Explanation of Required Fees

The following is a list of the required fees per Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education:

Required Fees for Full Time Students

Tuition

This is the tuition portion of the combined Full Time Tuition/Fee charges which are considered part of the overall cost of the educational and instructional expenses associated with the full-time courses.

University Fee

This fee is used to support the costs associated with the maintaining and repairing of student facilities (building) such as residence halls and the student center.

UNIVERSITY General Fee

This fee supports the operational costs associated with intercollegiate athletics, student center, student ID, accident insurance, parking facilities, and shuttle bus services.

Media Fee

This fee supports student media publications and organizations such as student newspaper, student literary magazine, and student radio station.

Student Activity Fee

This fee is used to support university recognized clubs, and student center programs and functions.

Health Insurance

This fee is used to provide mandatory health insurance coverage for those full-time students who do not have medical insurance.

Orientation Fee

This fee is used to cover the costs (personnel, food, residence halls, materials, etc.) associated with both the New Student and Transfer Student Orientations.  The costs of running these programs are incurred regardless of the number of students who choose to attend, and the fee cannot be waived for students who opt not to attend.  The orientation fee is also used to cover New Students Welcome Weekend events (for all new first-year and new transfer students living on campus), the Transfer Student Welcome Event, and other orientation-related programs such as the Family Mentor Program for transfer students and the "Owl to Owl" book of advice and tips for all incoming students. 

Required Fees for Part Time Students

Tuition

This is the tuition portion of the combined Part Time Tuition/Fee charges which are considered part of the overall cost of the educational and instructional expenses associated with the part-time courses.

General University Fee

This is the fee portion of the combined Part Time Tuition/Fee charges which are considered part of the overall cost of the educational and instructional expenses associated with the part-time courses.

Course Fees

This is the tuition + general university fee charged for registration in Summer/Wintersession/Spring Break courses.

REGISTRATION FEE

This fee is charged one-time per term for registration in addition to the Part-Time Tuition/Fee charges.