CHAPTER TWO: 2800
STUDENT AFFAIRS POLICIES
PREAMBLE: This section appeared in the 1979 Handbook and its present form in July, 1987. For further
information, contact the Office of the Vice President for Finance (208-885-6174)
A. GENERAL. With the exceptions noted in B, the
regents' must approve the establishment or change of any fee that is to be
charged to students.
B. EXCEPTIONS. The requirement of approval by
the board does not apply to fees that are established by the legislature
or by the terms of a contractual agreement with another state or program.
The board has authorized the president to set the following kinds of
B-1. Fees required for specific courses or
activities and assessments that are not required of all students enrolled
at UI. This category includes penalty assessments, such as library fines,
parking fines, and laboratory breakage fees, and fees for video outreach
courses and courses offered for such purposes as remedial education that
do not count toward meeting degree requirements.
B-2. Student health insurance premiums,
charges for room and board in UI dormitories, and rental rates for family
housing. Any change in these charges must be approved by the president at
least three months before the beginning of the semester in which it is to
B-3. Activity fees, such as those for
intercollegiate athletics, health services, student union operations,
student government, and recreation. The president must consult with ASUI
and a public hearing must be held before an activity fee is established or
changed. The president's approval must be not later than April 1 of the
year before the academic year in which the change is to become
C. See the catalog for information on student
fees and other charges that are in effect and the provisions for payment
and refund of fees.
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