FEES and OTHER COSTS

Note: Fees listed in this calendar are applicable for 1998/1999. New fees are usually set in May.
Added Note: The provincial government has frozen tuition fees for the 1999-2000 academic year.

Application Fee

Currently $15 for each application (under review).

Tuition Fees

Vocational courses---$33.22 per credit.  (1 week instruction = 1 credit )
College and Career Prep---Please call 864-4649 for details
Continuing Education---Fees vary. They are listed in the Continuing Education brochure, which is         published in early September and late December.
Arts/Applied/Science and Technology
    ---Lower-level courses $40.13 per credit
    ---Upper-level degree completion courses $60.20 per credit
Senior citizens *--- 75% of tuition fee for most courses
   * Age 65 or more as of the first day of classes

Additional Fees

For all courses except Continuing Education, there are additional fees of 3.5% for co-curricular activities and student insurance organized by UCFV, 1.5% for Student Society membership, 1% for the Legacy Fund, and $12.50 Library & Technology fee per semester. A three-credit lower-level course will cost approximately $141, while a four-credit lower-level course will cost approximately $183.

Fees for Continuing Education courses are normally payable in full at time of registration.

UCFV reserves the right to limit the number of seniors enrolled at a discount in a given course.

Some courses or programs may require a laboratory or materials fee.

Non-refundable deposit on fees

When they register, students are required to pay a deposit which is applied towards fees. In the event that students withdraw from courses before classes begin, all or a portion of the deposit will be forfeited to UCFV according to the dates listed in the Schedule of Events.

Financial Obligations

Failure to meet financial obligations will result in denial of UCFV services such as statements of grades, transcripts, use of libraries. Penalties may be applied if obligations are not met by the deadlines. There is a $10 fee for dishonoured cheques and a late payment fee of 10% of the outstanding balance, to a maximum of $50.

Late Registration Fee

There is a late registration fee of $10 per course for any registration after the first seven percent of the semester (see Schedule of Events).

Income Tax Receipts

An official receipt for income tax purposes will be available each February for the preceding calendar year.

Legacy Fund

The UCFV Legacy Fund is based on the belief that each person served by UCFV should contribute to the future of the University College. The Legacy Fund supports capital projects which directly enhance the quality of student campus experiences. The Legacy Fund is a trust fund managed by a special committee with representatives from the UCFV Board, administration and the Student Society.

Refunds

The following guidelines for refund of fees apply to all classes except courses offered through the Continuing Education department. The refund is based on the full course fee, not the deposit.

Portion of course or
semester completed

Fee refund

0%

90%–100%

1–7%

75%

over 7%

0%

Twenty-five percent of the course fee is not refundable in the two weeks before classes begin
(see Schedule of Events ).

The semester dates in this calendar and the UCFV timetable show when these refunds are available.

Where there are extenuating circumstances, refunds may be permitted. Apply in writing to the Registrar.

Refunds for courses offered through Continuing Education:
  
-Before second class meeting---Course fee less a maximum of $5 registration fee
    -After second class meeting--- No refund

For courses completed in one session or held on one weekend, refunds must be requested at least two working days prior to the day the course starts.

Please allow at least three weeks for processing of refunds.

Student Society Fees

UCFV collects a Student Society membership fee on behalf of the Society at the time of registration.

Study Materials and Text Books

Text books are required for most courses. Some UCFV instructors require the purchase of supplemental materials and equipment for their classes. Refer to program course outlines for details.


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