Mandatory Fees - Academic Year 2016-2017
Mandatory fees are “fees required of all students for enrollment to receive instruction at an institution of The State System” (OSRHE Policy and Procedures, Chapter 4, 4.18.1). Cameron’s mandatory fees are:
Cultural and Lectureship Fee - $1.25 per credit hour
This fee provides funding for events and activities for students that enhance the co-curricular and extracurricular student experience. This fee allows students to participate in activities at a lower cost or in most cases at no cost to the student. Examples of activities include: Lectures, Concerts, Poetry Readings, CU Succeed Workshops, Diversity Day, MLK Celebration, CU@Simmons Center
Academic Records Fee - $3.00 per credit hour
The academic records fee provides funds to support the university in appropriately maintaining a student’s academic records and providing the appropriate level of service necessitated by those records. This includes providing student’s with official transcripts upon request even after the student has graduated or left the university.
Student Technology Fee - $17.50 per credit hour
The student technology fee provides funding to provide student access to technology on campus to include campus computer labs, software, supporting infrastructure, equipment, student help desk, classrooms equipped as “smart classrooms”, computer lab printing, and other technology required to provide students the technological support required in the classroom.
Assessment Fee - $3.50 per credit hour
The assessment fee provides funding for evaluation materials to measure the quality of instruction at Cameron for continuous improvement of academic content delivery. The assessment fee also supports testing to ensure students are placed in appropriate classes.
Library Automation and Materials Fee - $5.75 per credit hour
The library automation and materials fee supports the purchase of campus learning materials, databases for online access to library resources, circulation and acquisition software, and other support systems to provide convenient access to library resources.
Student Facility Fee - $14.00 per credit hour
The student facility fee provides funds to construct and maintain non-academic student facilities such as the Aggie Rec Center, McMahon Centennial Complex and Shepler Center.
Student Activity Fee - $12 per credit hour
The student activity fee provides funding to provide students a complete collegiate experience through extra-curricular activities and student organization support. Student Activity Fees are allocated to academic departments to fund programs, activities and student travel. They are also used to fund scholarships and some operating expenses for student athletes. This also funds the University’s Student Activities Office.