S and A Fees frequently asked questions

What are S and A fees?

Services and Activities (S and A) fees are one component of the total tuition and fees that students pay. The three components of “tuition and fees” are building fees, operating fees and S and A fees.

What can S and A funds be used for?

S and A funds can only be used to support non-academic activities, events, facilities/equipment and programming.

Do all students pay S and A fees? How much is it?

Yes, all students pay S and A fees. The S and A fee is the same amount for all students who take 10 credits or more, regardless of their degree, class status (undergrad or grad), or residency status. For students taking less than 10 credit hours, the fee is 1/10th of the full time rate for each credit hour, with a minimum charge of two credits. For academic year 2016-17 the total S and A fees were $559 .00 for a full-time student.

Who sets the S and A fee amount?

The S and A fee amount is recommended by the S and A Fee Allocation Committee and approved by the Board of Regents.

How are S and A fees allocated?

By the S and A Fee Allocation Committee. This committee makes recommendations for both S and A operating and facility funds. Each spring, the S and A fee committee meets to review budget requests submitted by various campus entities (e.g. ASWSUV).  After budget hearings, the committee makes recommendations for allocations for the next fiscal year. The recommendations are forwarded to the campus Chancellor, then to the University President who then forwards to the Board of Regents for approval.

Who is on the S and A committee?

The S and A committee is comprised primarily of students with several administrators and a faculty member.

If I am a student, how can I get involved with the S and A committee?

Student recommendations for service on the S and A committee is made by the ASWSUV president and forwarded to the Chancellor for approval.

How much money is available to allocate?

Varies from year to year based on enrollment and tuition:

  • FY12 – $1,575,428
  • FY13 – $1,541,587
  • FY14 – $1,524,335
  • FY15 – $1,481,089
  • FY16 – $1,500,665
  • FY17 – $1,670,000

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