Select your optional Ancillary Services

From July 17, 2019 you can opt out of some optional Ancillary Services for the Fall term via myStudent Centre. You can revise your selection up until September 16, 2019. You will also be able to opt in and out of optional services ahead of future terms.

Click here to find out how you can opt out (and in) of Optional Services.

If you have paid for a service that only requires a one off fee (such as Alumni services) you won't be able to opt out in future terms.

Ancillary Fees

Part of your fee includes an Ancillary Fee which covers essential services you'll need throughout your time at Sheridan.

Full time ancillary fees are as follows:

  • $598.50 - students entering the first term of their program

  • $453.50 - returning students for all Fall and Winter terms following their first term.

  • $438.50 - returning students for the Spring/Summer term.

Part time ancillary fees:

  • Part-time students are required to pay an administrative fee of $27.69 per credit.

Students in Co-op

  • Students in Co-op do not pay an administrative fee during a co-op placement term unless also enrolled in part time classes where part time tuition and administrative fees will apply. 

Ancillary Fee Breakdown

Mandatory Ancillary Fees (Click for a full breakdown)

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MANDATORY FEES - per term unless otherwise noted
  FT Rate PT Rate  
Transcript Fee (once per program)  $25  $25 (flat rate) 

Charged in the first semester of your program, the transcript fee enables you to receive an official transcript outlining your academic record at Sheridan as well as your credential upon completion of your program. This is a one-time fee per program.

Graduation Fee (once per program)  $85  $85.00 (flat rate) 

Charged in the first semester of your program, the graduation fee supports the expenses associated with convocation, including but not limited to the graduate application process and all details associated with the ceremony (i.e. academic regalia rental, venue, convocation program, etc.). This is a one-time fee per program.

IT Fee  $125  $8.33


The IT fee securely delivers software, communications, hardware and technical service expertise to students and classrooms.

OneCARD Fee  $25  $1.67

Your onecard is your official photo identification card for Sheridan and provides access to spaces on campus such as classrooms, libraries and recreation facilities. Funds loaded to your onecard can be used for a variety of services from printing to bookstore purchases, as well as toward food purchases at participating on and off campus locations. For more information on onecard usage and acceptance, visit

Health Charge  $   23.00  $ 0.66

The Sheridan Student Health Centre (clinic at each campus) gives students access to medical care through, nurses and Physicians, Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 8pm and Friday 8:30-5.    Registered Nurses provide non-urgent and urgent health care, health & wellness teaching, dispense minor medications and make referrals to community agencies on a walk in basis and under medical directives. A psychiatrist and chiropractor are also available in clinic.

Athletic Activities  $   58.00  $ 3.87

Your Athletic Activities fee supports recreational and intercampus sports leagues, fitness classes, a well-equipped weight/cardio room and drop-in use of the campus gymnasium.  The fee also supports your Sheridan Bruins Varsity teams, including open access to try-outs and fan attendance.

Athletic Bldg/Capital  $   35.00  $ 2.33

Our Athletic Centres are available to students 7 days per week. Your Athletic Building Fee enables the maintenance of our Athletic Centre’s and has most recently been directed to finance the outdoor soccer/rugby stadium at Trafalgar (free access for Sheridan students), the Davis Campus gymnasium expansion, and now the HMC Recreation and Fitness Centre.

Career Centre  $     3.50  $ 0.23

Our Career Centre supports students exploring and clarifying their career and educational goals, developing essential skills, provides opportunities to gain experience through our Co-Curricular Record, prepares students to transition to the world of work (job search, resume and interview critique), hosts a job board, mentoring and events to connect you to future employers. Our 1:1 appoints, events, workshops and programs support student career success

Peer Mentoring  $     7.00  $ 0.47

Our Peer Mentor program supports a team of highly trained peers across all three campuses to support students academically, socially and personally. Peer Mentors support student well-being, orient and connect students to essential on-campus services to ensure you are successful both inside and outside of the classroom, enriching the student experience.

Tutoring  $     6.50  $ 0.43

Courses will challenge you. Get help with Math, Accounting, Finance, Writing, Citation and Referencing, Computer Programming, Chemistry, Architecture, Interior Design and Decorating, English Conversation Skills and Presentation Skills from Learning Assistants in the Tutoring Centres.  Some first-year courses are also supported by Peer-Assisted Learning Leaders (PALs), and peer tutors are available for a nominal fee. Visit for more information.

SSU Building Fee  $   40.00  $ 2.67

This mandatory fee supports the building, maintenance and updating of student centres at all three campuses.

SSU Capital Fee  $   10.00  $ 0.67

This mandatory fee supports the furnishing of student centre spaces, and provides equipment and capital needs related to student centres at all three campuses.

SSU Health & Counselling  $   21.00  $ 1.40

Promotional materials, events, partnerships, the Empower Me Program (online and telephonic multi-lingual mental health support), and staff support related to supporting accessing basic medical care, mental health or counselling services available through the student health plan.

SSU Academic Support  $     5.00  $ 0.33

This fee allows the Sheridan Student Union the ability to provide academic supports including the intranet portal development (Access Sheridan replacement) costs SSU is committed to.

SSU Campus Safety  $   10.00  $ 0.67

The SSU Campus Safety fee enables the Sheridan Student Union the ability to provide the SafeWalk service, giving students a walk anywhere on campus in the event they are studying late, leaving a night class, or heading home from a pub night. This includes SafeWalk staffing, training, service provision, and promotion.

SSU Buildings Operating Costs  $   38.00  $ 2.53

Repairs and maintenance, utilities, cleaning, insurance, maintenance and operational staffing and security costs of Student Centres at three Sheridan campuses.

Health & Dental Plan (once per academic year)  $ 285.00  $    285.00 (flat rate) 

This mandatory fee enrolls full-time domestic students in Sheridan Student Union’s Health and Dental Plan, providing a wide variety of health and dental coverage, as well as travel insurance to cover unexpected emergency medical expenses. Students with acceptable proof of alternative coverage may opt out of this program during defined opt-out periods.

If you are already covered by an extended health and dental plan, you can opt out of the Sheridan SU Health and Dental plan by providing proof of other equivalent health and dental coverage. Opt outs can ONLY be processed within the Change-of-Coverage period. Visit or call 1-866-358-4430 for details. The SU Health and Dental Plan is for domestic students only. 

All post-secondary students on a co-op work term in Fall 2020 will be billed the SSUI Health and Dental Plan fee in the Spring 2020 term.

Total Admin  $ 802.00
less medical plan  $ 285.00
Total common admin less plan fee  $ 598.50
Grad, Transcript and Alumni  $ 145.00
Common admin per term  $ 453.50  $        27.69  

Optional Ancillary Fees (Click for a full breakdown)

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OPTIONAL FEES - per term unless otherwise noted
  FT Rate PT Rate  
SSU Student Life  $28.25(incl HST)  $28.25 (flat rate, incl HST) 

The Student Life fee supports the coordination and operation of Sheridan Student Union’s programming and initiatives on all three Sheridan College campuses, including events, Board elections, and student leaders who develop and execute events and initiatives. This fee also provides access to SSU’s equipment loan and binding services, a discount on all non-alcohol purchases at Sheridan Student Union food venues, pre-sales for SSU concerts, free admission to pub nights as well as advocacy and support for student academic appeals and concerns.

For more information about Sheridan Student Union services and events, visit

SSU Clubs  $10.00  $0.67

Joining or starting a club is one of the best ways to get involved on campus! This fee supports infrastructure that provides funding opportunities, staffing and promotional supports, and oversight and regulation for the over 100 clubs that currently operate on campus

For more information about Clubs and Associations on campus, visit

SSU Food Bank  $5.00  $0.33

The SSU Food First program aids students through access to food and essentials when needed. This fee covers the promotion and staff coordination of emergency student food resources provided on each campus.

For more information about this service, visit

SheridanLife Radio  $5.00  $0.33

SheridanLife Radio is Sheridan College’s campus radio community run for students, by students. With original features, podcasts and live shows produced by students from every corner of our campus, SheridanLife Radio tells the unique stories of Sheridan College students and our college community.

For more information about your campus radio station, visit

Student Refugee Program  $1.50  $0.10

The Student Refugee Program (SRP) is run by a Canadian international development non-profit organization called World University Service of Canada (WUSC). This program that offers refugee youth both post-secondary and resettlement opportunities, giving them the opportunity to build a better future in Canada through higher education and permanent residency status.

Alumni Fee (one time only)  $39.55 (incl. HST)  $39.55 (flat rate, incl. HST) 

Pay once, and reap the benefits throughout your career. This one-time fee provides you with resources including access to the Sheridan Career Centre long after you graduate, as well as a variety of events and activities to help you build your professional network. Graduates receive exclusive Sheridan news and events invitations, and can access discounts on a range of products and services.

Select your Optional Services

As part of the Ontario government's Student Choice Initiative, post-secondary students can opt out of some non-essential Ancillary Services. You will only be charged for the services you select.

You can select your Optional Services for the upcoming term through myStudent Centre. To choose your services:

  1. Log in to myStudent Centre
  2. Under the Finances section click the Optional Services link
  3. Check or uncheck the services you wish (or do not wish) to access. Once you have made your selection, click "Save".

    Video showing service selection
  4. You can change your selection up until Day 10 of classes and ahead of the start of each term. After Day 10, you will no longer be able to change your selection for that term.
  5. Your Optional Ancillary Services selection will be reflected in your Account Summary (see below) once you have enrolled in courses for the term.
  6. Domestic OSAP students must pay all outstanding fees by October 16, 2019.
  7. Domestic Non-OSAP students must pay all outstanding fees by September 17, 2019*.
  8. Fee deadlines remain the same for International students.

    *The Fee Deadline was pushed back to September 17, 2019 for Non-OSAP students to allow students to choose their optional ancillary services before paying fees - in accordance with the Student Choice Initiative.

Account Summary

You can view your fee balance using the Account Summary in your myStudent Centre.

Please Note: Your Account Summary will only calculate fees after you have enrolled in classes for that term. Visit for enrolment schedules.

To view your Account Summary:

  • Log into myStudent Centre
  • Under the Finance section, select View my Account Summary from the drop down menu and click the ">>" icon.

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The fees showing in your Account Summary reflect your optional services selection and include the HST for some optional service. Therefore, your Account Summary may not match your Fee Estimate, as Fee Estimates include all optional services and omit any HST.

Optional Ancillary Services and OSAP

Optional ancillary services fees are not covered by OSAP. Therefore, your ancillary service selection will not impact your OSAP award.


Optional Ancillary Services refunds

If you opt out of services that you have already paid for, Sheridan will apply a credit to your account.