How to Receive OSAP Funds

For information on funding amounts and when you will receive OSAP funds, log onto the OSAP website ( using your OAN number and password.

  1. The Niagara College Financial Aid Office will confirm your full-time enrollment status with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.
  2. Upon confirmation, you will receive 60% of your OSAP funding approximately 5 – 7 business days from the first day of classes.
  3. If consent was given to remit tuition fees, Niagara College will automatically take your first term tuition from your OSAP loan and the remaining balance will go into your bank account. If you did not give consent to remit tuition then you are responsible for paying your tuition fees.

Loan documents

Loan documents are not released to students. Funds will be directly deposited into your bank account after your Master Student Financial Assistance Agreement has been submitted to a postal outlet, and all other supporting documentation has been received.