Table of Contents
- Academic Calendar 2023-2024 (September 2023)
- I. General Information and Admissions
- 1. Welcome to Mount Allison University
- 2. Glossary of Academic Terms and Calendar of Events
- 3. Admission
- 3.1. Contact Information
- 3.2. Admission to the University
- 3.3. Minimum General Admission Requirements
- 3.4. Additional Admission Requirements
- 3.5. Notes on Entry to First-Year Courses
- 3.6. Requirements for Non-Canadian Education Systems
- 3.7. English Requirements
- 3.8. Mature Students
- 3.9. Admission with Advanced Standing
- 3.10. Transfer Students
- 3.11. Challenge for Credit
- 3.12. Visiting Students
- 3.13. Exchange Students
- 3.14. Special Circumstances
- 3.15. Graduate Studies
- 4. Fees
- 4.1. Fees and Expenses
- 4.1.1. Full-time/Part-time Enrolment - Fall and Winter terms
- 4.1.2. Tuition Fees
- 4.1.3. Overload Fees for Full-Time Students
- 4.1.4. Auditing Fees
- 4.1.5. Mail Service, Fitness Centre, and Technology and Service Fee
- 4.1.6. Student Organization Fees
- 4.1.7. Other Fees
- 4.1.8. Fieldwork and Travel: Expenses and Liability
- 4.1.9. Instructional Supplies Fees
- 4.1.10. Study Abroad and Exchange Fee
- 4.1.11. Residence, Communications and Meal Plan Fees
- 4.2. Deposits for Full-Time Students
- 4.2.1. Registration Deposits for New Students
- 4.2.2. Residence Deposits for New Students
- 4.2.3. Refunds of Residence Deposits for New Students
- 4.2.4. Registration Deposits for Returning Students
- 4.2.5. Residence Deposits and Refunds for Returning Students
- 4.2.6. Registration Deposits for January Admissions (New and Former Students)
- 4.2.7. Residence Deposits for January Admissions (New and Former Students)
- 4.3. Payment of Fees
- 4.3.1. Payments and Charges
- 4.3.2. Fall and Winter Payments by Part-Time Students
- 4.3.3. Fall Payments by Full-time Students
- 4.3.4. Winter Payments by Full-time Students
- 4.3.5. Fall and Winter Payments for Students Participating in Exchange Programs
- 4.3.6. Method of Payment
- 4.3.7. Reducing the Amount of Payments
- 4.4. Late Fees and Interest Charges
- 4.5. Withdrawals and Student Accounts
- 4.1. Fees and Expenses
- 5. Financial Assistance
- 5.1. Scholarships
- 5.2. Bursaries
- 5.3. Pre-Theological Bursaries
- 5.4. Awards
- 5.5. Independent Student Research Grants Program
- 5.6. The Donald Cameron and Class of 1950 Fund
- 6. Co-Curricular Life
- 6.1. The Mount Allison Students' Union
- 6.2. The Argosy Weekly
- 6.3. CHMA FM
- 6.4. Motyer-Fancy Theatre
- 6.5. Residence Council
- 6.6. The Pond
- 6.7. Student Employment
- 6.8. Accommodation
- 6.9. Department of Athletics and Recreation
- 6.10. Spiritual Care on Campus
- 6.11. Student Life
- 6.12. Student Life Resources
- 6.12.1. Personal Counselling
- 6.12.2. Experiential Learning and Career Development
- 6.12.3. Employment
- 6.12.4. Health Services
- 6.12.5. Student Health Insurance
- 6.12.6. Dietary and Nutritional Concerns
- 6.12.7. Student Wellness
- 6.12.8. Landlord/Tenant Concerns
- 6.12.9. International Students
- 6.12.10. Student Conduct
- 6.13. Services for Students with Disabilities
- 7. General Information
- 7.1. The Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives
- 7.2. The Libraries' Endowment Funds
- 7.3. The Mount Allison Federated Alumni, Inc.
- 7.4. Computer Facilities
- 7.5. Mount Allison University Bookstore
- 7.6. Banking Services
- 7.7. Performing Arts Series
- 8. Personnel
- 8.1. Officers of the University
- 8.2. The Regents of Mount Allison
- 8.3. The Senate of Mount Allison
- 8.4. Officers of Administration
- 8.5. Chancellors Emeriti
- 8.6. Presidents Emeriti
- 8.7. Registrars Emeriti
- 8.8. Professors Emeriti
- 8.9. Librarians Emeriti
- 8.10. Other Emeriti
- 8.11. Academic Staff
- 9. Lectureships, Trusts and Fellowships; Endowed Chairs; Faculty Awards
- 9.1. Lectureships, Trusts and Fellowships
- 9.2. Endowed Chairs
- 9.2.1. Clement Chandler Avard and Florence Sybil Avard Chair in French Language
- 9.2.2. The Walter B. Cowan Chair in Religious Studies
- 9.2.3. The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies
- 9.2.4. Fred C. Manning Chair in Commerce
- 9.2.5. The Hart Almerrin Massey Chair in Philosophy
- 9.2.6. The Pickard-Bell Chair in Music
- 9.2.7. The Reverend William Purvis Chair in English Literature
- 9.2.8. The Obed Edmund Smith Chair in Physics
- 9.2.9. The Obed Edmund Smith Chair in Mathematics
- 9.2.10. The Stiles-Bennett Chair in History
- 9.2.11. The Josiah Wood Chair in Classics
- 9.2.12. The Charles and Joseph Allison Chair of English Language and Literature
- 9.3. Faculty Awards
- II. Academic Regulations
- 10. Academic Regulations
- 10.1. Communication
- 10.2. Courses of Instruction
- 10.3. Registration
- 10.3.1. Registration Procedures (Adding Courses)
- 10.3.2. Registration Deadline
- 10.3.3. Registration Deadline (Self-directed Distance Learning Courses)
- 10.3.4. Determining Year Level
- 10.3.5. Normal Course Loads and Overloads (Fall and Winter terms)
- 10.3.6. Normal Course Loads and Overloads (Spring/Summer term)
- 10.3.7. Repeating Courses
- 10.3.8. Auditing Courses
- 10.4. Changes in Registration and Withdrawal
- 10.5. Transfer Credits
- 10.6. Academic Integrity
- 10.7. Missed Coursework or Tests
- 10.8. Examination Regulations
- 10.8.1. Scheduled Tests and Final Examinations (Fall and Winter terms)
- 10.8.2. Scheduled Tests and Final Examinations (Spring/Summer term)
- 10.8.3. Viewing Examination Papers
- 10.8.4. Accommodations for Missed Final Examinations
- 10.8.5. Extended Deadlines for Completion of Course Work
- 10.8.6. Special Examinations
- 10.9. Evaluations of Student Performance
- 10.9.1. Grading Policies for Courses
- 10.9.2. Reporting of Grades
- 10.9.3. Letter Grades and their Meanings
- 10.9.4. Prerequisite Grade Requirements
- 10.9.5. Grades Excluded from GPA
- 10.9.6. Calculation of TGPA, SGPA and CGPA
- 10.9.7. Repeated Courses, SGPA and CGPA
- 10.9.8. Grade Changes
- 10.9.9. Re-evaluation of a Grade
- 10.9.10. Aegrotat Standing
- 10.9.11. Assessment of Academic Standing
- 10.9.12. Good Standing
- 10.9.13. Unsatisfactory Standing
- 10.9.14. Academic Performance Indicators
- 10.9.15. Academic Probation
- 10.9.16. Academic Suspension
- 10.9.17. Academic Dismissal
- 10.9.18. Procedures for Appeals and Re-admissions
- 10.9.19. Disciplinary Suspension or Dismissal
- 10.9.20. Dean's List
- 10.10. Degree Requirements
- 10.10.1. Academic Standing and Credits Required for a Degree
- 10.10.2. Academic Residency Requirements
- 10.10.3. Degree with Distinction Requirements
- 10.10.4. Honours GPA and Overall GPA Requirements
- 10.10.5. Submitting a Thesis
- 10.10.6. Falling Short of the Honours Requirements
- 10.10.7. Second Undergraduate Degree Requirements
- 10.10.8. Honours Certificate
- 10.11. Graduation and Convocation
- 10.12. Transcripts
- 10.13. Replacement/Duplicate Diplomas
- 10.14. Notification of Disclosure of Personal Information
- 10. Academic Regulations
- III. Academic Degrees, Programs and Courses
- 11. Academic Programs
- 11.1. General Regulations
- 11.2. Bachelor of Arts
- 11.2.1. Requirements for a B.A. Degree
- 11.2.2. Distribution Requirements
- 11.2.3. 3/4000 Level Courses
- 11.2.4. Credits Required for a Major and Minor
- 11.2.5. Additional Minor
- 11.2.6. Double Major
- 11.2.7. Joint Major
- 11.2.8. Bachelor of Arts - Aviation
- 11.2.9. Honours Degree
- 11.2.10. General Degree with Three Minors
- 11.2.11. The Major as Required for the B.A.
- 11.2.12. Disciplinary Major
- 11.2.13. Interdisciplinary Major
- 11.2.14. Joint Major
- 11.2.15. Specially Approved Major
- 11.2.16. Bachelor of Arts - Aviation offered in conjunction with MFC Training
- 11.2.17. Majors Available for the B.A.
- 11.2.18. Joint Majors Available for the B.A.
- 11.2.19. The Minor as Required for the B.A.
- 11.2.20. Disciplinary Minor
- 11.2.21. Interdisciplinary Minor
- 11.2.22. Specially Approved Minor
- 11.2.23. Minors Available for the B.A.
- 11.2.24. Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Honours Programs
- 11.2.25. Honours Programs Available for the B.A.
- 11.2.26. Complementary Courses and Prerequisites
- 11.3. Bachelor of Science
- 11.3.1. Requirements for a B.Sc. Degree
- 11.3.2. Distribution Requirements
- 11.3.3. Science Core
- 11.3.4. Minimum Number of Science Credits
- 11.3.5. 3/4000 Level Science Courses
- 11.3.6. Credits Required for a Major and Minor
- 11.3.7. Additional Minor
- 11.3.8. Double Major
- 11.3.9. Joint Major
- 11.3.10. Honours Degree
- 11.3.11. General Degree with Three Minors
- 11.3.12. Courses which Qualify as Science Credits
- 11.3.13. The Major As Required for the B.Sc.
- 11.3.14. Disciplinary Major
- 11.3.15. Interdisciplinary Major
- 11.3.16. Joint Major
- 11.3.17. Specially Approved Major
- 11.3.18. Majors available for the B.Sc.
- 11.3.19. Joint Majors available for the B.Sc.
- 11.3.20. The Minor as Required for the B.Sc.
- 11.3.21. Disciplinary Minor
- 11.3.22. Interdisciplinary Minor
- 11.3.23. Specially Approved Minor
- 11.3.24. Minors Available for the B.Sc.
- 11.3.25. Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Honours Programs
- 11.3.26. Honours Programs Available for the B.Sc.
- 11.4. Master of Science
- 11.5. Bachelor of Commerce
- 11.5.1. Primary Objective
- 11.5.2. Requirements for a Bachelor of Commerce Degree
- 11.5.3. Distribution Requirements
- 11.5.4. 3/4000 Level Courses
- 11.5.5. Commerce Degree Core Requirements
- 11.5.6. Commerce Electives on the Bachelor of Commerce Degree
- 11.5.7. The Minor as Required for the Bachelor of Commerce
- 11.5.8. Elective Credits
- 11.5.9. Honours Programs Available for the Bachelor of Commerce
- 11.5.10. Commerce with Honours
- 11.5.11. Commerce with Honours in Economics
- 11.5.12. Commerce - Aviation offered in conjunction with MFC Training
- 11.5.13. Major from Other Disciplines
- 11.5.14. Transferring to Commerce
- 11.6. Bachelor of Music
- 11.7. Bachelor of Fine Arts
- 11.8. Bachelor of Arts and Science
- 11.9. Certificate of Bilingualism/ Certificat De Bilinguisme
- 11.10. Undergraduate Certificates
- 11.11. Pre-Professional Requirements
- 11.12. International Programs
- 11.13. Academic Credit for Independent Experiential Learning
- 11.14. University Special Topics Courses
- 12. Programs and Courses of Instruction
- American Studies
- Art History
- Canadian Public Policy
- Canadian Studies
- Cognitive Science
- Commerce/Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies
- Community Engaged Learning
- Computer Science
- Data Science
- Drama Studies
- English Literatures
- Environmental Science
- Environmental Studies
- Experiential Learning
- Fine Arts/Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts
- French Studies
- Geography and Environment
- German Studies
- Health Studies
- Hispanic Studies
- Indigenous Studies
- International Economics and Business
- International Relations
- Japanese Studies
- Modern Languages and Literatures
- Museum and Curatorial Studies
- Philosophy, Politics, and Economics/Frank McKenna School of PPE
- Politics and International Relations
- Religious Studies
- Screen Studies
- Social Science
- Spanish Studies
- University Special Topic Courses
- Visual and Material Culture
- Women's and Gender Studies
- Certificate Programs
- Certificate in Arts Administration
- Certificate in Biopsychology
- Certificate in Canadian Arts and Culture
- Certificate in Community Engaged Learning
- Certificates in Data Science
- Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Certificate in Foundations of Health
- Certificate in Mi'kmaw Studies
- Certificate in Music Education
- Certificate in Social Research Methodologies
- Certificate in Studies of Indigenous History
- Certificate in Theatre Arts
- Certificate in Visual Literacy and Culture
- 11. Academic Programs
- I. General Information and Admissions
The following sections deal with fees, refunds and related matters. Students should read the sections that apply to their situations. Please contact us through the Registrar's Office if you have any questions. Please note that in the event of any conflict between this section and any other section of the Calendar concerning fees or their calculation, this section will apply.
Please note that Mount Allison University does not accept responsibility for any loss, damage, or interruption of classes, accommodation or meal service as a result of circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the University.
For fee administration purposes students enrolled in nine or more credits in the Fall or Winter terms are full-time for that term. All other students are part-time for fee administration purposes for that term.
Tuition fees for students in an Aviation program are in two parts. Mount Allison sets its part and its partner, MFC Training, sets its own tuition and other fees. Students in those programs should contact the Registrar's Office for tuition amounts and deadlines.
Tuition fees for the following year are finalized in May and will then be posted on the Mount Allison University website. Inquiries should be directed to the Registrar's Office.
The following are the 2023/2024 tuition fees.
|Undergraduate Tuition - Canadian||$10,015.00|
|Undergraduate Tuition - NB Resident (students with a start date of September 2019)||see website|
|Undergraduate Tuition - Non-Canadian*||$20,210.00|
|Graduate students - first six terms||$1,670 per term|
|Graduate students - remainder terms||$712.00 per term|
Students who are full-time for a term will pay half of these fees for that term.
*Students charged Non-Canadian tuition will only be changed to Canadian tuition once proof of Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status has been received by the Registrar’s Office. This change will take effect in the term the information is received. No adjustments will be made for prior terms.
|per six credit course - Canadian||$2,003.00|
|per six credit course - NB Resident (students with a start date of September 2019)||see website|
|per six credit course - Non-Canadian||$4,042.00|
|per three credit course - Canadian||$1,001.50|
|per three credit course - NB Resident (students with a start date of September 2019)||see website|
|per three credit course - Non-Canadian||$2,021.00|
Full-time students who have permission to take course overloads (see Academic Regulations) may take up to 18 credits per term without being charged additional tuition. However, students taking more than 15 credits in a term will be charged additional tuition fees if any of their credits are for self-directed distance learning courses. Additional tuition fees will be charged for credits in excess of 18 credits per term.
Courses may be audited for half the normal tuition. Please refer to section 10.3.8 which outlines requirements for auditing courses.
All full-time students, registered in at least one course with an on-campus requirement, must have a University address and pay a $35.00 non-refundable mail service fee. Part-time students may also receive mail service by paying the fee.
All full-time students registered in at least one course with an on-campus requirement must pay the Fitness Centre fee. The cost is $200 for the full year. Part-time students may receive the service by paying $75 per term to the secretary in the Department of Physical Recreation and Athletics.
All full-time students must pay the Technology and Service fee. The cost is $250 for the full year.
The University collects fees on behalf of the student Union (MASU), the student newspaper (the Argosy) and the campus radio station (CHMA). The student organization fees for full-time students, other than Exchange Students are listed below. Part-time students are required to pay Mount Allison Students' Union Membership Fees as listed below. Such fees payable in the Fall term are not refundable after September 30. In the Winter term they are not refundable after January 31. The following fees are for the 2023/2024 Fall/Winter academic terms, charged 50% each term.
|Mount Allison Students' Union Membership fees for full-time students||$282.00|
|Mount Allison Students' Union extended health and dental coverage for full-time students||$480.00|
|Mount Allison Students' Union Membership fees for part-time students and graduate students||$141.00|
|Argosy (student newspaper)||$35.00|
|CHMA (student radio)||$40.00|
|Mount Allison Students' Union Library Acquisition Fee||$15.00|
|Orientation program for full-time new students||$95.00|
The following fees are payable as required:
|Application for full-time or part-time admission (paper format)||$60.00|
|Application for full-time or part-time admission (on-line format)||$50.00|
|Application for residence accommodation for new students||$50.00|
|Application for Visiting Student (on-line or paper format)||$50.00|
|Challenge for Credit Application||$375.00|
|Replacement residence interior door key (HST included)||$23.00|
|Replacement residence exterior door key (HST included)||$46.00|
|Diploma replacement (HST included)||$50.00|
|Letter of Permission||$50.00|
|ID card replacement (HST included)||$25.00|
|Returned cheque handling charge||$35.00|
Travel expenses incurred during the course of field work (e.g. accommodation, travel, meals, etc.) within prescribed courses (e.g. Geography and Environment, Biology, Fine Arts, etc.) will be the responsibility of the individual student. These costs must be paid to the Registrar's Office prior to the trip as per the payment schedule provided by the faculty member.
Participants in academic fieldtrips, athletic travel, international exchanges and study abroad, and any university sanctioned activities involving travel are required to conform to Mount Allison University's travel liability policies. Failure to comply with these policies will result (as applicable) in de-registration from courses with a required travel component, withdrawal from international exchange and study abroad programs, or cancellation of participation in athletic travel. Mount Allison University will not be held liable for fees repayment on the above activities beyond any repayment noted in 4.5.
Fine Arts Studio Courses - Students enrolled in those courses designated by the Fine Arts Department will be charged Fine Arts Instructional Supplies Fees. Those fees range from $85 to $170 per course and are finalized in May. A list of courses is noted in section 11 Fine Arts Studio Courses and are subject to change.
For students who have been accepted to one of the study-abroad or exchange programs offered by Mount Allison, there is a non-refundable $125.00 Study Abroad and Exchange Fee. Additionally, all students who travel internationally on a Mount Allison University program will be covered with comprehensive travel insurance for the duration of their program and charged an insurance fee. The insurance fee will be applied to the students' accounts and must be paid prior to the start of the program. Some study-abroad programs already have these fees built into the program charge. These fees are in addition to the non-refundable Registration Deposit required in 4.2.4. Inquiries about the fee should be directed to the Mount Allison International Centre.
Residence, meal plan and services fees are finalized in May and will then be posted on the Mount Allison University website. Inquiries should be directed to the Housing Office, email address: <email@example.com> . The following are the 2023/2024 room, meal plan, and services fees for the Fall/Winter academic terms. They are subject to change for the 2024/2025 Fall/Winter academic terms.
|Triple Shared Ensuite Room||$5,616.00|
|Double Shared Ensuite Room||$6,751.00|
|Super Single Room||$7,507.00|
|Single Shared Ensuite Room||$8,536.00|
|Single Private Ensuite||$9,437.00|
|Residence Services Fee*||$695.00|
|House executive residence dues||$100.00|
*This fee is mandatory for all students living in residence and covers Internet connection, Wi-Fi, a mini fridge and access to the laundry room.
|Unlimited Meal Plan for Residence Students||$5,551.00|
|10/ Week meal plan (only Charlotte House)||$3,534.00|
All students living in residence must have a meal plan.
A non-refundable Registration Deposit is due by May 1, 2023, or such later date as may be specified in the offer of admission. The date this deposit is received or post-dated, whichever is later, determines the position on the room selection list. Students will not be able to register for courses through on-line registration until the registration deposit has been paid. The Registration Deposit will be applied against Fall term tuition fees.
A $500 Residence Deposit for students who apply to live in residence is due by May 1, 2023. Early residence room assignments will be offered to students who pay the $500 Residence Deposit by March 1, 2023. Residence accommodations are guaranteed if all deposits are received by May 1, 2023. The Residence Deposit will be applied against Fall term residence fees.
A residence room can be cancelled prior to the beginning of the Fall academic term by completing the Withdrawal Form in Self-Service. If you cancel your residence room, a refund of the Residence Deposit will be made as follows:
$500 by May 1 $250 by July 15 no refund after July 15
A non-refundable $100 Registration Deposit is due by June 2, 2023. A late payment will result in a late processing fee being charged (see section 4.4.1) and may delay registration. The Registration Deposit will be applied against Fall term tuition fees.
A $500 Residence Deposit for students who intend to live in residence is due when applying to return to residence in Room Draw. The Residence Deposit will be applied against Fall term residence fees. If the Residence Deposit is not paid by March 1 the University can no longer hold the student's room or guarantee any room in residence. Students who paid the $500 deposit and who cancel their rooms by March 1 will receive a full credit of $500 on their student account.
Depending on the date a residence room is cancelled after March 1, a refund of the Residence Deposit will be made as follows:
$250 by July 15 no refund after July 15
Students who wish to cancel their rooms for the Fall but intend to have a room for the Winter should contact the Housing Office at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A non-refundable Registration Deposit is due November 10, 2023, or such later date as may be specified in the offer of admission.
Payments must be received by the University by the dates specified in section 4.3.3 and below. Payments not received by the due date will be subject to a late payment fee. Payments delayed by processing times will not be subject to a late fee. See section 4.4.5.
All fees for courses taken in the Fall or Winter term are due and payable at the time of registration.
The Fall term payment is due September 18, 2023.
Students are responsible for payment of fees by the fee deadlines. In the situations outlined in section 4.3.7 only, payments may be made that are less than these amounts. Registered students may view their accounts through Self-Service. Students are encouraged to use the online payment method described at <www.mta.ca/feepayment/> .
University services may be revoked if by the Fall payment due date either 1) the correct Fall payment has not been received, or 2) late payment arrangements have not been approved. See section 4.4.2. Therefore, please forward your payments well in advance of their due dates, and, if you cannot make your full payment on time, please consult as early as possible before the due date with a) the Financial Aid and Awards Counsellor in the Registrar's Office, if payment is delayed by the Canada Student Loans Program or b) the Manager, Student Accounts and Other Billing in Financial Services, if payment is delayed for other reasons.
Note: Students who are considered to be Covered Individuals by the US Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679 of title 38 and are therefore entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, are excluded from these penalties.
All amounts pertaining to the Winter term are payable by January 22, 2024. Students are encouraged to use the online payment method described at <www.mta.ca/feepayment/> . E-mail notification will be sent to students when Winter charges have been applied to the students' accounts. This will take place during the last week in November. Students admitted to the University beginning in January will be advised upon registration of the amount owing. The Winter fees for students may change if courses are added or dropped. Registered students may access their accounts through Self-Service.
University services may be revoked if by the Winter payment due date either 1) the correct Winter payment has not been received, or 2) late payment arrangements have not been approved. See section 4.4.2. Therefore, please forward your payments well in advance of their due dates, and, if you cannot make your full payment on time, please consult as early as possible before the due date with a) the Financial Aid and Awards Counsellor in the Registrar's Office, if payment is delayed by the Canada Student Loans Program or b) the Manager, Student Accounts and Other Billing in Financial Services, if payment is delayed for other reasons.
The Fall payment is due August 31, 2023. The amount of the Fall payment will be the tuition for the Fall term plus the residence fee for the full year.
The Fall payment is due September 18, 2023. The amount of the Fall payment for outgoing Mount Allison students will be the tuition for the Fall term. Students who live in residence while participating in the exchange program will be obliged to pay the residence fees to the host university.
For all Mount Allison students participating in exchange programs the Winter payment will be due and payable January 22, 2024. The amount of the Winter payment will be the tuition for the Winter term.
Inbound exchange students who will be staying in Mount Allison residences should contact the Registrar's Office for information on their residence, meal plan, financial commitments, and their fee payment deadlines.
In order to improve service to students, the University strongly suggests that students pay online.
Information about fee payment is available on the web at <www.mta.ca/feepayment/> .
There are three circumstances in which students can reduce the amount of the above payments:
Student has been awarded Mount Allison scholarships and bursaries; please refer to the offer letter for information regarding disbursement.
Student has proof of the amount of the Canada Student Loan they will receive.
Student has an external sponsor who will be invoiced by the University; this category does not include external scholarships and bursaries.
Temporary registration status will be granted when the amount of payment has been reduced because of circumstances I and II.
It is the student's responsibility to ensure that government or sponsorship funding is received by the University by September 30 or January 31, as the case may be. If the University has not received the funds by these dates, students must make other financial arrangements to meet their financial obligations to the University.
Late Registration Deposit Processing Fee - A $50 late payment processing fee may be charged if the University does not receive the Registration Deposit from returning students by the due date.
Late Letter of Permission Processing Fee - A $25 late processing fee may be charged for Letters of Permission issued on a retroactive basis (see 10.5.1b)
Late Registration Fee - Under exceptional circumstances, an Academic Dean in consultation with the instructor, may approve late registration in a course. In such cases, a $200 Late Registration Fee may be charged.
Note: Students who are considered to be Covered Individuals by the US Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679 of title 38 and are therefore entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, are excluded from these financial penalties.
University services including, but not limited to, accessing course marks, ability to register or deregister from courses, and eligibility to participate in room draws may be revoked in the case of dishonoured payments or failure to meet the defined payment schedule. Students wishing to have their services reinstated, including reinstatement of their academic program, may be charged a services reinstatement fee of $100.
Note: Students who are considered to be Covered Individuals by the US Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679 of title 38 and are therefore entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, are excluded from these penalties for amounts owing.
Interest will be applied to outstanding balances at the rate of 1% per month (12.68% per annum compounded).
Note: Students who are considered to be Covered Individuals by the US Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679 of title 38 and are therefore entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, are excluded from this financial penalty for any balance owing in the amount equal to such educational assistance.
Letters of appeal from students appealing their academic standing at the end of the academic session will only be forwarded to the Admissions and Re-admissions Committee for consideration if there are no outstanding fees payable on the students' accounts.
Absence from classes does not constitute withdrawal.
Full-time and part-time students who wish to withdraw from individual courses can do so using the registration feature in Self-Service.
Students who wish to withdraw from all courses in a single term or all courses in multiple terms must complete the ‘Withdrawal Request’ form in Self-Service. The date of withdrawal for the purpose of fee administration will be the date the withdrawal form is submitted. Students will receive email confirmation when the withdrawal form has been received.
There will be no fee charged for withdrawal from university by Friday of the second week of term. For withdrawals after Friday of the second week of term, fees will be calculated as 15% of the tuition for the term times the number of weeks or part weeks since the first day of classes. There is no credit (refund) given after the sixth week of classes.
Students changing from full-time to part-time status should contact the Registrar's Office regarding their fee obligations.
Any inquiries regarding the calculation/proration of tuition fees on academic withdrawal should be directed to Financial Services. The procedure concerning the calculation of any refunds for students with United States (FFELP) loans is available on the web at <www.mta.ca> .
Full time students who wish to withdraw from a self-directed distance learning course that is part of their full time course load and for which they have not paid an additional fee over full time tuition, will only be eligible for a refund if their status changes to part time. These students should contact the Registrar's Office regarding their eligibility for a credit.
All self-directed distance learning course refunds are calculated from the first day of the term and the withdrawal date of a course dropped through Self-Service. Fee credits will be calculated as the tuition fee paid for the course minus 15% times the number of weeks including the week of withdrawal, since the beginning of the term. There is no credit (refund) given after 6 weeks of registration.
Refunds will not be given to students who do not adhere to these deadlines.
Refunds are calculated from the withdrawal date of a course dropped through Self-Service. Within 24 hours of making a change students should confirm their registration in Self-Service. If it does not reflect the addition, change, or deletion, or if students have problems viewing their schedule through Self-Service, they should contact the Registrar's Office.
There will be no fee charged for 3 credit courses having 2 classes per week dropped up to and including the last day for change in registration.* Fee credits will be calculated as the tuition fee paid for the course minus 15% times the number of classes including the week of withdrawal, since the course began. There is no credit (refund) given after 6 classes.
Refunds will not be given to students who do not adhere to these deadlines.
*Any course having more than 2 classes per week may be charged a withdrawal fee if dropped before the last day for change in registration. These courses may also be calculated differently for withdrawals. Please see the Registrar's Office.
Students wishing to withdraw from residence and/or the meal plan must complete the ‘Withdrawal Request’ form in Self-Service. Students will receive email confirmation when the withdrawal form has been received. The date of withdrawal for the purpose of fee administration will be the date students have checked out of residence and keys have been returned, whichever is later.
The student's account will be adjusted to reflect residence and/or meal plan charges as follows:
|Month of withdrawal:|
|September 1-14 (plus Aug. 24-31)||20% of the full year cost|
|September 15-30||40% of the full year cost|
|October||50% of the full year cost|
|November||60% of the full year cost|
|December||70% of the full year cost|
|January||80% of the full year cost|
|February||90% of the full year cost|
|March||97% of the full year cost|
|April||100% of the full year cost|
Students entering residence and/or meal plan for one term will have their accounts adjusted to reflect residence and/or meal plan charges as follows:
|Month of withdrawal, as determined above:|
|September or January||50% of term cost|
|October or February||75% of term cost|
|November or March||95% of term cost|
|December or April||100% of term cost|
Students who decide during the winter holiday break not to return to the University in January must complete the ‘Withdrawal Request’ form in Self-Service by December 31 to be treated for fee purposes as a December withdrawal. This may be done even if University offices are closed. Any student who wishes to consult with a University staff member before making this decision should contact the Student Life Office by email at <email@example.com> or by phone at (506) 364-2255 leaving a voice mail message if University offices are closed.
Students entering residence and purchasing meal plans in the middle of a term who subsequently withdraw should contact the Registrar's Office regarding their charges for the term. Any inquiries should be directed to the Registrar's Office by email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or by phone call to (506)364-2269.
Payments will only be made to students from their accounts with the University if, and to the extent that, their accounts have a credit balance. Students may forfeit a scholarship or bursary or residence bursary award from Mount Allison if they do not complete the Fall/Winter academic terms and this may affect whether there is a refund on withdrawal and the amount of any such refund. Furthermore, if any portion of a student's fees was paid by Canada Student Loan Program, the University is obliged to remit any refund upon withdrawal to the Canada Student Loan Program, or student's bank, for credit towards their government student loan.
Students required to leave the University or its residences for failing to meet the required payment schedule, or for academic or disciplinary reasons, will be required to complete the withdrawal process and will be responsible for the charges detailed in sections 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4 and 4.5.5.