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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Refund information and deadlines

There are certain periods in a semester that you may be eligible for a refund. The first step to receiving a refund is meeting the deadlines outlined below as per the Academic Calendar. 

Please keep in mind eligibility for a refund when you are on OSAP can vary—learn more below!

For information on graduate refund deadlines, visit the graduate student finances page.

Refund deadlines

  • Fall/winter 2020-2021 refund deadlines

    Semester

    Full refund (100 per cent) date

    Half refund (50 per cent) date

    Fall 2020

    Monday, September 21, 2020

    Monday, October 5, 2020

    Winter 2021

    Friday, January 22, 2021

    Friday, February 5, 2021

  • Spring/Summer 2019-2020 refund deadlines

    Semester

    Full refund (100 per cent) deadline

    Half refund (50 per cent) deadline

    Spring 2020 (six-week)

    Friday, May 8, 2020

    Friday, May 15, 2020

    Summer 2020 (12-week)

    Friday, May 15, 2020

    Monday, June 1, 2020

    Summer 2020 (six-week)

    Friday, June 26, 2020

    Monday, July 6, 2020


What does this mean for me?

  • How do I receive a 100 per cent refund?

    You have 10 working days from the first day of classes to decide if you want to change your course load or withdraw and receive a 100 per cent refund. 

    If you are reducing your course load, you are responsible to drop your course(s) through MyCampus by the posted deadline. If you are also receiving OSAP, you must submit an OSAP Application Update form, located on MyCampus under the Documents tab. Be sure to connect with us, so we can inform you of any changes to your OSAP funding.

    We encourage you to talk to your academic advisor before withdrawing from the university. If you still wish to withdraw after meeting with your advisor, you are responsible for completing the Program Withdrawal form by the stated deadline. If you also receive OSAP, you must also complete the Notice of Withdrawal for OSAP Students form—we recommend that you contact us, so we can provide you with information on how this can impact your OSAP funding.

    All forms are located on MyCampus, under the Documents tab.

    Please note: If you are a new student withdrawing from the university, your refund does not include the $500 non-refundable deposit.

  • What does a 50 per cent refund mean?

    You have 20 working days from the first day of classes to decide if you want to change your course load or withdraw and receive a 50 per cent refund. The 50 per cent refund is applicable to your tuition fees only and does not include:

    • Compulsory ancillary fees
    • Flat fees
    • Course- and program-specific fees (if applicable)

    Learn more about your fees.

    If you are reducing your course load, you are responsible to drop your course(s) through MyCampus by the posted deadline. If you are also receiving OSAP, you must submit an OSAP Application Update form, located on MyCampus under the Documents tab. Be sure to connect with us, so we can inform you of any changes to your OSAP funding.

    We encourage you to talk to your academic advisor before withdrawing from the university. If you still wish to withdraw after meeting with your advisor, you are responsible for completing the Program Withdrawal form by the stated deadline. If you also receive OSAP, you must also complete the Notice of Withdrawal for OSAP Students form—we recommend that you contact us, so we can provide you with information on how this can impact your OSAP funding.

    All forms are located on MyCampus, under the Documents tab.

    Please note: If you are a new student withdrawing from the university, your refund does not include the $500 non-refundable deposit.

  • What if I missed both refund deadlines?

    If you missed both refund deadlines, visit the academic schedule to view the last day to withdraw and still receive a 'W' grade on your transcript. You are not eligible for any monetary refund. Any courses you are registered in after this date will be graded.

    We understand that life happens and you may have had extenuating circumstances that led to you missing deadlines. We look at these on a case-by-case basis—visit our appeals page for more information on late withdrawal and the steps you need to take.