Residence & Dining Fees

Residence Accommodation – September 2021 to April 2022

Cape Breton University offers five types of residence accommodations to students. The following financial guidelines apply to residence operations.

Application Fee $25.00 Non refundable for 1st time residence students, this fee must be paid for residence consideration.
Confirmation Fee $700.00 Non refundable except in those cases where acceptance to CBU is not granted. Fee is due once an offer of residence has been received by a student. For returning residence students, fee is due by end of May.

 

TYPE PER SEMESTER
Double Room $2,240.00
Apartment Style $3,230.00
Semi-Private $3,350.00
Private Room $3,735.00

Residence Withdrawal Policy

A residence student who wishes to withdraw from residence must do so officially by notifying the Residence Manager in writing. A student who withdraws from residence will remain financially responsible for the remainder of the semester, unless they are simultaneously withdrawing from all courses for the remainder of the academic year. Students who officially withdraw from residence and all CBU courses are charged room fees on a proportional basis, calculated in weekly units (based on 16 weeks), in addition to a minimum charge of $250.00 regardless of date of withdrawal.

Meal Plans

RESIDENCE STUDENTS PER SEMESTER
Full Meal Plan
This plan is mandatory for any student living in dorm-style residence.
$2,700.00
Full Meal Plan Plus
This plan includes an additional $400 worth of “Flex Dollars” to be used at Chartwell’s operated food service outlets on-campus in addition to Harriss Hall. Flex Dollars are non-refundable.
$3,025.00
Apartment Style- Declining Balance Meal Plan
This plan is mandatory for any student living in apartment-style residence. This plan is non-refundable.
$400.00
Apartment Style Plus- Declining Balance Meal Plan
This plan includes $800 worth of “Flex Dollars” to be used at Chartwell’s operated food service outlets on-campus in addition to Harriss Hall. Flex Dollars are non-refundable.
$725.00

Residence Meal Plan Refund Policy

Please note the following refund schedule for meal plans:
If the student departs between Sept 5 – 20 – refund at 85% and 2nd semester Jan 2 – 15 refund at 85%
If the student departs between Sept 21 – Oct 1 – refund 75% and 2nd semester Jan 16 – Jan 30 refund at 75%
If the student departs between Oct 2 – Oct 22 – refund 50% and 2nd semester Jan 31 – Feb 19 refund at 50%
After Oct 22 – no refunds and 2nd semester – After Feb 19 no refunds.