University of Guelph 2001-2002 Undergraduate Calendar

VI--Schedule of Fees

Fee categories in this section include the following:

All fees for a semester are due and payable on or before the date scheduled for registration for that semester.

Provisional registration may be granted to students who make arrangements with the Associate Registrar, Student Financial Services, to defer payment of their University account. Deferred payment normally will be granted only to students who can show proof of financial assistance from O.S.A.P. or other awards which can be confirmed by the University and are not on hand at the commencement of classes through no fault of the student. Students should apply for O.S.A.P. two months in advance of the first class day of each semester, in order that the application can be processed in time to have funds for registration. Cancellation of registration may be exercised at the discretion of the University for failure to complete the registration payment. Academic sanction may be applied to students who have not made payment, or suitable arrangements for payment, of their University account. Academic sanction will prevent one or more of the following:

University Fees

Tuition Fees

The undermentioned rates are those in effect until April 30, 2002. At the time of printing the 2002-2003 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 - 2.00 credits or more

Program

Semester Fee

Bachelor of Applied Science

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Arts

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Commerce

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Computing

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

$2,188.00

Bachelor of Science

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Science in Engineering

$2,188.00

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

$2,014.50

Bachelor of Science in Technology

$2,014.50

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

$2,188.00

General Studies

$2,014.50

Part-Time Fees - less than 2.00 credits

Fee per 0.50 Credit

Tuition fee

$403.00

Central Student Association fee

$5.41

Student Support Service fee

$6.26

University Centre fee

$2.10

Fee per Semester

Bullring fee

$0.50

First Aid Response

$0.61

OUTLine

$0.40

Part-time athletic fee

$25.73

Part-time building fee

$14.00

Student Health Service fee

$8.80

Student bus pass

$46.09

W.U.S.C.

$0.55

Annual Fee

Medical Insurance Premium

$99.81

Dental Plan

$82.50

Special or Continuing full-time students:

Tuition fee is the same as indicated by programs for regular full-time students.

Audit Fees

Registration fee per audited course

$238.00

Visa Fees

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 0.50

credit)

B.A., B.A.SC., B.COMM., B.COMP., B.SC., B.SC. (AGR.), B.SC. (ENV.), B.SC. (TECH.), General Studies

$4,243.00

$849.00

B.L.A., B.SC. (ENG.)

$6,100.00

$1,220.00

D.V.M.

$19,442.50

$3,888.50

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 2000-2001 fees are:

Visa
Per Year

Visa/Exchange
Per Semester

Single coverage

$702.28

$257.68

Two-person coverage

$1,405.56

$515.34

Family coverage

$2,224.53

$815.66

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 (Summer 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 Training, Colleges and Universities. 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 Tuition Fees

Co-operative Education

Fee per Semester

Academic Semesters (maximum of 8)

$200.00

Work Semesters

$200.00

Annual Fee

Dental Plan Premium*

$82.50

Medical Insurance Premium*

$99.81

Senior Citizens (Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents only)

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.

Summer Semester and Summer Session

For classification purposes, any combination of Summer Semester credits (13 week), Session I credits (6 week), and Session II credits (6 week), that total 2.00 credits or more will constitute full-time enrollment and tuition and other university fees will be charged accordingly.

Study Abroad Fee

Guelph students participating in a University sponsored study abroad program (including semester abroad and exchange programs) are required to pay the $200.00 Study Abroad Fee. This fee covers the mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation and other preparatory operational services

Semester Abroad Program

Students are required to pay full-time tuition plus the compulsory medical insurance premium and dental plan 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 (less the Bus Pass fee).

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, and Bus Pass fee.

International Field Trip/Course Fee

Guelph students participating in a University International Field Trip are normally required to pay the $50.00 International Field Trip Fee. This fee covers the mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation and other preparatory and operational services.

Other University Fees

These fees are applicable to students registered in 2.00 or more credits. They are compulsory and non refundable.

Athletic building fee

$28.00

Athletic fee

$56.65

Student health service fee

$20.07

University centre fee*

$10.50

Student support service fee

$31.41

Total other university fees

$146.63

*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 Summer Semester. Part-time students are charged $2.10 per 0.50 credit.

Student Organization Fees

Applicable to students registered in 2.00 credits or more. These fees, determined by programs, are collected as a service to the student government to support student organizations, distributed as follows:

University of Guelph Central Student Association

$12.26

Canadian Federation of Students

$3.38

Ontario Federation of Students

$2.79

Entertainment Media fee

$4.64

G-OPIRG

$5.09

Radio Gryphon

$5.55

Ontarion

$2.25

Women's Resource Centre

$1.54

Volunteer Connections

$0.69

Peak Newspaper

$1.18

Magic Bus

$1.78

W.U.S.C.

$0.55

Bullring

$0.50

Student Bus Pass

$46.09

OUTLine

$0.40

First Aid Response

$0.61

In addition, the Dental Plan annual premium of $79.93 and the Medical Insurance Premium of $97.00 provide coverage for the duration of the semester, whether or not the student withdraws from the University. Married students wishing to have their spouse and/or children insured and students who marry during the semester must apply within 30 days of registration or marriage respectively. See the Central Student Association, UC Level 2 (Room 274). Please refer to your C.S.A. or G.S.A handbook for more details with respect to your student Health Plan.

Colleges Semester Fee

Arts (incl. Carousel contribution)

$5.85

Biological Science

$8.50

Physical Science

$8.00

Physical Science (Engineering)

$12.00

Ontario Agricultural College

$10.00

Ontario Veterinary College

$10.00

Social and Applied Human Sciences

$6.00

Special University Fees

Account Deferral Fee

$60.00 per occurence

Cheque Refusal Fee

For each cheque in the amount of $395.00 or greater upon which payment is refused by the bank on which it is drawn.*

Each cheque in the amount of less than $395.00 upon which payment is refused by the bank on which it is drawn.*

* students with a second occurrence may be placed on a cash or certified cheque basis and/or forfeit their mail registration privilege.

Appeals of the Cheque Refusal Fee must be made in writing to the Secretary of the Cheque Refusal Fee Appeals Committee. Appeals are to be made within ten days of notification by Student Financial Services. Appeal forms are available from Undergraduate Program Services.

$60.00 per occurence

$30.00 per occurence

Cheque Processing Fee

Applied to students receiving short term loans or OSAP advances.

$20.00 per occurence

Co-operative Education Application Fee

For each in-course applicant who is accepted into a co-operative education program.

$200.00

Distance Education Resource Fee

Non-refundable after the six-day add period.

$70.00 per D.E. course

Graduation Fee

Payable at time of submission of application for graduation. The fee covers the cost of the diploma and diploma case, and gown rental. It is applicable to all students (except those in continuing, unclassified or non degree categories) upon their first registration in the semester level as noted below:

Associate Diploma in Agriculture (semester 4)

All other Programs (semester 8)

$30.00

Late Graduation Fee

Payable at time of submission of a late application for graduation.

$60.00

Late Registration Fee

Payable at the time of late registration (fee payment).

Appeals against the late fee must be made in writing to the Secretary of the Late Appeals Committee within 10 class days from the commencement of classes. Appeal forms are available from Undergraduate Program Services, Office of Registrarial Services.

$60.00 per occurence

Official Transcript

$8.00 each copy

Program Transfer Fee

For each applicant requesting a transfer from one degree program to another, or readmission.

$40.00 per occurence

Supplemental Privilege

$50.00 per occurence

Students who write supplemental examinations at an outside centre may be required to pay an invigilator fee directly to that centre. Notification of non-payment will result in the withholding of grades.

If the student chooses not to write the examination, a refund of supplemental fees will be made if the request is submitted in writing at least 15 days prior to the scheduled date of the supplemental to Undergraduate Programs Services, Office of Registrarial Services. No refunds will be made for examinations written at another university or college.

Prior Learning Assessment

Application Fee

A fee will be charged for each application to challenge a course, irrespective of the number of courses specified in the application.

$50.00

Course Fee

Students who are permitted to challenge a course will be charged a fee for the course, regardless of whether or not the challenge is successful.

1/2 of the

tuition fee for the course

Special University Charges

Equipment Fund

D.V.M. students (Semester 1,3,5,7)

$50.00

Equipment Fund

Engineering students per full-time semester

$40.00

T2202A Replacement

Upon request for re-issue of T2202A

$5.00

University College Connection

Involvement in University College Connection is a two-semester commitment for which students are billed a participation fee.

Cluster Fee

Payable in Semester 1

$70.00

Parking Fees

Quoted fees are in effect in 2001-2002. The 2002-2003 fee schedule will be issued as soon as available from the Department of Parking Administration. Students wishing to pay for a parking permit are asked to include the appropriate payment in accordance with the following schedule with their total payment submission. Students who comply with this procedure will receive their parking decals in the campus mail prior to the commencement of classes.

Per Semester

Annual Rate

Students in residence

N/A

$122.52

Students off-campus

$83.72

$251.16

Auxiliary - P.80 only

N/A

$130.41

Motorcycle

N/A

$42.45

*above rates are subject to change

Residence Fees

Quoted fees are in effect in 2001-2002. The 2002-2003 fee schedule will be issued as soon as available from Student Housing Services.

Single Student Residence

Fall & Winter Semesters (two semester contract, per semester price)

Single room

$1,641.00

Double room

$1,487.00

Single room (suite with shared cooking facilities)

$1,760.00

Double room (suite with shared cooking facilities)

$1,602.00

Summer Semester (one semester contract)

Single room (suite with shared cooking facilities)

$1,602.00

Super single room (suite with shared cooking facilities)

$1,760.00

Other Residence Fees

Activity fee

$10.00

D.V.M. and Graduate Students

Due to the longer D.V.M. winter semester, an increased winter semester residence rate is applicable to D.V.M. students. Similarly, an increased rate is applicable to those graduate students who must remain in residence after the end of the regular winter semester. Students will be informed of the applicable dates, deadlines and charges late in the fall semester or early in the winter semester.

A semester for residence purposes will terminate on the residence closing date indicated in the current Residence Contract. Section 6.2.8 of the Residence Contract requires that students vacate their rooms within 24 hours of completion of their final examination. Rates are for unfurnished units and include utilities (except telephone), parking, and satellite TV.

Family Housing

Family Housing Fee

Per Month

1 bedroom apartment

$700.00 - $742.00

2 bedroom apartment

$813.00

2 bedroom townhouse - College Ave.

$857.00

2 bedroom townhouse - Wellington Woods

$769.00

Meal Plan Fees

All residence students, excluding those in apartment style residences, are required to select one of 4 meal plans. These prepaid plans are in effect for 2001-2002. The 2002-2003 fee schedule will be issued as soon as available.

Meal Plan

Per Semester

Minimum Plan

$1,145.00

Light Plan

$1,345.00

Full Plan

$1,510.00

Plus Plan

$1,665.00

Food items purchased on your meal plan are tax exempt. Any student on or off-campus can purchase the above noted plans. There is an Off-Campus Meal Plan for those students who are not required to purchase a residence board plan. For further information on off-campus options contact Hospitality Services. All meal plans give you the convenience of on-campus dining in a variety of locations. Hospitality Services will honour meal plans until 2:00 p.m. on the day following the conclusion of examinations.

Refunds

Withdrawals

A student who withdraws from the University may apply to the Office of Registrarial Services for a refund of tuition fees provided the withdrawal has been authorized (see also Withdrawal, Section VIII, Undergraduate Degree Regulations). If the withdrawal or credit drop results in a credit balance in your fees account (i.e. payments are greater than charges) a refund cheque is produced. Allow four to six weeks before refunds are available from Student Financial Services. The University has been directed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to return refunds to your bank in instances where assistance was received through a Government Student Loan. Refunds of tuition fees will be calculated according to the effective date and the following schedule:

Class Days

Refund Rate

1 - 5 inclusive

100%

6 - 10 inclusive

75%

11 - 15 inclusive

65%

16 - 20 inclusive

50%

21 - 25 inclusive

35%

26 - 30 inclusive

20%

31 and beyond

nil

Refunds of Other University Fees (except Residence and Meal Plan Fees) and Student Organization Fees (except Bus Pass, medical insurance premium and dental insurance premium) will be made in full up to and including the 15th class day of a semester. No refund of Other University Fees or Student Organization Fees will be made after the 15th class day. The effective date for the refund of tuition and fees will be the date on which the student notifies the Registrar regarding the withdrawal. Room charges will be refunded on a pro rata basis for the period in residence, but cancellation of the residence contract will also result in forfeiture of all or part of the residence deposit. Refer to section 4.3 of the Residence Contract Terms & Conditions for further information. The effective date for refund will be the date belongings are removed from the room, a room check made and the room key, post office key and university ID card returned; or, the authorized effective date for withdrawal, whichever is later. Students to whom a room assignment has been made and who withdraw and subsequently re registers up to and including the 5th class day will be liable for any penalties incurred through forfeiture of the residence contract. Meal plan fees will be refunded on a pro rata basis for the operating expense portion, plus the unused food portion, for authorized cancellation of a contract. The effective date for refunds will be the date on which the student notifies the Office of Registrarial Services regarding the withdrawal, except if a student withdraws before or after the first day of classes and re registers before or on the 5th day of classes, cancellation of the contract is not permitted. Outstanding Library fines and charges are deducted from the calculated refund.

Bus Pass Fee

This fee is not refundable unless a student withdraws from the university within the first five class days of the semester. Please direct inquiries to the C.S.A. office.

Classification Changes

Refunds of tuition fees for students changing from full-time to part-time will be calculated on the difference of tuition values at the same rates as shown above for tuition for withdrawals. Refunds of Other University Fees and Student Organization Fees (except Bus Pass, Dental Insurance premium and medical insurance premium) will be made in full up to and including the 15th class day of a semester. No refunds of Other University Fees and Student Organization Fees will be made after the 15th class day. The effective date for classification change will be the date such change is reported to the Office of Registrarial Services.

Co-operative Education

Students must see the Policy Agreement for Student Involvement in Co-operative Education for withdrawal policies. If a student withdrawals from co-op within the first 15 days of an Academic Semester, the student will receive a full refund of the co-op fee. Withdrawals after the 15th class day will not be eligible for a fee refund. Students who are required to withdraw from a co-operative education program after accepting their second work term will be required to pay all remaining fees.

Dental Insurance Premium

The Dental Plan has an opt-out option. Please contact the Central Student Association office for the opt-out deadline. The fee is not refundable past the deadline. Please direct inquiries to the Central Student Association office regarding deadlines.

Dropped Courses

Refunds of tuition fees for courses dropped by part-time students will be calculated at the same rates as shown above for tuition for withdrawals. The effective date for the drop action will be the date such information is reported to the Office of Registrarial Services.

Equipment Fund - D.V.M. Students

The Equipment Fund Fee is refundable during the first 15 class days of the semester to those who do not wish to support the fund. Applications for refund are to be made at the office of the Assistant Dean O.V.C. Refunds and receipts for donations will be remitted before the end of the fall semester.

Equipment Fund - Engineering Students

The Equipment Fund Fee is refundable during the first 15 class days of the semester to those who do not wish to support the fund. Applications for refund are to be made to the School of Engineering.

Medical Insurance Premium

This premium is not refundable unless a student withdraws from the university within the first five class days of the semester. Please direct inquiries to the C.S.A. office.

Optional Fees

OPIRG-G is refundable during the first 3 weeks of each semester to those who do not wish to support its activities. Refer to General Information Section of this Calendar. Applications for refund are to be made at the OPIRG-G offices. RADIO GRYPHON fee is refundable during the first 3 weeks of each semester to those who do not wish to support the activities. Applications for refund are to be made at the Radio Gryphon offices.

Session Courses

In addition to the refund schedule quoted above, there will be a flat fee levied for each session course dropped after the first week of the course. The financial penalty is approximately double the regular course rate penalty.

Student Society Fee - Landscape Architecture Students

Please refer to the Student Society for refund information.

Changes in Fee Schedule

The University reserves the right to make changes in the published schedule of fees and also to assess charges, which are not included in the schedule of fees, for course material and/or transportation provided at University expense.



Admission inquiries: Admission Services ~ ~ ~ General calendar inquiries: U.P.S.
Last revision: October 18, 2001 (Section IX December 01, 2001; format revision November 20, 2001).

2001 Office of Registrarial Services, University of Guelph