Office of the Registrar
University Regulations (2009/2010)
2 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 for the Cashier's Office in St. John's should be directed in writing to the Cashier's Office, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Arts and Administration Building, A1023, St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7, or by e-mail to cashiers@mun.ca, or by telephone to (709) 737-8228, or through the website at www.mun.ca/finance/Welcome/. Any questions concerning fees and charges for the Bursar's Office in Corner Brook should be directed in writing to the Bursar's Office, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, University Drive, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6P9, or by telephone to (709) 637-6286, or through the website at www.swgc.mun.ca/bursar/Pages/default.aspx.

2.1 Information Governing Payment of Fees and Charges
2.1.1 General Regulations
  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.

  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.

2.1.2 Methods of Payment
  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.

  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 dishonoured 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.

    • Dishonoured cheque charge: $25

  3. Credit card: Visa and MasterCard are the only accepted cards. Payment using this method should be done via the web at www.mun.ca.

  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.

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

  6. Telephone and on-line banking: information on the use of telephone or on-line banking systems can be obtained from local branches of banks.

  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.

2.1.3 Penalties for Noncompliance with Payment of Fees and Charges
  1. Students who, without approval, pay their fees later than the deadlines specified in the University Diary will be assessed a late payment fee.

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

  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 cancelled 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.

  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.

  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.