Mandatory University Fees

Athletics Fee

The Athletics Fee supports 20 intercollegiate sports competing at the NCAA Division I level. TU Athletics belongs to the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and is affiliated with the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). All students are admitted free to all TU sporting events. A $499 per term Athletics Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units are assessed $45 per unit up to a maximum of $499 per term for the Athletics Fee. Undergraduate students taking approved graduate-level courses are assessed $45 per graduate unit for the Athletics Fee.

Auxiliary Services Fees

The Auxiliary Services Fees support a variety of student services and operational functions provided by TU. The fees include funds for support services including University Child Care, OneCard and SGA financial support. The fees also support the building and operational requirements of the University Union and West Village Commons. A $964 per term Auxiliary Services Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units are assessed $88 per unit up to a maximum of $964 per term for the Auxiliary Services Fee. Undergraduate students taking approved graduate-level courses are assessed $88 per graduate unit for the Auxiliary Services Fees.

Student Government Association Fee

A $49 per term Student Government Association Fee is assessed to all full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more units. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units are assessed $5 per unit for the Student Government Association Fee. Undergraduate students taking approved graduate-level courses are assessed $4 per graduate unit for the Student Government Association Fee.

Technology Fee

It is TU's goal to create a student-centered learning infrastructure that recognizes how technology is changing the methods for organizing and disseminating information, delivering student services and administering the educational enterprise. Undergraduate students taking 12 or more units are assessed a $106 per term Technology Fee. Undergraduate students taking less than 12 units, as well as graduate students, are assessed a $9 per unit Technology Fee, up to a maximum of $106 per term. Undergraduate students taking approved graduate-level courses are assessed $9 per graduate unit for the Technology Fee.

Overload Surcharge Fee

A $40 Overload Surcharge Fee is assessed per unit for all units over 15 per term.

Lab/Class Fees

Departmental courses may assess a lab/class fee that is used to purchase essential supplies and equipment for the course. These fees range from $10 to $100 and are allocated specifically to the department by which they are charged. A course’s lab/class fee is noted in its course description at the back of this catalog.

Student Classification Fee

A Student Classification Fee of $200 is assessed one time to all degree candidates who have completed 60 or more units. This includes all transferred academic units earned at another educational institution. The revenues from this fee are collected centrally and utilized to enhance resources available for instructional equipment and facilities.