Financial information and payment methods

FULL-TIME POST-SECONDARY TUITION FEES

The standard tuition fee for International students is $13,322.05 per academic year (two semesters).
Please note: Some programs may charge additional cost recovery tuition fees.

The full-time ancillary fees listed below are for the 2019-2020 academic year.

DURHAM COLLEGE ANCILLARY FEES

Campus Recreation $10.55
Athletic Complex Membership $37.35
Varsity Athletics $63.71
Athletic Centre Capital Investment $174.12
Health Services $31.21
Pre-Academic Supports $5.25
Student Life Programming $2.03 *
Student I.D. $18.75
On-Campus Security $28.19
Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) $4.59
Information Technology (IT) Services $194.71
Access Copyright $4.38
U-Pass transit $278
Graduation $36.94

DURHAM COLLEGE STUDENTS INC. (DCSI) ANCILLARY FEES

Health and Wellness Support Services $45
Academic Support Societies $12
Clubs, Associations and Organization $12
Events and Activities $10*
DCSI Membership Fee $10 *
Health Plan $170
Health Plan Administrative Fee $6.42
Dental Plan $105
Dental Plan Administrative Fee $4.22
Student Centre Capital Investment $61.09
Campus Radio Station $11.43 *

* Optional ancillary fee – option to opt-out after you are registered for the fall semester on MyCampus

Please note: International students must pay an additional $475 (12 months for September starts), $316.67 (eight months for January starts), and $158.33 (four months for May starts) for medical coverage.

Student compulsory ancillary fees for part-time post-secondary students are prorated.

OPTING OUT OF FEES

Students will be given the opportunity to “opt-out” of any fees above indicated by an * after registration on MyCampus.  The deadline to opt-out is September 17, 2019.  Students who chose to opt-out will be given a credit on their account for their next semester fees or can request a cheque to be mailed out after the opt-out deadline. 

International students are required to be enrolled in Health Insurance while attending school in Canada. You will be enrolled in OHIP alternative coverage through Morcare. The Student VIP plan is a supplementary plan that works in combination with Morcare OHIP Alternative to ensure students have coverage where Morcare does not. In order to be eligible for your student Health & Dental Plan, you must have Morcare or comparable OHIP Alternative coverage in place.

Please note: Student VIP cannot comment or answer questions regarding Morcare. You cannot opt-out of the Student VIP Health & Dental Plan with Morcare OHIP Alternative plan.

PROGRAM INCIDENTAL FEES

For certain programs, the college may apply a fee over and above tuition and compulsory ancillary fees for learning materials and supplies. The cost of those will be included on your fee estimate.

ADDITIONAL COURSE FEES

You may be assessed for additional tuition fees for each course hour taken in excess of the normal
full-time load for your program level.  It is recommended that you speak to your student advisor before you add or
drop courses.

MISCELLANEOUS FEES:

Effective September 1, 2019
Transcripts $14*
Verification of semester enrolment or customized verification $6*
Official account summary $6*
Duplicate copy of credential $35*
Request to mail credential (shipped via Purolator within Canada) $10*
T2202A $6*
Credit Transfer fee (external credit) $16
Nursing Forms $40
PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) $148.86
Post-Secondary Graduation Fee $36.94
Professional and Part-Time Learning – Diploma or Certificate Graduation Fee $36.94
Professional and Part-Time Learning – Recognition of Achievement No Charge

* HST included on service charges (HST #107270969RT0001)

Please note: Post-Secondary full-time students pay the graduation fee in the first-year ancillary fees.

FAILURE TO PAY FEES

You must pay your fees by the payment deadline.  Failure to pay fees or the late payment of fees may result in the withdrawal of an offer of admission or the loss of your place in your program. The college is not obliged to hold a seat for you if you fail to pay your fees by the published payment deadlines. If you fail to pay your fees by the published payment dates you will be charged a late payment fee of $150 per academic term. Late payment fees are non-refundable.

INDEBTEDNESS — OUTSTANDING FEES

If you have outstanding fees or other indebtedness, you cannot return to the college, register in any courses, or receive your official grades, transcripts, or credentials until you meet your financial obligations.

INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT INFORMATION

PAYMENT DUE DATES – International Students

First year students (starting new program)

 FALL 2019 SEMESTER (SEPTEMBER-START STUDENTS)  WINTER 2020 SEMESTER (JANUARY-START STUDENTS)  SPRING/SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER (MAY-START STUDENTS) 
Plan A (Full Payment)
*Please adhere to the date in Box 25 of your official Letter of Acceptance
March 1, 2019* July 15, 2019* January  15, 2020*
Plan B (Partial Payment)
*Please adhere to the date in Box 25 of your official Letter of Acceptance
March 1, 2019* and November 11, 2019 July 15, 2019* and March 16, 2020 January 15, 2020* and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

Returning Students (continuing same program)

FALL 2019 SEMESTER (SEPTEMBER – START STUDENTS) WINTER 2020 SEMESTER (JANUARY – START STUDENTS) SPRING/ SUMMER 2020 SEMESTER (MAY-START STUDENTS)
Plan A (Full Payment) July 22, 2019 November 11, 2019 January 15, 2020
Plan B (Partial Payments) July 22, 2019 and November 11, 2019 November 11, 2019 and March 16, 2020 January 15, 2020 and August 10, 2020
Third Semester Payment March 16, 2020 August 10, 2020 November 16, 2020

INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT METHODS

METHODS OF PAYMENT

The following forms of payment are accepted:

  1. Bank: Internet banking (use Durham College as a payee, your student number is the reference/account number), at branch or telephone banking (CANADIAN BANKS ONLY)
  2. Credit Card: Durham College has partnered with Chase Paymentech for payments with International Visa and MasterCard.
  3. Flywire: An innovative and streamlined way to make payments via wire transfer and credit card
  4. Western Union Business Solutions: A streamlined way to make payments via wire transfer
  5. In Person: Payments by Interac, Visa, MasterCard and bank draft.

HOW TO PAY

  1. Log in to My Campus and click on the DC Intl Applicant tab at the top of the page
  2. Under “Helpful Links”, select “Check status of Application”
  3. Accept your offer and pay your fees.

PAY NOW

NO OTHER FORMS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED.

TAX RECEIPTS

Receipts for tuition, education and book amounts (Canada Revenue Agency’s Form T2202A) for the
previous calendar year are available online on the last business day of February each year.  Please visit the website for more information. 

REFUND POLICY:

For information on refunds, please view our refund policy and procedure.

REFUND INFORMATION

International students MUST contact the International Office for information regarding withdrawal or refunds.

Students who have landed in Canada and have a valid Canadian study permit and wish to withdraw from Durham College for any reason including transferring to another college or returning home, must visit the International Office to complete and sign an official withdrawal form to be eligible for any refund.

Students must submit all necessary documentation in a secure manner when possible (in person or by email) for the refund, by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. (EST) on the withdrawal deadline. For any requests received after this deadline, no refund for first semester fees will be issued. For withdrawals after the withdrawal deadline, only subsequent semester fees paid will be reimbursed.

The refund will be transferred to the student’s Flywire account, personal bank account or, upon completion of a Third Party Refund Transfer Request form, to a relative, third-party (other than the student’s agent or other agent) No cheques will be issued.

Provided that all documentation and conditions outlined above are met, a refund will be authorized for the total fees paid, less the amounts to be withheld per the refund policy, plus any direct costs incurred to process refunds, such as wire transfer fees charged by the bank.

*If the reason you need a refund isn’t shown then please contact the international office at intlfinance@durhamcollege.ca with a detailed message as to why you need to refund your tuition.

*Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing.