QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY

Biological Station

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY

Biological Station

 

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Fee Schedule for 2014

University Research and Teaching Rates

Board Charges - Meals only

$725/month/person - no obligation for chores
$508/month/person - includes obligation for chores on a rotating schedule

Accommodation Charges - Housing only - no linen service

$56/month/person         - dormitory (White House or Curran Cottage)
$112/month  - small cabin (Cabins 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11and shaker)
$224/ month   - medium cabin (Cabins 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14)
$300/month  - large cabin (Cabins 12, 15)
$355/month    - White House Apartment
$508/month   - Cottage (Keast, Earl or Maplewood)
$558/month   - Sumac or Cedar

Room and Board Rates for Field Courses - no linen service 

$380/person - weekly R&B for OUPFB field courses
$415/person - weekly R&B for other field courses - incl. facilities use fee 

Room and Board Rates for Short-Term Users and Guests- no linen service 

$49/day/person   - 24 hr. room and board
$7.30 - breakfast or lunch only
$14.60 - dinner only
$24.00 - overnight accommodation

Bench Fees 

Basic* 1 (Queen's Biology researchers) 

$1.42/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$0.71/day    assistant

Special Requirements** 1 

$3.55/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$1.42/day    assistant



Basic* 2 (non-Biology Queen’s researchers) 

$3.55/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$1.42/day    assistant

Special Requirements** 2 

$7.10/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$3.55/day    assistant



Basic* 3 (non-Queen’s researchers) 

$7.10/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$3.55day    assistant

Special Requirements** 3 

$14.20/day    principal investigator/graduate student/lab coordinator

$7.10/day    assistant



*Basic - desk/lab bench space only - electricity and/or water

**Special Requirements - tanks, pumps, heating, cooling, air, disposables, extra space

NOTE - If sufficient funds are not available, bench fees may be waived or reduced upon written application to the Director.



Electronic Equipment Charges

Local Area Network Connection /Internet    $14.40  per person per month



GPS/GIS Equipment

Charges for maintenance of equipment and systems will be charged back to users based on intensity of use



Boat Rental 

$400/month, $170/week - includes maintenance from normal use - gas and oil not included

$90.00/day - includes gas and oil for one day rental

NOTE - Fees for use of pontoon boats are negotiated directly with the Manager or Director

All QUBS boat users will require Operator Proficiency cards to rent a boat

MEDA3 Training and certification required to operate pontoon boats



Conference and Group Rates 

$8.00/person/day    facility day use fee - no meals

$75.00/person/day    24 hr R&B and day use - summer season (April 30 - September 10)

$20.50/person/day    linen service (must be pre-arranged for groups)



Rates for groups outside of summer season and for special requirements are negotiated directly with the Manager or Director



Rates are based on provision of basic services (dining hall meals, conference room use, dormitory style accommodation) - additional requirements will increase rates



50% booking deposit required (non-refundable if cancellation made less than two weeks prior to event)



Provincial Sales Tax 

P.S.T. is applicable to non-Queen's users for oil used in boats, photocopies and Fax .



Goods and Services Tax 

G.S.T. is applicable to non-Queen's users for charges for boat rental, photocopies, direct sales (e.g. equipment) and all charges for room and board from casual users.



QUBS Management reserves the right to allocate space to maximize accessibility to all users of the facility.  This may mean sharing space at times of intense use.