We are in the business of your student experience

Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is the official student association since 1973 and represents the interests of over 19,000 CSI fee-paying students across all Conestoga College campuses.

Keeping your best interests at heart is in our best interest because we are students too.


The role of the CSI Board of Directors is to communicate and create relationships with our members and advocate on behalf of all Conestoga students. If you have any comments or concerns about your student experience, your board members are here to help you out in any way they can.
Learn more about CSI’s Board of Directors

own your student experience
Educate yourself on your student experience through our CSI social media channels. Search Conestoga Students Inc on your app store, conestogastudents.com online and @CStudentsInc on social media. These are resources that are here to help and inform you about your student experience and how you can make the most of it.

Everyone is a member of the CSI community!

Anyone who is a CSI fee-paying student is a member of the CSI community! This gives you access to CSI’s support services and the choice to access CSI’s additional services to upgrade your student experience.

support your student experience
CSI’s support services are provided to all CSI fee-paying students focused around leadership and career development, academic support and health and wellness.

CSI fee-paying students have access to the following support services:

Academic Support:
  • programming
  • workshops
  • peer to peer support services
  • resources to improve academic success

Leadership & Career Development:
  • career related services and programming that provide professional and career skill development to support career readiness
Health & Wellness:
  • support services
  • health and wellness programming

Shuttle service:
  • shuttle travels a route to Doon, Cambridge, Residence and Waterloo campuses

Please be aware that some CSI services are not available through the COVID-19 restrictions, and that student fees have been adjusted accordingly.

upgrade your student experience
CSI provides additional services to all CSI fee-paying students. You can choose to pay these fees at the time you pay your Conestoga College invoice. If you so you will receive all of the benefits associated with that service right at the beginning of the semester.

CSI Events

Conestoga Students Inc. provides events and activities for students to relax and have fun with other Condors. Events and activities are held throughout the year that caters to the diverse student population. From concerts, trivia contests, and other pop culture events, there is no shortage of events taking place virtually or on-campus!

CSI Clubs

Start a club or join a club! CSI Clubs are a great way to meet new people, make friends, and foster a sense of community and belonging. This fee supports club spaces, club events, and club supports.

How do I know if I have access to an additional CSI service?

  1. Step 1: Go to Student Portal and follow the login instructions (you will need your seven-digit Conestoga Student I.D. Number).
  2. Select ‘Financial’ tab.
  3. Select ‘My Invoice’ and click on the ‘View Invoice’ for the appropriate session.
  4. From here you will be able to see if you have paid for CSI’s additional fees.

If you have chosen to not pay the additional CSI fees, but now want access to these services, you can pay them through the CSI store.

CSI Store

Conestoga Students Inc. Fees:

Support Service Fees

SUPPORT SERVICE FEES
LARGE CAMPUS
SMALL CAMPUS
CSI ASSOCIATION FEE $76.50 $37.50
CSI ADVOCACY FEE $8.00 $8.00
CSI provides all full-time students with support services: academic support, leadership and career development and health and wellness. These services foster an environment for student success.


For the purposes of this table, a large campus refers to students attending one of the following campuses: Doon, Cambridge, Waterloo, Guelph, Brantford, or Downtown Kitchener.


Additional Service Fees

ADDITIONAL SERVICE FEES:
LARGE CAMPUS:
SMALL CAMPUS:
CSI Event Fee $15.00 $10.00
CSI LEGAL INSURANCE FEE $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs Fee $3.50 $3.50
CSI provides additional services, events and programming to all full-time students if selected. Students have an opportunity to confirm these service fees on the invoice tab on the Student Portal, or by purchasing them through CSI’s online store.


For the purposes of this table, a large campus refers to students attending one of the following campuses: Doon, Cambridge, Waterloo, Guelph, Brantford, or Downtown Kitchener.


Insurance Plan Fees

INSURANCE PLAN FEES:
Sept 1-
Aug 31:
Jan 1-
Aug 31:
May 1-
Aug 31:
Conestoga International Health Insurance Plan (CIHIP) This plan and the associated fee only applies to international students. $500.00 $335.00 $165.00
CSI Extended Health and Dental Plan $295.00 $197.65 $97.35
CSI provides Domestic and International full-time students with a variety of insurance plans that ensure students have coverage with regards to health, dental, vision, travel and legal.
Insurance plans provide coverage from the start of your academic year until August 31. If you have alternative coverage, you may be able to opt-out of the insurance plans to get your money back.

How to access and confirm your
Conestoga College invoice

You must confirm your invoice in order to access your timetable.

CSI service fees are paid through Conestoga College at the time you pay your tuition. You have the option to pay certain CSI fees at this point by following these steps:

  1. Go to Student Portal and follow the login instructions (you will need your seven-digit Conestoga Student I.D. Number)
  2. Select ‘Financial’ tab.
  3. Select ‘My Invoice’ and click on the ‘View Invoice’ for the appropriate session.
  4. At this point you can choose to Accept or Decline fees for CSI’s additional services.
  5. Complete the transaction by clicking the Confirm and Save or Cancel and Return to start over. Once saved, changes may not be made.

Note: You must click ‘Confirm and Save’ otherwise the invoice amounts will not be updated. Please allow up to 24 hours for processing.

To pay your fees:

In-person payments for program tuition fees and course registration are no longer accepted.
Fee payments must be made through your Student Portal or by using online banking.

  • Payments made on your portal by the due date are considered on time.
  • Payments made by web or online banking must be received by the college no later than the due date. Please allow 3-5 business days for online or bank transfers

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