Fees & Finances

What's Happening with your Money?

The fees below are the fees that the SGA charges to its members. These fees pay for the operations that take place within the organization, as a registered non-profit. There are two types of fees. The first is mandatory fees, and the second are fees that students can opt-out of. All of the SGA fees are separate from the incidental fees that Laurentian University collects. The Laurentian University fees can be found by clicking the link below.

Student Centre

Provides access to study rooms, game rooms, club rooms and lounge areas to study and socialize with friends.

Health & Dental Plan

Provides a comprehensive health plan that covers prescriptions, dental, vision and more from September to August of each school year.

World University Service of Canada (WUSC)

Supports the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) which is a Canadian international development non-profit organization dedicated to improving education, employment and empowerment opportunities for youth, women and refugees in more than 25 countries around the world.

Student Newspaper (LAMBDA)*

Optional Fee: To support he growth and continuation of the student newspaper LAMBDA. 

SGA Premium Membership*

Optional Fee: Priority access to the Pub Downunder, the ability to fully engage with the SGA and priority employment opportunities, and more. 

SGA Administrative Fee

Covers the administration of the Health and Dental Plan, UPASS and Student Centre.

Student Advocacy

Pays for student union lobby groups and lobbying, locally, provincially and federally.

Food Bank

Helps maintain the Laurentian food bank.

Clubs Support Fee*

Optional Fee: Helps supports all clubs available through your association.

U-Pass

Provides access to the universal bus pass via your student card from January through April.

ISC – Indigenous Students Circle

Supports the Indigenous Student Circle. The ISC's mission is to ensure a positive unique experience for students of First Nation, Metis and Inuit ancestry while attending University here in Sudbury.

Sustainability

Help improve our campus in making it more environmentally friendly. This fee goes toward funding sustainability initiatives in order to improve campus life and reduce Laurentian's environmental impact.

Community Events Support*

Optional Fee: This fee supports puppy rooms, farmers markets and any community team building events. 

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Optional fees. If you wish to opt out of these fees, you must do so when registering for courses through Self-Service.

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Did You Know?

Full-time, part-time and online students pay different fees. To view your individual fees, visit your Self-Service portal on my.Laurentian.ca.