Percentage Distribution of Instructional and General Fee for 2014/2015 Fiscal Year ‐ Kent Campus

Description % of Total
Instructional Fee* 84.13%
General Fee**  
Bands 0.03%
Facilities 1.67%
Flashcard Operations 0.06%
Health Center 1.30%
Intercollegiate Athletics 5.51%
Off Campus & Distance Learning 0.53%
Recreation Services 2.10%
Registration Services 0.21%
Reserve for student services/debt service 0.88%
Student Center 1.93%
Student Leadership 0.10%
Student Media 0.22%
Student Organizations 0.37%
Theatre 0.03%
Transportation Services  0.93%
Total General Fee 15.87%
Grand Total 100.00%
  • * The Instructional Fee is used to support faculty teaching costs and other expenses an academic department incurs. The Instructional fee is also used for other operating expenses, such as student service areas (e.g., Registrar's, Student Financial Aid, Bursar's, Campus Life), administrative operations (e.g., personnel, business functions, fundraising), academic administration (e.g., library, deans' offices), technology infrastructure, services and support (e.g., University's telecommunications network and internet, computer labs, FlashLine ), upkeep and repair of the University's property (including grounds and buildings), scholarships for students, utility costs (e.g., water, sewer, electricity, natural gas), public safety (e.g., police department), public relations and marketing.      
  • ** The General Fee is mainly used to support student services and operations. There's also a component that provides funding for facility needs and for investment in off campus and distance learning. Allocations of the general fee revenues are part of the University's annual budget building process.

Percentage Distribution of Instructional and General Fee for 2014/2015 Fiscal year – Regional Campus

Description % of Total
Instructional Fee* 93.10%
General Fee** 6.90%
  • * The Instructional Fee is used to support faculty teaching costs and other expenses that an instructional department incurs.  Instructional fees are also used for other operating expenses, such as student service areas (e.g., Registrar's, Student Financial Aid, Bursar's), administrative operations (e.g.,  personnel, business functions, fundraising), academic administration (e.g., library, Dean’s Office), technology infrastructure, services and support (e.g., University's telecommunications network and internet, computer labs, FlashLine), upkeep, repairs, and replacement of the University's property (including grounds and buildings), scholarships for students, utility costs (e.g., water, sewer, electricity, natural gas), public safety, public relations and marketing. 
  • ** The General Fee is used to fund various non‐instructional student and academic support service and operations at the campus. Examples include accessibility services, learning centers, student activities and organizations.