The 2016-2017 UTGSU Fees

Every graduate student pays tuition and incidental fees to the University of Toronto. Graduate students also pay minimal incidental fees to the UTGSU for services aimed at supporting graduate student life. To refund any portion of the UTGSU fee, you must contact the organization in question directly.

Overview of Fees

The total UTGSU full-time (FT) graduate fee is $579.35.

The total UTGSU part-time (PT) graduate fee is $531.41.

*For a breakdown of the University of Toronto incidental fees, please refer to your student account online at ROSI or ACORN.

Overview of Fees by Organization

Graduate Students’ Union
FT Fee: $62.88
PT Fee: $31.44

Refundable? NO.
Contact:; (416) 978.2391

Canadian Federation of Students
FT Fee: $8.86
PT Fee: $4.43

Refundable? NO.
Contact:; (613) 232.7394

Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
FT Fee: $7.38
PT Fee: $3.69

Refundable? NO.
Contact:; (416) 925.3825

Health Insurance 
FT Fee: $274.12
PT Fee: $274.12

Refundable? YES Provided you show proof of comparable coverage and opt out during the specified period.
Contact:; (416) 978.8465

Dental Insurance
FT & PT Fee: $209.36
Refundable? YES.
Contact:; (416) 978.8465

Health and Dental Opt-out Deadlines

Students charged for Summer and/or Fall 2016 fees may opt-out between September 1–30, 2016.
Students charged for Winter 2017 fees may opt-out between January 1–30, 2017.


For further opt-out information, please carefully read the opt-out details here or visit (1-866-358-4436).

FT Fee: $5.19
PT Fee: $2.58

Refundable? YES: within 15 working days of the start of classes.  Monday, January 9, 2017, 11AM-5PM, Tuesday, January 10, 2017 to Friday, January 13, 2017 from 11AM-7PMMonday, January 17, 2017 from 11Am-5PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11AM-7PM and Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to Friday, January 27, 2017 from 11AM-5PM.
Contact:; (416) 978.7770

Downtown Legal Services (DLS)
FT Fee: $3.00
PT Fee: $1.50

Refundable? YES: $1 within 60 days of 6-8pm on the following dates: January 3,11, and 19, 2017.
Contact:; (416) 934.4535

Centre for Women and Trans People
FT Fee: $1.00
PT Fee: $0.50

Refundable? YES. January 5th through 20th, during the following hours: Tuesdays 10am-5pm, Wednesdays 10am-5pm, Thursdays 12pm-9pm and Fridays 10am-5pm.
Contact:; (416) 978.8201

FT Fee: $1.04
PT Fee: $0.52

Refundable? YES

January 5th through 20th
, during the following hours: Tuesdays 10am-5pm

Wednesdays 10am-5pm
Thursdays 12pm-9pm
Fridays 10am-5pm

Levy refunds will be distributed at Bikechain, North Borden building, 563 Spadina Crescent. Students who experience barriers to visiting the shop can email and we will be happy to make alternative arrangements with you.

Contact:; (416) 978.6849

Toronto Sustainable Food Co-Op/ Harvest Noon (TSFC)
FT Fee: $1.00
PT Fee: $0.50

Refundable? YES: January 9th-January 27th, 2017 from 9am-3:30pm and the Monday evenings of January 9th, 16th and 23rd between 3:30-9pm. 
Contact:; (416) 978.5247

UofT Environmental Resource Network (UTERN)
FT Fee: $0.50
PT Fee: $0.26
Refundable? YES

Sexual Education Center (SEC)
FT Fee: $1.02
PT Fee: $0.51
Refundable? YES: SEC’s opt-out dates are 10am-6pm on weekdays from Fri. Jan 20 – Fri. Feb 10. Alternate times can be arranged via email (

Students for Barrier-free Access (SBA)
FT Fee: $4.00
PT Fee: $2.00
Refundable? YES

University of Toronto graduate students who wish to opt out of their levy agreement with Students for Barrier-Free Access (SBA) and receive a refund of the fees collected can drop by the SBA office at 215 Huron Street, room 924. Refunds for the fall term are $2 for full-time graduate students and $1 for part-time graduate students. Please bring your University of Toronto Student ID and proof of registration.

Drop in times for those wishing to opt-out are: Mondays-Thursdays between 11:30am-5:30pm and Fridays between 12:30pm-5:30 from January 9th to January 27th. Evening opt-outs  are on Thursday January 12thWednesday January 18th, and Thursday January 26th between 5:30-7:30pm. If you wish to receive your levy refund during the evenings, please call our office number 416 967 7322 and we will let you into the building.

Past UTGSU Fees (FT)

  • 2015-16…$537.72
  • 2014-15…$501.36
  • 2013-14…$489.56
  • 2012-13…$466.00
  • 2011-12…$445.96
  • 2010-11…$430.82
  • 2009-10…$419.44
  • 2008-09…$405.80
  • 2007-08…$412.14
  • 2006-07…$402.66