How to Pay

Effective May 1, 2017 Acadia University will accept the following payment methods:

·        Internet bank transfers

·        Cash (Canadian and US)

·        Cheque and money order

·        Debit (in person)

·        Wire transfers

· redemptions


·        International Payment transfer partner (to be announced shortly)

·        Student loans (Canadian and US)

·        3rd party Sponsorships

·        Scholarships and Bursaries

·        Approved Dependent or Staff tuition waivers

  • Internet or Telebanking -  Payments can be made through TD Canada Trust, Bank of Nova Scotia, BMO, CIBC, Royal Bank and Credit Unions if you subscribe to their direct payment program.  Simply set Acadia University up as a bill payment, with your 9-digit student number as the account number you're paying (e.g. 100011111). We receive the funds the next business day.


  • International Payments 
    • International payments may be sent through Western Union's GlobalPay for students


  • Wire Payments

Please include the student number on all wire transfers as a reference
Bank of Montreal

424 Main Street, Wolfville, NS  B4P 1C9

Bank ID # 001

Bank Transit # 02063

Bank Account # 1010-842

You will be required to provide the following information:

  • Your customer information including beneficiary account name and address including country
  • Bank of Montreal as the name of your beneficiary bank and the branch address including country
  • Your 11 digit beneficiary account number consisting of the 4 digit branch transit number and 7 digit account number
  • Routing information in the format //CC0001NNNNN where //CC0 is standard code, 001 is BMO's 3 digit bank institution number and N is the 5 digit branch transit number

When sent in U.S. Funds also provide the sending financial institution with:

  • BMO's USD correspondent bank information
    • OR - Fedwire ABA: 026005092
    • OR - CHIPS UID: 143906
    • Pay through: Wells Fargo Bank (FKA Wachovia)
    • And provide:

When sending funds from Europe:

  • BMO's IBAN number is 02061010842



  • Cheques
    • Cheques 
      • Please ensure the student number is noted on the cheque
      • Cheques can be mailed to:

                       Acadia University, Student Accounts, Box 9, 15 University Avenue, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

  • Canada Student Loans
    • If your loan has not been processed by the payment deadline date, you must contact the Student Accounts office in person to arrange a payment extension (proof of loan application is required).
  • Sponsorship
    • Students whose fees are being paid in whole or in part by a third-party sponsor must provide the necessary contact information or a financial contract to the Student Accounts office by the first day of classes so as we may prepare the invoice.
  • External Scholarships and Bursaries
    • Students who are in receipt of external scholarships and bursaries that will be used to pay all or some of their fees must provide the Student Accounts office with proof of the scholarship or bursary by the first day of classes.
  • Dependent, Staff or Varsity Coach tuition waivers
    • Dependent and Staff tuition waiver forms may be downloaded from the HR website. The form must be signed by the staff member, dependent and HR before it can be processed by the Student Accounts office.
    • Varsity coach tuition waiver forms may be obtained from the Department of Varsity Athletics.
  • Redemption
    • Students can now pay for fees by redeeming Aeroplan®Miles through  35,000 Aeroplan®Miles can be converted to $250 worth of credits at Acadia University.  Students can also convert the Aeroplan®Miles of family or friends to help pay for school.  For more information or to set up an account please contact
    • Beginning in May 2016 students will be able to redeem their TD points for HigherEdPoints credits that can be transferred to Acadia University.  62,500 TD points can be converted to $250 HigherEdPoints credit.
  • We are unable to accept E-mail transfers of funds


Inclusions and Exclusions to “Student Account Transactions”:



· Tuition, technology, athletic and health services fees

·New student application fees, admission deposits and residence deposits

·Residence rooms and charges

· Registrar’s office documents found on the Registrar’s website or HUB (i.e. transcript requests, letters of permission)

· Residential meal plans, Axe Cash, Commuter Plans

· Non-credit course and summer camp registrations processed through Open Acadia or Acadia Athletics

· Technology Services Purchases (i.e. hardware replacements, printing, etc.)

· Purchases through the Bookstore, Chartwells, and Box Office

· Program and Ancillary Fees

· Parking decals, passes and fines purchased or paid through Safety and Security

· Health and dental plan fees


·Fines and late fees


· ASU Club team fees


· Acadia Student Union fees


·Open Acadia tuition and fees


· EAP tuition and fees