Residence fees and meal plan fees are set for each year, beginning September 1 through August 15. All fees are due by the first business day of each month and are in Canadian Dollars (CAD).

Residence fees include electricity, heat, hot water and ResNet (internet) services.

SHCS Room Fee Payment Options:

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Meal Plan Fees

The meal plan is a mandatory part of membership at St. John’s College.  Our meal plan provider will provide a minimum of one month’s notice of any change in meal plan fees.

Effective September 1, 2023

Monthly Meal Plan Fees (per person)
September 2023 – August 2024
UBC Students $625.00
(GST exemption for students, all others, including Postdocs, will be an additional 5% GST)

*Meal Maintenance Fee
$328.13 (includes GST)

Effective September 1, 2024
September 2024 – August 2025
UBC Students $640.00
(GST exemption  for students, non-students will be an additional 5% GST)
 *Meal Maintenance Fee $336.00 (includes GST)

– *See SJC Meal Plan page for explanation
– In order to qualify for tax exemption on the meal plan fees, a resident must be enrolled as a full-time student at UBC; non-students do not qualify for tax exemption
– UBC students who have tax exempt status on the meal plan fees do not qualify for tax exemption while on the Meal Maintenance Fee plan.

Meal Plan Payment Options

Monthly meal plan fees need to be paid by the 1st of each month directly to our Meal Plan Provider.  Payment may be made by setting up a pre-authorized monthly debit from your bank account (you will receive a PAD agreement form to fill out) or you can provide your credit card details for pre-authorized billing charges. Please note there is 3% fee if you choose to use the credit card option, i.e., $640 + 3% = $659.20.