Student Account FAQs

Please refer to Accounting Services

When are my fees due?

1st Term tuition/residence/meal plan charges, are due by September 14, 2018. The 2nd Term Payment (account due in full) is due by January 15, 2019. Please visit our FULL TIME FEE SCHEDULE:

If you are Part Time, please check the Part Time Fee Schedule or the Part Time Nursing Schedule.


What methods of payment are available?

*Online banking/Telephone Banking; (“St. Francis Xavier University” is registered as a payee with every major Canadian bank and regional credit union). Use your Student ID # as your account number (please double check the #)

*Payment by mail, in person (debit, be aware of daily purchasing limits), or via Canada Student Loan. Please note we do not accept credit card payments.  Cheques payable to: STFX (include Student ID in memo section) Mail to: Student Accounts, StFX University, PO Box 5000, Antigonish NS, B2G 2W5

*Direct transfer of funds for international students (Global pay info on STFX website)

Does STFX charge by semester?

STFX applies full academic year charges to student accounts. We then ask for a 1st Term Payment Sept 14, 2018 & 2nd term payment (account due in full) Jan 15, 2019.

How do I find what my 1st term payment is?
For part time student please refer to part time fee schedule

I received a Scholarship from StFX, how does this affect my student account?
Scholarships are posted to student’s accounts in full; you may apply 50% against the first term payment and 50% is applied to the second term payment. If a student were to withdraw, depending on the withdrawal date, they may not receive the full scholarship amount.  If you do not see a scholarship that you expected please email

I have the NS Tuition Bursary – does this get deducted from the 1st term payment?
The NS Tuition Bursaries are posted to student’s accounts in full, however you may ONLY APPLY IT TO YOUR 2nd TERM PAYMENT.

I have paid Confirmation/Housing deposits, are they applied against the 1st term payment?
No, you may ONLY APPLY THEM TO YOUR 2nd TERM PAYMENT. If you were to withdraw, the deposits may not be refundable.

How do I find my online Student account of charges & payments?
Go on our homepage. Select MySTFX (top right). Scroll down to the middle of the page & select mesAMIS.   Have your student ID and PIN ready to access your account.

How much are the Late Payment fee and Interest charges?
1st Term - $50.00 late fee applied after Sept 14, 2018 due date. 2nd Term -$50.00 late fee applied after Jan 15, 2019 due date.  Interest of 1% per month will be charged on the outstanding balance as of the last day of each month.

I have Health & Dental Coverage, do I need St. FX’s plan?
No, you may opt out please click on the link - 
Health & Dental Inquiries - Jena Cameron 902-867- 2495 or

Who do I contact with regards to charges on my student Account?
Most charges on accounts are departmental, you should contact the appropriate department:
Residence/Meals – 902-867-3970 –
Registrar’s Office – 902-867-2160 –
Health/Dental Plan – Jena Cameron – 902-867-2495 –

How do I get an official income tax receipt (T2202A) form for income tax purposes?

T2202A’s will be available online by February 28th.  Login to Banner using your student ID# and PIN#.  Select Registration, Canadian Tax Form, enter year, select the printable version to print and submit.  If you require assistance please contact our IT Services by emailing  Please note you may have to enable “pop ups” to view your tax form.

I have a student loan, when are my fees due?
Students paying tuition and fees with a student loan must meet University fee deadlines

How much money does St. Francis Xavier University take from my student loan?
The University reserves the right to require full payment of the tuition and fees owing at the time of loan signing

How do I get a refund?
If you have a credit balance on your student account, and would like to request a refund please contact the Student Accounts Office by phoning (902) 867-2123, email or visit the office located on the first floor of MacKinnon Hall (Business Office).  Office hours are 9:00am to 4:30pm - Monday to Friday.

I want to withdraw from classes, but it’s after the last day to add and/or drop classes. How much will I get back?
Please refer to the refund schedule for additional information.
If you need assistance with making class changes please contact the Registrar’s Office – 902-867-2160 or

Who can access my student account information?
You, the student, are the only person who our office will provide specific account information to