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Emergency Financial Assistance

Emergency financial assistance, including emergency loans, is intended to help students through an unexpected, temporary financial crisis.

If you've experience an unexpected emergency expense or extenuating circumstances that you couldn't have planned for, you may be eligible for an emergency loan.

To be eligible for an emergency loan, you must:

  • Be enrolled and attending the university
  • You must demonstrate financial resources and have a plan as to how the loan will be repaid
  • Not have overdue fees or fines — emergency loan funds cannot be used to cover debts from other university departments (e.g. tuition, fees, library fines, residence, etc...)
  • Have used all available assets and resources to support your education prior to applying for an emergency loan

For more information about this program or for other types of emergency financial assistance available, please visit Enrolment Services (MB 117) to explore temporary emergency funding options.