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Summary of the CSU Student Fee Policy
Executive Order 1054

Version Dated: 1/14/2011

Executive Order No. 1054 defines five fee categories and establishes authority, responsibility and accountability with regard to CSU student tuition and fees. Campus responsibilities include the establishment of a student fee advisory committee, with student majority membership, for appropriate and meaningful consultation on fees.

Executive Order 1054 - General Fee Information
Description Examples of Fees
Category I
System-wide mandatory tuition fees and other fees that must be paid to apply to, enroll in, or attend the university, or to pay the full cost of instruction required of some students by statute.
Includes Tuition Fees, Doctorate Tuition Fee, Professional Program Fees, Application Fee, Nonresident Tuition Fees
Category II
Campus mandatory fees that must be paid to enroll in or attend the university.
For more information, please read the Request for Consultation, Category II Fees.
Includes other than Category I fees due at registration: Facility Fee; Associated Students Inc; Instructionally Related Activities; University Student Union; Materials Services & Facilities; and Health Services
Category III
Fees associated with state-supported courses, specifically for materials and services used in concert with the basic foundation of an academic course offering.
For more detail on the authority, responsibility and accountability for category III fees, please read the Miscellaneous Course Fees Policy.
  • Misc. course fees are fees collected for materials, services or use of facilities used in concert with the basic complement of supplies needed for state-supported instruction. May not exceed $150.
  • Fees for courses that require field trips or travel off campus. May not exceed $3,000.
  • Fees exceeding above amounts must be approved by the chancellor.
Category IV
Fees, other than Category II or III fees, paid to receive materials, services, or for the use of facilities provided by the university; and fees or deposits to reimburse the university for additional costs resulting from dishonored payments, late submissions or misuse of property or as a security or guarantee. The president will make a determination after consideration of the revenue and expenditure plans associated with the fees.
Late registration fee, late payment fee, missed deadline fees, chemistry breakage, lost keys, etc. and Enrollment Deposit Fee.
Category V
Fees paid to self-support programs such as extended education, parking and housing including materials and services fees, user fees, fines and deposits.
Parking permits, housing room and board, self-support courses taken through UCES.
For additional information or to submit an on-line fee request, please select a Fee Category

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