Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Admission and Fees

Information on Admissions

Students who are considering applying to Queen's are directed to Queen's Admission Services at: The Admissions website provides information regarding the admission requirements for all undergraduate programs, facilities and services, residences, scholarships and financial assistance.

Campus Visits

Applicants and potential applicants are encouraged to visit the Queen's campus, as well as Smith Engineering. Formal arrangements can be made by contacting


Admission is offered to the best qualified students applying. Academic success is the primary criterion for admission to Smith Engineering. Students whose academic performance exceeds a required minimum will receive an offer of admission. 


The Board of Trustees reserves the right to make changes in the scale of fees if, in its opinion, circumstances so warrant.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees are reviewed each year and are dependent on government funding and regulation. Specific information on tuition levels is available on the Web at  Students are encouraged to become familiar with this information.

Ancillary Fees

Students may be required to pay ancillary fees for course related learning materials, safety equipment and field trips. The maximum estimated compulsory fees for specific academic plans are shown below. Those plans not listed do not have ancillary fees. In most cases the actual cost to individual students will be less than the amount indicated.

Fee Cost
First Year $84
Geological Engineering1 $700
Mechanical Engineering2 $100
Mining Engineering3 $250

Non-compulsory Fees

Fee Cost Notes
Request for Course Substitution (Letter of Permission) - To take a course from another university and substitute the course for credit towards Smith Engineering Degree. 60.00 Payable through Student Services. See Forms page for official form and payment information.
Course Description Request 60.00/hr Payable through Student Services. Contact to make request and discuss payment.
Document Fee - For completion of all documents related to registration at Queen's. Includes documents such as proof of enrolment, degree eligibility. 30.00 Payable through Student Services. Contact to make request and discuss payment.
Exchange Program Fee 125.00 Payable through Student Services. Contact the International Student Advisor at for more information.
Internship Program - application fee 35.00 Please contact for application and payment information.
Registered Education Savings Plan - form completion - Fee includes direct submission of RESP form by registered mail or fax. 30.00 Payable through Student Services. Contact to make request and discuss payment.
Supplemental Examinations 300.00 Payable through SOLUS
Extended Program (Section 900/J-Section) & 1st Year Supplemental Exams:
Extended Program - Section 900 per course tuition fee1 539.63 Payable through SOLUS.
1st Year Supplemental Exam - per exam fee (Spring term)2 300.00 +SAL Payable through SOLUS.

Fees quoted are for domestic students. Fees for International students are higher. Please contact the Registrar's Office or refer to the Guide to Registration and Fees at for details. In case of differences between the above and the Guide, the fees shown in the Guide shall prevail.

Account Information

Students can use SOLUS to determine their account balances.

Student Services Fee Payments

We do not accept cash payments at any time. Credit card payments may be made in the Smith Engineering Online Store

No form that requires a Student Services payable fee will be processed without payment.

Cheques are to be made out to "Queen's University".

Please do not provide credit card numbers at anytime, via email.


Any student with an overdue debt with the University will not be permitted to register or to receive examination results, official transcripts, or marks reports until the outstanding account is settled in full. A Senate Regulation forbids the release of a diploma to a student in debt to the University.


Questions about fees or charges should be directed to:

Office of the University Registrar
Gordon Hall
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 3N6
Telephone: 613 533-6894

Please refer to the Guide to Registration and Fees ( for a comprehensive outline of the items referred to above.