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article 3—academic policies and regulations

Part 5. Registration Charges

§ 3-505 Fee Assessments

Registration fee charges are assessed on the basis of the number of semester credit hours for which a student is registered. For fee assessment purposes, there is no distinction between resident and
nonresident, graduate or undergraduate. Fee rates are determined by the University Board of Trustees; current rates may be found in the Office of the Registrar Tuition & Fee Rates (http://registrar.illinois.edu/tuition-fee-rates).  Waivers and exemptions are explained in § 3-506. Students with questions should call the Office of the Registrar at (217) 333-6565 for clarification. Brief descriptions of assessed registration fees follow.

(a) Service Fee
A fee to support salaries, programming, general expenses, and utilities for campus Auxiliary Service units such as the Illini Union, State Farm Center, and Campus Recreation. Students exempt from this fee because they are registered in Credit Ranges III or IV (Range IV in summer) may obtain these services by paying the semester fee at a cashier’s window in 100 Henry Administration Building.

(b) Health Service Fee
A fee to provide salaries, programming, general expenses, and utilities for McKinley Health Center and the Counseling Center.
(1) Fall semester coverage extends to the first day of instruction in the spring semester; spring semester coverage extends to the first day of instruction in the summer term. Summer term coverage extends to the first day of instruction in the fall semester.
(2) Dependents of students (spouses and dependent children) are ineligible for health services at the McKinley Health Center unless they are registered University students.
(3) Students who were covered by University Health Center services during the spring semester and who do not enroll in summer term may extend their eligibility through the summer by paying an additional fee. Application for extended McKinley Health Center coverage for the summer terms must be made at 131 McKinley Health Center.  Students exempt from this fee because they are registered in Credit Ranges III or
IV (Range IV in summer) may obtain its service by special arrangement with the provider.  (See the Office of the Registrar’s Campus Fee Information (http://registrar.illinois.edu/fee-info) for details.)

(c) Health Insurance Fee
A fee to cover the cost of premiums to the insurance carrier and the cost of administering the program. (See § 2-103.)

(d) Transportation Fee
A fee to support a plan to provide for unlimited student use of special campus bus routes and all existing Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District bus routes, as well as to create service for additional student/commuter and long-term parking. (Students exempt from this fee because they are registered in Credit Ranges III or IV may obtain its service by special arrangement with the provider; see the online Class Schedule for details.)

(e) General Fee
A fee to support certain fixed costs of fee-supported buildings (Activities and Recreation Center, Ice Arena, State Farm Center, Illini Union, etc.) on campus.

(f) Academic Facilities Maintenance Fund Assessment (AFMFA)
An assessment to support deferred maintenance and facility renovations for academic buildings.

(g) Library/Information Technology Fee
A fee used to aid in the transition towards electronic media and digitalization, increase library hours, improve information technology services, strengthen opportunities for research technology and assistance, and enhance access to both electronic and print material collections.

(h) Student Initiated Fees
Student Initiated Fees – All Student Initiated Fees (1-10) listed below were implemented as referenda questions approved by the students during the student election process. Upon approval each Student Initiated fee was approved by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Similarly, a student referendum affirmed the role of the Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) to provide recommendations to the Chancellor regarding the dollar amount of each Student Initiated Fee. The SFAC review process will at least follow the rotation schedule below. Continuation of an existing fee will be reaffirmed by student vote as per the rotation schedule below. A new Student Initiated Fee may be established upon affirmation of a student body vote. The following fees will be reviewed at least every four years in the following order: Year 1-Krannert Center Fee, Collegiate Readership Fee; Year 2-Cleaner Energy Technologies Fee, Sustainable Campus Environment Fee, and Legacy of Service and Learning Scholarship Fee; Year 3-Cultural Programming Fee and Students for Equal Access to Learning Fee; Year 4-Student Organization Resource Fee, Study Abroad and Travel Scholarship Fee, and Media Fee. All Student Initiated Fees shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(1) Cleaner Energy Technologies Fee (CET)
A fee used to purchase cleaner energy technologies for campus, including solar, wind, hydrogen and geothermal projects, energy efficiency purchases, and the purchase of renewable energy from non-University producers. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(2) Collegiate Readership Fee
A fee to fund the Collegiate Readership Program, which provides free copies of various newspapers. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(3) Cultural Programming Fee (CP)
A fee that supports cultural programming within six areas: African-American, Asian-American, Latina/o, LGBT, Native American and women’s programming. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(4) Krannert Center Fee
A fee to support productions at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA). This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(5) Legacy of Service and Learning Scholarship (LSLS) Fee
A fee creating a new and permanent source of need/merit-based scholarships which include a community service component.  This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(6) Student Organization Resource Fee (SORF)
A fee to help fund programs and/or services of Registered Student Organizations. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(7) Students for Equal Access to Learning (SEAL) Fund
A fee which supplements existing financial aid for students with financial need. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(8) Study Abroad and Travel Scholarship Fee
A fee to provide scholarships to undergraduate students for study abroad and the graduate and professional students for travel scholarships. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(9) Sustainable Campus Environment Fee (SCEF)
A fee to help establish a sustainable campus environment by financing initiatives such as green buildings, engagement of the University community, recycling, energy efficiency, and environmentally responsible purchasing. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.

(10) Media Fee
A fee to support Illini Media Company which operates The Daily Illini, Illio, WPGU, and other campus-based media. This fee shall be reviewed by the Student Body via student referendum no less than once every four years.