All mandatory student fees collected by an institution shall be budgeted and administered by the President using proper administrative procedures, which shall include the advice and counsel of an advisory committee, composed of at least 50 percent students. Students shall be appointed by the institution’s student government association. All payments from funds supported by student mandatory fees shall be made according to approved business procedures and the appropriate business practices of the institution. Proposals to increase mandatory student fees and proposals to create new mandatory student fees shall first be presented for advice and counsel to a committee at each institution composed of at least 50% students (704.021,Policy Manual).
Mandatory student fees are defined as fees which are paid by all students as required by the Board of Regents or as required by the institution subject to approval by the Board of Regents. Mandatory fees shall include, but not be limited to, intercollegiate athletic fees, student health service fees, transportation or parking fees (if the latter are charged to all students), student activity fees, and technology fees.