Cashier's Office

Description of Fees

The following is a list of the required fees for Full-Time students per Connecticut State University Board of Trustees:

  • General Fee: This fee supports the operational costs associated with intercollegiate athletics, student center, student ID, accident insurance, parking facilities, and shuttle bus services.
  • Health Insurance: This fee is used to provide mandatory health insurance coverage for those students who do not have medical insurance.
  • Information Technology Fee: This fee is used to support the costs associated with student computer equipment and software, as well as the technical support and upgrades of hardware and software.
  • State University Fee: This fee is used to support the costs associated with the maintaining and repairing of student facilities such as residence halls and the student center.
  • Student Activity Fee: This fee is used to support university recognized clubs, and student center programs and functions.
  • Transcript fee: Effective fall 2009 , all students will be charged a one time fee that will provide for unlimited transcripts at no extra cost.
  • Art Studio Fee: To cover the cost of various educational supplies and materials provided to students that are used in art studio courses.
  • Lab Fee: To cover the cost of various educational supplies and materials provided to students that are used in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and meteorology or physics courses.

The following is a list of the required fees for Full-Time students who reside in a campus residence hall per Connecticut State University Board of Trustees:

  • Meal Plan: This fee is for students who live on campus and who are in need of the food service program.
  • Social Dues: This fee is to support residence hall functions and programs.
  • Telecommunication Fee: This fee supports the maintenance and improvement of the communications infrastructure that provides wired and wireless access to the Internet, emergency/courtesy phone service capable of making and receiving outside calls on all floors/Residence halls, and special projects that enhance the quality of resident student life, I.E. upgrading the existing cable TV infrastructure that provide additional services.

Other Fees:

  • Professional Education Fee: As of the 2008 fiscal year, all new matriculant (degree) undergraduate and graduate students who matriculated into any WestConn Professional Education Program will be assessed a one-time professional education fee at the time they register for their first semester (whether it be summer, fall, spring of January intersession). This one-time fee covers student’s educational technology (e.g., professional career e-portfolios) and resource material costs (e.g., commercial educational tests) specifically associated with each of WestConn’s Professional Education programs.