Other Academic Fees

Other Academic Fees consist of other fees levied as a result of enrollment. These are not mandatory fees, for information on Mandatory Fees, and the approval process, visit the Student Fees website.

For more information on University Fees, Proposals, and Setting policies visit the ABOR Policies section of this website.

There is currently a moratorium on new academic fees or changes to existing academic fees during the current cycle for introduction in AY23‐24. The information below is null.

Important Deadlines & Information

Effective July 1, 2018, every academic university fee must be approved by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). This includes course fees & other academic fees regardless of the fee amount.

The deadline for requesting Other Academic Fees is December 1, 2022, for the following effective semesters:
  • Summer 2023
  • Fall 2023
  • Spring 2024
ABOR meets in April of each year to approve tuition and fees for the next academic year.

NEW - Fee Extension is a request for extending an existing ABOR approved fee to other student populations for the same purpose, and the same fee amount or less. For instance, extending main campus program fees to Online, Distance & Continuing Education (ODCE).

 Other Academic Fees Process Diagram


As a general rule, requests that are applied to all of a category of students should come through the Office of the Provost for preliminary review (e.g. all international students, all undergraduate applicants, all MBA applicants, etc.)

The list below is not final and any fee is subject to proper classification between Academic or Non-academic by the Office of the Provost or ABOR. If you want to determine the proper classification of your fee please contact our office.

Other fees charged to students that ordinarily need ABOR approval are:
  • Specific Student Population Fees
  • Administrative fees
  • Application fees
  • Candidacy fees
  • Orientation fees
  • Various student fees (Career Services)

You must complete the form(s) below and email a completed copy to the University Fees Manager. Please attach any supporting documentation.