Student Experience is our Business

Conestoga Students Inc. (CSI) is the official student association since 1973 and represents the interests of Conestoga students across all campuses.

Your best interests are our best interests because we’re students too.


CSI’s Board of Directors communicates and creates relationships with our members and advocates on behalf of all Conestoga students.

If you have any comments or concerns about your student experience, your Board is here for you.

Learn More About CSI’s Board of Directors

Get Involved with CSI


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
  • CSI Shuttle service Doon, Cambridge, Waterloo and Brantford campuses

Learn more!

CSI Frosh Kits



*CSI is experiencing a shipping disruption from our Frosh Kit supplier. You will receive an email when more Spring 2023 kits are available.*

Visit a Service Hub at your home campus for more details.


Enjoy unboxing your CSI Frosh Kit, along with of Condors! By paying this $70.00 fee, you will receive a curated collection of swag to make sure you are feeling the CSI Spirit each and every class!

Conestoga Students Inc. Fees:

CSI provides additional services to all CSI fee-paying students like events, clubs and frosh kits!

You can choose to pay these fees at the time you pay your Conestoga College invoice. If you do so, you will receive all benefits associated with that service right at the beginning of the semester.

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

  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.

Visit the CSI Store

  • Support Service Fees
    CSI ASSOCIATION FEE $102.00 $50.00 $37.50
    ADVOCACY FEE $8.00 $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, Reuter, or Downtown Kitchener.

    Online Programs refer to academic programs that are offered entirely remote.


  • Additional Service Fees
    CSI Event Fee $30.00 $15.00 $10.00
    CSI STUDENT CLUBS FEE $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
    FROSH KIT FEE $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
    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, Reuter, or Downtown Kitchener.

    Online Programs refer to academic programs that are offered entirely remote.


  • Insurance Plan Fees
    Sept 1-Aug 31: Jan 1-Aug 31: May 1-Aug 31:
    CSI LEGAL INSURANCE FEE $30.00 $20.10 $20.10
    Conestoga International Health Insurance Plan (CIHIP) This plan and the associated fee only applies to international students. $530.00 $355.10 $174.90
    CSI Extended Health and Dental Plan $300.00 $201.00 $99.00
    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.

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