Sac State University Policy Manual
Policy Title: Student Fee Policy

Policy Administrator: Vice President for Administration/CFO
Authority: Order 1102 (Supersedes 1054), Presidential Memo 96-11, Presidential Memo 00-14, Presidential Memo 00-15
Effective Date: August 17, 2016
Updated: June 2016, January 2014; February 2013; (Supersedes 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; Student Fee Policy, dated July 1, 2008)
Index Cross-References: Policies on Non-State Funds, Accepting and Administering; Public User Fees
Policy File Number: ADM-0140

STUDENT FEE POLICY

Policy Statement:
Executive Order (EO) 1102, 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 order. In addition, EO 1102 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 EO 1102. The attached procedures outlines the campus implementation process.

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 EO 1102.

Responsibilities:
The President is responsible for assuring appropriate consultation has occurred prior to establishing,   adjusting, or eliminating any campus student fee, as allowed by EO 1102. 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 or their 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 EO 1102.
Associate Vice President for Budget Planning and Administration or their 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 EO 1102.

Procedures

Procedure for Student Fees

Approved by President Robert S. Nelsen
August 17, 2016