University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

VI-Schedule of Fees

University Fees

Tuition Fees

The undermentioned rates are those in effect until April 30, 1997. At the time of printing the 1997-98 fee schedule had not been determined.

The undermentioned tuition fees apply to Canadian students and those with permanent resident status. Students from outside of Canada, who do not have permanent resident status, should consult Visa Students, in this section.

Full-Time Fees

Program Semester Fee
Bachelor of Applied Science $1,465.00
Bachelor of Arts $1,465.00
Bachelor of Commerce $1,465.00
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture $1,590.00
Bachelor of Science $,1465.00
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture $1,465.00
Bachelor of Science in Engineering $1,590.00
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences $1,465.00
Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics $1,465.00
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine $1,590.00
Associate Diploma in Agriculture $1,465.00
Unclassified $1,465.00
General Studies $1,465.00

Part-Time Fees

Fee per Course
Tuition fee $293.00
Student Support Service fee $5.60
University Centre fee $2.10
Central Student Association fee $3.50
Fee per Semester
Part-time athletic fee $23.45
Part-time building fee $11.50
Student Health Service fee $8.08
Student bus pass $23.50

Special or Continuing full time students:

The tuition fee is the same as indicated by programs for regular full time students.

Auditing Courses

Fee per Course
Registration fee $173.00

Co-operative Education

Fee per Semester
Academic semesters 1, 2, 3 $63.00
Work semester fee $412.00
Work semester Student Health Ins. fee $38.04

Senior Citizens

Senior citizens, aged 65 years and over as of the first day of the month in which registration for a semester occurs, who are admitted for registration, will be exempt from the payment of tuition, student organization and other fees with the exception of material costs required for Fine Art and Distance Education courses.

Spring and Summer Session:

For classification purposes any combination of Spring courses (13 week), Session 1 courses (6 week), and Session II courses (6 week), that total 4 or more will constitute full time enrollment and tuition and other university fees will be charged accordingly.

Semester Abroad Program

Students are required to pay full time tuition plus the compulsory medical insurance premium.

Exchange Program

Guelph students attending other institutions are required to pay the University of Guelph the cost of full time tuition and compulsory fees.

Foreign students attending the University of Guelph are required to pay the University Health Insurance premiums shown below (UHIP) as well as the medical insurance premium of $38.04 per semester for 1996/97.

Visa Students:

The tuition fee for students from outside of Canada who have obtained a student authorization and visa is as shown below:

Program Full-time Semester Fee Part-time Fee per Course
B.A.Sc. $8,380.00 $1,676.00
*B.Comm $8,380.00 $1,676.00
B.Sc.(Eng.) $8,380.00 $1,676.00
B.L.A. $8,380.00 $1,676.00
B.Sc.(Agr.) $8,380.00 $1,676.00
D.V.M. $8,380.00 $1,676.00
B.A. $5,140.00 $1,028.00
B.Sc. $5,140.00 $1,028.00
B.Sc.(Env.) $5,140.00 $1,028.00
B.Sc.(H.K.) $5,140.00 $1,028.00
Unclassified $5,140.00 $1,028.00
General Studies $5,140.00 $1,028.00
Assoc. Dip. Agr. $1,465.00 $293.00

*The following majors in the B. Comm. program are charged the Level 1 tuition of $5,140.00 (Agr. Business, Housing & Real Estate Mgt., Mgt. Economics in Industry & Finance, and Marketing).

Health Insurance

All international students registered at the University of Guelph are required to enrol in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) - participation is compulsory. The 1996-97 fees are:

Visa Per Year Visa/Exchange Per Semester
Single coverage $546.39 $200.34
Two-person coverage $1,092.79 $400.68
Family coverage $1,729.51 $634.15

Students who are studying on student visas and whose immigration status changes, or those who may be eligible for the regular tuition fees but are charged the visa student fees, must present acceptable official documentation to Undergraduate Programs Services, Office of Registrarial Services. To affect a change of fees in a particular semester, the documentation must be presented prior to June 30 (Spring Semester), November 1 (Fall Semester), or February 1 (Winter Semester). Dates for Summer Session courses are variable and for those, students should contact the Academic Programs Section. Dates are subject to change without notice.

Categories of students who are exempt from paying the visa student fee are synopsized as follows:

The descriptions above are brief statements synopsized from the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training. Final interpretation rests with the Office of Registrarial Services and documentation must be acceptable to the Office of Registrarial Services. The regulations are subject to change without notice.

Other University Fees

These fees are applicable to students registered in 4 or more courses. They are compulsory and non refundable.

Athletic building fee $23.00
Athletic fee $51.65
Student health service fee $18.33
*University centre fee $10.50
Student support service fee $28.00
Total other university fees $131.48

*The University Centre Fee is payable at $10.50 per semester to a total of $21.00 for each 12 month period commencing with the Spring Semester. Part time students are charged $2.10 per course.

Student Organization Fees

Applicable to students registered in four or more courses. These fees, determined by programs, are collected as a service to the student government to support student organizations. Of each fee, $11.17 is for the University of Guelph Central Student Association, $3.00 is for the Canadian Federation of Students, $2.50 is for the Ontario Federation of Students, $4.23 is an entertainment media fee, $4.68 is for G OPIRG, $5.05 is for Radio Gryphon, $2.06 is for the Ontarion, $0.63 is for Women's Resource Centre, $0.63 is for volunteer connections, $1.08 is for Peak Newspaper, $1.62 is for the Magic Bus and $23.50 is for the Student Bus Pass.

In addition, the Medical Insurance Premium of $38.04 provides coverage for the duration of the semester, whether or not the student withdraws from the University. Married students wishing to have their spouse and children insured, may pay an additional premium of $76.18 within 30 days of their registration. Students who marry during the semester must apply within 30 days of their marriage. Cheques are payable to the Central Student Association, Level 2, University Centre (Room 274). Please refer to your C.S.A. or G.S.A handbook for more details with respect to your student Health Plan.

The total of these fees is $98.16. College government fees are as recorded below.

Colleges Semester Fee

Arts (including Carousel Magazine, $0.82) $5.82
Social Science $6.00
Biological Science $6.00
Physical Science $8.00
Physical Science (Eng.) $12.00
Ontario Agricultural College $10.00
Family and Consumer Studies $6.00
Ontario Veterinary College $10.00

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
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Last revised: November 4, 1997.