CCS Payment Policy & Book Requirements

Cost for Courses

CCS courses are 5 weeks in duration, courses are $90.00 each plus the cost of books (eff. 01 September 2022)

Book Requirements

Most courses require books. To determine if the course you are interested in has a book requirement, please refer to the Course Outline. Books can be purchased from our bookstore or online.  We encourage local students to purchase their books from the NTC bookstore.  Our bookstore will deliver.  Call to order at 780-392-2457.

Payment Policy

Payment is due before the course begins. You may pay by credit card using our PayPal shopping cart on our website.  If you do not have access to a credit card please email Lauri Friesen or call 780-392-2450 ext. 2255 to arrange another form of payment.

Refund Policy

Refunds are not available after a course begins. Only if you cancel your course registration by 3:00 p.m. MST on the Friday before the course begins will you be issued a refund to the PayPal account in which the course was registered within 5 business days.  NTC does not carry credit on student accounts for future registrations.  Please send an email to the program director Sandra Talarico with your request.

Course Access

A few days before the course begins you will receive an email from David Nesbitt or Janice Doblanko confirming your registration in the course(s) and providing you with the log-in information.

Please add and to your safe senders list so it does not end up in your junk mail.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Sandra Talarico or Lauri Friesen.

For technical questions or if you have trouble logging in to your course please contact David at

Revenue Canada Information

These courses are not eligible for T2202 Forms since we do not require high school for admission.

CCS Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available for students in need who are enrolled in Newman Theological College’s Certificate in Catholic Studies courses.

Bursaries are awarded (for tuition only) to students in financial need who are taking their first course at Newman Theological College.

Van De Walle-Prefontaine Bursary

Established by the Van De Walle-Prefontaine family in 2004 on the occasion of Ferne (Prefontaine) and Walter’s 50th wedding anniversary. Ferne always encouraged a deeper understanding of one’s faith. Walter touched the lives of many individuals with his public service, which included seven years as a Board Director of the Foundation of Newman Theological College and St. Joseph Seminary.

Field of Study: Student enrolled in a non-degree certificate program or student taking an open studies course or a student auditing a course.

Eligibility: New student.

Value: Amount Varies

Number of Bursaries: Multiple bursaries available.

Tuition only bursaries are also available for new and continuing students in the Northern Dioceses of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Whitehorse, Churchill- Hudson Bay, Corner Brooke & Labrador, Moosonee & Hearst, Keewatin – Le Pas, Grouard-McLennan.

Basilian Human Development Bursary

Established in 2004 by the Basilian Office for Social Justice for students from Northern Canadian dioceses enrolled in a distance education course at Newman Theological College.

Field of Study: Student enrolled in any distance education course at Newman Theological College.

Eligibility: Full or part-time student living in a Northern Canadian diocese.

Value: Amount varies according number of courses taken and number of eligible applicants.

Number of Bursaries: Multiple bursaries available.

Bursary Form