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School of Continuing Studies | University of Toronto

Fees & Tax Information

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Course Fees

Course tuition fees are listed under individual course descriptions and do not include textbooks or additional materials, unless so indicated.

How to Pay

Payment may be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, money order or cheque made payable to the University of Toronto in Canadian funds.

Post-dated cheques or cash payments will not be accepted.

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Some courses are subject to HST, primarily those in Arts & Science, as indicated in the course description.

Official Receipt

Your Official Receipt will be emailed to you at your preferred email address upon enrolment. If you did not receive one or have any questions regarding your receipt, please contact Student Services at 416-978-2400 (press 2) or email learn@utoronto.ca.

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University of Toronto Staff Tuition Waivers

University of Toronto staff and faculty members may qualify for a tuition waiver up to a maximum value of $500 for School of Continuing Studies courses.

To register for a course using a tuition waiver:

  1. Check with your Divisional Human Resources Office for eligibility criteria. The list of Divisional Human Resources Offices can be found at http://staff.hrandequity.utoronto.ca
  2. If you qualify, complete the applicable tuition waiver form and take it to your Human Resources Office for authorization. If your course(s) takes place during normal working hours, your department must indicate their approval by signing the form.A listing of tuition waiver forms is below. Each form is specific to an employee group(s). If you are unsure which waiver form is applicable, check with your Divisional HR Office. Note that dependents of staff or faculty are not eligible for the tuition waiver benefit program.

    USW & CUPE 326 1 FT Tuition Waiver Request

    CUPE L3261 PT, L1230, CAW, IBEW, IAMAW, UNITE HERE & OPSEU 578 Staff Tuition Waiver Request

    Professional Managers and Confidential Staff Tuition Waiver Request

    Faculty/Librarian, Research Associates, CUPE L2484 Tuition Waiver Request

  3. Submit your authorized waiver request form together with the completed School of Continuing Studies’ registration form.
    • If your course fees exceed the maximum waiver amount, you are responsible for paying the difference in fees.
    • You are also responsible for payment of any applicable taxes or ancillary fees.
    • Payment for the balance of fees must be submitted at the time of registration.

Submission methods:

Fax
416-978-6666

When faxing, please fax BOTH sides of the waiver form and the registration form.

Mail
School of Continuing Studies
Student Services
158 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 2V8

In-person
School of Continuing Studies, first floor, 158 St. George Street.

Defaulted Payment Fees

When registering, any student who tenders a cheque or uses a Visa, MasterCard or American Express which is not honoured by their banking institution will be charged $25 to their School account.

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Income Tax Deductions

Course Fees

Tuition fees for courses at the post-secondary school level adding up to more than $100 may be claimed as a credit on your personal income tax return. Please consult Canada Revenue Agency ‘s “Students and Income Tax Guide” for more information. To claim the tuition, you must submit the Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts Certificate (T2202A) when you file your return.

Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts Certificates (T2202A)

A T2202A is available to all students whose courses qualify for a tuition and education amount credit on their personal income tax return. You may view and print your T2202A document online from your Student Portal on our website.

This service is currently available for the tax years 2010, 2011 and 2012. For courses completed prior to January 2010, please contact Student Services at 416-978-2400 (press 2) or email your request to learn@utoronto.ca .

Below you will find complete instructions on accessing your Student Portal and the T2202A service. We have also included some tips on determining if you are eligible to qualify for the tax credit. If you are still unsure if you are eligible to claim this credit on your tax return, we recommend that you visit Canada Revenue Agency’s website at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/tg/p105/README.html for further guidance.

To access your portal:

  • Click Student Portal
  • Enter your log-in information (user name, password). If you are a new user or have forgotten your username or password, please follow the instructions found below the log-in box . If you are successful in your log-in but encounter the message “Your profile has been locked out by the system administrator. Please contact the administrator for assistance.”, call 416-978-2400 (press 2) or email learn@utoronto.ca to unlock your account.

To view and print your T2202A:

  • Click “T2202A” from the list of services located in the left-hand navigation box.
  • Select the tax year from the drop-down menu. (Available for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax years)
  • Click “GO”.
  • A summary of your tax credits for your selected tax year will display. Review this summary to ensure that it contains the correct number of courses and fees. If you find any discrepancies, contact Student Services at learn@utoronto.ca or call 416-978-2400 (press 2)..
  • Click “Print T2202A”. This will open a new window with an Adobe pdf file of your T2202A document. The file will contain three pages; page one will contain your name, address, and the total number of fees and eligible months, page 2 with Canada Revenue Agency’s instructions and guidelines, and page three with a breakdown of your courses and fees.
  • Print a copy of all three pages and submit them with your tax return.
  • You may access your portal at any time to review or re-print this document.

Tips on Eligibility:

It is your responsibility to ensure that you qualify to claim this tax credit. Canada Revenue Agency is the official authority on all tax issues and should always be consulted if you are unsure about your eligibility. However, for your convenience we have provided brief guidelines to help you decide if you should pursue this credit.

To qualify:

  • Your course is part of a certificate program at the School of Continuing Studies. All certificates are considered “designated post-secondary programs” as defined by Canada Revenue Agency.
  • The tuition fees paid add up to a minimum of $100.
  • Your course(s) was at least three consecutive weeks in length.
  • Course hours add up to at least 12 hours per month.
  • You paid the tuition fees. Your employer, company or institution did not submit the fees to the School on your behalf, or, you were not reimbursed later by your employer, company or institution, or, you did not receive a scholarship or bursary to cover the costs of the course.

Ancillary and Service Fees

Grade Report duplicates (each) $5*

Alternate Examination $150

Distance Learning (outside Canada postage) $125

Photocopy of final examination answers $13*

Prior Learning Assessment $150*

Replacement of Certificate $51*

Request for re-reading of final examination $36*

Returned Cheques $25

Returned Credit Card Charges $25

Transcripts (for courses after January 2003) $10*

 

*HST is extra.

 

The School reserves the right to alter any of the above fees.

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