Academic Calendar

20210517 Addenda Errata Other Fees

Mandatory Term Fees

University Mandatory Term Fees Fall or Winter Terms Spring/Summer Term
Information Technology Fee $34.50 (per term) $34.50 (per term)
Medical Clinic Fee 1 $12.00 (per term) $12.00 (per term)
Registrarial Service Fee $18.00 (per term) $18.00 (per term)
Sport & Wellness Fee1 $102.00 (per term) $102.00 (per term)

Information Technology Fee

This fee was established to fund technology projects that specifically result in providing new or improved technology services that benefit students.

Medical Clinic Fee

This fee supports Health Services for all students. Students who need medical support may make an appointment at the MacEwan University Health Centre located near the City Centre Campus.

Registrarial Service Fee

This fee covers a variety of services offered by the Office of the University Registrar, including but not limited to: Application to Graduate, Parchment Replacement, Confirmation Letters and cost of Undergraduate Transcripts.

Sport and Wellness Fee

MacEwan University supports the value of developing the whole person by providing students with opportunities to grow intellectually, socially, personally and physically. The Sport and Wellness fee provides students a membership to Sport and Wellness, funding for Recreation programming and Griffins Athletics.

Students' Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) Charged Term Fees

Student fees are subject to change. Information on the Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) is available online:

Students'Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) Mandatory Term Fees Fall or Winter Terms Spring/Summer Term
SAMU General Membership Fee $11.95 (per credit, maximum 179.25 per term) $11.95 (per credit, maximum 179.25 per term)
Special SAMU Membership Fee2 $4.66 (per credit, maximum of $69.00 per term) $4.66 (per credit, maximum of $69.00 per term)
SAMU Building Levy1 $35 (per term) $35 (per term)
U-Pass Fee $180 (per term) $180 (per term)
Health Care Benefit Fee TBD -
Dental Benefit Fee TBD -
Global Education Fee1 $3.50 (per term, billed starting at 9 credits) -

Global Education Fee

This fee provides funds to overseas educational projects for underprivileged schools and students ($1); and sponsors refugee students’ attendance at MacEwan University ($2.50).

SAMU Building Levy Fee

The SAMU Building Levy, is a mandatory levy that is charged to all students who are registered for one credit or more in a single term. The building levy collected each term goes directly to paying off the Students’ Association building mortgage. The SAMU Building focuses on student space and was voted for by the students and is operated by the Students’ Association of MacEwan University. The SAMU Building is located just west of Building 8. It can be accessed via the 2nd floor 109-street pedway, or from the main floor on the northeast corner of 104 ave and 109 street, or on the west side of the building under the 109-street pedway.

SAMU General Membership Fee

The Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) is the student government body that represents and serves MacEwan University students. SAMU is a statutory corporation established under section 93 of the Post-secondary Learning Act that operates offices on all MacEwan University campuses.

Supplemental Health Care and Dental Fee

A mandatory Supplemental Health Care and Dental Care fee is charged to all full-time and part-time students as part of the enrolment process. Student eligibility for health and dental plans is determined and assessed in the Fall term for coverage until December 31, and again in the Winter term for coverage until August 31. Any student with proof of alternate coverage for supplemental health care and/or dental care may opt out of these plans prior to the advertised deadline date by contacting the plan administrator. The health plan is above and beyond the provincial insurance plan, and the dental plan has a list of specified dentists. For more information about eligibility, policy content, family add-on, opt out, and current network dental list visit

U-Pass Fee

The Universal Transit Pass (U-Pass) is a mandatory fee voted for by students. The fee is assessed each term (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer) to all students who are registered in an on-campus program and enrolled in at least one credit on-campus class. The U-Pass provides students with unlimited usage to regular transit services (excluding special event, contracted and charter service) from Edmonton Transit Service, St. Albert Transit, Strathcona County Transit, Spruce Grove Transit, Fort Saskatchewan Transit, Leduc Transit, and Beaumont Transit service. The Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) administers the U-Pass. For more information on pick up, Terms and Regulation, and opt outs please visit

Other Fees 

Fee Description Amount
Challenge Exam/Prior Learning Assessment $40
Course Audit 50% of course tuition (plus any applicable course material and special fees)
Deferred Examination $75 for single exam; $150 for 2+ exams
Extension to Incomplete Grade $50
Field Placement/Practicum Identification Card $10
Locker Fees per term $20
Locker Contents Reclaiming $25
Non-Program International Student Services $50
Photo Identification Card $10
Photo ID Card Replacement $10
Reassessment of Final Exam $20
Returned Cheque (NSF) $40
Tuition Payment Plan $50