Future students FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


  • What is a DEC?
  • What is an AEC?
  • What is a DEP?


Admission Process

  • What are the fees for an application?
  • When do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a program?
  • How long does it take to assess my file?
  • What are the admission criteria?


Study Options

  • Study in French or in English?
  • Bilingual programs??
  • Why study evenings?
  • Who are intensive programs for?
  • Who are regular programs for?


Bill 96 for English-language education in Quebec

  • Who is eligible to receive instruction in English in college in Quebec?
  • How does Bill 16 impact your studies at LaSalle College?
  • What is a certificate of eligibility to receive instruction in English (COE) and who qualify for it?
  • When and where do I submit the Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to during my application?
  • What type of supports will the College offer to help students succeed and meet the new requirements?
  • What about international students?



  • How much does it cost to study at LaSalle College?
  • How can I finance my studies?
  • Are there any tools to help me plan for my student budget and for financing my studies?
  • How can I talk to a student financial services agent?
  • Can I meet a financial services agent in person on campus?
  • What are the agents’ hours?
  • Can I pay in several installments?
  • Can I get a payment plan for every term?
  • How can I pay my tuition and fees?
  • Can I pay my tuition and fees in person on campus?
  • Can I pay my tuition and fees by check or cash?
  • I can’t pay on Omnivox because my balance does not show any amount owed. What should I do?
  • I paid the fees shown on my bill, but my account still shows an overdue balance. What should I do?
  • Is my contract valid for my entire program of study?
  • Do the fees shown on my contract cover my entire program of study or only the term of my contract?
  • Why are the amounts of the first payments higher?
  • May I remove the fees related to the Fondation LCI Éducation gift?
  • Why do I have to pay for insurance?
  • What does the insurance plan cover?
  • I don't seem to have received my insurance card. Where can I find it?
  • What are the insurance coverage dates?
  • I am already covered by private insurance. Can I withdraw from the plan offered by LaSalle College?
  • I am a French student and I am insured by RAMQ as part of the France/Quebec partnership.
  • Do I still need to beered by travel insurance?
  • I would like to withdraw from my term. What should I do?
  • Will I have to pay a penalty for withdrawal?
  • How long does it take to process my departure/withdrawal request?


International Students

  • What is a CAQ?
  • What documents are required to study in Québec?
  • How can I obtain a CAQ?
  • What is a study permit and how can I get one?



  • Can I use a chosen first name in my interactions at the College?
  • Can I apply for a change of gender designation?

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