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- Timing and Amounts Due
All fees are due and payable by the end of the registration period. See pages 8 to 11 for appropriate dates. Students must pay or arrange fees by these dates, whether or not a final class schedule has been received.
For Total Tuition Fees and Unit Course Fee see Schedule of Fees.
- By Mail
The University encourages students to register by mail. Detailed instructions outlining the payment procedure will be included with the Fee Statement.
- In Person
For students who cannot register by mail, a registration period is held on campus at the beginning of each term. See "Academic Calendar" for dates.
- Fees should be paid with cash, money order or cheque payable to the "University of Waterloo".
- Fee payments by scholarships or bursaries not administered by the University or by methods other than those outlined must be authorized in writing by Student Accounts, Financial Services.
- Students who have received a "Notice of Assessment" under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) may arrange payment of fees using this source of funds.
Apply for OSAP early (allow 60 days processing time). OSAP funds not received by the start of term cannot be used as a means to register.
- The University will accept post-dated cheques as an arrangement for the payment of fees. Post-dated cheques can be dated up to May 1 for May term, September 1 for September term and January 1 for January term.
The following dates are currently under review. Please check the Registration Newsletter for any changes.
Term First Day of Registration
May 1995 May 1, 1995
September 1995 September 5, 1995
January 1996 January 2, 1996
May 1996 May 1, 1996
- Students who are not able to pay or arrange fees as shown above must visit the "Fees Arranged" section of Financial Services during the on-campus registration period to discuss fee arrangements.
- Tuition Assistance for Senior Citizens: All students 65 years and over who register for degree credit courses will receive a bursary equivalent to the cost of tuition. This bursary will be awarded at the time of registration. Students will be responsible for all other fees connected with their course or registration.
- Students whose cheques are returned by the bank for any reason will be assessed a handling charge of $15.00 plus late registration penalty as applicable.
- Students who fail to fulfill fee payment arrangements will be assessed a 5% surcharge on the total fees outstanding plus 1 1/2% per month service charge applied to the balance outstanding and calculated from the due date.
- Failure to pay all outstanding fees, accounts or other assessments such as library fines before the conclusion of lectures may bar a student from writing examinations and will result in withholding of credit and transcripts for previous work. In such cases, exam reports for Co-op students would not be available to the Department of Co-operative Education and Career Services for prospective employers.
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