The following fees are presented as a guideline only. All fees are subject to change without notice. Any changes to tuition and other program-specific fees will be communicated to students after they are finalized.

Deposit and Tuition Payment Options | Application Fees | Deposit Fees | Assessment and Recognition of Prior Learning Fees | Tuition Fees | Tutoring and Academic Coaching | Student Association FeesLetters and Document Request Fees | Finance ChargesMiscellaneous Charges | Wellness | Campus Living | Parking Fees | Terms and Conditions | Refund Policies and Procedures

Deposit and Tuition Payment Options

1. Online Payments

Quickly and easily pay through your Self-Service account with Visa or MasterCard. When paying with credit card, a non-refundable 1.84% user fee will be added.

Please note that we only accept Visa and or MasterCard as form of credit card payments.

Note: If you do not know your user ID or password, visit RRC HUB.

2. Internet Banking

Pay online through your financial institution. Allow five business days prior to the payment due date for bank processing. If choosing this option, select the applicable payment type (e.g. Red River College Polytechnic: Tuition Payment, Residency Payments, Application Fees). Your account number is your student number and the term (found at the top of the Registration Statement. I.e. F2017FA’).

3. Interac e-Transfer

Transfer funds via email to studentservices@rrc.ca. If you choose this option, you must include the full name of the student or applicant, student number (if applicable), their date of birth (mm/dd/yy) and payment type (e.g. Tuition Payment, Residency Payments, Application Fees) in the email message field prior to sending.

4. PayMyTuition (International Payments)

Red River College Polytechnic has partnered with PayMyTuition for international tuition payments. With PayMyTuition, you can pay your tuition payments from any bank, in any country in any currency at better than bank exchange rates. PayMyTuition is fast, simple and cost effective.

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5. By Phone

Deposit and tuition payments will be accepted by telephone with Visa or MasterCard.

Phone: 204-632-2327 (Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm)
Toll-free: 1-800-903-7707 (Monday to Friday 8:00am – 3:45pm)

Please note that we only accept Visa and MasterCard as form of credit card payments.

6. By Mail

Send payment, noting student number, program, and term to:

Financial Services, Room C212
2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, MB, R3H OJ9

7. Employment Manitoba, Manitoba Student Aid and Sponsored Students

If you expect to receive funding from either Employment Manitoba (EM) or Manitoba Student Aid (MSA) you are still required to pay the $400 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit by the deposit due date.

If you will be sponsored by an agency other than Canada/Manitoba Student Loan or Employment Manitoba you must either pay your deposit by the deposit due date or have your sponsorship agency submit a completed RRC Polytech Sponsorship Authorization form by the deposit due date.

8. HigherEdPoints

Use loyalty points to pay your tuition fees.

HigherEdPoints allow you to apply Aeroplan or TD Reward Points to your tuition fees. Sign up with HigherEdPoints and follow the steps for the loyalty program. Once you’ve completed the transfer, it will take up to three business days for the points to be applied to your student account.

Please ensure a remittance advice is sent to studentwebpayts@rrc.ca with student ID and student name included on the remittance.

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Note: All fees marked with an asterisk (*) below include GST.

Application Fees

Domestic applicants must submit a $116 non-refundable/non-transferable application fee with each application. International students must submit a $150 non-refundable application fee with each application. An application fee paid by cheque that is returned NSF will result in the cancellation of the application. The NSF charge plus application fee must be paid before the application will be processed. Applicants with outstanding accounts at the College will not be permitted to apply or register for any College programs.

International applicants: visit International Education for more information.

Fee Type Amount
Domestic Students $116
International Students $150
Re-Admission Application Fee – fee to re-apply for a program which the student has formally withdraw from, and wishes to be readmitted $116

Deposit Fees

Applicants are required to pay non-transferrable/non-refundable deposit for each full time program. Deposit fees are credited toward the student’s program fees. If the student does not register in the program or cancels, the deposit fee is forfeiture.

Fee Type Amount
Domestic Students $400
International Students $3,000

Assessment and Recognition of Prior Learning Fees

Fee Type Amount
Entrance Test Fee – non-refundable per test fee for applicants who write entrance tests to determine their eligibility and/or readiness to enter college programs. $67
International Credentials Assessment Fee – fee to assess international credentials related to admission requirements $74.55 (includes GST)
Recognition of Prior Learning, Portfolio Assessment and/or Transfer Credit Fees fee to assess credit from another institution or other previous training and experience $25-$375
Recognition of Prior Learning Fee – Challenge Examinations fee to access written/oral/practical examinations, skill demonstrations, simulations, projects, assignments or any combination $50 per hour of assessment up to max $500 per course
Language Training Centre – Assessment
Language Level Placement Fee – assessment fee for placement into Language Training Centre (LTC) classes $85 + GST

Tuition Fees and Other Program Specific Fees

Tuition Fees – Tuition fees vary by program and are due on the first day of your program start date. See Locations, Dates and Fees section under specific Program in the Program and Course Catalogue.

Fee Type Amount
Student Services Fee – supports ongoing delivery and development of academic advising, counselling, tutoring, career and employment services, library, maintenance, repairs and renovations, and student recruiting. $208 annually
Student Services Fee – 8 credits or less for CBR programs per term. Non-CBR programs are charged at $13 per credit up to and including 8. 9 or more are charged $104 per term. $32
Lab Fee – annual fee designed to cover small equipment costs associated with labs and shop spaces  Various
Material Fee – annual fee designed to cover costs directly associated with running the program including materials and supplies, printing and program specific licenses Various
Technology Fee – annual fee designed to cover system support for the devices in the program and infrastructure for the classroom to support BYOD program  $310 annually
Technology Infrastructure Fee – annual fee enables the College to progress towards meeting the student needs for mobile technology access and technology support services.  Various
Endowment Fees – applicable to certain program designed to make enhancements to the program or set up bursaries  $53/year or $27/term
Canadian Nursing Student Association Fee – Nursing students only paid to the College Of Registered Nurses of Manitoba  $0
Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) – testing is conducted at RRC Polytech by a representative from CWB. Students who pass this test receive their tickets $250
Supplemental Exam Fee – fee charged to rewrite exams Only available for some programs) $66
Food Handler’s Fee – Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary Arts and Professional Baking $36
First Aid Fee – Hospitality and Tourism Management, Culinary Arts and Professional Baking $65

Fees to Repeat a Portion of the Academic Year

Students who are required to repeat a portion of their academic year for any reason must pay the fees associated with that term before they can continue their program. It is the responsibility of the student, if receiving a Canada Student Loan or a Sponsorship, to apply to the appropriate organization for a reassessment of funds to pay tuition for repeat terms. The student must also advise one of the Student Service Centres of any new funding to avoid late charges or penalties.

Tutoring and Academic Coaching

Fees are assessed to cover services provided by Academic Success Centre and Library Services. These tutoring and coaching services are provided to students with disabilities under the Federal Government’s “Canada Study Grant for Students with Disabilities” program. Eligible students can apply to have direct support costs funded.

Fee Type Amount
Tutoring $41/hour
Academic Strategist $41/hour
Proctoring (full-time students) – This is a service provided to students with disabilities that cannot take tests with their classmates. A staff member is present during the testing time, and may host students from different departments writing at the same time.  $41/week
Proctoring (part-time students) $21/week
Computerized Note Taker – This is a service provided to students who have difficulty hearing in a group environment. A staff member sits with the student in the class and writes down verbal communications that occur in the classroom. $45/hour
ASLI (American Sign Language Interpreter) – This is a service provided to students who need communication accessibility. A staff member sits with the student in the class and using sign language communicates classroom instruction and discussion. $50/hour
Assistive Technology Support – This service is provided to students with disabilities, where hardware and software is used assist in learning. An example – a microphone is able to convert words into text, or a written book is able to verbally speak the content. $320

Student Association Fees

The Students’ Association, per its bylaws, levies fees to provide services to its student members. The services include advocacy and consultations, wellness, repairs, maintenance and capital, coordinates events and trips, provides furnishings for student spaces, administers student plans, and provides campus volunteer and job opportunities.

Fee Type Amount
Health Plan Fees – Student Association levies annual mandatory fees for full-time students who meet the eligibility enrollment criteria $135
International Emergency Health Insurance – Student Association levies annual mandatory fees to provide 12-month insurance coverage for international students not covered by Manitoba Health $800
International Emergency Health Four-month Gap Insurance – Student Association levies mandatory fees to provide four-month insurance coverage for international students not covered by Manitoba Health and whose program end date extends beyond the 12-month International Emergency Health Insurance coverage period $269.37
Dental Plan Fees – Student Association levies annual mandatory fees for full-time students who meet the eligibility enrollment criteria $120
Repatriate Insurance – Student Association levies a fee to provide repatriation coverage for international students if the international student has Manitoba Health coverage $66.40

Student Association Fees (Notre Dame and Exchange District Campuses

Fee Type Amount
Student Association Fee

$11.50 per term rate when credits are less than or equal to 8 credits

$75 per term rate when credits are greater than 8 and less than or equal to 51 credits

$150 per term rate when credits are greater than 61 credits

Students registered in less than 4 weeks’ pay no SA fees

Student Association Fees (Continuing Education)

Fee Type Amount
Student Association Fee

$75 per month students enrolled in full time programs

$11 per course students enrolled less than 6 hours per week

$0 students enrolled less than 4 weeks

Students registered in less than 4 weeks’ pay no SA fees

Student Association Fees (Regional Campuses and Stevenson Campus)

Fee Type Amount
Student Association Fee

$34 per year – for programs of five or more months

$17 per year – for programs of four or less months

$6.75 per course – for students enrolled in less than six hours per week

Students registered in less than four weeks’ pay no Students’ Association fees

Student Association Fees (Apprenticeship Programs – Regional Campuses and Stevenson Campus)

Fee Type Amount
Student Association Fee No SA fees

Letters and Document Request Fees

View these Document Request Forms.

Fee Type Amount
Parchment Credential Replacement Fee – replacement of certificates and diplomas – all programs and campuses $68
Confirmation of Enrolment – letter issued to confirm student is enrolled in a program at the College – all programs and campuses $18
Confirmation of Graduation – letter issued to confirm student graduated from the College $18
Archive Search Fee – fee to search for documents going back at least 25 years $110
Letter of Permission Fee – fee to request letters asking for credit for course(s) taken at another university or college while on programs at Red River College Polytechnic $63
T2202 Replacement Fee – fee to print tax form T2202A $20
Transcript Fee – printing of official mark transcript $28
Document Transmission Fee – fee to fax, email or mail requested documents $8

Finance Charges

Fee Type Amount
International Administration Fee – fee to process a refund cheque or to courier documents to international students $100
Late Fees – program/student fees outstanding five days after the program start date $57
Late Fees – program/student fees outstanding 29 days after the program start date $0-$250 balance = $25 fee,
$251 – $999 balance = $50 fee,
$1000+ balance = $100 fee
Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) Fee – fee assessed when a payment is rejected by the student’s financial institution $51
Credit Card Convenience Fee – fee assess to students who chose to pay their tuition using a credit card 1.84%
Payment Plan Fee – fee assessed to arrange a payment plan $55
Payment Plan Late Fees – fee when a prearranged payment is missed – full payment of the balance is immediately due $0-$250 balance = $25 fee,
$251 – $999 balance = $50 fee,
$1000+ balance = $100 fee

Miscellaneous Charges

Assorted fees and charges at Red River College Polytechnic.

Fee Type Amount
Photo ID Card – full-time students receive their first Photo ID Card as part of their Student Service Fee. This fee is charged for replacement cards. NEW for 20/21 – Regional and Continuing Education full-time programs will receive card as part of Student Services fee. $35
Alumni Card – Card available to alumni offering membership benefits with communities and businesses $20
Locker rentals
NDC/EDC/PGI – 10 months rental $50
NDC/EDC/PGI – 4 months rental $30
NDC/EDC/PGI – 10 week rental $17.50
NDC Gym Locker – 12 month Full $50
NDC Gym Locker – 12 month half $30
EDC Gym Locker – 10 month $50
EDC Gym Locker – 4 month $30
EDC Gym Locker – 10 weeks $17.50
Bike Locker $50/$30/$17.50
Lost Locker Key Fee $25
Admin Fee – change lockers, cleaning, lost lock $10

Wellness Fees

Fee Type Amount
Wellness Fee – Fee for both physical recreation activities and mental health promoting activities
Full-time Students – (excluding Apprentice, LTC) $23 per term
Continuing Education and Regional Students $5 per course
Miscellaneous Sport, Fitness and Recreation Fees
Fitness Fees – Apprentice, LTC, summer fitness facility membership $23 per four-month membership
Fitness Fees – towel service $27 (one term) and $44 (two terms)
Sport, Fitness and Recreation Fees – fitness classes and recreation special events Various

Campus Living

Fee Type Amount
Student Rental
Premium suite rental daily $28.61
Student daily rate $25.18
PGI non student and short term daily rate $28.82
Student weekly rate $210
Residence Miscellaneous Fees
Application Fees $50
Residence Deposit (refundable) $350
Key/Card Replacement $35
Room Change Fee $50
Cleaning Charge $25
Storage Fee $50/month
Maintenance/Damage Charge Various
Disciplinary Fine Various
Room Termination Fee $350
Deposit Forfeiture $350
Late Fee on Payment $55
Resident Payment Plan Set-up Fee $50

Parking Fees

Fees are based on the Collective Bargaining Agreement and apply to both students and staff.

Fee Type Amount
NDC – power parking $63/month
NDC – non-power parking $55.65/month
NDC – motorcycle $36.75/month
NDC – reduced rate non power $35.50/month
NDC – reduced rate power $42.03/month
NDC – hourly parking $2/hour, $8/day
Portage – Power $11/month
Portage – non-power $6/month
LTC $2/hour, $10/day
Stevenson – power $36.20/month
Stevenson – non-power $30.75/month
Parking Fines Base charge $30-150 – max charge $70-$300

Terms and Conditions

Payment of Program and Students’ Association Fees

Program Fees (tuition, lab and materials, technology, software, student service fees and endowment fees) and Students’ Association fees are payable on or before the academic term start date. Where a student registers after the academic term start date, program and Students’ Association fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

Sponsored Students

Where program/student fees are to be billed to a third party, a completed Sponsorship Authorization form is to be provided by the program deposit deadline. Fees payable by a sponsor are due upon receipt of invoice. Where fees are billed to a third party, any refund shall be returned directly to the third party.

Government Sponsored Student Loan Recipients

Students who have applied for a government sponsored loan are responsible for ensuring the Government Student Loan process is followed and their program/student fees are received by the College by noted deadlines.

Approved government sponsored student loans recipients will have their program/student fees automatically deducted from their student loans. The lending institution will forward the payment directly to the College if the proper process is followed.

Students who have not received their student loans by their program start date must contact one of the Student Service Centres to discuss payment arrangements. Failure to do so will result in the levy of a late fee.

Students whose loan applications are not approved are responsible for making payment arrangements immediately upon notification of non-receipt of the loan. Students are responsible for payment of their course in full, even if their loan application is not approved. All refund procedures and policies apply.

Employment Manitoba Assisted Students

Employment MB assisted students are responsible for paying their portion of program/student fees by the payment due date. Employment MB will remit the assisted portion of the program/student fees directly to RRC Polytech. If the Training Assistance Notification (TAN) Form is not received by the College on or before the payment due date, the student is responsible for the entire amount due and/or accrued late fee charges.

Refund Policies and Procedures

Note: Refunds may take up to eight weeks to process. Depending on the payment method, a refund may have to be processed through a third-party, which can increase the processing time by an additional 2-4 weeks.

Full-Time Programs

(Excluding Contract Training and Regional Campus students*)

  • Withdrawal within the first 7% of the term – refund of 100% fees less non-refundable deposit where applicable.
  • Withdrawal between 7% and 25% of the term – refund of 50% fees.
  • Withdrawal after 25% of the term – no refund
  • Health and dental fees are fully refundable up to 30 calendar days from start of the program.

*Full-time Regional Campus students should contact staff at their campus for the refund policy.


A student receiving permission to move from one full-time funded program within the College to another will have the unused portion of their program/student fees credited toward the fees for the new program. This does not include requests for a transfer of funds from full-time funded programs to Continuing Education or Online Education programs.

Applying For Refund/Withdrawal

Students who choose to withdraw from their program of studies, including those who choose not to return for an upcoming term, are responsible for the submission of a completed Full-Time Program Withdrawal Form.

The effective withdrawal date will be the date that the Full-Time Program Withdrawal Form is received by Red River College Polytechnic, and will determine any eligibility for refund. Students are responsible for all applicable fees up to the date the withdrawal form has been received by the College.

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Refunds will be processed in the same manner as the original payment method; however cash and debit payments refunds will be made by cheque or directly deposit to your bank account.

Refunds of fees that have been paid with the proceeds of a government sponsored student loan or by a third party will be issued to the lender or third party.

Suspension of a College Program

Students who have applied for or have been accepted into a College program that is later suspended are eligible for a full refund of any program/student fees paid, including the deposit and application fees.

Part-Time and Online Education

Classroom Delivery

  • Partial refunds are available for courses (17 hours or more) up to the day before the start of the second class.
  • For workshops (16 hours or less), partial refunds are available eight calendar days prior to the first class.
  • Fill out the Part-time Withdrawal form.

Online Education

  • Partial refunds are available if the request is made within 10 calendar days from the start of the course.
  • For workshops (16 hours or less), partial refunds are available eight calendar days prior to the first class.
  • The refund amount shall be the course fee less the $50 administration fee.

General Part-Time and Online Education Refund Policies

  • Refunds are subject to an administration fee.
  • Refunds will be issued in the same form as payment; cash refunds and debit card purchases will be paid by cheque.
  • Original receipts must be presented for refund requests of non-tuition items (parking, fitness classes, tests, etc.)

Outstanding Debts

Refunds of program/student fees may be reduced by other outstanding debts, such as bookstore charges, parking fees, library fines, etc. Students who fail to pay their accounts within the specified deadlines may have their registration cancelled. College services including marks, diploma/certificate, and future registrations will be withheld until all financial obligations to the College have been met in full.

Students will receive a final notice 60 days after the term start date. At this point they will be given an additional 10 days to pay their balance in full however if the account remains outstanding after the 10 days then the account will be sent to Collections.

Tuition and Education Credit Certificate

For income tax purposes, T2202 tax receipts will be available online at the end of February.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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