What is the Sci5 fee?
Every four years, students get to vote on whether they want to keep the SCI 5 fee.
Why is it important?
*These numbers may change slightly from year to year
Frequently Asked Questions (Updated for Fall 2021)
A: If you are an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science, the fee is automatically collected in the Fall and Winter terms, as part of the non-instructional fees in your tuition. Students in a work term as part of the Faculty of Science’s Industrial Internship Program, Visiting Students, and Special Students are exempt from the SCI 5 fee.
Q: Do I need to pay the SCI 5 Fee to be able to apply for scholarships and grants provided by ISSS?
A: Yes, the SCI 5 Fee is mandatory in order to apply for any ISSS scholarships or grants.
Q: Do I need to pay the SCI 5 Fee to access any other ISSS services?
A: Yes, the SCI 5 Fee is required to access all ISSS related services.
Q: Can I opt-out of the SCI 5 fee?
A: The SCI 5 is an optional fee, so you have the option to opt-out of it before the withdrawal deadline for the respective semester. To do so, please follow the opt-out link at the bottom of this page.
Q: If I am not an undergraduate student, or a student in the Faculty of Science, can I pay the SCI 5 fee to access services provided by ISSS?
A: Unfortunately, the SCI 5 fee only applies to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science.
For any further questions or clarifications, please email [email protected]
To opt-out of the SCI 5 Fee please fill out this google form.