Important Update: September 20, Fall 2020 Term to be conducted virtually. All on-campus support services remain virtual until further notice.
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**The Government of Canada has announced temporary relief for borrowers affected by COVID-19 – repayment and interest accrual are suspended until October 2020. For more information, visit the StudentAid BC website: https://studentaidbc.ca/news/general/covid-19-coronavirus-information-bulletin-updated-march-26-2020 **

 

Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for educational funding from the province of British Columbia through StudentAid BC. Educational student loans are available for students of Alexander College from the national government of Canada, as well as from the province of British Columbia. Funding from StudentAid BC is available for students enrolled in Associate Degree programs only.

Not sure how much money you’ll need to save for tuition and fees? Complete a Budget Worksheet

Loan Eligibility Requirements:

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person status
  • Resident of British Columbia
  • Registered for full-time studies (at least 3 university level courses)
  • Enrolled in an eligible program of study at an eligible post-secondary institution
  • Able to demonstrate financial need
  • Have a valid Canadian social insurance number that does not start with 0 or 8 (these social insurance numbers are not eligible for StudentAid BC)
  • Make academic progress and achieve satisfactory scholastic standing in each period of post-secondary study

You may not be eligible if you are:

  • Delinquent or in default of previous student loans.
  • Under audit or have an overaward (in this case your funding may be withheld), or
  • Incarcerated or have any outstanding warrants for your arrest.

In order to ensure that funding will arrive in time for the beginning of the semester, applications for national and provincial funding must be submitted at least 5-6 weeks prior to the start of classes. Applications for Student Aid BC funding must be submitted no later than 6 weeks prior to the term end date.

Students apply online at https://studentaidbc.ca/

Forms Available For Students
Credit and Debit Machine for Payments

Need a Form?

Forms Available from StudentAid BC

  • Appendix 1-Parent(s)/sponsor/legal guardian information
  • Appendix 2-Spouse/common-law partner information
  • Appendix 3-School and Program Information
  • Appendix 5-Transfer of School
  • Appendix 7-Request for Reassessment
  • Part-Time studies application (for students with a permanent disability)
  • Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP)

Questions about Financial Aid?

How to Contact the Office of the Registrar

Drop in During Office Hours

Burnaby Campus – located in rooms #103-104
Drop in Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm

Vancouver Campus – located in room #V203
Drop in Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm

**Our Offices have moved fully online as of March 18, 2020. We are continuing to support students virtually during this period of time**


By Email

Contact the Admissions Unit:

Application for Admission, Admission requirements and documents. Placement Testing services

Contact the Registration Unit:

Course registration and registration systems, course prerequisites, class lists

Contact the Student Records Unit:

Student information, documents, letters, transcripts, grades, academic standing, and graduation

Contact the Transfer Credit Unit:

Transfer of course credit from other institutions to AC

Contact the Registrar:

 


By Mail

Alexander College, Burnaby Campus
Office of the Registrar
101-4603 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC
V5H 4M4 Canada

Alexander College, Vancouver Campus
Office of the Registrar
100-602 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1P2 Canada


By Phone

Burnaby Campus: (604) 435-5815

Vancouver Campus: (604) 681-5819