The Winter Outdoor Education course is offered every second year in the winter semester. A Mandatory Instructional Support Fee (MISF) will be charged in addition to regular University of Alberta tuition.

This fee includes the following: 

  • All meals 
  • All travel
  • All instructional fees
  • Use of all equipment other than that listed on personal clothing and equipment list (we supply tents, skis, helmets, cooking equipment, backpacks, and more)
  • Access to appropriate used clothing and supplies 

The following costs are NOT included in the fee:

  • University of Alberta tuition

The fee range for the Winter Outdoor Education course is $300-$350. 


While Augustana will supply some of the equipment for the expedition, students are required to provide personal clothing and equipment.  A detailed list of supplies will be provided in class.

Students who lose or damage Augustana equipment may be required to pay for its replacement.