GRPSEO UPDATE FALL 2020

"GRPSEO REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE” REGULAR OFFICE HOURS BEGIN SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.  

OFFICE CLOSURES OR FALL: 
September 7th, 2020 for Labour Day 
September 18th, 2020 for Staff Appreciation Day 
October 12th, 2020 for Thanksgiving Day 
November 11th, 2020 for Remembrance Day   
November 26th & November 27th, 2020 for GRPSEO Annual Staff Planning 
December 23rd, 2020 to January 1st, 2021 for Christmas Holidays Reopening on January 4th, 2021
 
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FALL SEMESTER CONTACT DEADLINE IS Friday, November 13th, 2020.
If contact is not made: Your December funds will be placed ON HOLD!
If you have spoken to your Funding Advisor regarding general things, such as checking to see if your documents were received, or funds deposited, these are NOT considered to be the Fall Semester Contact. Your Advisor will send you a letter noting the specifics to be covered in the contact. ***
Indspire www.Indspire.ca next application deadline is November 13th, 2020.
Good2Talk 1-866-925-5454—Post Secondary Student Helpline is a completely confidential and anonymous helpline that offers professional counseling, mental health, addictions information and
connections to local resources for Ontario’s post secondary students. Available 24/7/365.

NOTE TO ALLSTUDENTS: FROM FUNDING ADVISORS

PLEASE WATCH THE GRPSEO INFORMATION VIDEO POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE HOMEPAGE AT:  

Remember to opt out of your health/dental insurance plans AND any Optional Supplementary/ Ancillary fees by your school’s deadline date if opt out is available to you.  You may choose to keep your school’s plans, however these fees are not covered by GRPSEO.  

If you THINK you want to revise your course schedule please contact your Funding Advisor before any changes are made. 

If you have not already submitted your Fall registration/timetables and detailed tuition fees please provide by October 1, 2020.  

Students who received assistance for the summer term, the grade reports are due October 1, 2020.  

For full time students approved for the education allowance, the deposit will occur no later than the 1st of each month provided all requirements are met.  

Reminder:  Community Service Activity (required from all first time funded students) in the Fall/Winter 2020 year and for those who were first time funded in the Fall/Winter 2019 year but did not complete it due to Covid-19) – 10 hours of volunteering are to be completed on Six Nations or with a First Nations organization/service provider and completed form to be submitted any time prior to August 1, 2021!!!!!  Do NOT wait until the last minute to try and complete these required hours. There are a lot of events and activities happening in the community all year round. 

PLEASE NOTE:  When a document arrives by fax, mail or is dropped off it can take 2 to 5 days before the document is received by your Advisor. This may impact the timing of the release of your funds.  

A Resource for you to check on the GRPSEO website:  https://www.grpseo.org/quick-reference-application-deadline-calendar 

Email is our primary method of contact with you. Please READ your email on a regular basis and also check your Junk Mail or Spam file.  

If you are recruited by your post secondary institution or any other entity to participate in an online survey, make sure you know what you’re getting into before doing so.  Before you participate, find out what type of information is being asked of you and how the information you provide will be shared within your institution or with other entities. If participating, be sure you clearly understand how they will handle your personal information to protect your privacy and your identity.


Please Have A Safe, Healthy, and Enjoyable Fall Term!  
 Paulie Hill Lana Martin   Becky Bomberry  Kayla Hess