Fees and Information
OSAP, Awards and Bursaries
Canadian citizens and landed immigrants/ permanent residents accepted into a ministry-approved program which leads to a Conestoga certificate or diploma may apply for financial assistance under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).
For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 519-748-5220 ext. 3202.
Continuing Education Incidental Fees
Continuing Education students enrolled in
courses and programs pay an administrative fee
of 45¢ per student credit hour to a maximum of
$21.60. If the College cancels a course, the full
administrative fee will be refunded.
Continuing Education Graduation/Alumni Fee
This per program fee of $42.60 provides for all
services related to graduation, convocation and
the Alumni Association.
Resources Enhancement Fee
Continuing Education students pay a fee which
is used to enhance and upgrade the equipment
and facilities for all C.E. students at the College.
A fee of 48¢ per student credit hour is charged
to a maximum of $23.04 per course.
Student Priority Fee
This fee funds services, projects and initiatives
of direct benefit to students. The priorities
are set jointly by the College and Conestoga
Student Incorporated (C.S.I.). The fee applies
to courses that are part of certificate/diploma/
degree programs as well as general education
electives. Fees are charged at 23¢ per credit
hour to a maximum of $11.04 per course.
Income Tax Receipts
Income Tax receipts will be issued by the end of
February, to all Continuing Education students
that qualify. Please refer to the Income Tax
Guide or visit their Website at www.rc.gc.ca to
determine eligibility for tuition and education tax
credits. Please allow 2 weeks for processing.
Tuition fees are subject to review on an annual
basis. Tuition fees are not transferable from
one semester to another. Many courses and
seminars offered through Continuing Education
are subject to HST.
Reduced Fees for Senior Citizens
Part-time students, age 60 or over, may take many
courses for a reduced tuition fee. This discount
applies to tuition fees (does not apply to supplies,
equipment, tuition fees for seminars and tuition
fees for some specialty courses). Please contact
the Registrar's Office, 519-748-5220, ext. 3465, to
confirm your tuition fee discount.
A fee of $30 will be charged for each cheque
returned to us by your bank, due to nonsufficient
funds, stopped payment, incorrect
account number, etc.
Do not submit post-dated cheques. Your application and cheque may be returned to you.
Credit Card Transactions
If your VISA/Mastercard/American Express
transaction is declined your registration cannot
Duplicate Receipts/Confirmation of Registration
If you have not
received your confirmation within 3 weeks of
submitting your application to registration you
must contact the Registration Office at
Course Transfer Fee
A $25 Course Transfer Fee will be charged
to students requesting to change courses in
which they are registered within the refund
period/registration deadline for the course.
The fee must be paid at the time the transfer
is requested. If request is made by telephone,
students must supply their credit card
information as payment. If request is made in
person, payment will be accepted by cash, debit,
cheque or credit card.
- If the College decides a course cannot be
given, the full amount of fees paid will be
refunded if the student is registered at time of
- If a student withdraws from a course within the time period specified in the "Refund Policy" a fee of $25.00 is charged. Additionally, it may be necessary for the College to hold monies for supplies, association fees, HST, etc.
- It is the responsibility of students to be aware
of the policy for their specific course(s), as
there are various refund policies depending
on the type and duration of the course. The
refund policy is indicated on the Confirmation of
- A refund cheque will be issued and mailed
for any type of payment. Refunds require
approximately 3 weeks for processing. (Refunds
under $5.00 are issued only upon request.)
- The Recreation Centre's program refund policy
is found in the Sports and Recreation section.
- Normal refund deadlines apply to sponsored
students. A student's failure to complete/pass a
course does not void the invoice.
Student Withdrawal/Dropping a Course
Students wishing to withdraw from a course after
the start date must contact the Registrar's Office.
A mark of "W" will be assigned if withdrawal is
prior to 75% of course completion. A mark of "F"
(academic penalty) will be assigned if withdrawal
is after 75% of completion. Failure to attend does
not constitute a withdrawal.
To withdraw and request a refund from a course,
the Registrar's Office must be notified within
the time period specified in the "Refund Policy"
on the Confirmation of Registration and student
identification number must be provided.
We regret that exceptions to the refund policy
cannot be made for students who register late in
a course. After the start of the first class, refunds
for supplies and/or association fees may not be