Understanding your fees
There are a number of fees you may need to pay while studying at Curtin. It is important to know what fees you may be charged and when you need to pay them.
- Tuition fees – you will need to pay tuition fees for each unit you undertake at Curtin. The amount you pay will depend on your course, units and whether you’re a domestic or international student.
- Student services and amenities fees (SSAF) – the student services and amenities fee (SSAF) supports the provision of a wide range of non-academic services and amenities at Curtin. Most students are required to pay this fee in addition to their tuition fees.
- Incidental fees – these fees are specific to your course and charged in addition to your tuition and SSAF. For example, if your study involves using a laboratory, you may need a lab coat and safety glasses. Incidental fees are set by your faculty. You can find more information on the incidental fee list – 2023 [.pdf 602KB].
Administrative and late fees
- Document fees – document fees may be charged when you request documents such as replacement ID cards, Academic Transcripts and official letters.
- Special processing and service fees – there are a number of fees charged for special processing and services at Curtin, including rectification of your student record, reinstatement after cancellation of your enrolment and attending your graduation ceremony.
- Late fees – you may be charged a late fee if you miss a payment deadline.
- Printing and photocopying – these are the maximum rates charged by areas at Curtin, including the Library, ABACUS Labs and faculties or schools, for printing or photocopying.
- Parking – if you wish to park your car on campus, you must pay for parking.
- Textbooks – your course may have specific textbooks that are required for study. Digital and hardcopy books can be purchased from Booktopia, Curtin’s recommended supplier of books.