26 Mar Full-time OSAP Eligibility Requirements (Satisfactory Academic Progress)
Confirmation of Enrolment Form
Confirmation of Enrollment for full-time students will begin no earlier than 15 days prior to the study period start date of each respective term. Students must ensure that their applications are completed in full at least 1 month prior to their study period start date, to avoid any delay in funding.
If you are a full-time student but do not want to take OSAP funding or are ineligible for OSAP funding due to restrictions, you may be eligible to be interest and payment free from your previous OSAP loans, for the duration of your full-time program at Humber College.
In order to do this, you will need to submit a Continuation of Interest-Free Status (CIFS) request online via your OSAP portal or you can also submit a paper application. The form can be found on the OSAP website and submitted to the Financial Aid Office once complete.
Online and paper applications will be processed by the Financial Aid Office in the order in which they are received.
OSAP Repayment Webinars
- Debt Management
- Debt Reduction
- Repayment Options
- Repayment Assistance Plan (RAP)
- Interest Free Periods
- It is your responsibility to contact the National Student Loan Service Centre to let them know what your student status is and to consolidate your loan. It is very important that you keep in contact with your lender.
- You should asking what you need to do in order to keep your record in good standing with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) and your lender.
- To maintain or build good credit, you must keep your OSAP file up to date.
Remain enrolled in a minimum 60 per cent of a 100 per cent course load during their OSAP-funded study period (or minimum 40 per cent of a 100 per cent course load for students with a documented permanent disability).*
Pass a minimum 60 per cent of a 100 per cent course load during their OSAP-funded study period (or minimum 40 per cent course load for students with a documented permanent disability).*
Notify Financial Aid of any changes to your student status (e.g. changes to course load, withdrawing, etc.). Include your Humber student number on all correspondence.
Why am I on Academic Probation for OSAP Purposes?
You may be on Academic Probation for OSAP purposes if you were issued OSAP funding and did not maintain satisfactory academic progress for OSAP purposes for one or more of the reasons below:
- Your course enrollment dropped below the required minimum 60 percent of a 100 percent course load during your OSAP-funded study period (or 40 percent for students with a documented permanent disability)*,
At a previous institution, you were issued OSAP funding and did not maintain satisfactory academic progress.Academic progress for OSAP purposes is reviewed for each student at the end of each OSAP study period. Your academic progress standing is based strictly on the course load percentage of courses in which you have earned a passing grade during your OSAP study period; your OSAP academic progress is not based on your grade point average (GPA). The OSAP academic progress policy may differ from your Humber faculty academic progress policy.
For the first instance of academic probation, you will receive a warning. You can complete the OSAP Acknowledgement of Academic payday loans Chelsea on Probation Form found on the OSAP site and along with a letter explaining your academic goals, the circumstances that affected your academic progress, and the steps you will take to improve your academic progress and achieve your goals. Upload the form and letter as supporting documents to your OSAP application as well as your most recent transcript, if required. If you had medical or extenuating circumstances, explain this in your letter and attach supporting documentation.
Your course load will impact your full-time or part-time status for OSAP purposes. For any questions or if you are unsure about how to calculate your course load, please contact
Make sure to check your OSAP account for information about this required document. The National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) will send a message when it is time for you to register for your online account and complete your MSFAA.