Financial Aid Office

Here to help you with all of your student finances, from student loans and bursaries to financial planning.


The Supplementary Bursaries program is accepting application until January 15th, 2014! Click here for more information or to apply!

What is the Financial Aid Office?

The University of Alberta Financial Aid Office is a collaborative service of the University of Alberta and your Students' Union. Our goal is to help all students who are a part of our University community in finding the financial resources necessary to fulfill their academic objectives. We are happy and able to advise all students including undergraduate, graduate, professional, international and out of province students. We offer walk-in service at our front desk, phone and email advising to help you with your finances! Find out how we can help you!


Want to learn more about how to start spending your money on the things you care about most? Need help planning for your post-secondary education? Have you ever wondered what's so special about making a budget or how to find out which credit card is right for you? Stop by our office or click here to learn more about our engaging money management seminars!

Want to learn how to create a spending plan and stick to it? Check out our Spending Plan Booklet!

Want to know more about your funding options? Check out the Funding Options Booklet! This handy booklet will provide you with tips and tricks for paying for your post-secondary education. The topics covered include scholarships, bursaries, student loans, working part-time and so much more!

One-on-One Advising

If you loved our money management seminars and wanted to follow up on what you learned, would like help planning for your post-secondary education or would feel more comfortable talking about your finances in a personal setting, our one-on-one advising appointments are just right for you! Our financial aid advisors are happy to discuss a wide range of topics dealing with finances.

On-campus Financial Resources

The Financial Aid Office has complied a monthly listing of on-campus financial resources to help you find your funding. Click here to learn more!

Awards and Scholarships

Do you enjoy volunteering and giving back to your community? Have an exceptional GPA? We can provide you with an extensive off-campus scholarship listing that will you get recognized for your achievements!

Looking for on-campus scholarships? Look no further!

Student Loans

If you find student loans confusing (who doesn't?), feel free to ask us about anything from where to find an application form to how to repay your student loan and everything in between! Not sure how to handle a complex issue? Ask us! Are you from a province other than Alberta and not sure who to ask for help? Come chat with us!

Bursary Funding

Need a little extra funding throughout the year? Are you having trouble paying for rent this month or making ends meet? Come talk to us about a variety of bursary programs that run throughout the year!


If you are not sure who to talk to about a sudden financial emergency or experience an unexpected change in your circumstances, come ask us about our emergency funding programs! You may be eligible for an interest-free Emergency Student Loan, or if you are a graduate student, a GSA Emergency Bursary.

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May - August
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
September - April
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Open till 6 pm on the first Tuesday of the month while classes are in session


Financial Aid Office
Room 1-80
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7