StudentAid BC (SABC) is committed to supporting B.C. students impacted by recent strike action at Ontario colleges and ensuring that students in receipt of SABC funding are not disadvantaged because of the recent interruption in their studies. Students who have their study-terms extended as the result of circumstances beyond their control, such as strike action, have options regarding the extension of additional SABC funding.
B.C. students studying at impacted Ontario institutions should contact the SABC contact centre at 1-800-561-1818 to discuss their options. Impacted students experiencing extended study dates to accommodate missed instructional time due to the strike may choose to submit a "Request for Reassessment" (Appendix 7) form to SABC to change their study period dates with SABC, thereby increasing their eligible funding to offset any additional financial costs. In addition, impacted students may also contact SABC for assistance in submitting a request to have their interest-free period extended to reflect their revised study period dates.