A special fee is charged to students to recover the extraordinary costs of materials and supplies not normally covered by the instructional budget and fundamental to the special instructional activities associated with a specific course. These fees are listed in the Time and Room Schedule and are assessed to all students in the course. Billing and collection of such fees are handled through student billing and should not be collected by a department or faculty member. Special fees must be used solely for support of the courses involved.
manuals and materials that are retained by the student and used in lieu of a textbook (University Copyright policies must be followed when printing copyrighted materials.)
materials and supplies consumed, retained, or used by the student, including, but not limited to, chemicals, solutions, gloves, filters, biological specimens, artists' media, glassware, photographic chemicals, course-specific software license fee, software retained by the student, and other one-time use items
breakage of lab supplies
special class activities (transportation, admission costs, meals, private music lessons, horsemanship lab)
Instructional equipment (maintenance)