Frequently Asked Questions
Current and Accepted Students
Can I travel outside Canada if I am taking online courses?
Can I take a term off and come back later for my studies?
How can I order a Confirmation of Enrollment and/or Transcript?
International Travel and Immigration
I have already received my Study Permit approval letter. Will I still be allowed entry into Canada at this time?
I am planning to travel to Canada before October 20, 2020 with a study permit application approved before March 18, 2020. Do I need proof that Red River College has been identified by the Manitoba government as having a COVID-19 Readiness Plan in place?
Has Red River College been identified by the Manitoba Government as having a COVID-19 Readiness Plan in place?
Can I (an international student) travel to Canada with my immediate family members (spouse/children)? Or can my immediate family members visit me in Canada?
I have not received the Renewal of my Study Permit or TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) yet. What should I do? Can I continue to study?
If I am unable to complete my program of study as scheduled due to COVID-19, will it affect my study permit?
Service Canada offices designated to collect biometrics are closed across Canada. How can I complete my biometric collection requirements?
My classes were switched to online delivery. Can I return to my home country right away and finish them remotely?
I will be out of school for more than 150 days and unable to leave Canada. How can I still comply with the conditions of my study permit?
My classes have switched to online delivery. Will online course delivery impact my Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) eligibility?
If my classes are canceled/switched to online, and/or switched to part-time due to COVID-19, can I work fulltime for this period?
Student Finance and Life Support
I need to access a food bank service. Where can I go?
I have been laid off by my employer (during regular employment or program co-op). Can I apply for Employment Insurance?
I normally pay my tuition in person by cash. During the College closure, how can I pay on time so that I don’t incur a late penalty?
International Health Insurance
I am a current international student and I am concerned about COVID-19. Who should I contact for information about my health insurance coverage?