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Description of Fees

General University Fee

Fee supports student related programs and institutional services of those programs. These programs are, by definition, ancillary to the educational mission of the University and must generate a portion of their operating revenue through fees for services or sales charges. GUF provides support for such programs as Student Health Services, Athletics & Recreational Services, One Card Office, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Student Activities and Student Union, and the Off Campus Student Services Office.

Technology Fee

Fee supports various IT projects directly benefitting students including, but not  limited to, increased wireless capacity, UConn Virtual PC (vPC), technology and  media related library services, and the Microsoft Campus Agreement which allows  students a highly discounted price on MS Office and Windows.  The fee does  not cover surcharges for online courses.

Infrastructure Maintenance Fee (IMF)

Fee supports debt service associated with South Campus residence halls and partially supports Operating and Maintenance (O&M) costs related to UCONN 2000 construction projects as well as preventive and deferred maintenance.

Graduate Matriculation Fee

Each degree-seeking student under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School pays a Graduate Matriculation Fee. This fee is payable regardless of the credit load or the campus of registration, and applies to students registering for Continuing Registration or other zero-credit courses as well. Graduate students who enter graduate school with more than six credits of advanced course work and apply it to their degree requirements are responsible for payment of the Graduate Matriculation Fee for those semester(s) in which the excess non-degree work was taken, unless the fee is waived by the Dean of the Graduate School.

Graduate Student Activity Fee

A non-refundable fee is charged each semester to all students taking courses at the Storrs campus. The proceeds from this fee are used by the Graduate Student Senate for its programs for graduate student welfare and recreation.

Transit Fee

Fee supports the campus shuttle bus service including bus maintenance, bus drivers and administrative support.

Student Activity Fee

Fee supports the Graduate Student Senate for graduate student programs and functions.

Continuing Registration

Students not registering with the University for credit-bearing course work or other curricular of fering in a given semester are required to maintain a continuing registration in the Graduate School by registering for one of the Graduate School’s zero-credit Continuing Registration courses. These courses include GRAD 598 for non-thesis master’s degree students, GRAD 599 for thesis master’s degree students, GRAD 698 for doctoral students not yet engages in dissertation research or writing, and GRAD 699 for doctoral students currently engaged in dissertation research or writing.

Reinstatement Fee

Graduate School regulations require registration in each semester by all graduate degree program students. (See “Continuing Registration.”) Students at the Storrs campus, at the Avery Point regional campus, or at the Health Center in Farmington who fail to complete initial course registration by the end of the tenth day of classes of any semester will be dropped from active status and will be required to pay a registration fee.

Escrow Breakage Deposit

One-time charge of $50 for the establishment of an escrow account. This deposit, minus any outstanding charges, will be refunded to you upon completion of your degree or withdrawal from the University.


Online Course Fee

$20 charge per credit on all graduate and non-degree students that have an instruction mode of “World Wide Web”.