Billings and Due Dates
Confirmation of Acceptance Deposit
In certain graduate departments, you are required to make a deposit on tuition shortly after receiving notice of your acceptance to the University. You will be required to confirm your acceptance of the offer of admission on mcgill.ca/accepted/nextsteps/accepting and pay the required deposit by credit card (Visa, American Express, or Mastercard) at that time.
Invoicing of Fees
Fees are assessed on a term by term basis. Electronic billing is the official means of delivering fee statements to all McGill students. Your e-bill includes all charges to your account, including tuition, fees, health insurance and other charges. The University generally produces e-bills at the beginning of the month and sends an email notification to your official McGill email address stating that your e-bill is available for viewing on Minerva. Charges or payments that occur after the statement date appear on the next month's statement, but you can view them immediately on the Account Summary by Term under the Student Accounts Menu on Minerva (this is the online dynamic account balance view).
Failure to check your McGill email on a regular basis in no way warrants the cancellation of interest charges and/or late payment fees. Refer to the Student Accounts website for information on payment due dates.
|Term||Payment Due Date|
|All new and returning students||August 31, 2022|
|All new and returning students||January 5, 2023|
|Late Payment Charges: If you have an outstanding balance greater than $100 on your account at the end of October (end of February for the Winter term), you will be assessed a late payment charge, over and above the interest. See Penalties and Fines at mcgill.ca/student-accounts/tuition-fees/non-tuition-charges/other.|
Guest Access on Minerva
Billings and Due Dates: Guest Access on Minerva
You may choose to give access privileges to a guest on Minerva. These privileges include viewing e-bills/account summaries, tax receipts, and e-payment.
The mcgill.ca/student-accounts/parents-and-sponsors/guest-access web page describes how to set up this access. You must provide certain information about the individual to whom you wish to grant access to your fee-related information. The guest will be contacted by email and provided with a link to use within a designated time period.
You can revoke guest access privileges at any time.
Note that Service Point staff may respond to questions from your authorized guest regarding the information to which they have been given access.
If you do not want to give a guest access privileges to Minerva, you can enter an “Alternate Student Billing” email address on Minerva to which Student Accounts will send a copy of the monthly e-bill notification.
You should not share your PIN (personal identification number) with anyone, including a guest on Minerva. Guest Access allows your guest to view your account information without knowing your PIN.
Please see the Student Accounts website at mcgill.ca/student-accounts/your-account/payment for the various methods of payment available to students and their guests.