Please be sure to select the appropriate Catalog to view your requirements.
Your degree/certificate requirements correspond to the College Catalog for the catalog year you enrolled in the program at the College OR the catalog year that you changed your major. You may find your program’s Catalog year on Student Planning or consult an Academic Advisor for assistance.
Armory Charges: Students failing to return any Armory identification items within 30 days of the close of the armory will be assessed a $25.00 fee for each item. (tags, armory id cards, etc…).
Audit: Students enrolled at Paul Smith’s College as full-time students may audit one course per semester, on a space available basis. If the audited course does not place the student’s total load over 18 credit hours, there is no charge. If the audited course is an overload, the student must have a 2.50 cumulative GPA, Department Chair approval is required and the charge is $100 per credit hour. See Auditing and Overloads in Academic Policies and Procedures. Students who are not full-time Paul Smith’s College students may audit one course per semester, on a space-available basis. The charge is $150 per credit hour plus appropriate fees for supplies in laboratory courses. Details of the audit policy are available in the Community Guide.
College Health Insurance— All students are required to have health insurance coverage. The college health insurance will automatically be billed yearly to all student accounts. Students who already have health insurance and would like the student account credited must go on-line and complete an insurance waiver by the deadline date. The on-line site and deadline date will be provided to the student with the initial billing statement. A waiver must be completed on an annual basis. Students who do not complete an on-line waiver from by the deadline date are automatically covered under the College Health Insurance Program. These students should read the Insurance Brochure and be familiar with the plan. Questions about the college insurance should be directed to Gallagher Insurance Company at (877) 320-4347. Students who waive the college insurance should know the requirements of their company to activate their insurance coverage. If the student has a pharmacy plan, the student should remember to bring a pharmacy card to campus and register the card with the pharmacy.
Identification Card Replacement - All students attending Paul Smith’s College must have a student ID card. Lost ID Cards or cards that need replacement due to change in appearance are assessed a replacement fee of $5.00 per card.
Infirmary Fees: There is no out of pocket cost to the student for seeing the nurse or the medical representative at Student Health Services. However, there are certain items or services that may have a cost to them. Any fee incurred by the student, at Student Health Services, will be placed on the student’s account as an "infirmary charge". These charges will vary. Some examples of what may incur a cost through Student Health Services are:
Vaccine – Hep A, Hep B, Influenza, PPD, Tdap, Menengitis
Failure to Confirm Enrollment Fee: Students who fail to confirm their enrollment for the semester by the deadline of the first day of classes will be charged $150. Students must confirm their enrollment on-line through The Self-Service Enrollment Check-in Process.
Laboratory Damages: Many courses have policies regarding charges for equipment lost, damaged, or broken by students. Such policies will be presented by the instructor at the beginning of the term, and appropriate charges levied by the Student Accounts Office upon notification by the instructor. A similar charge is assessed for lost or damaged library materials.
Late Registration and/or Late Payment Fee: Applies to each semester and/or session —$75.
Late Medical History Form Fee: Applies to each semester the form is not submitted — $60.
Library Fines: Students may incur fines of various amounts for lost, damaged or overdue items in accordance with the library circulation policy. For item replacement fines, students have a maximum of 60 days from the date of the charge being placed on their account to return items to the library to get their replacement fines removed. Students may not appeal overdue charges unless a case for the illegitimacy of the fine is presented by the end of the semester that the charge was given.
Movie charges: Students will be charged a replacement fee for any movies they borrow from the movie rental and have not returned by the end of the semester. The replacement charge for movies is $25 per movie. Television series and documentaries are based on the cost of the season or documentary with a minimum charge of $25.
Parking Fines: Paul Smith’s College does not charge for parking on Campus. All vehicles utilizing on campus parking must register their vehicle with campus safety within 10 days of the start of the fall semester or, if after that time, immediately upon bringing a vehicle to campus. Campus regulations are outline in the college’s parking policy available on the Campus Safety webpage. Failure to abide by the parking policy will result in parking citations being issued and the attached fines levied. In addition, any towed vehicle charges (towing, vehicle storage, etc.) are the responsibility of the vehicle owner.
Part-time: A student accepted on a part-time basis will be charged, at a rate of $1010 per credit hour plus a pro-rate charge of the Program Fee, Technology Fee, and Student Activity Fee for the respective program.
Withdrawal Fee: An administrative fee of $100 will be charged to a student’s accounts if they withdraw during the semester. This fee covers associated expenses related to establishing classes, room and board reservations, and changes thereto.
PSC Tuition Policy –For Students who drop or add courses: The institution’s policy regarding tuition charges for students who add or drop courses is outlined below.
The tuition charges for students who add or drop courses on or before the College’s official Last Day to Add/Change Academic Courses/Programs, will be based upon the latest number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled.
The tuition charges for students who add or drop courses after the College’s official Last Day to Add/Change Academic Courses/Programs will be based upon the original number of credit hours for which the student was enrolled prior to dropping the course(s).