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2017 - 2018 Guide to Registration and Fees

June Checklist

June marks the beginning of a number of important processes for new and returning students alike.

Before you begin working on your June checklist, please make sure that you have completed all of the steps in 'The basics for everyone' section earlier in this guide.

To keep track of your progress, you can complete the following list as you go:

Details specific to your program:
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: NEW TO YOUR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT QUEEN'S?
Residence: If you are staying in Residence, you will need to complete your Residence Application, and pay the deposit prior to June 8, 2017. Watch for your weekly Residence newsletter in your Queen’s email!
Transcripts: If you are a brand new university student who went to high school outside of Ontario, ensure you send your final transcript to Queen’s so that we have it by August 1st. It should be mailed to: Undergraduate Admission, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Orientation Week: You will have the option of participating in Orientation Week. Watch for information from your Faculty or School about how to register.
QUIC – Orientation Week for International Students: Check QUIC website for details www.quic.queensu.ca
Are you a first-year student not living in residence?: If you are among the 10% of first-year students who choose not to live in a Queen’s residence, be sure to connect with the FYNIRS (First Years Not in Residence Students) group. Their goal is to welcome you to Queen’s and to ease your transition into university during both Orientation Week and through year-round events. More information is available at http://www.queensu.ca/orientation/ or by emailing: fynirs@ams.queensu.ca
Student Card Validation: We will send an email, to your @queensu.ca email account asking you to submit your photo. We will create your card over the summer and it will be ready for you to pick up and validate (providing you are enrolled) during move in or orientation week in September.
July 4, 2017 –Shopping Cart Available – Time to choose courses!: On July 4, your shopping cart will be available. Unless your Faculty/School is choosing your courses for you (See the 'How Do I Register and Select Courses?' page for more details), it’s time to log on to your SOLUS account and start adding courses to your Shopping Cart. Consult our 'Understanding SOLUS tutorials' page for detailed instructions. You can’t actually enroll in courses until your Enrolment Appointment, but this is a great time to choose courses and get your timetable organized.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: RETURNING TO YOUR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT QUEEN'S?
Pay all outstanding debts immediately! - If you have an outstanding debt, you will not be able to participate in Step 1 of the registration process, which is course selection. Log on to SOLUS to view your financial account to see if you have any outstanding debts. If so, please pay them immediately.
PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS: NEW TO MEDICINE OR LAW AT QUEEN'S?
Admission Deposits - You will need to make sure that you have paid your admission deposit. If you have not yet paid the admission deposit, please contact your Faculty Office – Law: 613.533.6000 ext. 71683; Medicine 613.533.2542 as soon as possible.
Orientation: You will have the option of participating in your Faculty’s Orientation. Watch for information from your Faculty or School about how to register.
Student Card Validation: We will send an email to your @queensu.ca email account asking you to submit your photo. We will create your card over the summer and it will be ready for you to pick up and validate (providing you are enrolled) during orientation in September.
Final Year of Concurrent and Consecutive Education Program: Queen’s Concurrent and Consecutive Education students will already have a student card with a photo. You will continue to use this card. Validation will take place in Wallace Hall starting August 29th. Trent final year Concurrent Education students will receive an email at your @queensu.ca account asking you to submit your photo. We will create your card over the summer and it will be ready for you to pick up and validate during orientation in September.
PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS: RETURNING TO MEDICINE OR LAW AT QUEEN'S?
Pay all outstanding debts immediately! - You must pay all outstanding debts as soon as possible. Log on to SOLUS to view your financial account to see if you have any outstanding debts.
Returning to Law at Queen's? Orientation Upper-year and incoming Law exchange students are invited to participate in Law Orientation. Full information is available at http://law.queensu.ca/orientation
If you are an International Student, you will automatically be charged UHIP when you accept your offer of admission. We will send an email to your @queensu.ca email account asking you to submit your photo. We will create your card over the summer and it will be ready for you to pick up and validate in September (providing you are enrolled).
Complete your OSAP or other student government assistance application by early July and carefully follow the instructions:
Your OSAP or other provincial/territorial student government assistance application should be submitted early to ensure funding is available by September.
If you are an international student...
Apply for a study permit if you don’t already have one for 2017-18.
If you are an international student without valid Canadian provincial / territorial health insurance:
You will automatically be charged for and enrolled in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), a mandatory health plan.
UHIP is a primary insurance plan that provides basic medical coverage for most doctor and hospital services in Ontario.
You can enroll for additional coverage in UHIP by visiting the Queen’s International Centre (QUIC), located in the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC), or by accessing the pre-registration form at www.quic.queensu.ca/international-students-and-staff/health-insurance-an...
Check for your Shopping Cart and Enrolment Appointment time
Course Selection takes place during “Enrolment Appointments”. Students who are able to choose some or all of their courses (see the 'How do I register and select courses' information page to determine if you will be choosing courses) will be able to see their Shopping Cart and Enrolment Appointment time in SOLUS as of July 4th.
From your Enrolment Appointment date/time through to July 19, some courses will have restrictions to ensure students who need them receive priority.
From July 20 –28, all courses will be available to you as long as you have the right prerequisites.
Good Habits!
While you are doing your financial planning, take a look at the Student Awards website, which contains useful information about the costs associated with attending Queen’s and options for financial assistance: www.queensu.ca/studentawards
Please contact Student Awards and make an appointment if you need help with your budget. You can meet with an Awards Officer privately for support and guidance about financing your time at Queen’s. You can make an appointment by calling 613.533.2216 or emailing awards@queensu.ca
Be Pro-Active!
Within 24 hours of choosing your courses or having them loaded by your Faculty/School, your tuition and Student Assistance Levy fee for fall term will show on your SOLUS Account Summary. Fees for Winter term will show on SOLUS in October.
Your fall tuition and Student Assistance Levy payment are due September 1st, so now is a good time to get your finances together and figure out the financing of your education. Detailed tuition, levy, fee, and payment information is on our 'How much will it cost?' page.