FEES and OTHER COSTS

Note: Fees stated are in effect for 1999/2000 and are subject to change for 2000/2001.

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 (604)864-4649 for details
Continuing Education                   Fees vary. They are listed in the Continuing Education brochure,                                                     which is published in late August 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 activities, athletics, 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 $128, while a four-credit lower-level course will cost approximately $170, plus the Library & Technology fee of $12.50 per semester.

For information on refunds for Continuing Education courses, please consult the Continuing Education brochure.

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.

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.

Student Society fees

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

Non-refundable deposit on fees

When they register, students are required to pay a deposit (currently $100) 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.

Fee payment due date

Students are expected to pay the balance of their fees by the end of the second week of classes (see the semester registration guide and timetable for specific dates).

Late payment fee

A late payment fee of 10% of the outstanding balance, to a maximum of $50, will be applied to fees unpaid after the fee payment due date.

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).

Refunds

The following guidelines for refund of fees apply to all classes except courses offered through the Continuing Education department. For information on refunds for Continuing Education (CE) courses, please check the CE booklet published twice a year in August and December. The refund is based on the full course fee, not the deposit.

Portion of course or semester completed

Fee refund/reduction in fees owing

0%

90%–100%

1–7%

75%

over 7%

0%

See Schedule of Events and the semester timetable for specific dates for each semester.

Twenty-five percent of the total course fee is charged (i.e., not refundable) in the first two weeks of classes (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.

Please allow at least three weeks for processing of refunds.

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.

Study materials and textbooks

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.

Income tax receipts

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


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