Payment Options

Cape Breton University accepts the following methods of payment:

For students making a payment within Canada:

Through Compass Account (via CIBC Student Pay) 
  • Please use your 7-digit Compass ID number for this transaction
  • Log in to Compass and go to the “Financial Information” tab on the Student Self-Serve portal
  • Select “Make a Payment” from the drop down list, and you will be directed to the CIBC Student Pay portal
  • Choose the country you are making the payment from by typing or selecting from the drop down menu (Please 不e: Canada will be the default)
  • You can pay by Visa, 万事达卡, or Direct Debit (you will need your full account number for Direct Debit — 不 just your debit card number)
  • For Direct Debit payments, type your full bank name (Royal Bank, 不 RBC; Bank of Montreal, 不 BMO; etc.)
  • Enter required information, including payment amount
In-Person Payments
  • Visit the Office of the Registrar and PG电子竞技平台 (Formerly Enrolment Services)
  • Pay at the front counter using cash, bank draft, money order or debit
  • Personal cheque and credit card 不 accepted for tuition and fees
Online Banking
  • Log into your bank’s website.
  • Select the option to make a payment.
  • 添加 Cape Breton University as the payee (full university name required).
  • 用你CBU Student ID Number as account number.
  • Double check account number for typing errors to ensure payment is applied to proper student account.
  • Enter payment amount.

Please allow 3-4 business days for online banking payments to be posted to student account.

For students making a payment outside of Canada:

CIBC International Student Pay

Watch the informational video below to learn more.


With CIBC International Student Pay, you’ll receive:

  • Enhanced Student Experience: Easily make a tuition payment in your preferred currency.
  • Access to Live Foreign Exchange Rates: With CIBC International Student Pay, you’ll have access to the competitive foreign exchange rates CIBC is providing to Cape Breton University students.
  • End-to-End Communication: You’ll receive detailed instructions and a reference code.

T在这里 are no transaction charges from CIBC or from CBU. To make a payment, please go 在这里. For more information on the program, please click 在这里.

To get a quote and payment instruction, please click 在这里.

  • Select the country you are paying from, and how much you want to transfer to CBU.
  • Review the quote, and see up front what the exchange amount will be.
  • When making payments, ensure you chose to pay in the local currency option (i.e Indian Rupees), as that is the preferred exchange rate provided to CBU for students. If you choose to use the Canadian Dollar option t在这里 is an administration charge of 1.25% for processing the transaction, this is going to result is higher fees for you. When you choose the Canadian Dollar option, the additional fee will be highlighted and must be agreed upon by the student before finalizing the transaction, so you can不 encounter these fees without warning and agreement.