University Regulations

University Regulations

FEES AND CHARGES

1 INFORMATION GOVERNING PAYMENT OF FEES AND CHARGES
1.1 General Regulations
1.2 Methods of Payment
1.3 Penalties for Noncompliance with Payment of Fees and Charges

2 APPLICATION AND ADMISSION FEES
2.1Undergraduate Students
2.2 Graduate Students

3 TUITION AND RELATED FEES
3.1 Undergraduate Students (other than Medical Students)
3.2 Undergraduate Students (Medical Students)
3.3 Graduate Students
3.4 Post-Graduate Residents and Interns
3.5Continuing Education Students
3.6 Distance Education Courses
3.7 Penalties for Noncompliance with Payment of Tuition And Related Fees

4 RESIDENCE (HOUSING) AND MEALS FEES AND CHARGES
4.1 St. John's Campus
4.2Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

5 STUDENT ORGANIZATION FEES
5.1 St. John's Campus
5.2Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
5.3 International Student Health Insurance

6 FEES AND CHARGES PERTAINING TO APPEALS
6.1Challenge for Credit Fee
6.2Supplementary Examination Fee
6.3 Reread of Final Examination Fee

7 MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND CHARGES

7.1Recreation Fee (The Works)
7.2 Student Parking Fees
7.3 Books and Supplies
7.4 Damages or Destruction to University Property


FEES AND CHARGES

The fees and charges indicated herein are as of the date of printing. The University reserves the right to make changes to the regulations, fees and charges listed below. Any questions concerning fees and charges should be directed to the Cashier's Office in St. John's or the Bursar's Office in Corner Brook.

1 INFORMATION GOVERNING PAYMENT OF FEES AND CHARGES

1.1 General Regulations

1.1.1 Tuition fees, residence fees, student union fees and health/dental insurance are due once a student registers regardless of the method of registration, and must be paid by the fee deadline to avoid a late payment penalty.

1.1.2 Students who are using a scholarship, bursary, Canada Student Loan, or other award for the payment of fees may be permitted to have their tuition fees outstanding until they have received the award or Canada Student Loan.

1.2 Methods of Payment

1.2.1 Cash/Debit card: must be paid in person at the Cashier's Office in St. John's or the Bursar's Office in Corner Brook.

1.2.2 Cheque: may be mailed, or delivered in person, to the Cashier's Office in St. John's or Bursar's Office in Corner Brook, or placed in the night deposit slot at the Cashier's Office in St. John's. A dishonored charge will be made for each cheque tendered to the University and not honored by the bank. A student with a dishonored cheque record must pay fees by cash, certified cheque or money order.

Dishonored cheque charge ............................................$25

1.2.3 Credit card: Visa and MasterCard are the only accepted cards. Payment using this method should be done through the telephone registration system or via the web at www.mun.ca.

1.2.4 Payroll deductions: graduate students receiving funding through the University payroll system may elect to pay their tuition and other charges by payroll deduction. The policy and form for payroll deductions are available at the School of Graduate Studies, the Cashier's Office, and at www.mun.ca.

1.2.5 Student Aid: students paying fees from a Canada Student Loan will have the amount owing signed out automatically from their loans.

1.2.6 Telephone banking: information on the use of telephone banking systems can be obtained from local branches of banks.

1.2.7 Tuition voucher: students receiving a tuition voucher must present the tuition voucher and pay the balance of their fees to the Cashier's Office by the published deadlines to avoid being assessed a late payment fee.

1.3 Penalties for Noncompliance with Payment of Fees and Charges

1.3.1 Students who, without approval, pay their fees later than the deadlines specified in the Univeristy Diary will be assessed a late payment fee.

Late payment fee (assessed by the Director of Financial and Administrative Services) ..Maximum of $75

1.3.2 Students who have not paid all fees or arranged for fee payment with the Director of Financial and Administrative Services prior to the first day of lectures, as stated in the University Diary, may have their registration canceled at the discretion of the University. Such students will then be required to reregister after all fees are paid and after the first day of lectures, as stated in the University Diary, but no later than the end of the regular registration period.

1.3.3 Outstanding accounts, including accounts outstanding pending the receipt of a scholarship, bursary, or similar award, must be paid in full by cash, money order, or certified cheque. Students with outstanding accounts will:

be ineligible to register for courses for a subsequent semester;

not be permitted into residence;

not be issued an academic transcript;

not be awarded a degree, diploma or certificate.

1.3.4 Accounts outstanding on the last day of examinations in a semester/session will be charged interest at the prime interest rate plus two percent per annum. Such interest will apply effective the first day of lectures in that semester.

2 APPLICATION AND ADMISSION FEES

Unless otherwise noted, these application and admission fees are non-refundable.

2.1 Undergraduate Students

2.1.1 University Calendar fee: a University Calendar will be supplied free to undergraduate students newly admitted to the University.

University Calendar fee for others ....................$5

2.1.2 General Application Processing Fee: this fee is payable with each application for admission or readmission to the University.

Undergraduate students who have never attended a post-secondary institution or who have previously
attended Memorial, excluding medical students ...........................................................$40

Undergraduate students who have attended a post-secondary institution outside of Newfoundland
or who are non-Canadian applicants, excluding medical students ...............................$80

Medical students ..............................................$75

2.1.3 Fees in addition to General Application Processing Fee

Challenge for credit is charged at one half of the fee associated with the credit hour value of each course

2.1.4 Admission Fees in addition to General Application Processing Fee

Bachelor of Technology .....................................................................$300

Bachelor of Maritime Studies .............................................................$300

2.1.5 Application Fee in addition to General Application Processing Fee (effective September 2004)

School of Pharmacy............................................................................$75

2.1.6 Late fees: all late fees are payable when assessed.

Late application fee
Up to one week after deadline .............................................................$30
Each subsequent week to final date for receipt of applications ...............$10

2.2 Graduate Students

2.2.1 Application Processing Fee: payable with each application for admission to the University.

Application Processing Fee ..........................................................................................................$40

3 TUITION AND RELATED FEES

3.1 Undergraduate Students (other than Medical Students)

3.1.1 Unless otherwise specified, tuition fees are charged according to the credit hour value associated with the registered course(s).

3.1.2 For the purposes of calculating tuition:

the credit hour value of each of the A and B components of a linked course shall be equivalent to one half of the credit hour value of the B component (see GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN THE CALENDAR);

the credit hour value of F courses and non-degree courses (i.e. certificate programs) shall be three; and

the credit hour value of courses with "W" in the final position of the course number, excluding co-operative education work terms, shall be three.

3.1.3 Fees for citizens of Canada and permanent residents (under review)

Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) ..................$89

Co-operative education work terms ............................................................................$340

Technology 4100 and Technology 4200......................................................to be determined

Maritime Studies 4100 and Maritime Studies 4200.......................................to be determined

Music 141A, 141B, 241A, 241B, 346A, 346B, 446A and 446B (per course) ..............$478

Computer Science 3700 (per semester) .........................................................................$162

3.1.4 Fees for international students

September 2003 (entrance student)
    Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) .................$266.66

September 2004 (entrance student)
    Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) ..................$293.33

September 2003 (students admitted prior to September 2003)
    Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) ...................$242

September 2004 (students admitted prior to September 2003)
    Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) ....................$266

September 2005 (students admitted prior to September 2003)
    Fee per credit hour (Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated) .....................$292.66

Co-operative education work terms .....................................................................................$1,020

Technology 4100 and Technology 4200..............................................................to be determined

Maritime Studies 4100 and Maritime Studies 4200..............................................to be determined

Music 141A, 141B, 241A, 241B, 346A, 346B, 446A and 446B (per course) ....................$1,180

Computer Science 3700 (per semester) ................................................................................$400

3.1.5 Tuition refunds based on withdrawal from course(s)

A student dropping courses within two weeks following the first day of lectures in any semester will not be liable for tuition fees for those courses. Students dropping courses after that time will receive tuition fee refunds on a prorated basis. Any student who drops a course from two weeks to three weeks following the first day of lectures in any semester shall have 50% of the tuition refunded. Any student who drops a course from three weeks to four weeks following the first day of lectures in any semester shall have 25% of the tuition refunded. No tuition will be refunded for courses dropped after five weeks following the first day of lectures in any semester. For the actual dates relating to these refunds, see the University Diary.

In the case of sessions, accelerated courses and courses offered outside of the normal time frame of a semester or session, the tuition refund drop periods will be prorated accordingly.

Tuition fees will not be refunded for any reason, including medical, for courses dropped after the final refund date.

3.2 Undergraduate Students (Medical Students)

3.2.1 Fees for citizens of Canada and permanent residents

Annual tuition fee (September 1 - $3,125, January 1 - $3,125) .............................................$6,250

3.2.2 Fees for international students

Annual tuition fee.................................................................................................................$30,000

3.3 Graduate Students

3.3.1 Fees are payable at the time of registration. All graduate students must be registered in each semester of the three-semester academic year throughout the whole period of their program until all academic requirements for the degree have been met and they have been deemed eligible to graduate by the School of Graduate Studies. Final dates in each semester for notification of completion of academic requirements, in order to be deregistered from Graduate Registration 9000/Medicine 9900 without incurring liability for continuance fees, are included in the University Diary.

3.3.2 There is a minimum fee for all graduate degrees. The amount of this fee for both Canadian and international students will depend on the semester fees in effect during his or her period of registration. Semester fees are subject to review at least annually. They are:

Program Fee Per Semester for Citizens of Canada and Permanent Residents Fee Per Semester for International Students # of Semesters Fee Must Be Paid

Masters candidate:
Plan A
Plan B
Plan C


$772 (under review)
$512 (under review)
$1,063 (under review)

$953
$632
$1,312

6
9
3
Master of Business
Administration (Executive Option)

$7000

$7000

4

Master in Oil and Gas Studies
$31,500
$31,500
1

Doctor of Philosophy candidate

$959 (under review) $1,183 9

Graduate Diploma candidate

$340 (under review) $420 9

3.3.3 At the time of first registration, each Masters's candidate must select a payment plan. The fee payable in the first and subsequent semesters will depend upon the payment plan selected. Once selected, the payment plan will remain in effect for the duration of the student's period of registration, and cannot be changed. Payment Plan C is available for selected programs only.

3.3.4 A student who completes his or her program in a period of time shorter than that covered by the selected payment plan will, in his or her final semester be required to pay the difference between the product of the semester fee in effect in that final semester and the number of times which a fee should have been paid in accordance with the payment plan selected, and the actual amount paid.

3.3.5 A student whose program extends beyond the period covered by the selected payment plan will be assessed the appropriate program continuance fee for each additional semester of registration. Continuance fees will be charged until the program is complete.

3.3.6 The program continuance fees per semester for citizens of Canada and permanent residents(under review) are:

Masters candidate .........................................................................................$352

Doctor of Philosophy candidate .....................................................................$600

Graduate Diploma candidate ..........................................................................$170

3.3.7 The program continuance fees per semester for international students are:

Masters candidate ............................................................................................$434

Doctor of Philosophy candidate........................................................................$741

Graduate Diploma candidate ............................................................................$210

3.3.8 The semester fees listed above cover only the courses (if any) prescribed for the program by the academic unit and approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies. A student taking courses which are not part of the approved program must pay for them separately in accordance with the fee schedule for undergraduate courses.

3.3.9 A graduate student who is permitted by the Dean of Graduate Studies to transfer from a Master's to a PhD. program before the former is completed will be required to pay the difference between the fees for the two programs, based on the PhD. semester fee in effect during each semester of the Master's program. This additional payment shall be made over the duration of the remaining semesters for which PhD. program fees are owed, or over three semesters, whichever is greater.

3.3.10 A graduate student who wishes to withdraw from his or her graduate program must inform the Dean of Graduate Studies, in writing, within three weeks after the first day of lectures in the semester. Failure to do so will result in the student being held responsible for the fees due to the end of that semester.

3.3.11 Where a thesis is required by a particular degree or program, a fee will be charged to cover the cost of binding two copies of the thesis.

Thesis binding fee .............................................................................................$40

3.4 Post-Graduate Residents and Interns

Registration fee per annum ..................................................................................$500

3.5 Continuing Education Students

3.5.1 Diploma in Information Technology Students

Full-time students (payable over three semesters, including work term) ...............$15,000

Part-time students (payable over nine consecutive semesters) ..............................$10,000

3.6 Distance Education Courses

3.6.1 For distance education courses, there are administrative fees which are charged in addition to the tuition fees for these courses. These fees cover the cost of course materials (excluding textbooks), rental of video and audio tapes and management of web courses.

Administrative fees (per credit hour for Canadian addresses) ................................$12

Administrative fees (per credit hour for out of country addresses) ..........................$24

3.7 Penalties for Noncompliance with Payment of Tuition And Related Fees

3.7.1 A late registration fee is assessed by the Registrar and applies to students who register after the deadline specified in the University Diary.

Basic fee .............................................................................................................$20

Additional fee per day ..........................................................................................$10

4 RESIDENCE (HOUSING) AND MEALS FEES AND CHARGES (Under Review)

4.1 St. John's Campus

For additional information on residences see the section of the Calendar dealing with Student Housing.

4.1.1 General Residence Fees: this fee will not be refunded and will not be credited to the student's account.

Residence application fee .......................................................................................$20

4.1.2 Residence deposit: charged only to students who are applying to live in residence for the first time (due May 31 for Fall semester; November 15 for Winter semester). The deposit is creditable and may be refunded when all conditions pertaining to it are met. All students will be required to place a deposit unless exempted, in writing, by the Director of Student Housing and Food Services.

Residence deposit .................................................................................................$200

4.1.3 Residence fees during semesters: the fees and charges below are per semester, per person, unless otherwise noted. For further information, contact Student Housing and Food Services.

Paton College
--Room charge
Double ..................................................................................................................$741
Single ....................................................................................................................$916

--Meal charge
19 meals per week ...............................................................................................$1,400
14 meals per week ...............................................................................................$1,342
10 meals per week ...............................................................................................$1,242

Burton's Pond Apartments
Single ....................................................................................................................$965
Married students' apartments (per month, per apartment) ....................................$605

4.1.4 Residence fees between semesters: students who need to stay in residence between semesters may be accommodated providing space is available and reasonable notice is given in writing to Student Housing and Food Services. Students are required to pay the full charge on receipt of notification of acceptance.

Paton College and Burton's Pond Apartments/Room rates (per night, per person) .....$7

4.1.5 Penalties for noncompliance with payment of fees and charges

Students with outstanding fees will not be permitted into residence without approval from the Director of Financial and Administrative Services.

Students not returning to residence must cancel a room assignment by July 1 (for Fall semester) or December 1 (for Winter semester). Failure to do so will result in a cancellation charge.

Cancellation charge ...................................................................................................$300

4.2 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

The fees and charges below are per semester, per person, unless otherwise noted.

4.2.1 General residence fees: this fee will not be refunded and will not be credited to the student's account.

Residence application fee ...........................................................................................$20

4.2.2 Residence deposit: charged only to students who are applying to live in residence for the first time (due May 31 for Fall semester; November 15 for Winter semester). The deposit is creditable and may be refunded when all conditions pertaining to it are met.

Residence deposit ......................................................................................................$100

4.2.3 Residence fees during semesters

Room ..........................................................................................................................$975

Apartments
Single ........................................................................................................................$1201
Family Apartments .....................................................................................$500 (per month)

4.2.4 Residence fees between semesters: students who need to stay in residence between semesters may be accommodated providing space is available and reasonable notice is given in writing to Student Housing. Students are required to pay the full charge on receipt of notification of acceptance.

Room rates (per night, per person) ..................................................................................$15

5 Student Organization Fees

Student organization fees are collected by the University as a service to the student body. They are payable prior to, or at the time of, registration.

5.1 St. John's Campus

All fees are per semester and are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

5.1.1 Undergraduate students (full-time)

General fees
    Student Union fee ............................................................................................................$25
    Canadian Federation of Students' fee (not collected Spring semester) ................................$3
    Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Students' fee (not collected Spring semester) ...$3
    Media Fee ........................................................................................................................$4

Health/Dental Plans

Students who have alternative health and dental coverage may opt out of the plan(s) by completing a Waiver of Participation from at the MUNSU Office.

The deadline to opt out of the health and dental plans for any given academic year is two weeks after the first day of lectures  in September.  Only students who were not full time or not enrolled in the Fall semester may opt out in the Winter semester. The deadline will be two weeks after the first day of classes.

Student Health Plan .................................................................................................................$81

Dental Plan ..............................................................................................................................$65

5.1.2 Undergraduate students (part-time)

Student Union fee .....................................................................................................................$5

Media fee ..................................................................................................................................$4

5.1.3 Graduate students

Union fee .........................................................................................................................$20

Canadian Federation of Students - Provincial (not collected Spring semester).....................$3.50

Canadian Federation of Students - Federal (not collected Spring semester).........................$3.50

5.1.4 Post-graduate residents and interns

Union fee (per annum) ........................................................................................................$5

5.1.5 Nursing students (fee collected in the Fall semester)

Canadian Nursing Students' Association fee (full-time students, per annum) ...........................$5

Canadian Nursing Students' Association fee (part-time students, per annum)...........................$3

5.2 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College

5.2.1 Undergraduate Students (full-time)

Health Plan ...................................................................................................................................$64

Student Union fee ..........................................................................................................................$45

S.U.B. Fund (not collected Spring semester) ..................................................................................$5

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Students' fee (not collected Spring semester)..............$3

Canadian Federation of Students' fee ............................................................................................$3

5.2.2 Undergraduates (part-time)

Union fees .......................................................................................................................................$7

5.3 International Student Health Insurance (varies from year to year)

5.3.1 All students (undergraduate and graduate) studying on a student visa at Memorial University of Newfoundland will be required, as a condition of registration, to purchase health insurance. Such students should check with the International Students' Advisor for details.

6 FEES AND CHARGES PERTAINING TO APPEALS

6.1 Challenge for Credit Fee

Fee one half of the fee associated with the credit hour value of the course

6.2 Supplementary Examination Fee

Fee .............................................................................................................................................$50

6.3 Reread of Final Examination Fee

Fee ..............................................................................................................................................$50

7 MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND CHARGES

7.1 Recreation Fee (The Works)

Students must pay a recreation fee.

Fee (St. John's Campus and Fisheries and Marine Institute)

Per semester ..................................................................................................................................$40

Per session .....................................................................................................................................$20

7.2 Student Parking Fees

7.2.1 Students may purchase permits on a semester or per annum basis.

Per semester ...............................................................................................................................$13.80

Per annum ...................................................................................................................................$41.40

7.3 Books and Supplies

7.3.1 Students should be prepared to meet an expenditure to cover the cost of textbooks and supplies each semester. Students should consult their professors before purchasing any new or used textbooks or laboratory manuals.

7.4 Damages or Destruction to University Property

7.4.1 Unwarranted damages or destruction to University property will be charged to the responsible party or parties, and are payable when assessed.


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