Applying to Georgian College for full-time studies?

You’ve made an excellent choice! We’ll do everything we can to help you with the admissions process.

You’ll need to submit a completed application to the Ontario College Application Service ( There is an $95 application fee payable to (subject to change without notice). You can get the most up-to-date information on which programs are open (still available) and closed at the find a program page.

Studied outside of Ontario or Canada? Please check this equivalencies to Ontario secondary school diploma chart.

Please see our admissions policies for more information.

Applying as a mature student?

If you’re a mature applicant, you may write admission tests for English and math equivalencies. Get more information about applying as a mature student.

Applying for university studies?

Visit Georgian’s University Partnership Centre for information on how to apply.

Applying as an international student?

Visit Georgian’s International Centre for information.

Applying as a Second Career student?

Visit Georgian’s Second Career page for more information.

Applying for Continuing Education?

We offer a wide array of programs that give our community members the opportunity to pursue part-time learning experiences. Check out Continuing Education for information about the programs and courses we offer or download the Continuing Education calendar.

Need to review admission/selection requirements?

Find admission requirements for most postsecondary programs on our full-time program pages. For postgraduate and degree programs, check the specific program details at Georgian’s University Partnership Centre.

Already applied?

Thank you. You can log in to Web for Admissions here. Are you a new user? Web for Admissions is part of our Banner student information system. Read Web for Admissions instructions.

Already accepted?

Congratulations, we look forward to seeing you on campus!  The 2014-15 acceptance package is available for those students who require it.

When there are more equally qualified applicants than spaces available in a given program, Georgian uses formal selection techniques to determine final selection in that program, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Ministry policy. The selection criteria and techniques approved by the Ministry include academic requirements and performance, testing, information session participation, resumés, reports, portfolios, physical health and age requirements. These techniques may vary from program to program.

For programs requiring selection testing, a testing fee is required at the time of scheduling the test. This testing fee is non-refundable.

These programs have additional selection criteria:

As an applicant to the Advanced Care Paramedic (PARM) program, you must have already completed a Primary Care Paramedic program or have obtained equivalency status through the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (A-EMCA certified). In addition, you must have current primary care paramedic experience with an ambulance service with a minimum of 2,000 hours. If you are not certified as a primary care paramedic, please apply to the Paramedic program (PARA).

You must complete an assessment exam as part of the selection process, as well as submit a current resumé. The exam will assess your knowledge related to practice as a Primary Care Paramedic as well as your knowledge related to anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, patient care theory and pharmacology. Your resumé should contain information about your academic background and work experience, etc.

We will email you with information about booking your selection test. Please bring photo identification and proof of application to the Advanced Care Paramedic program (Georgian number and OCAS number, available on your acknowledgement letter from Georgian College).

Questions? Please contact Randi McDermott, Program Co-ordinator, at 705. 728-1968, ext. 5462, or

Admission testing for the following Health and Wellness programs is mandatory:

  • Dental Hygiene
  • Paramedic
  • Practical Nursing
  • Veterinary Technician

The Health Occupations Aptitude Examination (HOAE) covers academic aptitude, spelling, reading comprehension, science and vocational aptitude. Test results are used for selection and will be released online to applicants. Selection for Health and Wellness programs is based both on academic grades and results from the HOAE.

If you are applying to more than one Health and Wellness program at Georgian, you need only test once. You will be required, however, to pay an administration fee for each additional program. Only qualified applicants should write the HOAE test. Please ensure that you meet (or will meet) eligibility requirements for the programs to which you’ve applied.

Applicants must provide:

  • A valid Transport Canada Marine Medical certificate stating “fit for sea service” or “fit for sea service with limitations.” In the case of an applicant with a certificate “fit for sea service with limitations,” the applicant will be reviewed for admission.
  • A list of designated physicians can be found by going to Transport Canada and entering “designated physicians” into the search box.
  • To get a marine medical, you must have a valid Candidate Documentation Number (CDN). For details,visit your local Transport Canada office.


Mature applicants to certificate and diploma programs

If you are age 19 or older as of the first day of classes and do not possess a high school diploma (OSSD) or the equivalent, you may be considered for admission to the college as a mature student to most programs. Mature applicants must meet all program specific prerequisite courses, including English, math, biology, chemistry and physics (if applicable). In most instances, mature applicants may be allowed to write admissions tests for English and math in lieu of having these Ontario secondary school credits or their equivalent.

Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Meeting the minimum admissions requirement does not guarantee entrance to a program.

Mature applicants to degree programs

Mature applicants to degree programs must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older by Dec. 31 of the year of admission
  • Must not have been enrolled in a formal education program for at least one year prior to the beginning of degree studies (BScN applicants must have been away from formal education for a minimum of two years)
  • Must not have any recent unfavourable academic performance
  • Must have demonstrated potential for success in degree studies through academic accomplishments

Mature applicants must possess the published subject requirements or equivalents and submit official copies of transcripts from high school and any postsecondary institutions attended. Applicants must also provide a resumé outlining work and volunteer experience since full-time attendance at school.

Please note that mature student testing is not applicable to degree-level programs.

Program eligibility

Some programs require you to meet additional admission criteria including, but not limited to, specific academic course prerequisites; essays, tests or questionnaires; the submission of a portfolio; and the inclusion of an entry immunization form.  Admission eligibility requirements for each program may vary and are listed in detail on individual program pages on this website.

It is your responsibility to complete these requirements as part of the admission process. Detailed instructions and deadlines will be provided when you apply.

Note: You are responsible for knowing the requirements for entering a particular profession (e.g. physical attributes/qualifications, being addiction free,  a clear criminal reference check, etc.).

It is important to apply to Georgian College as soon as possible if you are applying as a mature student. By applying early, you will be able to determine if do not have the necessary admissions requirements for a certificate or diploma program. You may be able to complete the required upgrading before your program starts.

If you would like to take the mature student test before submitting an application for full-time certificate or diploma, please contact Testing Services to book a test time.

Sample questions for the English and math admissions test.

What does confirming my offer mean?

When Georgian accepts you into a program, you will receive an acceptance letter (or offer of acceptance). You can view your offers online on our website and also at

How do I confirm my offer?

In order to secure your place in the program, you must confirm your acceptance of the offer by logging in to your account by the deadline specified in your acceptance letter. This deadline is also available online at

You may confirm only one offer of acceptance at a time. After you have confirmed an offer, you may change your decision and confirm a different offer after one business day. This new confirmation will cancel the previous confirmation. Other colleges to which you applied will be informed that you accepted/confirmed Georgian College’s offer.

Need help with the confirmation process?

  • Search for help at
  • Call the Customer Contact Centre at (888) 892-2228 (toll free within Canada)
  • Contact the Office of the Registrar


  • Check to ensure you can log in to prior to the confirmation deadline
  • Be sure to confirm your place in the program by the deadline indicated in your acceptance letter (or at
  • Once you’ve confirmed your place in the program, a confirmation page will be displayed at
  • Your confirmation will be sent to Georgian College the next business day – you will not be able to see the confirmation on Georgian’s website until the following business day
  • Georgian College will send you a confirmation letter by regular mail with information about what you need to do next (tuition payment, web registration, etc.)

First-year program fees

Some programs include work terms to which tuition and related fees are not applicable.

Student fees

See below for fee descriptions.

2013-14 2014-15
Activity fee $115.97 $83.47
Athletic activity $32.50
CSAF (Canadian Students Federation fee – varies by program) $2 to $6
Ed Tech $79.50 $79.50
Student ID $5.67 $5.67
Insurance $124.38 $233.10
Paid once only in first program registration (typically semester 1)
$51.36 $51.87
Paid once per program; if multiple programs are sought, fee is assessed multiple times
$30.59 $30.59
Communication Placement Assessment
Paid once only with semester 1 registration in college certificate or diploma level programs
$30 $30
Student Success $84.42 $84.42
Co-op (programs with co-op option only)
$195 $195
Lab fees 2013-14 2014-15
Books and supplies: Varies by program, approximately $500 to $2,000

This information is subject to ongoing review and change.

Fee descriptions

Student activity

Applied to costs associated with enhancing the cultural, social and recreational life of students. It is administered by the Students’ Administrative Council (SAC) and the Student Athletic Association (SAA) and includes social, recreational, cultural, leisure, clubs, varsity and intramural sports.


All full-time postsecondary students are enrolled in the health insurance program. You may opt out of this program if you have proof of coverage under another plan.

Education technology

Offsets the cost of a number of enhanced technology initiatives that directly benefit students, including software and hardware upgrades in student computer labs, the establishment of high-tech classrooms, internet access and an Open Learning Centre for students.

Student ID card

Covers the cost of the student ID card which is required to write exams, pick up OSAP loans, access library services, gain admission to the Student Athletic Centre, borrow athletic equipment, access computer labs and when dealing with service areas.

Student success

Offsets the cost of a number of non-academic services available to all students, including Career Services, the Centre for Access, orientation, peer services and others.


Covers all costs directly related to graduation preparation (i.e., credentials, ceremonies, etc.). This fee must be paid at the beginning of each program and is non-refundable to non-graduates.


Provides you with a lifetime membership in the Georgian College Alumni Association. This fee must be paid at the beginning of your program and is a “once only” fee. Non-refundable to non-graduates. Payment of this fee constitutes consent for the Alumni Association and its partners to contact you after graduation about reunions, postgraduate programs, special college events, exclusive discounts on services and key news about Georgian College. You may opt out of this communication at any time.

Co-operative education

This fee covers a portion of the costs of administration and services of co-operative education programs. This fee must be paid by students whose work experience is administered by their academic area. This fee is determined on a yearly basis, by program, and does not guarantee employment.

Communication Placement Assessment (CPA)

An assessment process used by the college to place students into appropriate courses.

SAC Building Fund

This fee covers a portion of construction costs for the expansion of the Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound athletic centres.

Equipment and other program fees

The following programs require the purchase of specific equipment or tools, or the payment of other fees:

Flightlab (AVIA1002) introduces the practical aspects of flight from the cockpit of an aircraft thereby enhancing the theoretical portion of our three-year Aviation Management diploma program. The course consists of six hours of in-flight instruction in a four-seat aircraft (along with three other students and your pilot) as well as 2 hours of ground briefing.

Flightlab will run concurrently with Aviation Orientation (AVIA1000) in Semester 1. Aviation Orientation is the theory component of FLIGHTLAB. Upon completion of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • explain aircraft documentation and identify aircraft pre-flight procedures
  • describe weather factors relating to flight safety procedures
  • outline various air maneuvers and emergency procedures
  • explain basic instrument navigation techniques
  • associate weight and balance calculations with aircraft performance calculations
  • explain VOR and ADF tracking
  • verbally demonstrate aircraft handling procedures

Advanced Flightlab (AVIA2001) continues and enhances the principles introduced in Flightlab. It applies VFR navigation theory of the program through cross-country flight and reinforces navigation and navigation aid concepts from the cockpit of an aircraft. The course consists of 5 hours of in-flight instruction (along with three other students and your pilot) as well as 2 hours of ground briefing. Advanced Flightlab will run concurrently with Navigation and Navigation Aids (AVIA2002) in Semester 4. Navigation and Navigation Aids is the theory component of Advanced Flightlab. Upon completion of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • prepare VFR cross country flights
  • participate in a VFR cross country flight
  • participate in an IFR cross country flight
  • explain the operation of instruments used in IFR navigation

After completing both FLIGHTLAB and Advanced FLIGHTLAB, students will have received a total 4.0 hours of ground training and 11 hours of in-flight training. The in-flight training in both courses will be with three other students, plus the pilot, in a four-seat aircraft. The combined 11 hours of in-flight training is designed to enhance training in a cockpit environment at a significantly reduced cost than that of a student obtaining this level of training privately.

Your cost

The cost of FLIGHTLAB is $610 and includes flight and ground transportation. This cost is included in your total first-year fees which are due in June. The cost for Advanced FLIGHTLAB is estimated at $610 and will be due at the same time as your Semester 4 fees (due in March – price subject to change without notice).

If you currently have a PPL, Commercial Pilots Licence or have completed more than 22.5 hours of flight time toward your PPL, you may apply for an exemption from FLIGHTLAB and Advanced FLIGHTLAB. In addition, if you have passed the Transport Canada ground school test, you may apply for an exemption from Aviation Orientation. Exemptions will be granted on an individual basis. Please contact the Aviation Management Co-ordinator at 705.728.1968, ext 1419, for more details.

Ground transportation

Transportation to the airport from the college is included in the FLIGHTLAB and Advanced FLIGHTLAB fees. There will be no weekend flying required unless weather conditions dictate a change in the established flight timetables.

Tool and uniform requirements for culinary labs

Students are required to wear approved uniforms in all culinary labs. This is to ensure that sanitation, safety and brand standards are met in the course delivery.

Culinary students are required to have their complete uniforms for the first week of classes, Week 1, in all practical labs.

Uniforms can be purchased online at or by calling 1. 800.387.0641 (toll free) or 705.721.4313. You will see the detailed uniform requirement, sizing charts and payment methods. The uniform package will be shipped to your home. The package is sold as a kit to ensure competitive pricing from our suppliers.

If you live in the Barrie area, you may purchase uniforms at 21 Commerce Park Drive Unit D, Barrie.

Safety shoe requirements

Safety shoes are not included in uniform kits but are required for labs.

  • Black shoes with slip-resistant soles
  • The stitching in the shoes should be oil-resistant
  • The shoes must be made of a material that will prevent puncture from a dropped knife
  • The material must also be easily cleaned and sanitized and prevent the accumulation of soil that can support the growth of pathogens
  • The shoes must have closed toes and provide arch support

There are many safety companies and manufacturers whose footwear meets these criteria for a reasonable cost. Please note that if you choose a clog-style shoe, it must be designed for the professional kitchen environment (Crocs are not acceptable).

Tool kits

The Culinary program tool kits are a course requirement for Culinary Management, Culinary Skills and Chef Training programs. Tool kits have been designed to work in accordance with program curriculum and are available for purchase through:

Please read and follow the instructions on the website carefully. If you do not have access to the internet, or you require further assistance in placing your order, please call Canada Cutlery at 1.800.698.8277.

Textbook requirements for labs

  • Food Safety Code of Practice – for Canada’s Foodservice Industry, ISBN: 978-0-9811878-0-8
  • On Cooking – A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals, 5th Canadian Edition, ISBN: 978-0-13-800918


David Jones, CCC
Co-ordinator – Culinary programs or 705.728.1968, ext. 1145

Anthony Bevan, CCC
Co-ordinator – Culinary programs or 519.376.0840, ext. 2461

To be successful in the program, you are required to have a personal notebook computer (either PC or Mac architecture) prior to the start of the program that meets or exceeds the following hardware specifications:

  • Intel 13 processor or AMD equivalent
  • 4GB of memory
  • 250GV hard drive

Additional operating systems, security tools and software used in the program will be provided to the student upon commencement of the program.

Estimated expenses for incoming students (fall 2014):


Students who already own photography gear equivalent to the equipment listed below will have lower up-
front expenses.

The Digital Photography and Imaging program at Georgian College has a fully equipped photo studio and computer labs for instructional use. We also offer photo quality printing at very low prices. However, students of the program are required to have a personal camera and certain related equipment that meet the following specifications:

Digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera

We recommend either Nikon or Canon if you are buying a new camera. An example of an acceptable Nikon camera would be the D5100 ($500). An example of an acceptable Canon camera would be the T3i ($500). There is great variation in the price of equipment. Generally you get what you pay for. Therefore, while the cheaper models (above) may seem tempting, they may not last as long or perform as well as a higher quality model. Similarly, it can be a good investment to upgrade to the next higher quality zoom lens (e.g., 18-85) at the time of purchase, since the typical lens that comes with a camera (e.g., 18-55) may have limits in terms of usage. Look for student pricing from camera stores and consider purchasing an extended warranty. If you already have a camera, it should be a DSLR model type with the ability to capture camera RAW files as well as video.

A good tripod is an essential tool in photography. Make sure to have a tripod with a pan and tilt or ball head. Do NOT get a tripod with a video head. Once again, a cheaper tripod may be tempting as a purchase but a more
expensive one that is solidly built will last a lifetime and may be the better choice in the long run. An example of an acceptable tripod would be the Manfrotto 055XPROB at $240 with an 804RC2 pan head $90 or 494RC2 Ball Head $100 .

External flash
We recommend that you use an external flash manufactured by the same maker as the camera to
ensure compatibility and the use of TTL flash. The Nikon SB700 ($400) and Canon 430 EXII ($390) are examples of external flashes. A less expensive flash unit from an aftermarket manufacturer may also suffice.

Additional studio equipment
A flash meter is required. The Sekonic Flash Meter L-378 ($400) is a good example. Another excellent meter that is often available used is the Sekonic L-358. Note that prices on used gear vary and that purchasing from a camera store where a warranty is given is HIGHLY recommended. In addition, you will need a Safe Sync to attach to the camera’s hot shoe ($90), which connects the camera to the studio flash by a sync cable.

Other items that you may want to acquire over time:

Photographic accessories
You may wish to purchase additional lenses as well as miscellaneous gear such as a camera bag, memory cards, extra camera batteries, a memory card reader, etc.

Computer and software requirements
Students are not required to have a personal computer and software in order to complete the program, however it is recommended and students find working easier if they have their own computers. Computer labs are available on campus for students.

We recommend that you obtain a monthly subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud for $20/month to be assured that you will have the most current software available. We strongly advise you to wait until you are registered before purchasing software since you may qualify for a substantial student discount on software.

Additional costs
In addition to the up-front costs outlined above, you will need to spend several hundred dollars per
semester on printing, depending on your assignments. In addition, textbooks are required for some courses and their cost will vary from semester to semester.

If you have further questions regarding equipment requirements for the program, please contact:

Colette Mesdag, Co-ordinator
Digital Photography and Imaging
705.728.1968, ext. 1456

To be successful in this program, you are required to have a personal notebook computer (either PC or Mac* architecture) prior to the start of the program that meets or exceeds the following hardware specifications:

Hardware ($800-$1,200)

  • Intel i3 processor or AMD equivalent
  • 4GB of memory
  • 250GB hard drive

Operating system (included with hardware)

Microsoft Windows (version 7 or later) or Apple OS X (version 10.7 or later)*

Software ($800)

  • Adobe Photoshop**
  • Adobe Illustrator**
  • Adobe Dreamweaver**
  • Adobe Flash**
  • Microsoft Office***
  • Microsoft Visual
  • Studio***

Total estimated cost: $1,600-$2,000

Your existing notebook computer may satisfy the above hardware requirements.


Scott McCrindle, Co-ordinator, or 705.728.1968, ext.6113


*Mac users will need to be have Microsoft Windows installed either as a disk partition or using a third-party virtualization software package

**All Adobe products are available via a monthly subscription license fee (estimated at $40/month)

***Microsoft product licenses are provided through an agreement with Microsoft Canada at no additional cost

Required hand tools

  • Good quality approved safety glasses and safety boots
  • ¼” drive BASIC ratchet set including standard and metric sockets
  • 3/8” drive BASIC ratchet set including standard and metric sockets
  • Combination wrench set 5/16” – 7/8”
  • Combination wrench set 6 mm – 20 mm
  • Soft-faced hammer (medium size)
  • Ball peen hammer (16oz)
  • Pliers: Needle nose, slip joint and channel lock types
  • Wire stripper and connector/crimping tool (good quality)
  • Diagonal side cutters 6”
  • Feeler gauge set (flat)
  • Spark plug gapping tool
  • Screwdriver set (Philips, flat and Torx)
  • Punch set
  • 12” square
  • Tape measure
  • Utility knife
  • Gasket scrapper
  • Digital multi meter (reasonable quality)
  • Hack saw (with spare blade)
  • Small flashlight
  • Toolbox (tote or drawer type) small with lock

All tools and toolboxes must be able to fit in a 2ft x 2ft storage cabinet.

Estimated tool kit costs: $500 and up

Suggested location to purchase tools: Canadian Tire

You will also be required to purchase a $125.00 parts/accessory kit per semester directly from the college.


Rob Davidson, Co-ordinator, 705.526.3666, ext. 3725 or

Kevin Janes, Faculty/Instructor, 705.526.3666, ext. 3721 or

Small Engine Mechanic / Marine Engine Mechanic

Georgian College, Midland Campus

Payment deadlines

Check important dates for fee payment deadlines. Learn more about deferring a portion of your tuition and related fees and read the college policy on fee deferrals.

If your payment is not received by the deadline, your place in the program may be given to another student on the waiting list. If there is still a place for you in the program, you will be required to pay a non-refundable late fee of $65. Georgian reserves the right to refuse payments made after the deadline if the program has filled.

How to pay your tuition and fees

In order to register for classes, your fees must be paid in full by the deadline or you must pay a non-refundable minimum deposit of $175 ($3,000 if you are an international student) of which $75 will be used as a deferral fee.

If you choose to pay the minimum deposit, you agree to pay the balance of your fees by the following dates:

  • Fall semester fees by September 30
  • Winter semester fees by January 30
  • Summer semester fees by May 30

If you defer your fees and the balance is not paid by the above deadlines, a $100 late charge will be added to your account.

Payment methods

We are unable to accept credit card payments. These payments options are available:

  • Bank: Telephone banking, online banking or in person at your branch. Please note that the payee is “Georgian College TUITION.” Your account number is your nine-digit student number. Bank payments take three business days to process so it’s important you pay prior to the deadline.
  • By mail: Please include your nine-digit student number and allow sufficient time for the mail to arrive by the payment deadline. We are sorry but we are unable to accept personal chequesYou may send a certified cheque or money order by mail to: Georgian College~ Office of the Registrar~1 Georgian Drive~Barrie, ON~L4M 3X9
  • In person: If you are on campus, you may drop in to the Office of the Registrar to make your payment. We accept cash, debit, certified cheques or money orders. We are unable to accept post-dated or personal cheques or credit card payments.

Sponsored students

Students who are sponsored by a government agency, WSIB, employer or any organization providing fees directly to Georgian must provide a supporting letter prior to the fee deadline. The letter must verify the sponsorship and provide an explanation of how and when fees will be paid to Georgian, the amount sponsored and for what duration. Once we receive this letter, we will update your records and you will be able to register into courses.

If you are a Second Career or OSAP student, you must either pay full fees or a deposit to register into your courses.


In order to receive a refund of any fees or to have outstanding fees adjusted if the deferral option was chosen, you must withdraw in writing by the 10th day of classes. Check important dates for withdrawal deadlines.

Withdrawals must be in writing. You are not considered officially withdrawn if you simply do not attend class or if you verbally notify your teacher, registration staff, counsellors or college staff. Please refer to the FAQ What if I change my mind about attending?

T2202A: What is it?

Tuition and Education Credit Certificate (T2202A) forms are issued by Georgian College to students who have paid more than $100 in eligible fees for courses beginning and ending in a particular calendar year. To be eligible for an education tax credit, the full-time or part-time program of study must be at least three consecutive weeks and 12 hours per month.

A program is not considered a qualifying educational program if the student receives an allowance, benefit, grant or is reimbursed for expenses (not including scholarships, fellowships, bursaries or prizes for achievement, or certain benefits such as loans or financial assistance under certain government legislation).

How to get your T2202A

Official T2202 are available at by February 28 each year. Your T2202A will continue to be available for seven years. Forms are not automatically mailed to students.

To access your T2202A, you will need your student ID number and your PIN.

  • Select Login to Banner
  • Enter Student ID number and PIN
  • Select Canadian Tax Form
  • Select tax year
  • Select T2202A Tax Credit Form

Two options will be available:

  • View Data – this is not an official receipt and is for information purposes only
  • Printable Form – make this selection only if you are ready to print the receipt

To print T2202A

  • Select Printable Form, then click Submit (if you select Continue, this will mark your taxation record as printed – if not printed at this time, any subsequent receipts will be marked Duplicate)
  • Select Continue
  • Select Print on browser menu

The receipt will print on two pages:

  • Page 1 – Tuition and Education Amount Certificate
  • Page 2 – Designation for the transfer of an amount to spouse or common-law partner, parent, or grandparent

If you are the parent of a Georgian student, you will need to have your son/daughter access the T2202A and print it for you. Students must use the T2202A on their own tax return until the federal tax payable is reduced to 0, after which the student may then transfer the balance of the credit to another eligible party using the reverse side of the T2202A form, as per the Income Tax Act. Transferring the balance of the credit to another eligible party requires the student’s signature.

No access to a printer?

Students may email a print request to The request must include the student’s name, ID number, and the year being requested. Receipts will be mailed out by Canada Post as soon as possible, usually within seven business days. We are unable to make courier or pick-up arrangements.

Part-time students 

The T2202A process used to determine the number of eligible months has been changed to reflect Canada Revenue Agency regulations. Part-time students only receive a month if the program involves a minimum of 12 hours and 3 consecutive weeks in courses per calendar month. When terms end part-way through a month, part-time students cannot achieve the required 12 hours and 3 consecutive weeks in that particular month. Since the minimum hours and weeks per month is not obtained, the month cannot be awarded.

Address on T2202A is incorrect?

You may submit the T2202A with your income tax even if the address is incorrect. We do, however, request that you update your address with us. Please contact us at to make changes to your address, telephone number, etc.

Which fees are not eligible?

Fees that are not eligible to claim include Student Association fees, Alumni fees, Athletic fees, textbooks, goods of lasting value that you keep.

Amount on the form doesn’t match amount paid for course?

The T2202A will reflect only eligible fees as per Canada Revenue Agency guidelines. Receipts issued in February will cover only terms or sessions attended during the prior calendar year. Amounts paid in November relating to the following winter semester will not be included until the next year.

Tuition and related fees paid for courses that extend beyond the calendar year-end will be pro-rated according to the period of course delivery pertaining to each calendar year. For example, if a course has an Oct. 1 start date and a March 31 end date, only 50 per cent of the tuition and related fees representing October through December period will be reflected in the current year’s T22002A. The remaining 50 per cent, representing January through March, will be reflected on the following year’s T2202A.

Applied degrees and work terms

According to Canada Revenue Agency, a student in an applied degree or work term is considered eligible for the education amount only during the months attending the educational institution. Therefore, students who are on their work terms are not eligible for the education amount during those months.


Students with questions regarding the number of months on their T2202A may contact us at Students with questions regarding the tuition and related fees amount may contact us at Please remember there is an official college policy and federal and provincial legislation regarding the release of student information which is intended to protect the student’s right to privacy and the confidentiality of his/her record.

The information provided here is not intended as taxation advice and should not be relied upon in the preparation of a taxation return. Further information regarding the use of the T2202A form should be obtained from a qualified tax consultant or Canada Revenue Agency.

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