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Financial holds are the most common hold type and are applied when a student has failed to pay tuition and fees by the invoice deadline. Holds are typically placed on student accounts within four to six weeks of start of term.

Restrictions from holds are placed on your record and can prevent you from:

Viewing Holds

To view holds: 

  1. Log in to LORIS.
  2. Select Student Services
  3. Select Student Records
  4. Select View Holds.

Lifting Holds

Fees can be paid through online banking, but hold removal will only take place when the funds arrive at Laurier (approximately two to three business days).

Urgent Circumstances: Temporary Financial Hold Lift

To request a temporary financial hold lift due to an urgent circumstance, submit your proof of payment. Overdue accounts may be referred to a collection agency.

Urgent circumstances include: 

  • obtaining official documents (verification of enrolment, transcripts, letters and forms)
  • adding a class before the last day to add each term

Holds Issued by Campus Partners

Holds issued by campus partners (library, parking, athletics, wellness centre, Dean of Students, faculty, etc.) must be paid to the campus partner directly.

Source: Policy 4.03 Withholding Student Access

Access to a Student’s Academic Record may be restricted and academic documents such as the grade report, Official Academic Transcript or diploma may be withheld from Student access or from external distribution if funds are owing to the university by the Student or if their academic status is under review or appeal.