Tuition & Fees Descriptions

UCCS SFS - Tuition & Fees - Fall 2018 - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

 

Shown below is an alphabetical listing with the detailed descriptions of the tuition and fees that are charged to students.

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A - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Air Force Cohort Fee - Program Fee - $100

This fee is charged to students in the Education Air Force Cohort program.  It is used to purchase course assessment tools.

Air Officer Commanding Cohort Course Fee - Program Fee - $10 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the AOCC prefix.  It is used for administrating programs, practicum, internship supervision, lab supervision, national accreditation requirements, training for site and university supervisors, and specialized materials and technology.

Anthropology Course Fee - Program Fee - $10 - $100

This fee is assessed for enrollment in specific Anthropology (ANTH) courses.  It is used for consumable supplies, specific program expenditures, anthropology lab supplies, and equipment for field practicums.

Art History Course Fee - Program Fee - $20

All Art History (AH) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used for consumable materials in the classroom, guest lectures, visiting artists, technical equipment purchases and maintenance, software and licenses, field trips, museum and gallery entry fees for students, and other teaching materials.

Athletics Fee - General Fee - $9.20 per credit hour

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides support for eight women's and six men's intercollegiate sports programs.

Athletics Training Course Fee - Program Fee - $15 per credit hour

All Athletics Training (ATRN) courses are assessed this fee.  This fee is used to assist with costs for supplies and equipment required by the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) for instruction of competencies.

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B - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Biology Course Fee - Program Fee - $15 per credit hour

This fee is charged for enrollment in all Biology (BIOL) courses.  It is used for purchases, leases, repairs, fees and service agreements of equipment, contract services, cadavers, organisms, reagents, supplies, consumables, computer software/hardware/peripherals, teaching assistants/tutors, guest speakers, field trips, and class/student research projects, and travel costs associated with educational experiences.

Business Course Fee - Program Fee - $5 per credit hour - max $120

This fee is charged for all Business courses except those with the INFS (Information Systems) and QUAN (Quantitative Methods) prefixes.  It is used to provide software, hardware, tutoring, support of lab, site licenses, classroom equipment, misc. (paper, printer cartridges, etc.), and student workers for labs.

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C - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Campus Recreation Center Bond Fee - General Fee - $160 (fall/spring) / $80 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides for the repayment of bonded indebtedness on building as well as support for operations and programs.

Candidate for Degree Fee - Tuition - $616, $724, $750 (fall/spring) / $569, $677, $703 (summer)

This tuition fee is charged for enrollment in all candidate-for-degree courses with a catalog number of 9990.  It is used to allow graduates who are no longer taking for-credit courses (usually working on their defenses or dissertations) to continue to use university resources.

Certified Receipt Fee - Service Charge - $5

Semester certified receipts are free for semester receipts from Fall 2010 to the present.  This fee is charged for semesters prior to Fall 2010.

Chemistry Lab Fee - Program Fee - $75

This fee is charged for enrollment in all Chemistry (CHEM) classes with lab components.  It is used for consumable class materials, breakage, lab equipment and chemicals.

Communication Course Fee - Program Fee - $20, $30

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific Communication (COMM) courses.  It is used for DVD/film library, equipment, maintenance and repair (cameras, lighting, microphones), consumable class materials (blank media for students), and studio rental.

Counseling Course Fee - Program Fee - $10 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the COUN prefix.  It is used for administrating programs, practicum, internship supervision, lab supervision, national accreditation requirements, training for site and university supervisors, and specialized materials and technology.

Credit Card Service Fee - Service Charge - 2.75%

Payments made by credit card will be assessed this service fee at 2.75% of the amount paid.

Curriculum Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the CURR prefix.  It is used for student teaching supervision, supervision of practicum, national assessment of student teaching performance, training for university supervisors, and specialized materials and equipment.

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D - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Dance Course Fee - Program Fee - $25

All Dance (DNCE) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used for consumable materials in the classroom, guest lectures, visiting artists, student admission to performances as part of a class, technical equipment rental, purchases, and maintenance, other teaching materials, and funding for student assistants in technical areas, academic and studio monitoring.

Day One Access (E-Textbook) - Service Fee - variable fee amount

Day One e-Textbook Access is the UCCS Bookstore’s new digital course material service that enables the bookstore to offer students instant access to online course materials, like textbooks and class websites, at the lowest price possible. The bookstore has implemented this program to save students as much money as possible. So what does this mean to you, the student? It means you immediately have access to your digital course materials on the first day of class. To gain access to your content you’ll log into your Canvas course and click the course materials link.

Your tuition account is charged the exclusive low price for the course materials. If you decide you do not want to purchase the materials, you can opt-out of the Day One access program by going to the Red Shelf link in your course, clicking the View Course Materials button, scrolling to the bottom of the page to click the grey opt-out button and following the prompts. If you opt-out by the add/drop deadline you will receive a refund to your student account. Please contact the bookstore at 719-255-3846 or sgreene2@uccs.edu with any questions about refunds.

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Economics Course Fee - Program Fee - $4

This fee is charged for enrollment is specific Economics (ECON) courses.  It is used for costs associated with supplemental instruction, equipment and supply costs for tutors.

Engineering Course Fee - Program Fee - $15 per credit hour - max $180, $30 per credit hour - max $360

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all engineering courses except those with catalog numbers 7000-8999.  It is used to assist the Engineering and Applied Science College in providing exceptionally high-quality instruction by supporting all instructional labs and smart classrooms, college IT network and servers, supplemental instruction, and career placement services.

English First Year Writing Fees - Program Fee - $10 & $15

These fees are charged for enrollment in specific first-year english (ENGL) courses.  They are used to support First Year Writing Program assessment costs and technology costs.

English Professional Technical Writing Fee - Program Fee - $10

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific english (ENGL) courses.  It is used to maintain/sustain the technology need for writing courses.

English Rhetoric and Writing Fee - Program Fee - $10

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific english (ENGL) courses.  It is used to maintain/sustain the technology need for writing courses.

English Writing Assessment / Portfolio Fee - Program Fee - $25

This fee is charges for enrollment in specific portfolio (PORT) courses.  It is used for hiring and training faculty portfolio assessors from across the curriculum to score portfolios, and for administrative costs of staffing the Portfolio Helpdesk with student employees.

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F - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Family Development Center Bond Fee - General Fee - $10 (fall/spring) / $5 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides repayment of bonded indebtedness on building as well as support for child care operations.

Family Development Center Operating Fee - General Fee - $3 (fall/spring) / 1.50 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides support for programs and services.

Film Studies Course Fee - Program Fee - $15

All Film Studies (FILM) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses. This fee is used to support the acquisition of CDs and DVDs for instruction, consumable class materials, guest lecturers and visiting artists, technical equipment rental, purchases, and maintenance, student admission to film screening as part of a course, and use of student assistants for academic monitoring.

Foreign and Cultural Studies (FCS) Course Fee - Program Fee - $25

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific FCS courses.  It is used for consumable class materials, equipment and maintenance, videos and DVDs, software and site licenses, and software upgrades.

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G - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Geology Course Fee - Program Fee - $10, $15

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific Geology (GEOL) courses.  It is used for lab supplies for testing field samples.

Geography Course Fee - Program Fee - $5, $10, $15, $20, $30

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific Geography (GES) courses.  It is used for consumable class materials and equipment for the lab.

Green Action Fund Fee - General Fee - $5 (fall/spring) / $2.50 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all students and is used by the university to support the installation of energy producing solar panels, a clean and renewable energy source on campus buildings.

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H - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Health Sciences Course Fee - Program Fee - $5 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all health science courses with the HSCI prefix.  It is used to purchase specialized health equipment and supplies, simulation lab support, and video equipment.

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Inclusive Early Childhood Education Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour
This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the IECE prefix.  It is used for required national exam, site supervisors, other program costs, and supervisory costs.

Inclusive Elementary Education Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour
This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the IELM prefix.

Inclusive Services Charge - Service Charge - $3000
This charge is assessed to students in ISSO (Inclusive Services for ID Students) programs.  It is used to pay for staff and services in the Office of Inclusive Services so that students with intellectual disabilities can access class and social activities and work on academic and career goals.

Information Systems Course Fee - Program Fee - $15 per credit hour - max $180
This fee is charged for all Business courses with the INFS (Information Systems) prefix.  It is used to provide software, hardware, tutoring, support of lab, site licenses, classroom equipment, misc. (paper, printer cartridges, etc.), and student workers for labs.

International Student Service Charge - General Fee - $150 (unsponsored) / $300 (sponsored)
This fee is charged to all international students.  The charge for service will be used to support operational and salary lines for at least one full-time international student advisor who will provide advising and student programming for international students, as well as ensure ongoing institutional compliance with federal laws and regulations governing this special population.  This charge for service is necessary to ensure that the international student population is adequately supported, retained, and that UCCS is compliant with state and federal regulations related to this subject.

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K - Tuition & Fees Descriptions
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Languages Course Fee - Program Fee - $10

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific languages courses: ARBC, ASL, CHIN, FR, GER, GRK, ITAL, JPNS, LAT, RUSS, SPAN.  It is used for consumable class materials, equipment and maintenance, videos and DVDs, software and site licenses, and software upgrades.

Late Fees - Service Charge - up to $50 plus 1%

Late fees are assessed when payments for current-due balances are not received by the due-date deadlines.  These fees include a prorated late fine of up to $50 plus a 1% service charge (12% APR) on the unpaid balance.

Leadership Course Fee - Program Fee - $10 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the LEAD prefix.  It is used for practicum, internship supervision, graduation portfolio review panel, specialized research software, and research seminars (travel, small honorarium).

Learning Technology Fee - General Fee - $6 per credit hour

All undergraduate students are charged this mandatory fee.  It provides for the purchase of new computer equipment and software accessible to all students, the maintenance and upgrade of telecommunication equipment used in all current and future learning centers, and the development of a broad set of informational communication offerings accessible to all students.

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M - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Math Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour - max $120

This fee is charged for enrollment in all Math classes except those numbered 7000-8999.  It is used for instructional resources in learning lab, and technology support and development.

Matriculation Fee - General Fee - $25

This is a one-time fee, non-refundable, and mandatory for all new students, including transfer students.  The one-time charge covers the establishment of a permanent record at UCCS.  The fee is assessed during registration at the time of initial enrollment.

Media Fee - General Fee - $0.53 per credit hour

All undergraduate students are charged this mandatory fee.  It is used to help fund the student-run news-paper and radio, plus future media organizations on campus.

Museum Studies and Gallery Practice Course Fee - Program Fee - $15

All Museum Studies and Gallery Practice (MSGP) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used for consumable class materials, guest lecturers and visiting artists, technical equipment rental, purchases, and maintenance, field trips, museum and gallery entrance fees for students, the acquisition of CDs and DVDs for instruction, and books for student research.

Music Course Fee - Program Fee - $35

All Music (MUS) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used to support the acquisition of CDs and DVDs for instruction, consumable class materials, guest lecturers and visiting artists, technical equipment rental, purchases, and maintenance, student admission to performances as part of a course, and use of student assistants for academic monitoring.  In addition, this fee is used to fund piano accompaniment for many music courses and student work including several ensembles (of both majors and student body), private lessons (for both majors and minors), end of semester performances, and juries for all private lesson students, junior and senior recitals.

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N - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Nursing Course Fee - Program Fee - $14 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all undergraduate nursing courses with the NURS prefix.  It is used to purchase specialized health equipment and supplies, simulation lab support, and video equipment.

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Online Course Fee - Program Fee - $100

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all online courses.  It is used for online software licenses and technology support, and specialized online teaching equipment and materials.

Orientation Fee - General Fee - $100 (new freshmen) / $75 (transfer undergraduates)

It is necessary for the orientation program to charge a fee on student accounts in order to provide program staffing and materials.  The orientation program does not charge this fee for profit.  This fee is assessed once the student attends orientation (or online orientation is initiated) and is enrolled in at least one class.

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Parking Fine - Fine - $20, $30, or more

This fine is assessed for various motor vehicle offenses in UCCS parking areas and grounds.  Visit the Parking and Transportation Services website for more details.  This fee helps provide for the construction, improvement, and maintenance of parking facilities at UCCS.

Parking Permit - Service Charge - Various

This fee is assessed for parking permits that are purchased to allow students to park in UCCS parking areas and grounds.  Visit the Parking and Transportation Services website for more details.  This fee helps provide for the construction, improvement, and maintenance of parking facilities at UCCS.

Paw Prints Charge - Service Charge - $2 or more

This charge is assessed for students who use the Paw Prints page-printing services.  The charge is used to help pay for print support contracts, print toner, and printer paper.  For more details about this service and charge, visit the Paw Prints website.

Payment Plan Fee - Service Charge - $40

This fee must be paid at the time of enrollment in the auto-deduction payment plan.

PGM / PGA - Program Fee - $60 - $1400 - Levels: Qualifying, 1, 2, 3

This fee is charged to students enrolled in various PGMT level courses.  It is used for acquiring PGA membership for students, paying PGA costs for students, and paying direct costs of the PGA/PGM training program.

PGM / PGA Program Fee - Program Fee - $575

This fee is charged each fall and spring semester to students that are in the PGM program.  It is used for acquiring PGA membership for students, paying PGA costs for students, and paying direct costs of the PGA/PGM training program.

PGM / PGA Affiliate Fee - Program Fee - $50

This fee is charged annually to students that are in the PGM program.

Philosophy Course Fee - Program Fee - $20

This fee is charged for enrollment in specific Philosophy courses.  It is used for consumable supplies and specific program expenditures.

Physics and Energy Science Lab Fee - Program Fee - $10 plus $20 per credit hour

This fee is charged for enrollment in all lab courses with the ENSC, PES, and PHYS prefixes.  It is used for consumable class materials, lab equipment, and breakage.

Psychology Masters Program Fee - Program Fee - $72

This fee is charged each semester you are in a Psychology Masters program.  It is used to purchase consumable materials, assessments, statistical software licenses, computer purchase and maintenance for equipment in MA student offices, other IT equipment/supplies for training, MA class and administrative costs associated with providing clinical training at the Aging Center.

Psychology PhD Program Fee - Program Fee - $423 (fall/spring) / $211 (summer)

This fee is charged each semester you are in a Psychology PhD program.  It is used to purchase consumable materials, assessments, statistical software licenses, computer purchase and maintenance for equipment in PhD student offices, other IT equipment/supplies for training, PhD class and administrative costs associated with providing clinical training at the Aging Center including, risk management/insurance costs, professional membership for Aging Center director, travel for director to annual clinical training conference, providing phone and computer equipment for Aging Center operations and student trainees; IT support required by HIPPA regulations, and support for student training functions at the Aging Center.

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Q - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Quantitative Methods Course Fee - Program Fee - $15 per credit hour - max $180

This fee is charged for all Business courses with the QUAN (Quantitative Methods) prefix.  It is used to provide software, hardware, tutoring, support of lab, site licenses, classroom equipment, misc. (paper, printer cartridges, etc.), and student workers for labs.

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R - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Returned Check Fee - Service Charge - $30

This fee is assessed for each returned check.  Additionally, the payment from the returned check will be reversed and the account may be subject to service charges, late fines, collection fees, financial stops, and require further payments in the form of certified funds, cash, or debit/credit cards.  NOTE:  Stop-payments on checks and charge-backs / disputes on credit cards will also result in this fee being assessed.

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Safety and Transportation Fee - General Fee - $94 (fall/spring) / $47 (summer)

All undergraduate students are automatically charged the mandatory Safety and Transportation Fee.  This is not a parking fee and is not used for parking facilities.  The fee is used to provide enhanced police and shuttle services from far parking lots to the campus.

Special Education Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the SPED prefix.  It is used for practicum, internship supervision, student teaching supervision, national assessment of student work, training for university supervisors, and specialized materials and technology.

Short Term Loan Late Fee - Service Charge - $10

This late fee/fine is assessed for late payment of Book / Emergency Loans.

Sport Management Fee - Program Fee - $175

This fee is charged each fall and spring semester while enrolled in the Sport Management program.  It is used to cover expenses directly associated with the direct costs incurred in establishing and managing the internship program.

Student Activities Fee - General Fee - $14 (fall/spring) / $7 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides support for student organizations, student newspaper, student government operations, and other student activities.

Student Event / Performance Fee - General Fee - $2.50 (part-time) / $4.00 (full-time)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides free access for all UCCS students to all Theatreworks performances and events in the Bon Vivant Theater in University Hall.

Student ID Card Fee - General Fee - $15

All new students will be billed automatically for an ID card and should have the ID card made during their first semester at UCCS.  Transfer students from other CU campuses, or students who need a replacement ID card must pay the fee at the time the card is made.  All students, faculty, and staff are required to have a UCCS ID card  For photo IDs or questions concerning photos, please contact the University Center Information Desk.

Student Information System Fee - General Fee - $2 per credit hour

This fee is mandatory for all students and is used by the university to provide better service to students using technology for maintaining student records, course scheduling, data management, transcripts, financial aid, student accounts, registration, academic advising, etc.

Student Recreation Fee - General Fee - $1 per credit hour

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students and provides support for recreation programs, activities, and campus fitness center.

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Teacher Education Course Fee - Program Fee - $20 per credit hour

This fee is assessed for enrollment in all education courses with the TED prefix.  It is used for student teaching supervision, supervision of practicum, national assessment of student teaching performance, training for university supervisors, and specialized materials and equipment.

Theatre Course Fee - Program Fee - $25

All Theatre (THTR) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used to support the acquisition of CDs and DVDs for instruction, consumable class materials, guest lecturers and visiting artists, technical equipment rental, purchases and maintenance, student admission to performances as part of a course, and use of student assistants for academic monitoring.

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U - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

UCCS Teach Course Fee - Program Fee - $50

This fee is assessed for enrollment in select education courses with the UTED and UTLS prefixes.  It is used to cover costs for:  supplies and materials for instructional field experience;  education teacher performance assessment exam.

University Center Bond Fee - General Fee - $33 (fall/spring) / $16.50 (summer) base plus $9.50 per credit hour

These fees are mandatory for all undergraduate students and provide repayment of bonded indebtedness on building as well as support for entertainment, cultural, and educational programs, and the Center's operation.

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V - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Visual Arts Course Fee - Program Fee - $40

All Visual Arts (A) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used for consumable materials in the classroom, guest lectures, visiting artists, technical equipment purchases and maintenance, furniture such as easels, software and licenses for digital art programs, field trips, museum and gallery entry fees for students, and acquisition of DVDs and CDs.

Visual and Performing Arts Course Fee - Program Fee - $30

All Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) courses are assessed this fee with the exception of independent study and internship courses.  This fee is used for consumable class materials, guest lecturers and visiting artists, field trips, museum and gallery entrance fees for students, the acquisition of CDs and DVDs for instruction, and books for student research.

Visual and Performing Arts Program Fee - Program Fee - $40

This fee is charged for enrollment in any of the various Visual and Performing Art courses: AH, DNCE, FILM, MSGP, MUS, THTR, VA, VAPA.  It is used for programmatic needs that benefit all the VAPA units.

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W - Tuition & Fees Descriptions

Wellness Center Fee - General Fee - $60 (fall/spring) / $30 (summer)

This fee is mandatory for all undergraduate students.  It provides access to all the services and programs of the UCCS Wellness Center.

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