Cost & Payment Options

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Course Costs

Recognizing that the costs of training can be a significant barrier to participants, we have worked to keep our fees low.  For those taking a course for personal or professional development, the fee is $570 per session. For those taking courses for academic credit, tuition is $785 per session.

Course fees for the Canadian School of Peacebuilding are higher than regular tuition because of the extra costs associated with bringing in high-quality instructors and students from around the world. The extra fees also help to cover events such as daily coffee breaks and other community-building activities.

Lodging

On-campus lodging packages are available and must be reserved and paid for in advance. Unfortunately, we are not able to customize lodging packages. Single and double rooms are available in two different dormitory buildings:

  • Concord Hall
    Rooms are furnished with desks, chairs, and closet space. Double rooms have two single beds and all rooms share a washroom with the room next door. Bedding is included.
  • Poettcker Hall
    Rooms are furnished with desks, chairs, two single beds (or bunks), and closets. Bedding is included. The washrooms are located down the hallway.
LODGING OPTIONS – SESSION I ONLY
Session I, June 10-16 (6 nights), Single Room, Concord Hall $315.55
Session I, June 10-16 (6 nights), Single Room, Poettcker Hall   $261.60
Session I, June 10-16 (6 nights), Double Room, Concord Hall    $232.68
Session I, June 10-16 (6 nights), Double Room, Poettcker Hal $185.16
LODGING OPTIONS – SESSION II ONLY
Session II, June 17-23 (6 nights), Single Room, Concord Hall $315.55
Session II, June 17-23 (6 nights), Single Room, Poettcker Hall $261.60
Session II, June 17-23 (6 nights), Double Room, Concord Hall $232.68
Session II, June 17-23 (6 nights), Double Room, Poettcker Hall $185.16
LODGING OPTIONS – SESSIONS I & II
Sessions I & II, June 10-23 (13 nights), Single Room, Concord Hall $683.69
Sessions I & II, June 10-23 (13 nights), Single Room, Poettcker Hal $566.80
Sessions I & II, June 10-23 (13 nights), Double Room, Concord Hall $504.14
Sessions I & II, June 10-23 (13 nights), Double Room, Poettcker Hall $401.19

On-campus lodging packages can be reserved as part of the CSOP online application or by submitting the 2018 CSOP Lodging and Meals Form, together with the 2018 CSOP Application and Registration Form.

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Off-campus lodging is the responsibility of the participant.

Meals

On-campus meal packages are available  must be reserved and paid for in advance. Unfortunately, we are not able to customize meal packages. The following meal packages are available:

 
Session I, Full Meal Package, Supper June 10 – Breakfast June 16 $183.25
Session I, Lunch Package, June 11-15 $55.10
Session II, Full Meal Package, Supper June 17 – Breakfast June 23 $183.25
Session II, Lunch Package, June 18-22 $55.10
Weekend Meal Package, Lunch June 16 – Lunch June 17 $43.40
Session I, Ramadan Meal Package, June 10-16 (6 nights) $139.20

Please note that the Ramadan meal package will consist of boxed halal meals that can be heated in a microwave oven.  Participants will be able to access their meals anytime during the night.

Please also note that the weekend meal package will consist of boxed meals that can be heated in a microwave oven.

On-campus meal packages can be reserved as part of the CSOP online application or by submitting the 2018 CSOP Lodging and Meals Form, together with the 2018 CSOP Application and Registration Form.

Folio Café is an on-campus café that serves coffee, small bites and gelato and is open Monday – Saturday. The nearest restaurants and grocery stores are about 2 km from campus, which is a 20-30 minute walk or a 10 minute bus ride. Dormitory accommodations include shared access to a microwave and toaster, but do not include access to a fridge, stove or other kitchen facilities. 

Off-campus meals are the responsibility of the participant.

Other Costs

Books are required for students taking a course for credit and will cost approximately $100 per course.

If you do not have valid health insurance for Canada, you will need to buy such coverage.

Payment Options

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Payment from international applicants must be processed via Flywire.com, a secure, transparent and inexpensive service for international payments.  Applicants from Canada or the US may make payments via credit card, cheque (payable to Canadian Mennonite University), or money order. Email csop@cmu.ca for more information. Your application is not complete and your seat in the course is not reserved until full payment has been received.

Refund Policy

If a participant wishes to withdraw from a class, and does so by April 1, 2018, we will refund 100% of the tuition fee, minus a $40 administrative fee. This gives us time to contact others to fill that seat. A participant can receive a 75% refund if he or she withdraws between April 1 and the start of the second day of classes. However, in the case of an international student who must withdraw because his or her visa was denied, between April 1 and the first day of class we will provide a 100% refund, minus a $70 administrative fee. After the start of the second day of classes we will no longer give a refund. Please note that the $50 late application and payment fee is nonrefundable.  Refunds require 6-8 weeks to process.

Waseskun Canadian School of Peacebuilding Bursary

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The Waseskun (the Cree word for “the moment after a storm when the sun begins to shine through”) Canadian School of Peacebuilding Bursary has been established to provide financial support to an Aboriginal or Métis participant. All Aboriginal and Métis CSOP participants are eligible to apply for the Waseskun Bursary. Funds for bursary assistance are limited. CSOP/CMU cannot guarantee any assistance, but will consider and assess each application carefully in relation to all other applications received. To apply, please submit a completed Waseskun CSOP Bursary Application 2018 along with a CSOP application (csop.cmu.ca/registration).

Unfortunately, beyond the Waseskun CSOP Bursary, we do not have scholarships, student sponsorships or travel subsidies available this year, though we hope this will be a possibility in the future.

Withdrawal Policy for Academic Credit Students

The last day to delete a course from your registration is 8:30 AM on the second day of the course.

The last day for voluntary withdrawal is July 15, 2018.