Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs


Student Affairs

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Information for Parents, Families, and Supporters

You play an important role in supporting your student, wherever they may be on their university journey. We have compiled links to information you may be looking for. Can't find what you need? Email We are here to help!

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Last update: July 24, 2021

Fall 2021 Planning for a Safe Return
Fall Safe Return Info for Students
Student Resources - general overview of the many resources available to students during their time before, at the beginning, middle and end of their degrees, and after Queen’s. 
First Year Students

Pre arrival Next Steps for first-year students, including parents and supporters webpage with links to transition webinar recordings

Undergraduate Admission FAQs

Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR) - program FAQs

Q Success year-long peer mentoring program - Registration is open!

Residences and Housing

Residence FAQs

Sept 1-4 Move-in Information 

Sign up for Campus Connection - monthly newsletter for parents of students in residence

Private off-campus housing supports and listings – Student Community Relations 

Living in Kingston info 

Leases with Queen’s Community Housing 

Financial Aid - Student Awards

Queen's Financial Aid, including general bursaries, work-study program, short-term loans, and emergency assistance

Government Financial Aid, including applying for OSAP, other provincial and territorial government aid, and loans for US students


Academic and Career Supports

Course Registration - Course shopping carts in SOLUS are available August 3, 2021

Academic Advising – offered through faculties and schools – see links on the right of this page

Academic accommodation planning for students with disabilities 

Academic Success Services – writing and learning strategies

Academics 101 online mini course

Campus Bookstore

Career Services 

International Students

FAQs for International students – study permits, health insurance, work permits, entry to Canada 

Arriving in Canada and Kingston 

International Student Information Hub 

Athletics & Recreation

Athletics & Recreation program and facilities updates 

Tuition & Fees

All the information parents may be looking for from the Office of the University Registrar (OUR): Parental access to student information; Tuition and Fees: When and how to pay; Important Dates; How to access an RESP Verification of Enrolment Form; T2202A income tax certificates; Exams info; Graduation/Convocation; the OUR's monthly emails to students

2021-22 Tuition and Fees

2021-22 Ancillary Fees 

AMS Health and Dental Plan Information, including opting-out (deadline is September 30, 2021)

Student Conduct