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Payment deadlines and refunds

The following tuition payment deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year can also be found in the graduate academic schedule. For tuition payment deadlines for the 2015-2016 academic year, please select the appropriate link below.

Tuition payment deadlines 2015-2016
Important tuition deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year
Tuition refunds

2016-2017 tuition deadlines

Important tuition deadlines for students in flat-fee programs:

Students in flat-fee programs are responsible for paying tuition in each term in which they are enrolled, regardless of the number of courses in which they are registered. A student is considered enrolled unless they request and receive approval for a leave of absence.

2016-2017 Fall session Winter session Summer semester
Tuition payment deadline September 2, 2016 January 4, 2017 May 3, 2017
Last day to withdraw and receive 100 per cent refund September 21, 2016 January 20, 2017 May 19, 2017
Last day to withdraw and receive 50 per cent refund October 5, 2016 February 3, 2017 June 5, 2017

Important note: No ancillary fees will be refunded after the first 10 lecture days in any semester.


Important tuition deadlines for students in fee-per-credit programs:

Students in fee-per-credit programs are responsible for paying tuition for each course in which they are registered. Fees are applied to student accounts immediately upon registration. Students registering after the tuition payment deadline are required to pay their fees immediately to avoid holds or late fees.

2016-2017 Fall session Winter session Full summer semester Spring session Summer session
Tuition payment deadline September 2, 2016 January 4, 2017 May 3, 2017 May 3, 2017 June 20, 2017
Last day to drop courses and receive 100 per cent refund September 21, 2016 January 20, 2017 May 19, 2017 May 12, 2017 June 30, 2017
Last day to drop courses and receive 50 per cent refund October 5, 2016 February 3, 2017 June 5, 2017 May 19, 2017 July 10, 2017

Full summer semester (12 weeks), spring session (6 weeks), summer session (6 weeks).

Important note: No ancillary fees will be refunded after the first 10 lecture days in any semester.


Tuition refunds

Tuition refunds may be possible for a student submitting a thesis, project or major paper, or for students with a credit balance. For more information, see tuition refunds.