Additional Fees and Expenses

Mandatory Fees

Course and program fees

Many classes and some programs have additional fees to cover the costs of course materials, certifications and field trips. Look up your program and courses in the Course Material Fee list to see what additional fees apply to you.

Review course and program material fees (pdf)

Recreation and athletic fees

Students gain access to NAIT's recreation and fitness facilities, classes and activities.

Student type Term Cost
Students enrolled in 9+ credits and  have  one or more on-campus classes Fall and winter  $114 per semester mandatory fee 
Apprenticeship students All terms $7.60 per week mandatory fee  

 Please note that due to COVID-19 and ongoing shifts to program delivery for Fall 2021 term, the mandatory recreation  and athletic fee  for students enrolled in 9+ credits is currently reduced to $70 and the mandatory fee for apprenticeship students is reduced to $4.70 per week for Fall 2021 term. 

Recreation and athletic fees are mandatory non-instructional fees (MNIF), which follow regulations of the Post-Secondary Learning Act (PSLA). Students are unable to opt out. 

NAIT Students' Association (NAITSA)

The Student's Association provides a variety of services and benefits for current NAIT and apprenticeship students, including:

  • Membership fees
  • Student Benefits Plans
  • Universal Transit Pass (U-Pass)

See full listing of NAITSA fees

Apprenticeship fees

Alberta’s Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) program has materials and instructional fees. To review these mandatory fees outlined by the AIT program, please refer to AIT’s tuition and fees section. 

*Fees are subject to change without notice.

Optional Fees


If you’re a student at NAIT, you have various parking permit options, depending on where and when your classes are. Get full details including rates and where to purchase parking permits as well as other options available to students including Pogo carshare and transit.

To qualify for a parking permit, students must:

  • be currently enrolled in daytime classes during the Fall or Winter semester

  • have a current NAIT student ID number

Student parking Transit and LRT

one AT NAIT card

Your student card, or one AT NAIT card is your campus identity card.

Item Fee

Damaged Card Replacement - with card to exchange

 Lost/Stolen Replacement card $25


Rates are effective from July 1 of the current year until June 30 of the following year. Rates include GST. To learn how to rent a locker and view applicable fees, please visit our Locker Rental page.


Item Fee
Academic Progression Appeal Fee $100
Advance Credit Appeal Fee $100
Application Fee $115
Cheque Returned NSF $50
Duplicate Diplomas/Certificates $100
Duplicate Payment Receipt Fee $15
Duplicate Tax Receipt (T2202A) $15
Grade Reappraisal Fee $100
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Fee $230
Re-Admit Fee $100
Digital Transcript $16 plus tax
Paper Transcript $45
Tuition Deposit (Non-refundable) $500
Tuition Deposit for International Students (Non-refundable) $1000
U-Pass replacements View fees on