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FAQ's

  1. Which programs are still accepting applications?
  2. I have a degree. Do I get anything for that?
  3. I completed my first year and am coming back in September for my second year. I haven’t received anything in the mail. Do I have to apply again or do anything else?
  4. Where would I find a book list for my program?
  5. How much is my tuition?
  6. When are my tuition fees due?
  7. What are my payment options?
  8. Besides tuition and compulsory fees, are there other costs for my program?
  9. Where do I get the Student Medical Form I am supposed to provide?
  10. How do I get the Police Records Check that I am being asked for?
  11. How come I can’t register for my classes?
  12. What and when is orientation?
  13. How do I withdraw from a course?
  14. How do I withdraw form a program?
  15. How do I obtain my college transcript?
  16. How do I obtain a copy of my diploma?
  17. Where to get confirmation of enrollment?
  18. How do I get my T2202A?
  19. How do I get course outline (Syllabus) for previous years?
  20. As a full time student why do I have to pay course overload fees and if I drop a course why don’t I get my money back for that course?
  21. Where do we pay for parking and parking tickets?
  22. How do I audit a course?
  23. How do I get back into my program if I left for more than a semester?
  24. I want to take another program (not sure what) – what should I do?
  25. What do I do if I am on Academic Probation?

 

 

1. Which programs are still accepting applications?

Please check the status of your program here http://www.confederationc.on.ca/admissions/program-status

2. I have a degree. Do I get anything for that?

At Confederation College we recognize the effort that you have already put into post-secondary education and endeavour to make your transition as easy as possible anyone who has graduated with an Ontario college or university recognized degree or diploma from another institution will automatically receive credit for our standard communications (English) course, as well as one General Education Elective (GE) credit.  You can also choose to follow our Transfer Credit policy to see if there are any other courses in your new program that you can receive credit for. You will find our Transfer Credit policy at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/admissions/transfercredits

3. I completed my first year and am coming back in September for my second year. I haven’t received anything in the mail. Do I have to apply again or do anything else?

You are not required to apply to OCAS or to the college again if you are simply continuing on from last year in the same program.  We have sent out an email offer to your college email account. Please make certain that you are checking your college email account regularly as most communications from the college these days go there. If you are having issues with logging into your email account, please contact the computer help desk at (807) 475-6488, or by email at helpdesk@confederationc.on.ca

4. Where would I find a book list for my program?

Booklists are provided by the program coordinator and sent to the college bookstore, Follett. You can reach Follett bookstore at (807) 475-6225, or check out their website for information at Follett Bookstore. If the bookstore does not have an updated booklist for your program it will not be available until the program coordinators return in mid to late August.

5. How much is my tuition?

You can find tuition information at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/registration/tuition

6. When are my tuition fees due?

To guarantee your spot in the program you need to arrange your finances before the due date. First year students will find their due date indicated on their offer of admission. Second tuition installment or winter 2015 new admits fees are due by December 18th.

If you are entering into your first year and are unsure of your due date please contact our admissions office at (807) 475-6213 or email admissions@confederationc.on.ca

7. What are my payment options?

Confederation College makes several options for payment available to you. Go to Payment Options for all the details.

8. Besides tuition and compulsory fees, are there other costs for my program?

Other program related costs may include certification costs, tools, uniforms, etc.  For information specific to your program please see the college calendar online at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/programs or contact your program coordinator. Coordinator contact information can be found at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/contact/directory/coordinators

Other potential costs of attending college may include books, student supplies, living costs, transportation, etc.

9. Where do I get the Student Medical Form I am supposed to provide?

The Student Medical Form can be found on the Health Centre website at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/healthcentre

10. How do I get the Police Records Check that I am being asked for?

You can apply for a Police Records Checks at your local Police, OPP or RCMP station. Changes in policy by the RCMP have created issues for those students whose programs require the Vulnerable Persons check or the OESC card. For those students living in Thunder Bay, please ensure that you go to the Thunder Bay Police as they are able to provide you with everything you need with no extra steps. If you are in an area where you are required to have a form filled out by the college, please see your program coordinator. 

11. How come I can’t register for my classes?

Registration for witner classes will begin December 18th. For information on how to register go to How To Register for Classes

For login issues please contact the computer helpdesk at (807) 475-6488 or by email at helpdesk@confederationc.on.ca

For issues within the Post-Secondary Web Registration process please contact Registration Services at (807) 475-6265 or by email at registrationservices@confederationc.on.ca 

12. What and when is orientation?

Orientation is the time set aside for meeting with your program coordinator and fellow students for the first time. You will be given an overview of what to expect from the year, and what is expected of you. The orientation day barbecue is always a highlight of the day.  Check out the Orientation website

13. How do I withdraw from course?

You must meet with the program coordinator to have a drop form completed and signed by yourself and your coordinator. You will then be required to bring a copy of the signed drop form to the Registrar's office for processing.

Note: Withdrawal from course can seriously affect the following

Student loan eligibility
Future semester subject eligibility
Full-time program status
Fieldwork and co-op work term eligibility
Sponsorship status

14. How do I withdraw form a program?

Meet with the program coordinator/designate or Student Services to attempt to resolve any problems in order to continue in the program.  If resolution cannot be achieved, a formal withdrawal form will be completed by the student and signed and dated by the coordinator or Student Services.  The signed triplicate withdrawal form is then distributed to: Student (pink); Program Coordinator (yellow); Registrar's Office (blue). 

Students at regional campuses must complete the withdrawal form and submit it to the campus director who will then forward the form to the Registrar's Office.

For full-time students registered in courses delivered by Distance Education or alternate modes of delivery, a letter /email to the Registrar's Office notifying the college of withdrawal will be deemed a suitable substitute for the withdrawal process.  The official date of withdrawal will be considered as the date the letter was postmarked / email was sent.

To withdraw officially from any program without academic penalty, a student must complete the withdrawal form prior to November 15th (fall), March 15th (winter), June 15th (spring) or by specified dates as published in the Academic Calendar of Events.

15. How do I obtain my college transcript?

Confederation College transcript request can all be done online through this web form: http://www.confederationc.on.ca/transcript-request-form

Simply fill out the form and click submit.

16. How do I obtain a copy of my diploma?

Go to http://www.confederationc.on.ca/registration click on re order certificate or diploma form. Submit a completed form to the Registrar's Office.  Completed forms can be brought in person to the Registrar's Office, faxed to (807) 473-3731 or mailed to

Confederation College
Registrar's Office
1450 Nakina Drive, PO Box 398
Thunder Bay, ON  P7C 4W1

17. Where to get confirmation of enrollment?

Log on to Self Serve Banner go to Student Services click on Student Records and then on Registration Letters.

18. How do I get my T2202A?

Log onto Self Serve Banner. Go to Student Services then Canadian Tax forms. Click on T2202A tax credit form and print.

19. How do I get course outline (Syllabus) for previous years?

These are kept in each individual Academic School you must contact them for the outlines. There may be a fee.

20. As a full time student why do I have to pay course overload fees and if I drop a course why don’t I get my money back for that course?

Over load fees are adjusted to your account when the number of hours exceeds your program set hours. You are considered a full time student as long as your hours add up to 157 for the term you are enrolled in.  The only time you would be refunded for a course would be if you are paying part-time fees or withdrawing from a program within the first ten days of the start date (this does not include continuing education courses).

21. Where do we pay for parking and parking tickets?

These can be paid for in the Facility Services office.

22. How do I audit a course?

You must get permission from the professor of that course. You must fill out and sign an audit form along with the professors signature; bring to the Registrar’s Office where they will officially change your course to an audit course.

23. How do I get back into my program if I left for more than a semester?

You must fill out an application for re-admittance and submit to the Registrar's Office.  There is a $30 dollar fee. The application can be found at http://www.confederationc.on.ca/registration.

24. I want to take another program (not sure what) – what should I do?

If you are looking for direction as to what program or courses you should take to further your education, please contact the Information Hub to make an appointment with an advisor. You can contact the Information Hub at (807) 475-6110 or by email at thehub@confederationc.on.ca

25. What do I do if I am on Academic Probation?

Academic Probation means that you have attained a grade point average (GPA) of 1.25 or less in the previous semester. Once placed on academic probation you are ineligible to continue in your program until you meet with your program coordinator to develop and sign a probationary contract. This contract will identify a course of action to support your academic success.
 
For coordinator contact information please click the link below:
http://www.confederationc.on.ca/contact/directory/coordinators

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