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Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid

Making a Payment

Your Student Account & How to Pay

Your account statement is available 24/7 online through your MyTrent portal. We do not send bills or invoices by mail or by email.

Your student account is maintained by the University's secure student system. It is where we charge all your fees and your payments are received. It is every students responsibility to regularly log in and review their own statement of account and that all balances have been paid in full by the deadline dates.

External Agencies Scholarships and Bursaries

Payment from external agencies for external scholarships and bursaries by cheque, should be mailed to Trent University, Student Accounts, 1600 West Bank Dr., BH S114, Peterborough ON K9L 0G2 Agencies wish to make payment by direct deposit, please contact finance@trentu.ca for the banking information. Please ensure to include student name, student number and confirm who will be issuing the T4A tax receipt.


Preferred Domestic Payment Methods

Preferred International Payment Methods

      Your official Trent receipt will be available within 3 business days, from our receipt of your payment on your statement of account. View your statement on your MyTrent portal under the Finances Tab.         

Online Banking (Preferred Method)

Paying online or by telephone banking through your financial institution is easy and convenient. To make your payment, simply click on the link for your financial institution. You must set up Trent University as a Bill Payee with your financial institution before you can proceed.

Important: When processing your payment your 7 digit student number is your account number

Please note: Payments made online will be dated on the student account the date payment is made, please note that payments can take 3-5 business days to be updated onto the student account.

To make your payment, visit your financial institution's website:​

Payment at Most Canadian Banks

Payment can be made at most Canadian banks. Payments made at a Canadian Bank will be dated on the student account the date payment is made, please note that payments can take 3-5 business days to be updated onto the student account.

Important: When processing your payment your 7 digit student number is your account number

Cheque/Money Order

Make cheque or money order in Canadian funds only, payable to Trent University. Ensure the student name and student number are on the front of the cheque. A fee of $40 will be charged for returned cheques.

Debit Card/ Cash

Cash and debit card payments will be accepted at the Student Accounts Office, Suite #114, Blackburn Hall, Trent University (Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm and Friday 10:00 am-4:00pm).

E-Mail Payment/Money Transfers

E-mail payments are not available to corporate customers and therefore Trent University is unable to process this type of payment at this time.

Visa and Mastercard Payment

On-line only.

Those wishing to make payment using credit cards can now do so using our web-based payment system (On-line only - not in person).  Credit Card payments will include a non-refundable fee calculated at a rate of 1.75% of the total purchase.  This fee is displayed separately on the payment page, will appear separately on the credit card statement and is paid to the card processing agency, not to Trent University.

HigherEdPoints.com Program

Your family and friends can convert Aeroplan Miles and TD Travel Rewards Program points into $250 worth of credit towards your fees.  For more information and to set up an account, please visit the HigherEdPoints website.

GlobalPay for International Students

The University’s preferred method for the receipt of fee payment from outside of the country is GlobalPay for Students

Trent University has partnered with Western Union Business solutions to provide a fast, easy and affordable way to pay tuition and other fee costs in a student’s local currency. The Western Union GlobalPay for Students platform allows you to pay locally from your home bank, saving money on exchange rates and banking fees and also ensuring the full value of your payment reaches Trent University.

GlobalPay for Students also offers convenient payment options for those paying from China and India.

Explore step by step instructions for using GlobalPay

New Global Pay Promotion for Students Paying from China

Western Union Scholars Awards

The Western Union Foundation teamed up with 23 WU Agents to provide scholarships in communities around the world. Visit their webiste to learn more.

Trent International Financial Assistance

Wire Transfer

Available upon request, please email studentaccounts@trentu.ca and put "Wire Payment Instructions Request" in the subject line.


If you are a confirmed OSAP recipient and will be using OSAP funds to pay your registration fees, please be aware that OSAP is released after the August 31st payment deadline.  

Please note: Students who do not negotiate their loan document to ensure that payments are remitted to the University on or before September 28, 2018 and/or January 31, 2019, will be charged a late payment penalty and interest.

For information regarding OSAP funding, please email financialaid@trentu.ca or visit their website at the OSAP web page.

Sponsored Students

If you are a sponsored student, it is your responsibility to provide your sponsored letter to the Student Accounts by the fees due date.

Late fees and returned or declined payments

It is the student's responsibility to ensure their payment(s) are received by the Student Accounts Office on or before the due date(s). A late charge of $75 will be applied to all accounts as a result of any late payment and interest will accrue. An additional fee of $40 will be charged for returned cheques.