Allocation of Instructional & General Fees

Estimate Percentage Distribution of Instructional and General Fee fy 19/20 ‐ Kent Campus

Description Percent of Total
Instructional Fee* 84.39%
General Fee** 15.61%
The distribution of the general fee is estimated to be the following:
Bands 0.20%
Facilities 10.04%
Flashcard Operations 0.37%
FOE bonds 8.17%
Health Center 7.85%
Intercollegiate Athletics 33.76%
Off Campus & Distance Learning 3.38%
Recreation Services 12.84%
Registration Services 1.32%
Student Center 11.80%
Student Leadership 0.63%
Student Media 1.31%
Student Organizations 2.28%
Student Services within DEI division 0.33%
Theatre 0.20%
Transportation Services 5.53%
Total General Fee Distribution 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 (including bond debt service) 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 19/20 Fiscal year – Regional Campus

Description % of Total
Instructional Fee* 92.74%
General Fee** 7.26%
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 used to fund various non-instructional student and academic support services and operations at the Regional Campuses.  Examples include disability services, learning centers, student activities and organizations.