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Paying fees online

Payment is made online, by credit card, using the Sofia Discovery tool.

See Fees and Fines for more information


From the library home page, click on I want to... and then select Review My Account / Renew books

OR in the Sofia Discovery tool, click on Connectez-vous (Sign in) to access your account. 

*it is possible to change this interface to English (or to a number of other languages) by selecting from the drop-down menu located at the bottom left-hand side of the page. Note that the default setting is French.


How do I log in?

Current students, teaching and administrative staff :
  • Username (Identifiant) : unique HEC identification number
  • Password (Mot de passe) : HEC Montréal centralised password


Graduates and external users

  • Username (Identifiant) : user number
  • Password (Mot de passe) : (set or reset password as required)


Your file is displayed. Click on Mon dossier (My Account) and then, from the drop-down menu, select Frais (fees)OR click on the tab titled Frais.


Select the fee(s) to be paid and click on Payer les frais (Pay fees).


Read carefully the terms and conditions of use displayed in the box Acceptation de paiement. If you accept, click on J'accepte. Payer maintenant (I accept. Pay now).


Complete all the required fields on the form and click on Payer les frais (Pay fees).

The message « Vous n'avez pas de frais à payer » (You have no fees due) will appear.

An e-mail confirming the transaction is then sent to the address provided on the payment form.  On the credit card statement, the transaction will be identified as SOFIA BUQ.

*This transaction may take a few moments to process. Once processed, the associated fees will no longer be displayed in your file. Please contact your library for assistance.