CSI is 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.

Sana Banu
CSI President
Kyle Magalhaes
CSI Vice President

 

 

 

 

 

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

The CSI 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 members here for you.
Learn More About CSI’s Board of Directors

own your student experience
Search Conestoga Students Inc on your app store, conestogastudents.com online and @CStudentsInc on social media to learn more 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 due to COVID-19 restrictions, and student fees have been adjusted accordingly.

upgrade your student experience
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.

CSI Store

CSI Events

CSI hosts events and activities throughout the year catered to the diverse student population so students can relax and have fun with other Condors. With concerts, trivia, and other pop culture events, there is no shortage of activities!

If you have not paid the CSI Events Fee, you can pay it through the CSI store to participate in events and upgrade your student experience!
CSI Store

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.

If you have not paid the CSI Clubs Fee, you can pay it through the CSI store to participate in clubs and upgrade your student experience!

CSI Store

CSI Frosh Kits

Feel like your favourite influencer as you unbox your exclusive CSI Frosh Kit! 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! Kits will be available for campus pickup. Kits include:

  • Water Bottle
  • Touque,
  • Socks,
  • Mittens,
  • Mask,
  • Towel,
  • Flag,
  • Phone Tripod,
  • Sun Glasses,
  • Journal!

Where can I pick up my Kit?

Students who have paid the required fee have been sent an email outlining details on when and how to pick up your kit. Search for an email from CSIMarketing@conestogac.on.ca.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about your CSI Frosh kit, check out or Frequently Asked Questions page, or ask us through our live chat support.
Learn more

Don’t miss out!

If you have not paid the CSI Frosh Kit Fee, you can purchase one through the CSI store to upgrade your student experience!
CSI Store

The Frosh Kit Fee is non-refundable. Frosh Kit’s will be held for students until they arrive in Country to pick up the kit. Should a student not arrive in country by January 2022, with no foreseeable plans to arrive in the future, the student will be asked to submit a refund exception application. Once determining the student has indeed not arrived in country before January 2022, the Fee will be returned to the students College account.

Conestoga Students Inc. Fees:

Support Service Fees

SUPPORT SERVICE FEES
LARGE CAMPUS
SMALL CAMPUS
CSI ASSOCIATION FEE $110.00 $58
CSI LEGAL INSURANCE FEE $30.00 $30.00
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 STUDENT CLUBS FEE $4.00 $4.00
FROSH KIT FEE $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, 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. $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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