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Frequently asked questions about fees

What types of payments does Douglas College not accept?

  • credit cards for domestic tuition payments
  • Visa or MasterCard debit products for online payments 
  • email money transfers 
  • traveller's cheques 
  • NOTE: While cash is accepted, for safety reasons, it is not a preferred payment method.

Can I transfer tuition fees?

Tuition fees are not transferable to another semester, nor are they transferable to another student. For more information, please refer to the refund policy.

Will I get an income tax deduction for all of the fees I pay?

Only tuition fees and the registration and services fee are eligible for income tax deduction.

If I have not made any payments towards my account and I decide to drop courses once the semester starts, will I owe any fees?

Regardless of whether payment is made or not, you may owe the 50% tuition penalty for dropping courses during the first two weeks of the semester and if you drop the course after the first two weeks of the semester you will owe 100% of the course tuition.  The amount owed will be determined by the date and number of credits dropped.

Will I receive an invoice for my tuition fees at Douglas College?

Douglas College does not send out invoices (bills) indicating how much and when tuition is due. To check for an accurate balance owing, log in to myAccount and choose Registration, View Tuition Fees.