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Application fees

Undergraduate application fees*
All undergraduate programs, excluding Medicine $100
Medicine $140
Other application fees
School of Continuing Studies $65
Special Intensive Language Programs (CCE)  $80
Graduate Studies $102.60

Late Registration and Course Change charges

Late Registration, after regular registration deadline (August 14th for Fall 2013, January 6th for Winter 2014 (new students only))

All eligible returning and new students, but not including Special Students, Graduate part-time students, additional session students, non-thesis extension and thesis evaluation term students. $125
Special Students, Graduate part-time students, additional session students, non-thesis extension and thesis evaluation term students. $62.50
Continuing Studies Late Drop Charge $20
Late Course Change fee (each change after deadline for course change) $50

Late Registration postgraduate medical trainees, after regular registration deadline (June 15th)

All eligible returning and new postgraduate medical trainees $125

Penalties and Fines

Registration Cancellation Fee upon withdrawal $200
Forfeiture of deposit which depends on the deposit amount
Late Payment Charge (charged on balances between $100.01 and $300.00 as of the end of October for Fall term, or for the end of February for the Winter term) $25
Late Payment Charge (charged on balances between $300.01 and $1000.00 as of the end of October for Fall term, or for the end of February for the Winter term) $50
Late Payment Charge (charged on balances greater than $1000.00 as of the end of October for Fall term, or for the end of February for the Winter term) $75
Reinstatement penalty $150
Direct deposit error (for refunds and financial aid/awards, due to incorrect bank account information being entered) $40
Returned cheque or Pre-Authorized Debit payment $40**

**Please note that the $40 fee for returned cheques and pre-authorized debit payments is in addition to the amount debited for the returned item in question. For transactions in Canadian dollars, the amount debited is the same as the amount paid. For transactions in other currencies, including pre-authorized debit payments in US dollars, accounts will be debited at the exchange rate charged by the bank to the University. This sometimes represents a significant difference from the amount originally paid, depending on the rate of exchange on the date of the return.

Interest charges

Interest on outstanding balances, per month 1.24%
Interest on outstanding balances, per year 14.88%

Additional Services Charges

Rereading Examination Paper (refundable in some faculties) $35.91
Duplicate Student I.D. Card $25
Duplicate Diploma Fee $120
Supplemental Examination $35.91
Exchange Application Fee $150
Cheque Refund Charge
On balances less than or equal to $100 $10
On balances greater than $100 $20

There are a variety of other charges that may be posted to your student fee account, for instance, Lab Charges, residence long distance and equipment charges, additional meal plan charges, campus printing charges, etc. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but merely an indication of other charges that may appear on your e-bill. The office responsible for the specific charge will be able to provide further details if required.

With regards to Long Distance charges, students are able to see the detailed backup for these charges by visiting REZ Voice and Data service and logging in as you normally would to Minerva.

Student housing charges

Student housing charges will appear on the Student Fee Statement on a monthly basis. For more detailed information please contact:

McGill University Residences and Student Housing
University Hall Residence (formerly the Diocesan College)
3473 University Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B3
Tel.: (514) 398-5539