Student Fees

Student Fees

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The Office of the Vice Chancellor of Finance (VCF) advises campus constituents on student fee policy, revenue generation, and fee increases. Specific functions include:

  • Attending student fee committee meetings to provide objective input on the campus budget and the financing of student services from various student fees.
  • Providing advice to units wanting to propose Miscellaneous Student Fees and providing analysis of all newly proposed Miscellaneous Student Fees to the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees.
  • Providing advice to departments wanting to propose Course Materials and Services Fees (CMSF), staffing the CMSF Committee, and providing the Committee with analysis of all CMSF proposals.
  • Communicating with UCOP on all student fee activities, including required reporting and fee requests that require approval from the UC President or UC Regents.
  • Assisting schools and colleges considering either a Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition program or a Self-Supporting Graduate Professional Degree Program with the preliminary program budget analysis, the program budget for a new degree request, and the final reporting to UCOP.

To request information or assistance with student fees please contact the Financial Planning & Analysis team at studentfees@berkeley.edu.

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