Distance Learning - FAQ

What is the part-time student registration process?
Please go to the How Do I Apply page.

What are the part-time student fees?
Please go to Tuition Fees for Program listings. For your individual course calculations please contact our Distance Learning Team at (705) 567-9291 Ext: 3670 or email distance-ed@northern.on.ca

When and how do I obtain a copy of my booklist?
Booklists are posted one week prior to the start of the semester and can be found through your student portal.

When and how do I obtain a copy of my timetable?
Timetables are available one week prior to the start of the semester. Once registration is complete and your account s paid in full you will then be able to view your timetable through your student portal.

When and how do I pay my deposit and tuition?
For full-time students a $250 non-refundable deposit is required by June 15, 2020 or upon confirming your offer through OCAS to complete your registration. The balance of semester fees must be paid prior to the start of the semester. For part-time students only tuition fees are required to be paid in full to process your registration. Visit the How to Make a Payment page.

What is the transfer credit process?
The transfer credit process can be found on the Transfer Credit, Challenge Exams and Prior Learning Assessments page.

How do I get my tests supervised? What if I’m not near a Contact North centre?
With 116 locations you can attend the nearest Contact North Centre for test invigilation (no fees charged). If you are not near a Contact North Center you can secure a private invigilator with college approval at your own cost.

How do I obtain a Student ID Card?
Complete and return the Request for Student Photo ID form to your originating campus as indicated on the form.

Invigilation Information
Mining program students are learning from all across Canada and may not have access to a Contact North Center for invigilation. We have an Approval of Invigilation form for Mining and Mining Exploration students to complete and return. This form provides criteria for acceptable invigilators.