or refund dates.

IMPORTANT NOTICE! As of Tuesday, May 24, 2016, the Office of the Registrar will be located at 230 Richmond Street West, Level 5. Campus Map and Building List.

ADDING A COURSE(S) AFTER YOUR PAYMENT: For course(s) added after a payment is made, it is the student’s responsibility to pay for the additional course(s) and course-related fees in full within the next business day.

REGISTERING FOR COURSES AFTER THE PAYMENT DEADLINE: If you register for your first course(s) after the registration period, you must pay all fees, including the $70 late registration fee, by the next business day. Non-full payments will result in late interest charges being assessed on your account balance where applicable.

NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS: Students whom have made an admission/confirmation deposit will have the amount under "Admission Tuition Deposit". Once the student registers for course(s), the credit will be applied against the balance owing.

Making a Non-Tuition Fee Payment

INTENT TO GRADUATE: You can now submit, and pay for your Intent to Graduate fee on myOCADU> Self-Service. Fee payments are final, and non-refundable. Please visit the Graduation and Convocation page for details, and step-by-step instructions.

Payment Options:
Via myOCADU – Visa, and MasterCard only
By mail/email/fax – All credit card types or cheque
In person – All credit card types, debit, cash, or cheque

Note: Visa Debit Card payments cannot be processed if sent by mail, email, or fax.


Fees are payable to OCAD University in cash or by Interac, cheque, bank draft/money order, and Higher Ed Points. OCAD University does NOT accept credit cards or wire transfers for tuition payment.

Note - We do not accept International Debit Card payments.


BILL PAYMENTS AT YOUR CANADIAN BANK: Make a bill payment through your Canadian banking institution online/telephone banking or in-person at the bank teller. Search and add “Ontario College of Art & Design or OCAD University” as a bill payment payee and use your seven digit student ID number as your account number.

Bill payments made through the bank will take up to 5 business days to show up on your fees account. Please allow sufficient time between your bill payment and payment deadlines to ensure your payment is received and credited to your account.

NEW! HIGHER ED POINTS: OCAD U now accepts Higher Ed Points, which means you can convert your TD or Aeroplan points into $250 worth of credits towards your tuition fees. Visit for information about how to join, redeem points, and transfer the credits to OCAD University.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: WU GlobalPay is the preferred method of payment for international students to pay their admission deposit and tuition fee payment.  Using the WU GlobalPay for students platform you can arrange to pay online on your own time and in your own currency. There are no transaction fees, and exchange rates are favorable compared to banks.  After applying, students have 72 hours to make the payment at their bank to be guaranteed the quote given. 

Payments may take up to 5 business days to arrive.  Please allow sufficient time between your payment and payment deadlines for funds to arrive. 

How to Use WU Global Pay

CHEQUES: Cheques could be mailed/couriered to OCAD University to the attention of the Senior Student Accounts Clerk, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1. Please include your full name and student ID number with all correspondence. Post-dated cheques are not accepted. There is a charge of $30 for each NSF (non-sufficient funds) or returned cheque.

IN-PERSON PAYMENTS: Payment can also be made in-person at the Cashier (with methods provided above). The Cashier's Office hours, located at 230 Richmond St. W. Level 7: Mondays to Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Fridays 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (September & January only). Regular hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

SPONSORED STUDENTS: If you are a sponsored student, and your fees are being paid in full by your sponsor, you can use one of the above payment methods to pay your fees OR you can request a deferment until your sponsorship payment is received by submitting a letter of sponsorship addressed to the Senior Student Accounts Clerk before the payment deadline. Sponsorship letters are to be sent to Student Accounts: or faxed to the Finance Office: 416-260-0753. Sponsors are invoiced on a term-basis after registration deadlines have past for the applicable term. Students are expected to monitor their fees account to ensure payment has been made by their sponsor.

STUDENT LOANS: Students who have applied for OSAP, any government-funded student loans through another province or any other assistance may use their funding to pay their fees.  Funds cannot be released until after the first day of classes. OSAP students who indicated on their application that they did not want the Ministry to remit fees to the school will be responsible for paying their fees by the published payment deadline.  More information can be found on the OCAD U website, Financial Matters.