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Course registration and payment deadlines

Fall 2013

Fall Tuition is due by Friday, September 6, 2013, 4:30 pm.

Winter 2014

Winter Tuition is due by Friday, January 10, 2014, 4:30 pm.

Once registered in a course, you are considered to be in attendance and are responsible for tuition fees in full unless you drop the course by notifying the Student Services Office in writing. You will not be automatically dropped from a course if you do not attend. 

View important dates related to refunds and late payments here. For an explanation of these deadlines, refer to the Refunds and Account Adjustments page.

How to pay

A registration deposit for tuition and fees must be submitted with your course registration for each term. The balance must be paid by the payment deadlines (see above). The deposit is $150 for Fall and Winter terms, and $100 for Summer term.

All instructions and forms relating to course registration can be found on the Registration and WebAdvisor page. Course registration forms include instructions on how to calculate what you owe, and where to make your payment. If you’re registering online, you will receive an email confirmation with full instructions on where and how to make a payment.

Making Payments

All tuition and fees are charged in Canadian funds. Payment can be made in the following forms:

  • Canadian or US cash or traveller’s cheques (if paying in person)
  • Cheque drawn on a Canadian or US bank account
  • Canadian or US bank or postal money orders
  • Credit card (Visa or MasterCard; charges will automatically convert to US dollars if using a US credit card)
  • Debit card (Interac)

How can I find my balance owing?

See the Account Summary tab in your WebAdvisor account.

How can I see the details of the charges on my account?

See the Account Summary tab in your WebAdvisor account.

When will my payment appear on my WebAdvisor account?

Online Credit Card payments should appear within 48 hours of payment.

In-person payments: Please allow 5-7 days for your payment to appear on your WebAdvisor account.

Can I make advance payments on my account?

Yes. You can make a payment on your account; however, it is possible only for a maximum of 6 months prior to registering for courses. If you have any further questions please email

How do I get a refund for an overpayment?

You can either leave the money on your account as a credit toward classes in the following academic term, or you can complete and submit a Student Account Overpayment Form. Reimbursements generally take up to four weeks to process, and will be processed according to the method of payment used.

How can a supporter deposit money on my account?

We accept third party funding for your account, payable by credit card, debit card, cash, or cheque. You will need to provide your supporter with your name, Regent ID, and any specific financial information they may need (note that we will not provide your supporter with any information about your account without your written permission). The money will be used only for your tuition fees unless otherwise stated. If they would like the money to be used for anything other than tuition (e.g., books, living costs, etc.), they will need to send us a signed letter  authorizing that usage. Please also note that we cannot issue supporters tax receipts for donations to an individual student.  

Can my spouse, parent, etc., have access to my financial information?

Yes. In order to allow someone else to have access to your account information, you will need to sign a consent form authorizing us to release this information. Email for more information.

Tuition rates

Tuition rates are effective from May 1 through April 30 each year. This includes both on-campus and distance education courses, both credit and audit rates. Courses that begin after May 1 will be subject to the tuition rates for the following year, even if you register for a course prior to May. Details regarding the costs of tuition and other fees can be found in the Admissions and Finance section.

Tuition discounts

We offer a number of tuition benefits for students and their spouses. Visit our tuition discounts page to see if you qualify for any of the benefits.

Student fees

In addition to tuition, there are other student fees payable throughout your program. For the full table of fees, see the Costs page in the Admissions & Finance section.

In the Fall or Winter terms, these fees are charged automatically if you register for 3 or more credit hours. 

In the Summer term, if you registered for at least 3 audit hours (or at least 3 combined audit and credit hours) you can opt in to student fees. Opting in to student fees gives you access to the UBC Aquatic Centre, the U-Pass, and the AMS Health and Dental Plan. You can opt in using your registration form or WebAdvisor. If you forgot to do that, you can use the U-Pass Opt-In form for the appropriate semester (see left sidebar).

Tuition Receipts for Income Tax

Tax receipts for tuition and for bursaries/scholarships will be made available for download from your WebAdvisor account as of the last day of February for the previous year. 

  • Tuition tax receipt: You will be issued a T2202A (only issued if you have paid tuition the previous tax year).
  • Bursaries or Scholarships tax receipt: You will be issued a T4A (only issued if you have received a financial award in the previous tax year).
  • If you worked as a SE/TA, you will be issued a T4 form as of the last day of February in the following year. These may be collected from the main Reception desk.  

For further information on any of these forms, please contact the Director of Finance, Karen Boldt, by email:

Note: A fee of $5 will be charged for replacement of lost receipts.