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+  Copyrights

Copyrights fees cover the rights under the Copyright Act and copyright conventions applicable to any work derived from research activities such as books, articles, course materials, etc.

+  General

These fees are invoiced to all students. They are used to cover the cost of forms, official documents, notices and documentation.

+  HEC Montréal Fundraising Campaign/Donation

This voluntary donation is supported by the Fonds leadership (the permanent committee of student association presidents).

This donation is deductible under the terms of the Canada Income Tax Act and will appear on the student’s federal and provincial tuition tax receipts (T2202A and Relevé 8, respectively).

You have the right to withhold your contribution to the fundraising campaign by sending written notice of such, before paying your invoice, by e-mail to You must include the following information: your name and HEC Montréal student number, and the term to which your request applies. 

By paying your invoice in full, you agree to contribute voluntarily to the fundraising campaign.

+  HEC Montréal Health Insurance

HEC Montréal Health Insurance - International student

Under the terms of a ministère des Relations avec les citoyens et de l’Immigration du Québec regulation, international students must obtain health insurance coverage valid for their entire educational stay in Quebec.

At HEC Montréal, international students must be covered by the HEC Montréal health insurance policy. For more information, consult the Obtain my health insurance page.

The premium for the academic year will be invoiced upon enrolment. No personal insurance coverage entitles a student to an exemption.

+  Insurance student association

All student organizations must have liability insurance coverage for their activities. Every year, Student Services negotiates an insurance plan on behalf of all student organizations and pays the premium and the special assessment required of all registered students. Moreover, when taking part in off-campus activities, student organizations must request a policy endorsement (rider) and pay the applicable premium.

+  Administration fee

Fees covering specific requests related to admission
(change in program, file reactivation, etc.)
Fees covering the request for duplicate diploma
(payable by certified check or money order made out to HEC Montreal)
Fees covering grade review
(if the final exam grade is not changed)
Fees covering exam rewrite for exchange students $71.68

+  Change fee

A $20.30 fee that may apply for a section change or course cancellation. For more information, see your HEC en ligne during the registration period.

+  Student association

Under agreements between HEC Montréal and the associations representing students enrolled at the school, these fees are compulsory and vary according to program. In case of a disagreement, please contact your student association.

+  Student association health and dental insurance

As an HEC Montréal student, you will automatically be billed for the student association health and dental insurance plan.  However, you are free to withdraw from the plan simply by completing and submitting a withdrawal request.

This group insurance plan is made available by your student association as a complement to Quebec’s provincial health insurance plan (RAMQ).    


Coverage period
MBA (AEMBA) : From Mai 1st to April 31st

Other programs (AEHEC, AECS, AEPC) : From September 1st to August 31st (or, for students admitted for the winter term, from January 1st to August 31st).

Health services
Vaccinations, chiropractic, physiotherapy, dietetics, ambulance, hospitalization, and so on.

Dental care
Exams, cleanings, fillings, root canals, wisdom tooth extractions, and so on.

Eye care
Eye exams, glasses and contact lenses, laser vision correction.

Travel insurance
Trips of up to 120 days, $5 million per accident, trip cancellation or interruption in case of medical emergency.

For more information: | 514-789-8715 | Toll-free: 1-877-789-8715


Students registered in the plan will be invoiced the following premiums:   


  All programs (exept MBA) MBA
  Fall 2017 Winter 2018 Total 2017-2018 Total Summer 2018
Health $84.08 $84.07 $168.15 $143.07
Dental $112.88 $112.87 $225.75 $201.78
Health and Dental $196.96 $196.94 $393.90 $344.85


A withdrawal request can be submitted online only, under Coverage. Students who fail to submit their withdrawal request before the deadline will be required to pay the entire year’s premium.

It can take up to one week for the withdrawal request to arrive and your HEC en ligne file to be updated.

International students

As an international student, you are covered only by the dental portion of your student association’s insurance plan. However, some students with a health insurance card issued by the government of Quebec may also register for the health coverage.  

For more information: | 514-789-8715 | Toll-free: 1-877-789-8715

Contact ASEQ (Alliance pour la santé étudiante au Québec)

Withdrawal request online only, under Coverage.

For more information: | 514-789-8715 | Toll-free: 1-877-789-8715

+  Student Services

These fees are used to cover a portion of the costs involved in maintaining and developing Student Services and Career Management Services activities.

Moreover, through an agreement between HEC Montréal and Université de Montréal, HEC Montréal students are free to use Université de Montréal’s sports facilities, CEPSUM. Access to CEPSUM depends on the number of credits in which a student is enrolled. Students enrolled in fewer than 12 credits are required to pay a supplemental fee, which is determined by and collected at CEPSUM. Remember to bring your student ID!

HEC Montréal students will continue to benefit from the services of the Student Financial Aid (SFA) office, Career Management Services (CMS) and International Student Affairs (ISA).

+  Supervision and promotion

These fees cover such things as the customized structure created for certain students’ profiles, the measures implemented as part of the anti-plagiarism campaign, promotional activities including various contests and recognition events in which HEC Montréal and its students are ranked, and activities related to supervising students registered in the various programs.

+  Technology

In order to provide students with state-of-the-art technology services, HEC Montréal invoices students certain technology fees. Technology services include:

  • Internet and HEC Montréal network access
  • Computer laboratories
  • Software updates available in the computer labs and on the HEC Montréal network
  • Classroom and study area network cabling
  • HEC en ligne
  • ZoneCours
  • E-mail and online agenda

Important: To use our technological infrastructure and access the network, students must make sure, when purchasing equipment, that it meets all HEC Montréal standards. In some courses, students may be required to purchase special software. For security reasons, students are required to keep their computer’s operating system and antivirus software up to date. HEC Montréal reserves the right to deny access to the school’s computer resources to anyone whose equipment does not meet the school’s standards.

+  Revue Gestion

Subscription fees to the digital version of Revue Gestion

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