As of 2019, the Ontario Government has changed the rules governing the administration of ancillary fees at Universities/Colleges. Starting July 6th, students will have the opportunity to opt-out of non-mandatory fees through the online form provided below.
Ancillary Fees Overview
SAVE YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE – As you make your decisions regarding whether or not you’d like to opt-out of non-mandatory ancillary fees, please keep in mind that these funds go toward on-campus groups and initiatives that support student life and offer a more enriching post-secondary experience overall.
Without adequate funding, the affected services and initiatives could see a drastic decrease in resources and programming offered to students. For more information on why you should opt-in, please follow link.
USC Health & Dental Plan – Full-time students are automatically enrolled in the USC Health & Dental Plan unless they can provide proof of pre-existing coverage.
The Opt-out period will be open from July 1st to September 25th, 2019 at 11:30pm.
O-Pass Fee – FIRST YEAR STUDENTS participating in Orientation Week, ALL first year and full-time students will be charged this fee.
Opt-out period will be open from July 6th to August 15th, 2019.
Students who enroll after August 15th and wish to participate in O-Week will need to opt-in via USC (University Students’ Council). For more information on O-week, please click here.
The deadline to opt-out of non-mandatory ancillary fees is September 25, 2019. Adjustments for completed opt-out forms will be applied to student accounts by November 15th, 2019.
Please note that you can submit your opt-out request only once. *If you opt out of a fee and later change your mind, you will need to contact the respective student council (Huron/Western) to opt back in for the service.*