Ryerson has announced long-awaited meal plan changes that will ensure students in residence won’t lose the remaining balance on their accounts. The school promised changes last September after students complained that they couldn’t spend all of the money on their meal plans before the end of the year, thus losing leftover funds. After an investigation, The Ryersonian found that it […]
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Ryerson University students will finally have options for receiving their leftover meal plan money this year after The Ryersonian revealed that it is possible to offer students refunds and rollovers while still abiding by Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) may not be to blame for Ryerson’s non-refundable and non-transferable meal plans after all. Ryerson’s meal plan funds are tax-free and must be used at cafeterias and coffee shops on campus within one academic year, as the university does not allow them to carry forward or be refunded. John Corallo, director of Ryerson’s business services, […]
More than 250 Ryerson students have signed a Change.org petition urging reform of the university’s meal plan policies. The petition, started on March 25, says Ryerson’s OneCard and meal plan policies need to change because they force students into plans they can’t afford. UPDATE: University makes way for meal plan refunds Jonathan DaCosta, a first-year business management student, started the […]