University Regulations

FEES AND CHARGES

Fees and Charges

A. Regulations Governing Payment of Fees and Charges

B. Tuition Fees

C. Residence Fees

D. Other Fees and Charges

E. Additional Fees and Charges Information


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.

A. REGULATIONS GOVERNING PAYMENT OF FEES AND CHARGES

1. Tuition fees, residence fees, student union fees and health insurance are due once a student registers regardless of the method of registration, and must be paid prior to or during the designated Fees Payment Days, using one of the methods of payment described below.

Students who have been awarded a scholarship, bursary, Canada Student Loan or other similar award, which may be used for the payment of fees, may be permitted to have their tuition fees outstanding until they are in receipt of the award or Canada Student Loan.

2. Methods of Payment

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.

Cheque - 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.

Credit Card - Visa and MasterCard are the only accepted cards. Payment using this method should be done through the Telephone Registration System.

Telephone Banking - Available with the Royal Bank of Canada and Canada Trust telephone banking systems. Further information on the use of these banking systems can be obtained from local branches of these banks.

Student Aid - Students paying fees from Canada Student Loan will have the amount owing signed out automatically from their loans.

Tuition Voucher - Students receiving a tuition voucher must pay the balance of their fees by the published deadlines to avoid being assessed a late payment fee.

2. Students who have not paid all fees or arranged for fee payment with the Comptroller prior to the first day of lectures, as stated in the University Diary, may have their registration cancelled at the discretion of the University. Such students will then be required to re-register 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.

3. Students with outstanding accounts will:

a) be ineligible to select courses for a subsequent semester until the outstanding account has been paid in full by cash, money order or certified cheque. This also applies to accounts outstanding pending the receipt of a scholarship, bursary or other similar award.

b) not be awarded a degree, diploma or certificate, and will not be issued an academic transcript until the outstanding account has been paid in full by cash, money order or certified cheque.

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. Such interest will apply effective the first day of lectures in that semester.

B. TUITION FEES

1. Undergraduate Students

Citizens of Canada and Permanent Residents

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

Fee per credit hour.................................................................................................................... $110

NOTES:
a) Co-operative education work terms are charged a separate fee of $420.
b) Technology 4000 and Maritime Studies 4000 are charged a separate fee of $1500 each.
c) Each of Music 141A, 141B, 241A, 241B, 346A, 346B, 446A and 446B is charged a separate fee of $590.
d) Computer Science 3700 is charged a separate fee of $200 per semester.
e) For the purposes of calculating tuition only, 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 General Academic Regulations (undergraduate) for the definition of linked course.)
f) For the purposes of calculating tuition only, the credit hour value of foundation courses and non-degree courses (of certificate programmes) shall be three. (See General Academic Regulations (undergraduate) for the definition of foundation course.)

g) For the purposes of calculating tuition only, 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.

International Students

Tuition fees for international students will be double the fees for Citizens of Canada and Permanent Residents.

2. Medical Students

Annual Tuition Fee (Sept. 1 - $3,125, Feb. 1 - $3,125)............................................................................................ $6,250
Incentive Students Annual Tuition Fee (Applies only to students accepted under Pilot Project in 1995)................ $20,000
International Students Annual Tuition Fee........................................ ...................................................................... $30,000

3. Graduate Students

a) All graduate students must be registered in each semester of the three-semester academic year throughout the whole period of their programme, whether they are taking courses or not. Fees are payable at the time of registration.

b) There is a minimum fee for all graduate degrees. The amount of this fee for any student will depend on the semester fees in effect during his/her period of registration. Semester fees are subject to review at least annually.

Fee per
Semester

Number of semesters
fee must be paid
Masters candidate: Plan A $953 6
Plan B $632 9
Plan C $1312 3
Doctor of Philosophy candidate $1183 9
Graduate Diploma candidate $420 9


c) 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 programmes only.

d) A student who completes his/her programme in a period of time shorter than that covered by the selected payment plan will, in his/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.

e) A student whose programme extends beyond the period covered by the selected payment plan will be assessed the appropriate programme continuance fee for each additional semester of registration. The programme continuance fees per semester are:
Masters candidate $434
Doctor of Philosophy candidate $741
Graduate Diploma candidate $210


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

g) A graduate student who is permitted by the Dean to transfer from a Master's to a Ph.D. programme before the former is completed will be required to pay the difference between the fees for the two programmes, based on the Ph.D. semester fee in effect at the time of first registration in the Master's programme.

h) A graduate student who wishes to withdraw from his/her graduate programme 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.

i) Thesis Binding Fee: Where a thesis is required by a particular degree or programme, a fee of $40 will be charged to graduate students to cover the cost of binding two copies of the thesis.

4. Post-Graduate Residents and Interns

Registration Fee per annum.......................................................................................................................................... $500

5. Diploma in Information Technology Students..................................................................$8500
Payable over two semesters for full-time students
Payable over nine semesters for part-time students

C. RESIDENCE FEES

1. Corner Brook Campus

Residence Fees (per semester)
Room..........................................................................................................................................$870

2. St. John's Campus (under review)

The fees and charges below are per semester, except in the case of the fee for the married students' apartments, which is a monthly fee.
Room Charge-Paton College Double Room Single Room
$672 $830
Meal Charge (per semester)
19 meals per week $1260 $1260
14 meals per week $1205 $1205
10 meals per week $1110 $1110
Burton's Pond Apartments Single Married Students' Apartments 2 Bedroom
$845 (per student per semester) $550 (per month)


3. Between Semesters Residence Fees - Paton College and Burton's Pond

Apartments Rates:......................................................................................................... $7 per night

Students are required to pay the full charge on receipt of notification of acceptance from the Housing Office.

4. Residence fees cover semesters only, but those who need to stay in residence at other times may be accommodated providing space is available and reasonable notice is given in writing to the Housing Office.

5. a) Residence Application Fee.......................... $20 Residence Application Fee (Summer Session).......................... $20
b) This fee will not be refunded and will not be credited to the student's account.
c) Students with outstanding fees will not be permitted into residence without approval from the Comptroller.
d) Residence Confirmation Fee (Applicable Only to New students)....................................$200

Confirmation fees are creditable and may be refunded when all conditions pertaining to this fee are met. All students will be required to pay this fee unless exempted, in writing by the Director of Student Housing & Food Services.

e) Cancellation Fee (Applicable Only to Returning Students)......................................................$300
Failure to cancel a room assignment by July 1 will result in a $300 cancellation fee being charged to the student's financial account with the university.

NOTE: For additional information on residences, please see the section of the Calendar dealing with Student Housing.

D. OTHER FEES AND CHARGES

1. Student Organization Fees

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

a) Student Organization Fees - Undergraduate - Per Semester - Compulsory for full-time Students as Follows:
St. John's Campus Student Health Plan $81 (pending Board of Regents approval)
Dental Plan $65
Student Union Fee $25
Canadian Federation of Students' Fee $ 3*
Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Students' Fee $ 2* $176
Corner Brook Student Health Plan $64
Student Union Fee $45
S.U.B. Fund $ 5*
Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Students' Fee $ 1* $115


* This fee is not collected for Spring Semester.

NOTE:
Students who have coverage similar to the Student Health Plan, may opt out of the Plan by completing the required forms at the CSU office and by providing proof of existing coverage, either a plan membership card or a photocopy of the existing policy. In either case the material must show the name of the company offering the plan and the policy number. The opt out deadline is two weeks after the first day of lectures. Students who opt out of the health plan in September will automatically be opted out for the remainder of the academic year.

Coverage under the Student Health Plan is on an annual basis. Students who enroll in the plan for the fall and winter semesters will be covered for the period September to August. Students not meeting this criteria should check with the CSU for their status in the health plan.

Coverage under the Student Dental Plan is for the period September to June. Students who enrol in the plan for the fall and winter semesters will be covered for this period. Students not meeting this criteria should check with the CSU for their status in the dental plan.

Part-time students (St. John's Campus)..................................................................................... $5

Part-time Students(Sir Wilfred Grenfell College)..................................................................... $7

b) Union fee - All Graduate Students - per semester............................................................... $20

c) Union fee - Post-Graduate Residents and Interns - per annum.............................................$5

NOTE: The following fees are payable when assessed:

2. Late application fee

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

3. Late registration fee

(As assessed by the Registrar)................................................................................................................................... $20

With additional fee per day for undergraduates........................................................................................................................... $10

4. Application Processing Fee

Medical School.................................................................. $50; All other.............................. $40

This fee is payable with each application for admission/re-admission to the University and is not refundable nor will it be credited to the applicant's financial account in any circumstances. Payment should be made in the form of a certified cheque or money order, payable to Memorial University of Newfoundland.

5. Admission Fee

Bachelor of Technology and Bachelor of Maritime Studies.................................................... $300

6. Reread of Final Examination Fee..................................................................................... $50

7. Supplementary Examination Fee.......................................................................................$50

8. Challenge for Credit Fee..................one half of the fee associated with the credit hour value of the course

9. University Calendar Fee......................................................................................................$5

A University Calendar will be supplied free to students newly admitted to the University.

10. Undergraduate application for admission with advanced standing and non-Canadian application fee............... $40

This fee is not refundable nor will it be credited to the applicant's financial account in any circumstances. Payment should be made in the form of a certified cheque or money order, payable to Memorial University of Newfoundland. This fee is in addition to the Application Processing Fee.

11. Student Parking Fees

Students may purchase permits on a semester basis at $13.80 per semester or $41.40 per annum.

12. International Student Health Insurance.......................................Varies from year to year

All students studying on a student visa at Memorial University of Newfoundland will be required, as a condition of registration, to purchase health insurance. The University will have one plan for all visa students. Payment for the year will be required at the time of registration for the Fall Semester. Students entering the University in the Winter Semester will be charged on a pro-rated basis. The fee may vary from year to year. By purchasing the Foreign Student Health Insurance or by requesting waiver of or exemption from the Foreign Student Health Insurance, students acknowledge that for any treatment/service performed in the Province of Newfoundland, the Courts of the Province of Newfoundland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any complaint, demand, claim or cause of action, whether based on alleged breach of contract or alleged negligence arising out of the treatment. They also agree that any such legal proceedings will be commenced in the Province of Newfoundland and only in the Province of Newfoundland and thereby submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Newfoundland.

13. Dishonoured Cheque Charge............................................................................................$25

This charge will be made for each cheque tendered to the University and not honoured by the bank. A student with a dishonoured cheque record must pay fees by cash, certified cheque or money order.

14. Late Payment Fee (as assessed by the Comptroller).....................................Maximum of $75

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

E. ADDITIONAL FEES AND CHARGES INFORMATION

1. Withdrawal and Refunds

A student who drops a course(s) within the first eleven days of lectures in any semester, as stated in the University Diary, will have 100% of the tuition fees for the dropped course(s) refunded. A student who drops a course(s) from twelve lecture days to sixteen lecture days following the first day of lectures in any semester, as stated in the University Diary, will have 50% of the tuition fees for the dropped course(s) refunded. A student who drops a course(s) from seventeen lecture days to twenty-one lecture days following the first day of lectures in any semester, as stated in the University Diary, will have 25% of the tuition fees for the dropped course(s) refunded. No tuition fees will be refunded for any course(s) dropped after twenty-one lecture days following the first day of lectures in any semester, as stated in the University Diary. Fees will not be refunded for courses dropped due to medical reasons.

2. Books and Supplies

Students should be prepared to meet an expenditure of approximately $350 to cover the cost of textbooks and supplies each semester. Students are cautioned against the purchase of second-hand textbooks and laboratory manuals; these books may have become obsolete.

3. Damages or Destruction to University Property

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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