Sac State University Policy Manual
Student Fee Policy

Policy Administrator:  Vice President for Administration/CFO

Authority:  Executive Order 1054, EO1034, Presidential Memo 96-11,
Presidential Memo 00-14, Presidential Memo 00-15

Effective Date:  January 13, 2014

Updated: February, 2013( (Supercedes Executive Orders 1034 and 1042) July 1, 2008 (Supercedes Guidelines for Establishing and Adjusting Student Fees, dated October 10, 2000; Guidelines for Student Consultation, dated October 10, 2000; and, Student Fee Advisory Committee Operating Procedure – Annual Review of Campus Fees, dated March 24, 2004)

Cross Reference: Non-State Funds, Accepting and Administering; Public User Fees, Implementation of

Policy Number:  ADM-0140

STUDENT FEE POLICY

Policy Statement:
Executive Order 1054, as approved by the CSU Board of Trustees, defines the categories and types of fees that may be charged to students. The President of California State University, Sacramento has been delegated the authority to establish, adjust, or eliminate campus student fees within the directive of the executive orders. In addition, Executive Order 1054 delineates the methods of consultation to be developed and used before establishing or adjusting campus student fees; including the establishment of a Student Fee Advisory Committee.

This policy governs the process to establish, adjust, or eliminate campus student fees at California State University, Sacramento as required and authorized by the CSU Trustees.

Who the Policy applies to:
This policy and subsequent process applies to groups within the campus community seeking to establish, adjust or abolish a campus student fee.

Why the policy is necessary:
This policy governs the process to establish, adjust, or eliminate campus student fees at California State University, Sacramento as required and authorized by the CSU Trustees.

Responsibilities:
The President is responsible for assuring appropriate consultation has occurred prior to establishing, adjusting, or eliminating any campus student fee, as allowed by the CSU Trustees. This process may include the establishment of a Student Fee Advisory Committee.

The Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) is managed by the Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs or his/her designee to review Category II and III fee proposals. The review process includes the development of a statement of revenues and expenditures for consideration by the President and/or SFAC, prior to establishing, adjusting, or abolishing a campus student fee. The SFAC is to evaluate all existing fees annually, providing a detailed review of selected fees for possible consolidation or elimination. In addition, the Vice President for Administration or his/her designee is responsible for the submission of the various student fee reports annually to the Chancellor as required by Executive Order 1054.

Associate Vice President for Budget Planning and Administration or his/her designee, will perform as a consultative body or a reviewing and recommending body to the President in establishing, adjusting, or abolishing Category IV or V campus student fees, as authorized by the CSU Board of Trustees.

Procedures

Procedure for Student Fees

Approved: 1/13/2014
Alexander Gonzalez