Other fees to consider

The full-time fees listed below were for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Durham College Board of Governors will publish fees for the 2014-2015 academic year at a later date as per its approval and published guidelines from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Full-time post-secondary tuition fees

The standard tuition fee for Canadian residents is $2,608.99 for one academic year (two semesters). International students pay a tuition fee of $11,819.58 per academic year (two semesters) for most programs.

Please note: Some programs may charge additional cost recovery tuition fees to Canadian and international students.

Student Association:$102.31
Health plan:$105.33
Dental plan:$88.13
Athletic Complex membership fee: $33.55
Intercollegiate athletics:$34.72
Student Assistance program:$12.43
Student Handbook:$5.59
Student ID:$16.77
Information Technology (IT) Services:$180.86
Student Centre:$58.51
Security (24-hour access to computer labs):$25.21
Campus radio station:$10.90
Athletic Centre Expansion fee:$159.72
U-Pass transit fee:$154.00
Graduation fee (all first-year and direct entry students):$33.04
Copyright fee:$3.38 
TOTAL:$1,024.45

* All fees must be paid by the due date indicated on your fee statement. You may choose to opt out of the health and dental plans. For more information on opting out please visit the your-sa.ca website. Opt-out forms are available at the Student Centre with proof of medical coverage.

Please note: International students must pay an additional $560 for medical coverage and student compulsory ancillary fees for part-time post-secondary students are prorated.

Program incidental fees

For certain programs, the college may levy a fee over and above tuition and compulsory ancillary fees for learning materials and supplies. A list of the cost of those will be included in your fees statement package.

Graduation fee

You will pay a $33.04 graduation fee during the first year of your program.

Additional course fees

You will be assessed for additional tuition fees for each course taken in excess of the normal full-time load for your program level.

Miscellaneous fees:

Late payment fee:$100 
Transcripts: $12
Third-party correspondence, verification of registration or letter of attendance:$4.40
Duplicate copies diploma/certificate:$22
Duplicate receipt:$5.25
T2202A (duplicate or replacement):$6.55
Academic appeal:$25 
Grade appeal per subject:$25 
Missed examination fee:$150 (per course) 
Equivalent subject credit fee:$16

Late payment fee

If you fail to pay your fees by the published payment dates you will be charged a late payment fee of $100 per missed payment. Late payment fees are non-refundable and only applied if space remains in the program and seats are available.

Payment of fees

Fees can be paid electronically by online banking or credit card.

Failure to pay fees

You must pay your fees by the payment deadline as failure to pay fees or the late payment of fees may result in the withdrawal of an offer of admission and the loss of a program seat. The college is not obliged to hold a seat for you if you fail to pay your fees by the payment deadline.

Indebtedness – outstanding fees

If you have outstanding fees or other indebtedness, you cannot return to the college or receive your official grades, transcripts, certificates or diplomas until you meet your financial obligation.

Refund of fees

To be considered for a refund, you must officially withdraw from the college by completing and submitting an official Withdrawal form to the Office of the Registrar. If you withdraw within 10 class days of the semester you will be entitled to a partial refund of fees. No refund, in whole or in part, will be processed if you withdraw after the 10th day of the semester.

Note: If your fees have not yet been paid in full, you will be required to pay any outstanding balance.

Tax receipts

Receipts for tuition, education and book amounts (Canada  Revenue Agency’s Form T2202A) for the previous calendar year are available online by late-February each year.

Sponsored students

Sponsorship generally means your fees are paid by a sponsoring agency. If you are a sponsored student you must present a letter of authorization from your sponsor to the Admissions and Recruitment office by the payment deadline.

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