Online banking is the fastest and preferred payment method for anyone with a Canadian bank account. Payments are processed through your financial institution's own banking service. This can be done from anyone's online bank, as long as the account number is correct. Funds will be applied to your account with the University of Lethbridge within two to five business days.
Here's how to pay through online banking:
Log on to your bank's online system
Create a payee profile
Add the "University of Lethbridge - Tuition Fees" as a payee on your bill payment profile (name will vary from bank to bank)
Enter your account information
The account number is the students NINE-digit University of Lethbridge Student ID number.
Allow for processing time
It may take up to five business days for online payments to be processed. Payments initiated before the term fee deadline may not be received in time to meet fee deadlines, so please allow processing time to avoid interest and cancellation policies.
Payments can be made in person at any Bank of Montreal in Canada, through the First Bank bill payment form. You do not have to be a client of the Bank of Montreal to use this service, however the bank does assess a $1.50 service charge. Complete the form and take it to any branch of the Bank of Montreal in Canada. Please allow at least one additional business day for the payments to be processed.
Payments can be made by cash, cheque and Interac debit card directly to the Cash Office, located in Anderson Hall, room AH144. The office hours are 9:00 AM to 3:30, Monday to Friday. Payments can also be put in the 24-hour deposit vault located at the end of the counter in front of the Cash Office.
A cheque or money order, made payable to the University of Lethbridge, can be sent by mail or courier to:
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB Canada
The University of Lethbridge does not accept credit cards for the payment of tuition or other fees. Any company or organization that offers the opportunity to pay fees by credit card is not associated with the University of Lethbridge. If you choose to use such a service, you should be aware that:
- You will remain responsible for all fees should for any reason the fee payment not be processed;
- You will be paying a fee to the company over and above the University of Lethbridge's fees;
- You will be required to provide personal information, including your student number, to the company.
The University of Lethbridge does not encourage the use of third party credit card payment services.
Students can use their Aeroplan Miles loyalty program points to pay for U of L fees through HigherEdPoints. Students, as well as family and friends of the student, can convert Aeroplan miles to a payment towards student fees. Please refer to HigherEdPoints and Aeroplan site for details.