International and Exchange Students

International and Exchange Students

Procedures for payment of school fees

Fees must be paid before the start of each semester. The fees include tuition, compulsory fees, incidental fees, and health insurance. The regular full load is usually 15 credits (5 courses) each semester. Note: Exchange students are exempted from school fees.

Once you have completed the online registration process, you will be able to view the total amount due for your first semester tuition and compulsory fees:

  1. Visit Self-Service in myBU;
  2. Click on the Finances tab;
  3. Click on Balance.

Health Insurance

RSA Health Insurance is mandatory for all International and Exchange Students.
Quebec Government regulations require all International and Exchange Students to purchase the RSA Health Insurance Plan to study at Bishop’s University. Bishop’s University will not accept any other health insurance policies.

See the complete details and online form on the International Students Health Insurance web page.

Methods of payment

  • Online International payment with Flywire:
    Pay now with Flywire
    Please use Flywire to make an International payment. If you have any questions please contact Hassina Bitam at hbitam@ubishops.ca or 819-822-9600 ext. 2208.
  • Cash or Interac in person only (McGreer, 2nd floor)
  • Cheque: make your cheque in Canadian funds payable to:
    Bishop’s University
    Indicate your ID number on your cheque
  • Credit Card (only accepted for health insurance payments), in person only (McGreer, 2nd floor)

Important Notice: All International payments should be for the amount payable to the University only (tuition, insurance, room and meal plans only). We will not accept admission fees or confirmation fees with this method of payment. The University reserves the right to return the funds to the bank of origin in the case of over-payment that exceeds school fees.

Send your payment by the deadline:

  • Winter: December 15
  • Spring / Summer: April 25
  • Fall: August 15

You must add $65.00 to your payment if you pay after the deadline date. NOTE: If you send your payment in the mail, your envelope must be post-marked up to the deadline dates to avoid the late penalty.