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Refund Policy

IMPORTANT: Full-time students (9 or more qualifying credits per term) are automatically charged the Health Plan and the U-Pass. For opt-out/in information please visit the UWSA website.

Refund of Fees

(INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - please visit out International Finance page)

Tuition refunds (for non-refundable fees see below) are automatically processed after the Add/Drop period in each term and are done on a regular basis. Only accounts in good standing (no outstanding balance owing in any future term, no account holds) will be refunded. Refund cheques will be sent to the Canadian mailing address on file or refunded to the original credit card and normally take approximately 4-6 weeks to receive. 

Students must ensure that their address is up-to-date on WebAdvisor.

Refunds due to Awards and/or Government Student Aid overpayment, please see Awards and Financial Aid.

Funds received will be refunded as outlined in the schedule below:



Online banking, cheque*


Credit card

Credit card (exceptions may apply)

*Please note that cheque payments will be held for 10 business days before a refund can be issued.

Non-Refundable Fees Include:

  • Application Fees
  • B.Ed Deposit
  • Registration Fees
  • Fees for unsuccessful Appeal of Grade
  • Fees for Letters of Permission
  • Non-refundable portion of University of Winnipeg Students’ Association Fees
  • Late Payment Fees
  • NSF Cheque Charges
  • UWSA Health Plan (Other than valid Opt-out)
  • Student Service Fees
  • Facilities Fees
  • RecPlex Fees
  • Fitness Centre Levy
  • Lab Fees
  • Practicum Fees
  • Theatre Levy
  • Information Technology Fees
  • EdSA/UWSA-Education Student Levy
  • Menno Simons Student and Ancillary Service Fees
  • Online Fees
  • UWSA Transit U-Pass (other than UWSA approved Opt-Outs)