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Tuition and Fees

Fees can be paid by cheque or money order made payable to University College of the North, or by cash, debit card, MasterCard or Visa. Payment can be mailed to or made in person to the cashier. See below for mailing addresses. An applicant who is being sponsored is responsible for making all arrangements with the sponsor for payment of fees.
 
FEES SCHEDULE
Fees for 2014-2015 including new program costs will be avail­able from Enrolment Services and on the website on or before June 27, 2014. Student association fees apply only to on-campus students. Lab and material fees vary. All credit course tuition fees receive a 10% discount from the Province of Manitoba. Field trips and work experience may require additional travel and living expenses.
UCN Adult Learning Centre courses are tuition-free.
 
APPLICATION FEE
Applicants must submit the non-refundable application fee at the time of application.
 
APPLICATION TO GRADUATE FEE
Each applicant must complete an Application for Graduation form in order to attend convocation and to receive the graduat­ing credential. The application is typically expected at least three months prior to convocation.
 
AUDIT FEE
Audit fees are charged at one-half the regular tuition fee rate. Lab and material fees are charged at the regular rate for the program.
 
CREDIT AUTHORIZATION
SPONSORED STUDENTS
Authorization to Invoice forms must clearly identify the finan­cial responsibility of the sponsor for any student whose fees are paid by a sponsor. Fees include but are not limited to tuition, compulsory fees, textbooks, supplies and residence fees.
Should a sponsor not pay tuition fees, the student is held responsible.
 
NON-SPONSORED STUDENTS
Full-time students unable to pay full tuition fees at the time of registration may request approval from the Finance Manager to carry over fees. The student must indicate the reason for the carry over and the date of expected payment within the term. A request form is available from Finance. A financing fee will apply. See Deferred Payment Fee.
Students may not register for a subsequent term until their ac­count balances from all previous terms have been paid in full.
 
DEADLINE FOR FEE PAYMENT
All fees are due at the end of the regular registration period.
See Academic Schedule for specific dates.
 
DEFERRED PAYMENT FEE
Students wishing to defer fees may discuss payment arrange­ments with the UCN Revenue/Receivables Supervisor. A deferred payment fee per term will be assessed.
 
DUPLICATE PARCHMENT FEE
Certificates, diplomas and degrees are issued upon completion of program credits. Duplicate parchment may be obtained at a cost.
 
TUITION TAX RECEIPTS
Revenue Canada T2202A forms are available at the end of February for tuition for eligible courses pertaining to the previ­ous calendar year provided the student’s account is paid in full. A replacement copy of the T2202A Tuition Tax Receipt will be provided at a cost to the student. For courses delivered through Inter-Universities Services by university partners, T2202A forms will be available from UCN.
University College of the North taxation receipts will be available online on or before the end of February. Both forms are neces­sary to claim tuition fees with Canada Revenue Agency.
 
TUITION FEE INCOME TAX REBATE PROGRAM
The government of Manitoba will provide a 60% tuition fee tax credit for individuals graduating from a post-secondary insti­tution after January 1, 2007, and who are living and working in Manitoba. Students’ relevant information will be provided to Manitoba Finance and Canada Revenue Agency based on the authorized release on the course registration and registration revision forms signed by students.
 
INTEREST CHARGES
Interest is charged at the rate of 1% of the unpaid balance out­standing at the end of each month.
 
LATE REGISTRATION FEE
A student whose initial registration for the term is not received by the last date for registration without penalty will be assessed a late registration fee.
 
LAB AND MATERIAL FEE
Programs are assigned varied lab and material fees. Specifics for each program are noted on the program cost information.
 
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
Additional fees that may be incurred are:
• Field trips and work experience costs are borne by the stu­dent and are an additional cost.
• Locker Fees
• Parking Fees
 
NON-CREDIT COURSE FEES
Non-credit courses have variable rates.
 
NSF FEES                        
A charge will be levied on each NSF cheque. Cash only or certi­fied cheques may be requested for future transactions.
 
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING FEES
a. A transfer credit from within Manitoba has no fee.
b. A transfer credit from outside Manitoba and within Canada is charged at $15 per course to a maximum of $75 per appli­cation.
c. International transfer credit fee is determined on an individ­ual basis to a maximum of $250 per application.
d. Portfolio assessment fees are $75 – $325 dependent upon course hours.
e. Challenge examinations, projects and assignments are charged at $35 per hour of assessment to a maximum of $250 per course plus consumables.
f. Practical examinations, skill demonstrations and simula­tions are charged at $35 per hour to a maximum of $350 per assessment plus consumables.
g. Applicants must submit fees with the request for credit transfer at the time of application.
 
REINSTATEMENT FEE
A student whose registration has been cancelled must pay a reinstatement fee.
 
RESIDENCE RENT
Residence rooms are available from the residence manager per week payable in advance.
 
SENIOR CITIZEN RATES
Senior citizen (60+) course fees for regular day course offerings are waived providing there is room in the class.
 
STUDENT ASSOCIATION FEE
Student Association fees are levied for students. Student Associa­tion fees are charged only to students in on-campus credit cours­es. All monies go directly to the Student Association Council.
 
STUDENT CARD FEE
Replacement student cards will be issued at a cost to the student.
 
STUDENT SERVICES FEE
Students registered in credit courses will be charged a Student Services fee per credit hour. Some exceptions apply.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL EXAMINATION FEE
The supplemental examination fee is $32.00.
 
TRANSCRIPT FEE
Official transcripts are printed on security paper and are issued upon request at a cost to the student.
 
TUITION FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students pay a 100% surcharge.
 
TUITION FEES
Refunds will be processed upon receipt of a completed Registra­tion Revision form available from Enrolment Services.
 
REFUNDS FOR CREDIT COURSES
Refunds as noted below are for Fall Term and Winter Term courses which run over a 15-16 week period. Refund dates for Spring Term and Summer Term courses are stated in the Aca­demic Schedule in the front of the calendar. Courses with varied start dates may have different refund dates. Students should consult the course schedule for specific information.
a. 100% refund until the end of the late registration period
b. 100% refund in the case of course cancellation
c. 100% refund if transfer credit is given and a RPL application has been made on or before the first seven calendar days of the term. If transfer credit is given and the RPL application has been made after the first seven calendar days of the term, the amount of refund will be calculated based on the date the RPL application was received by Enrolment Ser­vices and the prorated formula outlined in parts d-f below
d. 50% refund up to 27 calendar days after the beginning of the term.
e. No refund is applicable after the end of the 50% re-fund date.
 
REFUNDS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION AND GENERAL INTEREST COURSES
a. 100% refund prior to the first class
b. 100% refund in the case of course/program cancellation by UCN
c. 85% tuition refund prior to commencement of second scheduled class
d. No refund is applicable after the second scheduled class.
 
REFUNDS FOR SPONSORED STUDENTS
Refunds for sponsored students will be issued to the sponsoring agencies and not directly to the students. The same applies for students receiving Canada Student Loan and Manitoba Student Loan.
 
INVOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL
Students who are required to withdraw through an Involuntary Withdrawal process forfeit the right to any refund.
 
LABORATORY AND MATERIAL FEES
Lab and material fees are non-refundable after seven calendar days from the beginning of the term for credit courses and are non-refundable after course commencement for all courses offered through continuing education.
 
OUTSTANDING DEBT
Any outstanding debt to UCN for bookstore charges, residence rent, parking fees and library fines will be deducted from the tuition refund.
 
RETROACTIVE WITHDRAWAL
Fees are non-refundable under a Retroactive Withdrawal re­quest.
 
STUDENT SERVICES FEE
The Student Services fee will be 100% refunded if the course/ program is dropped in the first week of the term. No refund on these fees will be given after seven calendar days from the begin­ning of the term.
 
STUDENT ASSOCIATION FEE
The Student Association fee is not refundable after one month of attendance.
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