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Fee Payments

Important: Payments made at a Canadian Financial Institution will take up to 5 business days to be processed. Online payments can take up to 24 business hours to be processed. Payment can be confirmed in Student Centre.

Domestic Students

If you are a domestic student you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $500.00 for the Academic Session (September - August) to be eligible to enrol in classes.

OSAP Applicants:

Students who have applied for student loans (OSAP) must also pay the non-refundable enrolment deposit of $500.00 to be eligible to enrol in classes. Students must first enrol in classes in order to receive OSAP funding.

International Students

International students who are starting Semester 1 of their program must pay full fees no later than the due date noted on their invoice.

If you are a returning international student who is entering Semester 2 of your program and you are experiencing financial difficulty, a minimum enrolment deposit of $3000.00 is required.

Payment Methods

Starting May 1, 2017, Seneca will no longer accept cash payments for tuition and ancillary fees.

Please Note: Personal cheques are not accepted.


Credit Card Payment (Visa, MasterCard, American Express):

Online: On Student Centre: Log into Student Centre.

Online Banking: Set up Seneca on your list of “payees”. Your account number is your 9 digit Student ID number.

Canadian Financial Institution:

With a teller or at a bank machine. Bring your 9 digit Student ID number. For your records, be sure to have the teller stamp your invoice, or retain a copy of the transaction slip.

Telephone: Call us at 416-493-4144 ext. 22800. Provide your Student ID number, program of study, and credit card information.
In Person: Go to the Registration Office of any of the 4 main campuses (Newnham, Seneca@York, Markham, King).
Mobile App: Download the Seneca Mobile app from the Google Play or iTunes App Stores.
If you have outstanding charges on your student account, the payment option is available on the Fees component.

  Debit Card Payment:

Online: On Student Centre: Log into Student Centre.

Online Banking: Set up Seneca on your list of "payees". Your account number is your 9 digit Student ID number.

Please Note: Visa Debit is not accepted.
Canadian Financial Institution:

With a teller or at a bank machine. Bring your 9 digit Student ID number. For your records, be sure to have the teller stamp your invoice, or retain a copy of the transaction slip.

In Person: Go to the Registration & Records Department of any of our 4 main campuses (Newnham, Seneca@York, Markham, King).

Money Order/Certified Cheque Payment:

Canadian Financial Institution:

With a teller or at a bank machine. Bring your 9 digit Student ID number. For your records, be sure to have the teller stamp your invoice, or retain a copy of the transaction slip.

In Person: Go to the Registration & Records Department of any of our 4 main campuses (Newnham, Seneca@York, Markham, King).

Bank Wire Transfer (International Students):

Include your name, Seneca ID number, date of birth, and note the information below:

  • Royal Bank of Canada 7481
    Woodbine Avenue
    Markham, ON L3R 2W1
  • Seneca College Account: 03012 003 000 016 6
  • SWIFT code: RO YCCAT 2
  • Routing Number: 021 000021

Western Union (International Students):

Please see the our Western Union GlobalPay web page for detailed instructions.

Withdrawing From a Program

  • Students who submit a notification letter or a Request to Withdraw from a Full-Time Program form by the 10th day of classes, will receive a tuition refund. A portion of the tuition will be retained by the college to cover administrative costs, including late payment and payments deferral fees.
  • Students who withdraw after the 10th day of classes are not entitled to a refund, and are required to pay any balance of fees outstanding for the semester.

See the Transfers and Withdrawals section of the Academic Policy for details.