VIU International students

Fees, Deferrals, & Refund Policies for International Students at VIU

If you have been accepted to VIU and are scheduled to start your program but would like to request a deferral or a refund, please fill out the form and send it back to us at study@viu.ca. Please ensure you have carefully read the Refund and Deferral policy before submitting your request.

Deferral requests must be received by the dates below:

  • Fall (September) Semester - no later than 11:59 pm PST on August 31st
  • Spring (January) Semester - no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th
  • Intersession (May) Semester - no later than 11:59 pm PST on  April 30th

Note that the form is a request that will be considered - it does not guarantee that your request can be granted. 

Fall 2022 - Deferral Refund Request Form