Who is charged the Wellness Center Fee?

Full-time students enrolled for fall or spring semesters are automatically charged the fee each semester.

Who is eligible to waive the Wellness Center Fee?

Only graduate students, medical science students, and RSMAS students may waive the fee. Undergraduate students, JD law students, and MD medical students are not eligible.

I do not use the Wellness Center. Can I waive this fee?

The fee is mandatory for all students except for graduate students, medical science students, and RSMAS students. Not using the Wellness Center does not preclude you from being charged the fee.

Can I waive the Wellness Center Fee from a previous semester?

No.

I want to opt out of the Wellness Center Fee for all future semesters. Can I do this?

No. Full-time students are automatically charged the Wellness Center Fee each semester by default, and eligible students must submit the waiver each semester in order to have the fee waived.

I am eligible to waive the fee. How should I submit my Wellness Center Fee waiver?

Completed and signed waivers may be scanned and emailed to saccounts@miami.edu, faxed to (305) 284-3895, or brought in-person to the Office of Student Account Services in Ashe 158.

I submitted the Wellness Center Fee waiver in a previous semester, but the fee was never waived. Can you waive that Wellness Center Fee?

Unfortunately, we cannot waive fees for previous semesters. All Wellness Center Fee waivers received on-time from previous semesters were processed. Please note that only forms for students eligible to have the fee waived were processed.

I submitted the Wellness Center Fee waiver already. When will the fee be waived?

None of the waivers submitted will be processed until after the deadline has passed.

When is the deadline to submit the Wellness Center Fee waiver?

The waiver must be submitted no later than the last day to add a class, as defined in the University of Miami academic calendar.

How do I know you have received my waiver?

If emailed, an email confirmation of receipt will be sent to you or the submitter within 5 business days. If faxed, you should wait to receive a fax confirmation to ensure receipt.

When will my Wellness Center Fee waiver be processed?

Due to the high volume of waivers submitted each semester, submitted waivers will not be processed by the Office of Student Account Services until after the deadline. If you are eligible to have the fee waived and have submitted the waiver to our office by the deadline, your waiver will take a few weeks after the deadline to be processed.

How do I know when my waiver has been processed?

Please login to Canelink and go to: Student Center > Account Inquiry > Activity. You will see a credit transaction with the description of “Wellness Center Fee Waiver” added to your bill.

Can I give my waiver to someone else to turn in on my behalf?

Your waiver contains personal information which should not be shared with others. We do not recommend entrusting the form to someone else because you, the student, are ultimately responsible for ensuring we receive your waiver before the deadline.

I have already submitted the waiver but have not yet gotten a confirmation. Should I send it again?

Please only submit the waiver once through one of the three methods specified on the form.

My bill is due in Canelink but you haven’t waived my Wellness Center Fee yet. What should I do?

Although your bill on Canelink will not reflect the credit from the Wellness Center Fee waiver until your waiver has been processed, you should NOT wait until your waiver is processed to pay the semester’s bill. You must pay the balance due on the semester’s bill (if any) by the bill due date shown in Canelink BUT you may subtract the cost of the Wellness Center Fee from the payment amount if and only if you are eligible to have the Wellness Center Fee waived and have submitted the completed Wellness Center Fee waiver to us by the deadline. If you are uncertain of what amount you are responsible for paying, please contact our office directly for clarification.

I am in a combined-degree program. Am I eligible to waive the Wellness Center Fee?

This would depend on what career you are specifically assigned for the given semester. If for the current semester you are considered a graduate, medical science, or RSMAS student, you are eligible. If you are considered an undergraduate, medical, or law student, you are not eligible.