Methods of payment: university fees
Online payment through your financial institution is easy and convenient. To see your balance, check your statement of account on uoZone, under the Finances and jobs menu.
Note: Admission deposits are not reflected on the statement of account. To confirm receipt of your admission deposit, please refer to your admission file located on the uoZone homepage 48 hours after making your payment
You can pay your fees using any of these methods:
Online or in person at your financial institution (recommended)
To make your payment, visit your financial institution's website. Choose University of Ottawa as your account name and enter your student number as your account number.
Normally, payments you make online appear on your statement within 72 hours.
Housing: If you are paying for your housing fees only, you may choose “University of Ottawa – Housing” as the beneficiary and enter your student number as your account number.
To pay the full balance of your student account, including tuition fees, housing fees and any other fees appearing on your statement of account, choose “University of Ottawa” for the payee.
Cheque, bank draft or money order
IMPORTANT: Be sure that your student number is written on each cheque, bank draft or money order, to the order of The University of Ottawa.Allow 2 weeks after reception of this type of payment for the credit to be reflected on your student account. For faster results, please use electronic payments.
The mailing address to send this method of payment is:
75 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
The University of Ottawa does not accept post-dated cheques.
IMPORTANT: If the bank returns your cheque, an administrative fee of $40* is added to your account, in addition to late payment fees and interest at the prime rate of the National Bank of Canada plus 9%, if applicable.
*These administrative fees have been approved by the Board of Governors.
Don't have a bank account or need a bank close by?
Just bring your University of Ottawa statement of account to the National Bank branch at 232 Rideau Street. The bank will accept your payment, stamp your statement as proof of payment and transfer your payment to the University of Ottawa within 72 hours. Please note that there is a $2 fee for this service.
You cannot use the following methods to pay your university fees:
- In-person at InfoService
- Credit card (and any third party linked to it)
Payment made by a third party :
Please note that any payment made towards a student account will be considered the student’s property. The University does not reimburse third parties, except for sponsored students.