5.11.1 Tuition and Fees - History

System Procedures
Chapter 5 - Administration
Board Policy 5.11

Date of Adoption: 06/21/00
Date of Implementation: 08/06/08
Date of Last Review: 05/17/23

Date and Subject of Amendments:

05/17/23 - Reviewed as part of the 5-year review process. Added new Part 4, Subpart J. Sustainability fee. Amendments include technical edits and the application of new formatting and writing standards.

11/30/18 – Part 4, Subpart I, was amended to directly define a special student status.

08/02/18 - Procedure 5.11.1 went through a periodic review, substantive changes were made throughout the procedure. Part 4, Subpart I, New student orientation fee was added. Part 5, Subpart C, Assessments was added. The language and formatting were updated with the new writing and formatting styles.

01/25/12 - The Chancellor amends all current system procedures effective February 15, 2012, to change the term "Office of the Chancellor" to "system office" or similar term reflecting the grammatical context of the sentence.

05/19/2011 - Revenue Fund fees defined and added to procedure; defined tuition categories and removed distance learning from market driven category; eliminates guideline; requires colleges and universities to maintain records supporting personal property and service charges; clarifies that tuition deposits are fully refundable and that credit for prior learning fees are not assessed on U. S. Military training.

08/06/08 - Significant amendments were made throughout the entire procedure to make the tuition and fee procedure consistent with changes to Board policy 5.11.

08/15/07 - Adds Part 4, Subpart D - makes mandatory fees and deletes Part 5, Subpart B and Subpart C under optional fees.

12/20/05 - Effective 01/01/06 Eliminated the drop fee and career services fee as optional fees. Career services costs may be recovered under Part 6 as personal property and service charges. Also, the student consultation process associated with the technology fee was modified to enhance student participation and consultation. Effective 08/15/07 the following amendments will occur: Adds new Part 4, Subpart D Fees associated with tuition and fee payments. Deletes Part 5, Subpart B and Subpart C.

11/11/03 - Added language to General that requires consultation with the statewide student associations before fee increases are brought before the Board.

06/24/03 - The Board approved policy changes to the Tuition and Fees Policy 5.11 at their June meeting which required changes to procedures on specific fees such as the Student Application Fee, Drop Fee, Payment Plan Fee, Credit or Prior Learning Assessment Fee, Career Services Fee and Technology Fee.

06/21/00 - Moved language formerly in system procedure 5.2.1.