3. Registration, Fees, and Deposits
Every student who registers, unless registered in absentia, pays the following fees:
The Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez statue fee of $2.00 a semester or summer session will fund the construction of statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez. Any excess money will be used to establish student scholarships.
The Gregory Gymnasium renovation fee, not to exceed $1.90 per semester hour of credit ($.95 per semester credit hour for a six-week summer term), defrays the cost of financing, renovating, operating, maintaining, and improving Gregory Gymnasium.
The health services building fee of $8.00 a semester or summer session finances the replacement of the Student Health Center building. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $6.00; for a six-week term, $4.00.
The information technology fee of $12.29 a semester credit hour provides student access to systems of instructional computing and information technology services.
The international education fee of $3.00 a semester or summer session funds a financial assistance program for eligible students participating in international study programs or student exchanges. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $2.25; for a six-week term, $1.50.
The library fee of $12.29 a semester credit hour defrays the cost of purchasing library materials, expanding on-line information resources, and improving library hours and other services for students.
The medical services fee of $64.88 a semester or summer session covers part of the cost of providing medical services at University Health Services. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $48.66; for a six-week term, $32.44.
The recreational sports fee of $20.00 a semester or summer session defrays the cost of financing, constructing, operating, maintaining, and improving recreational sports facilities and programs. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $15.00; for a six-week term, $10.00.
The registration fee of $7.00 a semester or summer session defrays the cost of touch-tone technology and Web services.
The student services fee covers all or part of the cost of (a) the Counseling and Mental Health Center; and (b) the following services: the Cactus yearbook; Campus and Community Involvement; Counseling, Learning, and Career Services; the Daily Texan; the Designated Driver Program; the Division of Recreational Sports; the Forensics Program; the Graduate Students' Assembly; KVRX student radio; KVR student television; Legal Services for Students; the Marine Science Institute Graduate Students Association; the Multicultural Information Center; the ombudsman; Retention Services; the Senate of College Councils; Services for Students with Disabilities; shuttle bus service; the Student Child Care Center; Student Government; the Student Services Fee Committee; Texas Travesty humor magazine; and the Volunteer Center.
The following amounts are charged each semester or summer session; the Counseling and Mental Health Center fee is prorated for the six- and nine-week summer terms.
The student services building fee of $1.10 per semester credit hour finances the construction, repair, maintenance, renovation, improvement, or replacement of a student services building. The fee is $.83 per semester credit hour for the nine-week summer term and $.55 per semester credit hour for a six-week summer term.
The Texas Union fee of $45.44 a semester or summer session entitles the student to use Union facilities and supports debt retirement of bonds used for renovation of the Union Building. The fee for the nine-week summer term is $34.08; for a six-week term, $22.72.
A general property deposit of $10.00 is assessed every student in the first semester of enrollment to help offset the cost of property loss or damage and nonpayment of any University billing. The deposit, less outstanding charges, is returned on request when the student leaves the University with no intention to return. Applications for refund are available in Student Accounts Receivable, Main Building 4. A general property deposit that remains without request for refund for four years from the date of the student's last attendance at the University is forfeited to the Student Property Deposit Scholarships. A student who does not plan to reenroll at the University and wishes to assign his or her property deposit to a student organization or to the University for a specific purpose may request that the refund, issued payable to the student, be mailed to the assignee. Arrangements for the endorsement of the refund check must be made by the student and the assignee.
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17 August 2004. Office of the Registrar
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