OMG UPDATE: Question? Answer.

Updated on Tuesday, August 5

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QUESTION: Tuition is so high. What are some fees that we can opt out of? And how do we do it?

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  1. Make sure you look into your options for financial aid :)

    For information on your fees check out: https://uwaterloo.ca/finance/student-accounts/incidental-fees/undergraduate-incidental-fees This has the different fees that you pay.

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  2. If you are covered under your parents' work health plan(s), you could probably opt out of the student health insurance (via their website at www.ihaveaplan.com).
    The other big ticket ones would be WEEF and Sandford Fleming if you're in Engineering... most of the other refundable fees (imprint, WPIRG, et al) are basically peanuts

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  3. You can opt out of the health plan, but most other fees that you are able to opt out of only add up to a couple of dollars, so it's not really worth your time.

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  4. You can opt out of discretionary funds like GSEF for grad students

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