The University uses a portion of every student’s fees, as approved by the Board of Governors, to support services on campus. These fees are not user-based, therefore if you do not use the services you are not eligible for a refund of those portions – some limited exceptions noted (*).

Athletics Fee: The Department of Recreation and Athletics is dedicated to providing a broad spectrum of sport, fitness and recreational opportunities for our students and the Carleton University community. http://www.carleton.ca/athletics/

Career Development Fee: Career Services are available through Carleton Central under “My Career” and allows you to search for job opportunities, book career advising appointments, register for employer recruitment and information sessions, and create an online resume and portfolio for employers to access: http//www.mycareer.carleton.ca

Carleton Academic Student Government (CASG) fee: is collected by the University on behalf of CUSA. This fee is used to support the CASG. The objective of the CASG is to function as an intermediary between students, faculty and administration, allowing students to influence the University’s administration and governance. For more information, please see: http://www.casg.ca/.

Carleton Industrial Design Student Association (CIDSA) fee: applies to full-time students in Industrial Design. This fee incorporates computer passes and membership and is assessed at the beginning of the academic year as part of the fall term fees.

Charlatan fee: is collected by the University on behalf of CUSA and GSA. This fee is used to support the University newspaper, the Charlatan. For more information, please see: http://www.charlatan.ca/.

Commerce Society fee: applies to students in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of International Business programs.

Carleton School of Architecture Association of Students (CSAAS) fee: applies to full-time students in the School of Architecture. This fee incorporates computer passes and student society membership and is assessed at the beginning of the academic year as part of the fall term fees.

(*) Carleton Undergraduate Students’ Engineering Fund (CUESEF) fee: is a student donation applied to Engineering students and set up as an endowment fund to provide capital purchases for projects including student groups and fourth year projects. The donation is a taxable credit and will be reported on the tuition tax receipt each year. Cancellations and refunds for students who do not wish to support the Fund can be made by application through the Office of the Dean of Engineering following each registration period. http://www.cuesef.carleton.ca

Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) fee: Cusa is your student voice and representation (Undergrads and Special students). http://www.cusaonline.com/

Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT) fee: CUSERT is a volunteer and student-operated campus response team, operating under the Department of University Safety that provides first aid coverage at university sponsored events, and on-call service twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week: http://www.carleton.ca/cusert.

Engineering Society fee: applies to undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Engineering program.

Engineers Without Borders fee: applies to undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Engineering program. For more information, please see: http://my.ewb.ca/carleton.

Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) fee: GSA  is your student voice and representation (Graduate students). http://www.gsacarleton.ca/

(*)Accident/Drug/Dental Insurance (CUSA) fee: This insurance fee is automatically applied to all undergraduate and special students whose Fall term status is assessed at the full-fee rate. If you are not assessed at the full fee rate in the Fall term, the coverage will not be added anytime else in the academic year. In this case, you may wish to opt in directly through CUSA. If you wish to opt out of the plan, the fee may be refundable through an online application as long as you can demonstrate coverage through another plan. Again, Undergraduate and Special students apply to opt-out through CUSA , while Graduate students apply to opt-out through the GSA. There are strict deadlines for opting-in/out, so please visit the relevant site and make sure you opt-in/out by the required date.

(*)Accident/Drug/Dental Insurance (GSA) fee: This insurance fee is automatically applied to all graduate students whose Fall term status is assessed at the full-fee rate. If you are not assessed at the full fee rate in the Fall term, the coverage will not be added anytime else in the academic year. In this case, you may wish to opt in directly through GSA. If you wish to opt out of the plan, the fee may be refundable through an online application as long as you can demonstrate coverage through another plan. Again, Undergraduate and Special students apply to opt-out through CUSA , while Graduate students apply to opt-out through the GSA. There are strict deadlines for opting-in/out, so please visit the relevant site and make sure you opt-in/out by the required date.

Health and Counselling Fee: Health and Counselling Services is your health and wellness centre on campus. It does much more than treat illnesses; it also provides counselling, a resource centre and a student peer program: http://www.carleton.ca/health/

Omnibus fee: replaces charges previously required for transcripts, certifications of enrollment, internal degree transfers, duplicate tax receipts, Convocation costs and gown rental.

Social Work Association Fee: is charged to all graduate students in the Masters or PhD programs in Social Work.

Sprott Career Levy fee: Is charged to support business-specific career services for Undergraduate Commerce and International Business students and MBA students. http://www.sprott.carleton.ca/careerservices/

Sprott MBA Society fee: is charged to all Master of Business Administration students.

University Centre fee: is collected by the University on the behalf of CUSA.This fee enables CUSA the opportunity to provide non-commercial activities and facilities in the University Centre. For more details please contact the CUSA office.

U-Pass fee: is a bus pass offered through Carleton University at a discounted rate and is a mandatory cost for all eligible students. The fall/winter U-Pass is effective from Sept 1 – April 30 and the summer U-Pass is effective May 1 – August 31. For more information about UPass eligibility and to see if you are able to opt-out, visit http://www.carleton.ca/upass/