8.04 Common and University/Program Specific Fees
universities are to continue to work together to establish common titles
and charges for common and university/program specific fees.
differences in fee titles and charges may remain because of the unique
nature of some programs and services at each institution.
approval is required for:
All new institutional or
All institutional or
college-wide fees of over $1 per semester and all departmental fees over
$10 per semester.
fees do not include course fees for payment for materials used, fees
that represent returnable deposits, fees assessed for damage or breakage
by individual students, and fees assessed to pay for services external
to the university.
Fees are categorized as either common or university/program specific. Students pay only the fees that apply to their programs, interests, or needs.
Common and university/program specific fees are presented with the Board’s annual discussion of tuition and mandatory fees. These fees may be brought to the Board for revision following initial adoption should the actual costs differ from the original estimates.