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Keeping Your Loans Interest Free

If you have visited the Course Registration Plan webpage prior to December 1, 2020, to ensure you are on the most recent version of the plan, please clear the cache of your web browser before proceeding with completion.

Step 1: Apply for Student Financial Assistance

Step 2: Submit the Course Registration Plan


October 31, 2021

for the start date of

January 1, 2022

Your completion of the two steps above will initiate critical processes including completion of Provincial or Territorial program information forms and confirmation of enrolment forms by AU and your funding agency.

  • If you have returned to full-time studies at Athabasca University and have previous Government Student Loans, you may be eligible to keep your loans in interest free status.
  • You must contact your Provincial or Territorial Student Assistance Office to find out what to do to ensure your loan service provider(s) get your Confirmation of Enrolment information processed in a timely manner.
  • These rules vary from one jurisdiction to another across Canada.
  • AU's Student Financial Aid Office can confirm your full-time status as appropriate for your situation.

Updated February 20 2020 by Student & Academic Services

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