NOTICE OF PROPOSED REGULATION
Date: February 27, 2007
REGULATION TITLE: REGULATION NO.:
Miscellaneous Fees 6C1-3.0376
SUMMARY: The purpose of this revision is to clarify that the University may charge students the
cost of collection of overdue accounts, including student loan accounts and any debts not secured by a
promissory note or contract.
AUTHORITY: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003
COMMENTS CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATION SHOULD BE
SUBMITTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE TO THE
CONTACT PERSON IDENTIFIED BELOW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS:
Rebecca J. Holt, Administrative Assistant, 123 Tigert Hall, Post Office Box 113125, University of
Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, 352-392-1358 office, 352-392-4387 facsimile,
NAME OF PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED REGULATION: Ed Poppell, Vice
President for Finance and Administration
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED REGULATION IS ATTACHED TO THIS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
6C1-3.0376 Miscellaneous Fees
(1) The University of Florida has established the fees set forth in this regulation. The fees
listed are in addition to fees set forth in other University of Florida regulations and other charges that
are authorized by law. "Cost" as used in this regulation includes any increased costs to the University
that are directly related to the delivery of the goods and services.
(2) Application Fee An individual who applies for admission to the University of Florida
shall pay a non-refundable application fee in the amount of $30.00. This fee is waived for applicants
who provide documentation that they have received a fee waiver because of economic need as
determined by the College Board or the American College Testing Program.
(3) Library overdue fines The University Libraries assess fines to encourage prompt
return of overdue materials. Fines are higher for recalled items, course reserves, and certain short loan
materials (DVDs, VHS videos, etc.) that are in high demand. A list of current fines and other
consequences of not returning library materials by their due dates is posted in the Borrowing and
Circulation section of the University Libraries home page.
(4) Late equipment fee variable
(5) Duplicating/photocopying fee variable
(6) Standardized test (GRE, URE, etc.) fees will consist of the costs of administering the
(7) Thesis and dissertation Binding fee-cost; microfilm fee-cost; copyright fee-cost.
(8) Damaged, breakage and lost library materials; lost keys (includes cylinder change);
equipment, materials, and facilities damage, breakage, and loss cost of repair and/or replacement. If
damaged or lost materials are the result of misconduct, a fine or other disciplinary action may be
imposed under the provisions of Regulation 6C1-1.008.
(9) Interlibrary loans/literature searches cost
(10) Orientation fee $35
(11) Nonrefundable admissions deposit $200. The admissions deposit paid by an
individual shall be applied toward payment of that individual's tuition upon enrollment. The
admissions deposit shall not be reimbursed to an individual who does not enroll in the term offered for
admission and who does not withdraw his or her acceptance of admission prior to the applicable
deadline as published in the University Record. The deposit is waived for those individuals who have
provided documentation that they have received an applications fee waiver because of economic need
as determined by the College Board, American College Testing Program, Law School Admissions
Council, the American Association of Medical Colleges Fee Assistance Program, or the American
Association of Dental Schools Application Service._
(12) Transcript fee variable, not to exceed $10
(13) Diploma replacement fee variable, not to exceed $10 per item
(14) Housing Rental Rates variable
(15) Miscellaneous health related charges for services provided at the Student Health Center
that are not covered by the Student Health Fee set forth in Regulation 6C1-3.0372 cost.
(16) Facilities/Equipment Use Cost variable
(17) Registration for zero hours The student is assessed the applicable resident or non-
resident costs as set forth in Regulation 6C1-3.0375, for one credit hour.
(18) Auditing The student is assessed the applicable resident or non-resident tuition costs
as set forth in Regulation 6C1-3.0375, for the audited course.
(19) Off-campus educational activities The President of the University of Florida or
President's designee will establish fees for off-campus course offerings when the location results in
specific identifiable increased costs to the University. These fees will be in addition to the regular
tuition and fees charged to students enrolling in these courses on-campus. The additional fees charged
are for the purpose of recovering the increased costs resulting from off-campus vis-a-vis on campus
offerings. As used herein, "off-campus" refers to locations other than regular main campus, branch
campuses, and centers.
(20) Collection costs. The University is authorized to assess a charge representing
reasonable cost of collection efforts to effect payment for overdue accounts, including University and
third party collection costs. Collection costs may be assessed to the student for payment for overdue
student loan accounts and for collection of debts owed the university not secured by a promissory note
or contract. Amounts received for collection costs shall be retained by the university.Ccll ctien -ests
If any overdue account is sent to a collection agency, collection costs will be assessed for the
collection agency fCes. In addition, thc Univcersity shall assess a charge r-prcncnting the reasonable
ost of 1oll; ectin Teffoers to effcTt payment fo.r o,erduhe stu..de.nt lean accounts.
Specific Authority: BOG Resolution dated January 7, 2003.
History--New 3-12-03, 6-3-03, 12-31-03, 5-30-04, 6-29-06,