The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is calculated and charged based on your enrolment (mode and study load) for the entire calendar year.
The maximum amount charged to any student enrolled in 2013 is $273 and may be less, depending on the mode and study load.
The 2013 rates are:
|Study load within a calendar year (EFTSL)||Amount|
|On-campus or multi-modal enrolment|
|Less than 0.125||$0|
|0.125 to less than 0.250||$130|
|0.250 to less than 0.750||$204|
|0.750 and above||$273|
|Off-campus or off-site enrolment|
|Less than 0.125||$0|
|0.125 and above||$98|
|Open Universities Australia (OUA)||$0|
|Joint degrees established between Monash and overseas institution||$0|
|Cross-institution with SSAF paid at home institution (proof of payment required)||$0|
Also see examples of how the SSAF is charged.
The international course fee includes the SSAF. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payment.
The 2013 SSAF will be invoiced upfront, separately from your course fees in your first enrolled teaching period. The amount and due date appear in your Enrolment Details and Fee Statement and you will be notified by email when your statement is available in the Web Enrolment System (WES).
|Fees invoice cycles 2013||SSAF statements issued by||SSAF payment due date|
|Summer B teaching periods||8 January||15 March|
|Semester 1 teaching periods||16 January||26 April|
|Winter teaching periods||8 May||7 June|
|Semester 2 teaching periods||29 May||2 August|
|Spring teaching periods||4 September||4 October|
|Summer A teaching periods||16 October||22 November|
The SA-HELP incurred date is 31 December 2013. This date is when your loan amount is deferred to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
If you are an Australian citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia), you may choose to:
You cannot get a fee extension to pay the SSAF. For payment methods, see the options for fee statement payments (enrolled students).
All other students must pay the SSAF upfront by the payment due date on their Enrolment Details and Fee Statement.
Eligible students can request assistance from the Commonwealth to defer the fee payment through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) known as SA-HELP.
To be eligible for SA-HELP, you must meet all of the following conditions:
SA-HELP is not automatic
To access SA-HELP, you must apply for it, even if you have deferred your course fees. Lodge your SA-HELP assistance form by the payment due date on your Enrolment Details and Fee Statement. If you are eligible, the SA-HELP assistance form will appear in WES.