Compulsory Ancillary Fees

Compulsory ancillary fees are fees students pay in addition to tuition that support services and activities distinct from academic programming. Compulsory ancillary fees are established in accordance with guidelines established by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Descriptions of the services and resources these fees support are outlined below.

Mohawk College is committed to providing students with access to the services and resources covered by ancillary fees. Mohawk and the Mohawk Students' Association (MSA) continue to review fees to ensure that charges are equitable and support student success and wellness. For more information on ancillary fees being charged refer to the Fees section of the Frequently Asked Questions for students about COVID-19 web page. Descriptions for compulsory ancillary fees are listed below. Fees not being charged are noted.


2020/21 Certificate, Diploma and Degree Student Compulsory Fees

Compulsory Ancillary Fees below are effective for the 2020 academic year (programs starting between August 2020 and July 2021). View the 2020-2021 Annual Fees web page.

Fee Description One Semester Total for Two Semesters
Academic Support (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports programs and services that promote student academic success, including equipment and school supply loans, study events and activities, academic appeals and academic affidavits. $11.22 $22.44
Academic Support – Academic & Learning Supports Supports and services for students such as peer tutoring, academic counsellors, peer mentors, student success advisors, access to copyrighted materials and learning/skills workshops. $55.00 $110.00
Academic Support – Assessment Testing Supports the assessment of student readiness for college & assists with supports for students where needed post admission. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $48.96 $48.96
Academic Support – Technology Enhancement Provides academic support to students via technology services on campus to facilitate the student learning experience, including specialized software. $77.16 $154.32
Alumni Lifetime Membership Lifetime membership to the Mohawk College Alumni Association. Includes exclusive savings and discounts on goods and services across Canada, as well as access to the In Touch Alumni e-newsletter and magazine. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $40.00 $40.00
Athletics & Recreation Supports the operating and capital costs of athletics and recreation facilities made available to the broader student body.
NOTE: This fee is not being charged to new or returning students for the Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Summer 2021 terms.
$56.24 $112.48
Campus Food Bank (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports the funding and administration of a food bank for students in emergency need of food. $2.50 $5.00
Campus Safety Supports the Walk Smart program and the prevention of sexualized violence on campus. $1.79 $3.58
Campus Sustainability Supports sustainability initiatives and improvements across the college, including the community garden, farm stand and greening orientation. $4.00 $8.00
Career Services Supports career-related services such as career counselling, job fairs, job boards and job placement services. $17.44 $34.88
Career Services (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports administration of career-related programs for students including Career Clothing Closet, leadership development training, professional networking events and student employment and administration. $5.36 $10.72
Financial Aid Programs & Supports Supports enhanced financial aid offerings such as Mo Money Financial Literacy Resources that promote money management strategies and financial literacy learning. $4.08 $8.16
Health and Counselling Supports on-campus access to health professionals for medical care, mental health and counselling. $45.23 $90.46
Health and Counselling (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports health and counselling programs and services for students including free legal counselling, legal affidavits, behavioural appeals, debit/credit counselling, workshops and legal seminars. $7.91 $15.82
Health and Dental Supports a comprehensive health and dental plan for full-time students. 1/3 of fee charged in Fall semester; 2/3 charged in Winter semester. Students starting in Winter are only charged 2/3. $67.75 $203.24
Student Achievement & Records – Convocation Supports the administration of virtual convocation processes and ceremonies, including website and logistics costs, phonetic pronunciation and recording of graduate names, and diploma package production and mailing. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $63.46 $63.46
Student Achievement & Records – Transcript Supports the administration of student achievement documents such as transcript requests. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $26.83 $26.83
Student Building – Capital Maintenance (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports costs associated with the maintenance and capital improvement of the Student Centre and its facilities. $5.20 $10.40
Student Building – David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre Supports spaces and facilities that host student activities and services not supported by government grants. $85.00 $170.00
Student Building – Operations (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports costs associated with the operation of the Student Centre which hosts student activities and services including The Arnie, The Cellar and the Heath Study Lounge. $20.04 $40.08
Student Clubs (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports student clubs and groups on campus, including funding for club activities, campus clubs facilities, student employment and administration. $5.75 $11.50
Student Events (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports student-focused events and activities at all campuses, including orientation events, live music, campus activities, community events, student employment and administration. $20.00 $40.00
Student Government (Mohawk Students’ Association) Supports student representation, advocacy and support; student campaigns and outreach; student elections and referendums; and student leadership opportunities. $9.75 $19.50
Student ID Card Supports the ONE Card student identification cards which are used to access college services and facilities and are also used for identification in examinations. $13.52 $27.04
Student Programs & Supports Supports programs and services that promote an equitable and inclusive environment for students, and which help to enhance the student experience. $9.59 $19.18
Universal Transit Pass Provides unlimited HSR transit access for students via a PRESTO card.
NOTE: This fee is not being charged to new or returning students for the Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Summer 2021 terms.
$105.93 $211.86

Continuing Education Student Compulsory Fees

Fee Name Definition Per Student Contact Hour (to a maximum of 45 hours)
Athletics & Recreation Supports the operating and capital costs of athletics and recreation facilities made available to the broader student body, including CE students. $0.13
Academic Supports Supports CE student access to peer tutoring, academic counsellors, mentors and learning/skills workshops (outside the classroom). $0.14
Campus Safety Supports CE student access to campus Walk Smart program. $0.05
Career Services Supports CE student access to career-related services such as career counselling, job boards and job placement services. $0.04
Health & Counselling Supports CE student access to campus health professionals for medical care, mental health and counselling. $0.11
Student Achievement & Records: Transcript Supports CE student access to student achievement documentation such as transcripts. $0.03
Student Buildings Supports spaces and facilities that host student activities and services that CE students have access to. $0.12
Technology Enhancement Provides technology services and supports to CE students. $0.18

 

Apprenticeship Student Compulsory Fees

Fee Name Description Fee
Apprenticeship Activity Fee (Mohawk Students’ Association) Ensures that Apprenticeship students have access to activities and services, primarily at the Stoney Creek campus. Charged per intake. $10.40
Apprenticeship Service Fee Ensures that apprenticeship students are supported and included in programming, primarily at the Stoney Creek campus. Includes specific Apprenticeship Welcomes and Student ID Cards. Charged per intake. $44.88


2021/22 Certificate, Diploma and Degree Student Compulsory Fees

Compulsory Ancillary Fees below are effective for the 2021 academic year (programs starting between August 2021 and July 2022). View the 2021-2022 Annual Fees web page. All fees below are charged where applicable unless noted as suspended. For more information on ancillary fees being charged refer to the Fees section of the Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 web page.

Fee Description One Semester Total for Two Semesters
Academic Support: Academic & Learning Supports Supports and services for students such as peer tutoring, academic counsellors, peer mentors, student success advisors, access to copyrighted materials and learning/skills workshops. $56.02 $112.04
Academic Support: Assessment Testing Supports the assessment of student readiness for college & assists with supports for students where needed post admission. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). Not applicable to graduate certificate programs. Other program exclusions may apply. $49.94 $49.94
Academic Support: Technology Enhancement Provides academic support to students via technology services to facilitate the student learning experience, including specialized software. $78.70 $157.40
Alumni Lifetime Membership Lifetime membership to the Mohawk College Alumni Association. Includes exclusive savings and discounts on goods and services across Canada, as well as access to the In Touch Alumni e-newsletter and magazine. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $40.80 $40.80
Athletics & Recreation Supports the operating and capital costs of athletics and recreation facilities made available to the broader student body.
Visit the Mohawk Mountaineers facilities web page for further details on re-opening as of Fall 2021.
$57.36 $114.72
Campus Safety Supports a safe campus and the prevention of sexualized violence $1.82 $3.64
Campus Sustainability Supports sustainability initiatives and improvements across the college, including the community garden, farm stand and greening orientation. $4.08 $8.16
Career Services Supports career-related services such as career counselling, job fairs, job boards and job placement services. $17.79 $35.58
Financial Aid Programs & Supports Supports enhanced financial aid offerings such as Mo Money Financial Literacy Resources that promote money management strategies and financial literacy learning. $4.16 $8.32
Health & Counselling Supports access to health professionals for medical care, mental health and counselling. $46.13 $92.26
Student Achievement & Records: Convocation Supports the administration of virtual convocation processes and ceremonies, including website and logistics costs, phonetic pronunciation and recording of graduate names, and diploma package production and mailing. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $64.72 $64.72
Student Achievement & Records: Transcript Supports the administration of student achievement documents such as transcript requests. Fee only charged once (Semester 1). $27.36 $27.36
Student Buildings: David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre (DBARC) Supports spaces and facilities that host student activities and services not supported by government grants. $87.00 $174.00
Student ID Card Supports the ONE Card student identification cards which are used to access college services and facilities and are also used for identification in examinations. $13.79 $27.58
Student Programs & Supports Supports programs and services that promote an equitable and inclusive environment for students, and which help to enhance the student experience. $9.78 $19.56
Health and Dental (Plan and Premium) - MSA Supports a comprehensive health and dental plan for full-time students. 1/3 of fee charged in Fall semester; 2/3 charged in Winter semester. Students starting in Winter are only charged 2/3 of total. $63.86 $191.57
HSR Bus Pass (U-Pass and Presto) - MSA Provides unlimited HSR transit access for students via a PRESTO card. $99.68 $199.36
MSA Administration and Student Government Supports student representation, advocacy and outreach; elections and referendums; student leadership opportunities; academic and behavioural appeals; operation of the Student Centre and MSA administrative functions. $61.32 $122.64
MSA Services and Programming

Supports ancillary student services and student-focused events and activities at all campuses, including Food Bank, Career Closet, Legal Counselling, Equipment Loans, Educational Workshops, Social Events, and Student Clubs; supports the administration of the Universal Transit Pass and Health and Dental Plan.

$41.51 $83.02
Student Buildings: MSA Capital Maintenance Supports costs associated with the maintenance and capital improvement of the Student Centre and its facilities, which host student activities and services. $5.20 $10.40

Continuing Education Student Compulsory Fees

For more information visit the CE Registration and Fees web page.

Fee Name Definition Per Student Contact Hour (to a maximum of 45 hours)
Academic Supports Supports CE student access to peer tutoring, academic counsellors, mentors and learning/skills workshops (outside the classroom). $0.14
Athletics & Recreation Supports the operating and capital costs of athletics and recreation facilities made available to the broader student body, including CE students. Visit the Mohawk Mountaineers facilities web page for further details on re-opening as of Fall 2021.  $0.13
Campus Safety Supports a safe campus and the prevention of sexualized violence. $0.05
Career Services Supports CE student access to career-related services such as career counselling, job boards and job placement services. $0.04
Health & Counselling Supports CE student access to health professionals for medical care, mental health and counselling. $0.11
Student Achievement & Records: Transcript Supports CE student access to student achievement documentation such as transcripts. $0.03
Student Buildings Supports spaces and facilities that host student activities and services that CE students have access to. $0.12
Technology Enhancement Provides technology services and supports to CE students. $0.18

 

Apprenticeship Student Compulsory Fees

Fee Name Description Fee
Apprenticeship Activity Fee - College Ensures that apprenticeship students are supported and included in programming, primarily at the Stoney Creek campus. Includes specific Apprenticeship Welcomes and Student ID Cards. Charged per intake. $45.78
Apprenticeship Service Fee - MSA Ensures that Apprenticeship students have access to activities and services, primarily at the Stoney Creek campus. Charged per intake. $10.60