Cost & Payment Options

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and social distancing directives in place across North America in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) has announced changes to its June 2020 courses and will not be hosting in-person courses in 2020. Please see this post for more information.

Registration is closed for CSOP2020.

Course Costs

Recognizing that the costs of training can be a barrier to participants, we have worked hard to keep our fees low.

$592.00 – Fees for participants taking a course for personal or professional development

$806.00 – Tuition for participants taking a course for academic credit

All non-CMU participants will be required to pay a non-refundable advance deposit of $100. This fee will be applied to the course fees above.

In light of the changes we are making due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are waiving the $50 late fee for all applications. The application deadline for all courses is the Friday prior to the course beginning (May 29 or June 5).

Lodging and Meals

We are no longer offering lodging and meal plans for the 2020 CSOP. Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and social distancing directives in place across North America in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) has announced changes to its June 2020 courses and will not be hosting in-person courses in 2020. Please see this post for more information.

Other Costs

Books are required for students taking a course for credit and will cost approximately $150 per course.

Payment Options

The $100 advance deposit and the $50 late fee, if applicable, are non-refundable and must be submitted at the time of application. However, the $100 advance deposit will be applied to the course fee. Once an applicant is accepted to CSOP, the outstanding balance must be submitted in order to be registered in a course(s).

International Participants – payments are processed via Flywire.com.

Canadian/US Participants – payments can be made with credit card, cheque (payable to Canadian Mennonite University), or online bank payment.

Email csop@cmu.ca for more information.

Refund Policy

If a participant decides to withdraw from a class, it is important to inform CSOP so that there is an opportunity for another participant to take the seat in that class. The withdrawal and refund schedule is as follows:

  • Up until one week before classes start – 100% refund of all fees, minus the $100 non-refundable advance deposit and the $50 late fee, if applicable.
  • One week prior to the start of classes and 9:00am first day of class – 50% refund of all fees.
  • After the start of the first day of classes we will no longer issue a refund.

Refunds require 6-8 weeks to process.

Waseskun Canadian School of Peacebuilding Bursary

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 Indigenous or Métis participant. All Indigenous 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 2020 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.