Students’ Association of Olds College (SAOC) Fees

The SAOC fees are established and governed in accordance with the SAOC Bylaws for the purpose of funding the Association. These fees are collected by the Office of the Registrar on behalf of the Students’ Association.  SAOC fees are mandatory for any students enrolled in a program that falls under the Program of Study Regulation (AR 1/2009).  Students’ Association fees will be assessed as per the table below:

*Health and Dental Fees are $350.00 ($175.00 for Dental and $175.00 for Health) calendar year from the start of a student's program.

**Off campus study includes courses that are not taken at an Olds College campus or through online learning.  This includes, but is not limited to work experience, practicum, field study and directed field study courses.

SAOC Fee – The SAOC fee is used to support a variety of student-focused services and initiatives such as student advocacy, health and wellness events, scholarships, The Crossing Restaurant & Pub, The SAOC Pantry, Club activities and day to day operations.

Building Fund – The building fund fee is held until such a time as it is needed.  It is used for the maintenance and upkeep of campus buildings as well as a contribution to the construction of new buildings in the future.

Student Services & Community Engagement Fee (SSCE) – The SSCE fee is dedicated towards a volunteer honorarium program to engage students with the surrounding community.


Health & Dental Benefits Plan –The SAOC offers extended Health and Dental plans for full-time students.  Students with existing extended health and dental benefit plans, may complete a form to opt out of this fee.

Exception: This fee is not charged for Heavy Equipment Operator, Pre-Employment programs, Apprenticeship programs and Applied Degree DFS.  Students in these programs mentioned, may enroll in this plan by contacting the SAOC Student Benefits Plan Office.  Note for charging: AHT is charged in the 1st and 4th terms.

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