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Student Fees

Student Fees are paid by students and fund the services, facilities, and programs offered by many University department and offices such as Student Centers, Campus Health, and Wellness and Recreation. Recommendations for changes to student fees are approved by the Student Fee Review Committee, co-chaired by Vice Chancellor & Dean Dr. Doneka Scott and Student Senate President Miles Calzini. The committee receives student feedback via the Student Senate and presents recommendations to the Chancellor and Board of Trustees.

Explanation of Current Fees (FY22-23)

Required fees are used to fund the services, facilities and programs offered by many student-serving departments and offices.

Required Fees (FY22-23)

These rates are for full-time students, per academic year. Student fee rates are prorated for part-time students.

This fee of $19.63 supports the UAB which is the main programming body for the campus which is responsible for acquiring, scheduling, publicizing, and presenting films, speakers, and special events.

This fee of $26.25 is used to defray the cost of the various campus-wide student publications. At present these include two student newspapers, a yearbook, a radio station, and “The Windover” (a literary magazine).

This fee of $14.20 is allocated to the Student Government for distribution to Campus organizations for activities, they deem, are in the best interest of the student body.

This fee of $17.50 funds the student legal services program which offers legal services to all students.

This fee of $5.00 for undergraduates is used by the student body to support student activities of each of the various schools. For graduate students, this fee of $17.00 is used by the graduate student association to support graduate student activities.

This fee of $156.39 supports the maintenance and operations of the Student Center facilities.

This fee of $47.80 is used to maintain and upgrade the Talley Student Union, Price Music Center, Witherspoon Student Center and Thompson Theater.

This fee of $240.70 supports programming for the Student Centers and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

This fee of $5.00 will be used to promote sustainability and green ambassador efforts.

This fee of $175.50 is used to defray the cost of operating and maintaining the intramural recreational sports program and other physical education programs.

This fee of $1.00 is charged for all UNC institutions to help finance the Association of Student Governments, a coalition of student leaders from across the state. To be used for administrative staff, travel and small stipends for student leaders.

This fee of $60.00 is used to assist in campus-based and UNC system-wide safety and new security initiatives, staffing and security measures. This fee was initiated and approved by the Board of Governors.

This fee of $232.00 is used in partial support of intercollegiate athletic programs.

This fee of $445.00 is used by the University Health Center to offer medical and counseling services to students.

This academic fee of $439.28 is used by colleges and schools to equip and operate computing and scientific laboratories which supplement classroom instruction.

This fee of $209.00 partially funds the campus transit system.

This $23.00 fee is pledged to support repairs and renovations of outdated equipment and facilities at Carmichael Complex.

This $96.00 fee is pledged to the Department of Athletics in support of facility improvements, renovations, repairs and maintenance.

This fee of $27.50 is pledged to support the Locker Room Renovation and Fitness Center Expansion.

This fee of $260.00 is pledged to support the renovation of the Student Center Buildings.

This $92.50 fee is pledged to support an addition of space with a renovation to the Carmichael Complex.

Total Required Fees – Undergraduate – $2,593.25

Total Required Fees – Graduate – $2,605.25

Major Specific Fees (rates per academic year)

Students enrolled in the College of Engineering (including the BE, BEA, BEE, BEM, BAE, BEP, TE and PSE) will be charged a COE Program Enhancement Fee. This fee is used for program and infrastructure improvements in the College of Engineering to ensure our engineering students are provided career-ready skills that continue to advantage them in the marketplace.

This fee of $700.00 ensures access for students in the PGM program to partnering golf facilities for the use of their golf course and golf practice facilities.

Application Fees

This fee of $85.00 is used to support costs necessary in the application process.

This fee of $100.00 is used to support costs necessary in the application process.

This fee of $85.00 is used to support costs necessary in the application process.

This fee of $95.00 is used to support costs necessary in the application process.

This fee of $40.00 is used to support costs necessary in the application process.

Proposed Fee Changes for FY 2023-2024

The following proposals have been submitted for review (these proposals must be approved):

Total proposed fee increase from the above fees: $2.54

The following fees will be rolling off (these fees automatically expire and do not need to be approved):

  • Carmichael Complex ‐ Indebtedness – $23.00

Total fees expiring/rolling off: $23.00

Student Fee Review Process

There are two Student Fee Town Halls:

DateTimeAgendaLocation
Monday, October 3rd1:15 – 2:00 PM ETAgendaTalley 4280
Wednesday, October 5th7:30 -9:30 PM ETAgendaGovernance Chambers (Talley 4140)
The Student Fee Town Halls will occur during each respective meeting. The exact time of the Town Halls are subject to change.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NC State Will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Direct accommodation requests for these Student Fees Town Halls to Student Senate President Miles Calzini at ssp@ncsu.edu.

Please note: These are public meetings.

Students Fees are vetted in the Student Senate:

DateTimeAgendaLocation
Monday, October 3rd – Student Senate Committee on Tuition & Fees1:15 – 3:00 PM ETAgendaTalley 4280
Wednesday, October 5th – Student Senate7:30 – 11:00 PM ETAgendaGovernance Chambers (Talley 4140)
The Student Fee Town Halls will occur during each respective meeting. The exact time of the Town Halls are subject to change.

Please note: These are public meetings.

Student Fees are also vetted in the University Student Fee Review Committee:

DateTimeAgendaLocation
Thursday, September 22nd1:00 – 2:30 PM ETAgendaZoom
Wednesday, September 28th8:30 – 10:00 AM ETAgendaZoom
Friday, October 7th2:30 – 4:00 PM ETAgendaZoom
Please note: These are public meetings.

Recommendations are sent to the Chancellor:

  • Recommendations are due to the Chancellor by October 18th for review by the Tuition and Fees Conference Committee
    • The members of the Tuition and Fees Conference Committee are the Chancellor, Provost, Vice Chancellor & Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, Student Body President, and Student Senate President

Chancellor’s recommendations are sent to the NC State Board of Trustees (BOT):

  • The BOT must consider these recommendations at their November 3rd – 4th meeting.

The recommendations are sent to the UNC System Board of Governors (BOG) for approval:

  • It is expected that the BOG will review recommendations at their February or March 2023 meeting.

Student Fee Review Committee Membership

  • Dr. Doneka R. Scott, Vice Chancellor & Dean, DASA, (co-chair)
  • Miles Calzini, Student Senate President, (co-chair)
  • Harrison Andrews, Student Body Treasurer, Undergraduate Student Representative
  • Kofi Malik Boone, Professor of Landscape Architecture, College of Design
  • Deveshwar Hariharan, Graduate Student Representative
  • McKenzy Heavlin, Student Body President
  • Jerome Lavelle, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering
  • Barbara Moses, Associate Vice Chancellor, Budget and Resource Management
  • Krista Ringler, Associate Vice Provost and Director, Scholarships & Financial Aid
  • Luke Ward, Student Senate, Chair, Permanent Committee on Tuition and Fees Committee, (ex-officio)
  • Paul Williams, Professor of Accounting, Poole College of Management

Student Fee Resources & Materials