Tuition, Fees & Payments

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Tuition and Fees & Payments

The fee schedule shows a detailed breakdown of program dates and fees.  Refer to this page when planning the financial portion of your education

Term Payment Deadline: due on the first Friday after the term start date.

2021-22 Tuition & Fee Schedule

2021-22 Tuition & Fee Schedule  2021-22 Apprenticeship Fee Schedule

2020-21 Tuition & Fees Schedule

2020-21 Tuition & Fee Schedule  2020-21 Apprenticeship Fee Schedule

  

Tuition and Fees Payment Methods

Through Your Banking Institution

Set up Olds College as a payee/bill through your banking institution. Use your nine digit Olds College ID number (available on your early or full admission letter) as the account number. *Please allow 3-5 working days for bank processing.

By Credit Card

Students can pay tuition and fees online with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard) through their myoldscollege account.

*PayPath is a third party vendor that may charge additional transaction fees*

By Authorized User

Students can authorize other individuals such as parents, guardians or employers, to make tuition or confirmation deposits payments online with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard). To set up an authorized user login to your myoldscollege account.

By Mail

Send a cheque or money order to: Student Services, Olds College, 4500 – 50 ST, Olds, AB  T4H 1R6. Please make sure to indicate your nine digit student ID on the cheque.

In Person at the Olds Campus

You can make payments in person in the Bell e-Learning Centre (Room 957). Payments can be made by debit card, cheque, money order or bank draft. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed: Saturday, Sunday and stat holidays (with the exception of occasional extended hours announced for special events).

Using Aeroplan Points

You may pay using your Aeroplan points through HigherEdPoints.com

Sponsorship

A letter of sponsorship from the sponsoring agency is submitted to enrolmentservices@oldscollege.ca or by fax to 403.556.4711

Student Funding

Due to timing of disbursement, a government student loan cannot be used to pay the Application or Tuition Deposit fee. View Student Funding Page

International Students

Olds College has partnered with Flywire to provide international students with a safe and convenient way to pay their Tuition Deposit and Tuition & Fees. Please visit oldscollege.flywire.com to make your payments.

Payment Information for International Students

Olds College has partnered with Flywire to process their International fees through our international payment portal. This portal allows you to save on bank fees and exchange rates and track your payments online from start to finish. 

  • Execute, track and confirm your payment online.

  • Choose local, familiar payment options including bank transfers, credit cards, e-wallets and more for most countries and territories. 

  • Access multilingual customer support via live chat, email, phone or more.

  • Save on bank fees and ensure the best exchange rates with Flywire’s Best Price Guarantee. 

 

How to Make an International Payment:

  1. Go to oldscollege.flywire.com 

  2. Select your country of origin and preferred payment method. 

  3. Enter your payment details and receive instructions on how to complete our payment.

  4. Track the progress of your payment anytime online. Receive email and text alerts each step of the way including when your payment reached Olds College. 

 

Flywire Customer Support Information:

No matter your time zone, you will have a dedicated multilingual customer support team available to you via live chat, email and phone to answer any of your questions.

Tuition and Fee Definitions

Olds College Fees

Tuition:

Fees Olds College has been authorized to collect by the Provincial Government under the Post-Secondary Learning Act [Sec. 61(1)] for the use of instruction in courses that are part of programs approved by Alberta Advanced Education (AAE) under the Program of Study Regulation (AR 91/2009).

Program Fee: 

Fees Olds College collects to cover the costs of materials and supplies that facilitate instruction in a program that are not included in tuition.

Student Services Fee:

Collected for purposes of offering services to students. These services include but are not limited to tutoring, parchments, convocation ceremony, ID cards, printing services, and information technology services and maintenance.

Athletics and Recreation Fee:

This fee is charged to students at the Olds campus for the purpose of providing athletic and recreation opportunities and facilities.

Students' Association (SAOC) Fees

Health & Dental

The SAOC offers an extended Health and Dental plan for full-time students that provides coverage for one year after commencement. Students with existing extended health and dental benefit plans, may complete a form to opt out of this fee. This fee is not charged for Heavy Equipment Operator, Pre-Employment programs, Apprenticeship programs and Applied Degree DFS. Students in these programs mentioned, may enroll in this plan by contacting the SAOC Student Benefits Plan Office. For information regarding the program please contact oldsplan@mystudentplan.ca or call 403-556-4626.

SAOC Operations Fee:

The Students' Association of Olds College (SAOC) Operations fee is used to support a variety of student-focused services and initiatives such as student advocacy, health and wellness events, scholarships, the student emergency bursary, The Crossing Restaurant & Pub, The Food Pantry program and daily operational costs.

Restricted Building Fund Fee:

The building fund fee is held until such a time as it is needed. It is used to fund future construction of student space, and for the maintenance and upkeep of current student space and the Alumni Centre.

Tuition Deposit

A tuition deposit is required from students in the first year of a program to hold a seat. You risk losing your seat if your payment is not received by the specified date on your early or full admission letter.

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