Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2006/2007
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Course Costs

All fees are listed at the 2005-2006 rates. All fees stated are subject to Board of Governors' approval and may change without notice. FEES ARE CHARGED PER TERM unless otherwise indicated. Increases for fees set by the university will be effective fall term (September) each year.

Students registered in distance education courses must pay all regular tuition, incidental and miscellaneous fees in addition to those fees that apply specifically to the courses they are taking. Additional fees may be applicable in certain circumstances. Please see the Financial Services section of the 2005-2006 Undergraduate Calendar for a complete listing of fee-related policies and procedures. For the most up-to-date fees please visit http://legacy.wlu.ca/calendars/section.php?cal=1&s=98&ss=569&y=12.

Payments can be made ONLINE or through TELEPHONE BANKING (student ID # is account #) and at most financial institutions in Canada with the Laurier Remittance form. Payment can also be made by cheque (certified or non-certified), money order or debit. Post-dated cheques are not acceptable. Fees for courses added after the due date each term are due immediately.

In the case of payments made by non-certified cheque, no refunds will be issued for at least 21 days following payment. Any financial holds will not be cleared for at least 21 days following payment by non-certified cheques. Any student with a poor payment record may be required to pay with a certified cheque, money order or cash.

Overdue accounts include fees not paid in full, parking violation fines outstanding, library fines outstanding on your tri-university library account, residence or food service charges outstanding, unpaid balance in the Bookstore, disciplinary obligations imposed by the Office of the Dean of Students, or charges owing to other university offices, clubs, etc.

Interest charges of 1.25 percent monthly (16.08 percent per annum) will be assessed on all outstanding balances.

Tuition

Tuition fees are charged at the per course rate with a maximum fee rate as listed below. Students are considered full-time once registered in the equivalent of 2.0 credits or higher
Canadian
General BA/BSc Visa Other Visa
Honours and General Programs - Entering Year *
BBA Non-BBA
Per 0.5-credit course or equivalent $506.65 $490.20 $1033.25 $1304.00
Per 1.0-credit course or equivalent $1013.30 $980.40 $2066.50 $2608.00
Audit course, per 1.0-credit course (see note 3) $506.65 $490.20 $1033.25 $1304.00
Honours and General Programs - Continuing Year
BBA Non-BBA
Per 0.5-credit course or equivalent $487.85 $487.85 $994.95 $1255.70
Per 1.0-credit course or equivalent $975.70 $975.70 $1989.90 $2511.40
Audit course, per 1.0-credit course (see note 3) $506.65 $490.20 $994.95 $1255.70
* Entering year refers to students whose first year of study commences September 2006.
Program Related Fees

Programs Canadian or Visa
SBE Computer Contribution (PRISM) (see note 1) $65
Science and Technology Endowment Program (see note 6)
  • Full-time, registered in the equivalent of 2.0 credits or more
  • $50
  • Part-time, registered in less than 2.0 credits or equivalent
  • $25
    Arts Student Advancement Program (ASAP) (see note 10) $15.00
    Laurier Brantford Journalism Guild fee - Brantford $37.50
    Incidental Fees

    The following fees are compulsory for all students
    Comprehensie Student Services Fee (per 0.5 credit) (see note 7) (Students in equivalent of 2.0 credits or more are charged $130 per term) $26
    Copyright Agreement Fee (per 0.5 credit) (see note 11) $0.33
    Student's Administration Council Fee (per 0.5 credit) $6.93
    Student Union Building Fee, Waterloo Campus (per 0.5 credit) $5.95
    Branford Student Centre Fee Brantford Campus (per 0.5 credit) $9.08
    Enhancement of Student Life Levy (per 0.5 credit) $9.51
    Student Publication Fee (per 0.5 credit) $1.55
    Student Extended Health Plan (per year, charged in fall term only) (see note 12)
    Student Dental Plan (per year, charged in fall term only (see note 12)
    Examinations

    (payable at time of application; non-refundable)
    WLU administrative fee for writing at an outside centre $34
    Special and deferred examinations, each paper $50
    Validating examination $49
    Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal Schedule of Tuition Fee Charges

    Term Period Tuition Charges For Dropping Course(s) but Remaining Registered in Other Courses Fee Charges for Withdrawal from ALL Courses
    Before Term Begins No charge Cancellation Fee
    Up to the end of the first week of lectures for a 12-week course. Days 1-3 of first week of lectures for a 6-week course No charge 10% per course at course rate
    Second week of classes for a 12-week course. Days 4-5 of lectures for a 6-week course 10% per course at course rate 10% per course at course rate
    After the last day for registration and adding 6 or 12-week courses, but on or before the last date to drop or withdraw without denotation of WD on official transcript 55% per course at course rate 55% per course at course rate
    After the last date to drop or withdraw without denotation of WD on official transcript 100% of term fees 100% of term fees

    Records

    Official transcript of record, each copy $8
    Additional transcript request on same form (each) $6
    Letters of Permission $54
    Miscellaneous Fees

    Late registration fees for part-time students (per 1.0-credit course) - As of late registration date (see note 2) $28.50
    Late registration fees for part-time students (per 1.0-credit course) - After the final date for adding courses (petition) $62.20
    Cancellation fee (part-time students) $25
    Deregistration fee $28
    Graduation Fee $20
    Late application for graduation $51
    Official Letters (Office of the Registrar) (maximum of 5 copies permitted for one price) $11
    Completion of Forms (Office of the Registrar) $6
    Fax charges (maximum 3 pages) $6
    Studio fees (per 1.0 credit course) $96.05
    Replacement OneCard - (part-time student) $20
    Duplicate tax receipts (per copy) $10
    NSF cheque or MC/VISA denial (per occurence) (see note 4) $18
    Music Accompaniment Fees (see note 5) varies
    Audition Fee for Faculty of Music $25