Tuition Information: What are These Fees For?

Students are assessed fees based on the level of the course as established by the University Board of Trustees, the Board of Governors, and the Florida State Legislature. Rates are applicable to the main campus and are used as a basis for assessing course charges per credit hour for Florida and non-Florida residents.

 

A listing of additional fee information for specific courses is available on the Admissions Office website. Consult appropriate departments for course material and computing fees for those classes. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Tuition Fee

The Tuition Fee is the instructional fee that is assessed to all students. The Tuition Fee provides funding for most operating and fixed costs including personnel salaries and benefits. It is based upon credit hours taken, undergraduate/graduate.

Tuition Differential Fee

Pursuant to Senate Bill 762, the Tuition Differential Fee is assessed to students who have not been continuously enrolled at the University of North Florida since July 1, 2007 or are not the beneficiary of a Florida Prepaid contract purchased prior to July 1, 2007. The Tuition Differential Fee provides funding for undergraduate education and need-based financial aid.

Capital Improvement Fee

The Capital Improvement Fee support the issuance of revenue bonds used for the construction of classrooms and facilities. These funds are administered by the Board of Governors. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken. 

Activity and Student Union Fee

The Activity Fee supports student activities and support services and is used to fund the Student Government Association budget. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken. 

 

The Student Union Fee is an activity fee that supports the construction and operations of the new student union. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken. 

Athletic Fee

The Athletic Fee supports student activities and support services, including intramurals/facilities, and intercollegiate athletics, the upgrade of the University's intercollegiate athletic program to NCAA Division I competition for both men and women, and other co-curricular activities. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken. All University athletic events are free of charge to UNF students.

Health Fee, Medical Compliance Fee, Health Promotion Fee, and Counseling Fee

The Health Fee, Medical Compliance Fee, Health Promotion Fee, and Counseling Fee are health related fees that support student activities and support services for the Dottie Dorion Fitness Center , the Counseling Center , and the Campus Alcohol and Drug Information Center . It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken. 

Transportation Access Fee

The Transportation Access Fee supports the shuttle service that services the remote parking areas to the main campus or just around campus. Students will not need to pay or show their student ID to ride the shuttle. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken.

Financial Aid Fee

The Financial Aid Fee is used to support scholarships at the University. The student financial aid fee is set by the Florida State Legislature at 5 percent of the tuition fee. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken, undergraduate/graduate.

Technology Fee

The Technology Fee is established by the University Board of Trustees. The revenue from this fee shall be used to enhance instructional technology resources for students and faculty. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken, undergraduate/graduate.

Wellness Center Fee

The Wellness Center Fee was established by the student government to assist in the building of the Student Wellness and Sports Education Center, designed to meet the students’ needs for a contemporary exercise and fitness facility. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken, undergraduate/graduate.


For additional information regarding fee assessments, please visit the Cashier's Office website or the Florida Statute 1009.24.

Student Life and Services Fee

The Student Life and Services Fees was established by the student government and the University of North Florida to assist and expand student participation in Transformational Learning Opportunities. It builds and enhances ongoing activities which connect students to the institution and provides funding to offset the costs for students with financial need. It is assessed to all students and is based upon credit hours taken, undergraduate/graduate.

 

For additional information on fees, please contact the Cashier's Office.