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Non-tuition costs

In addition to your tuition costs, you may need to pay additional fees while you study at the University.

The Student Services Levy is compulsory for all students, however, all other costs may not apply to all students.


Student Services Levy

This levy is compulsory for all students and covers the services available to students while studying at the University. The levy varies on the location of the paper and duration of study. More information on this fee and the services it funds.


Admission and enrolment charges

Late enrolment$100.00
Late payment10% or $100
DLit, LLD and DSc applications ($1500 examination fee, $500 application fee)$2,000.00
Charge for issuing a replacement cheque$18.00

Credits, transfers and Recognition of Prior Learning charges

Credits and transfers 
Application for Credit$60.00
Application for Credit from overseas study prior to enrolment$120.00
Application for approval to take papers elsewhere for a Waikato qualification (within New Zealand and overseas)Both $60.00
Recognition of Prior Learning 
Challenge of examination (per paper)$205.00
Application fee (per application)$50.00

Parking (Hamilton campus)

Parking charges apply on the Hamilton campus Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm (except public holidays). General parking outside of these times is free.

General parking
One day (up to 24 hours) $2.00
One week (seven consecutive days) $6.00
Student A & B trimester concessions
One trimester (purchased at parking machines – requires a student ID number) $60.00
Halls of Residence student permits
One trimester Halls of Residence permit (available from the Accommodation Office) $60.00
One year Halls of Residence permit - includes access to reserved Halls of Residence parking (available from the Accommodation Office) $120.00

Weekly and trimester parking concessions and Halls of Residence permits don’t guarantee you a parking spot if the carparks are full. The trimester option is only available to current students enrolled at the University of Waikato.


Student Health Service

Domestic students
Domestic students enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) (per consultation)$10.00
Domestic students not enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) - Nurse appointment
With a Community Services Card (per consultation)$15.00
Without a Community Services Card (per consultation)$20.00
Domestic students not enrolled in the Student Health Service (PHO) - Doctor appointment
With a Community Services Card (per consultation)$30.00
Without a Community Services Card (per consultation)$45.00

ACC consultation surcharges and repeat prescription charges also apply to domestic students not enrolled with the PHO.

International students
Using the Student Health Service (PHO) (per consultation)Varies depending on consultation type

Additional charges will be incurred for minor surgery/vaccinations/medical reports and all specialist procedures/services.

If you do not arrive for your scheduled appointment, an additional fee of $10.00 will apply.


International students

Find out more about non-tuition related fees and costs


International students refund administration charge

International students who withdraw their application or their enrolment before the start date of their programme will receive a 100% refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $500 administration fee.

Students who withdraw their application or their enrolment after the start date of their programme but during the period for deletion of papers (refer to Clause 12 of the Change of Enrolment Regulations 2012), will receive a 100% refund of pre-paid tuition fees less a $2,000 administration fee.

For all other non-tuition costs see Table of Fees and Charges.