Contacts

Address

McMaster University
Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
1280 Main St. West, Gilmour Hall, Room 120
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8

ID Requirements

  • Valid government photo ID (e.g. driver’s licence), McMaster Student ID card
  • In addition, proof of Social Insurance Number is required to pick up part-time OSAP and reset your OSAP password

Office & Counselling Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday 
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Mosaic

SFAS communicates with students using the Mosaic Student Center.

Items requiring action are noted on the ‘To Do List’.

Click on ‘View Financial Aid Application’ to view application status.

Drop Box

A confidential drop box is located outside the door to SFAS, Gilmour Hall, Room 120 and is emptied at 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Write your name and student ID number on all documents.


E-mail

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships:
sfas@mcmaster.ca

 

Chat

Online chat via the SFAS website is available:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Wednesday

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

For general inquiries only. 

Phone

Phone – 905-525-9140 ext. 24319

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


What’s New!

Course load calculator: Not sure about your course load percentage for OSAP? Check out our new guide on how to calculate it! Course load guide (non-Engineering). Engineering course load guide.


Indigenous Student Bursary: Applications for the 2018-19 Indigenous Student Bursary are now available. If you wish to apply for this bursary, you can find the application and more information in your Mosaic Student Centre under “Apply for Financial Aid.” Extended deadline: Feb. 1, 2019. 


Scholarship applications are OPEN: Don’t miss out on this easy money! There are awards for all faculties and programs, all undergrad years and both academic AND community work. Apply in Mosaic by clicking the “Apply for Aid and Awards” tile. Find scholarships under the “Aid By Application” tab. More info on scholarships.  


OSAP Income Update: Check your OSAP portal for a requirement to update your income. If you have this requirement it must be completed to maintain eligibility for the McMaster General Bursary. Even if you have no changes to report, you are required to submit the online form. Find Income Update deadlines.


 

Quick Links

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Register with NSLSC

Apply for McMaster AID

Forms

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Emergency Financial Assistance

Emergency Assistance for unexpected circumstances is available through SFAS.