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Read the descriptions carefully to determine which fees may apply to you.


Students enrolled at UMC pay a $250 UMC Campus Fee and $275 Durable Goods Fee each semester. The fee covers the costs associated with providing students with: notebook computers; pre-installed software; access to laser printers; power and LAN connections in classrooms, residence halls, and lounges; assistance from the Computer Help Desk; e-mail system; student Web page account; on-line library card catalogs; and World Wide Web access. Learn more about the Student Laptop Computer Program.

NOTE: Students issued a notebook computer must sign a rental contract. Students are responsible for lost/theft of the notebook computer. UMC limits the students liability for damages to $500 per occurrence. Failure to return the computer at the end of the semester or upon cancellation from school will result in a late fee assessment of $50, and a weekly charge of $31.25. If the computer is not returned upon demand, the student will be assessed the current market value of the notebook computer. Students are encouraged to read the contract carefully and to arrange for personal insurance coverage for the notebook.

These fees are not charged in summer semester, for most students.  If you have any questions about the fees you are being charged, please contact us.

Students registered for 6 or more credits pay a Student Service Fee each semester to support student services and activities. The semester Student Service Fees for 2019-20 are listed below. Students enrolled in an online degree program are exempt from the Student Service Fee. 

Supporting Fee per semester
Adminitrative Units $16.75
Crookston Student Association (CSA) $7.69
Student Activities and Organizations $53.00
Fitness/Recreation/Sports $85.00
Health Services/Wellness $35.00
Intercollegiate Athletics $69.00
Total Student Service Fee Per Student $266.44

These fees are not charged in summer semester, for most students.  If you have any questions about the fees you are being charged, please contact us.

If you are 1) admitted to a degree program, and 2) registered for 6 or more credits per semester (or 3 or more credits during summer term) that count toward the automatic assessment of the Student Services Fee, you are required by the University of Minnesota to have health plan coverage. If you meet both of these criteria you will be automatically enrolled in the University-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan.

By requiring students to have health plan coverage, the University ensures all students have access to medical care and can maintain good health, which is essential for academic success. You may choose to waive the University-sponsored Student Health Benefit Plan by providing proof of enrollment in an alternative eligible health plan.

Please note that if you are enrolled into the Regents Scholarship Program or the Senior Citizen Education Program (SCEP), you are not eligible for the student health benefit plan. Contact the Office of Student Health Benefits with questions about eligibility for the Student Health Benefit Plan.

Academic Records Fee
One time fee assessed to support the development and maintenance of the academic record including official document production.

Online course fee—$50.00 per credit
Students taking online courses will be charged a $50.00 per credit fee. This fee covers the costs to deliver online courses.

Late payment fee—$40.00
Students will be charged a monthly late fee of $40.00 if they pay less than the minimum payment due for each billing date (33% by the first billing statement due date, 50% by the second billing, and 100% by the third billing and any subsequent billings).

Late registration fee—$50.00-$100.00
Students who register for classes during the first and second week of the academic semester (first week summer session) pay a $50.00 late registration fee. Students who register during the third week (second week summer session) or later will pay a $100.00 late registration fee.

NOTE: These late registration fees DO NOT apply to students who register prior to the beginning of the academic semester—even if students make changes in their schedules during the first two weeks of the semester.

International Student Academic fee—varies
International students will be charged a fee per semester based on credit level. This fee supports International Student programming.

Fall/spring
Under six credits - $125.00
Six or more credits - $250.00

Summer
Under three credits - $62.50
Three to six credits - 125.00
Six or more credits - $250.00

CORD - Confirmation Orientation Registration Deposit—$200.00
Each new UMC student registered for 6 or more credits pays a one-time CORD fee of $200.00. This fee covers the cost of providing new students meals, information packets, and activities during new student orientation sessions.

Credit examination fee—$50.00 per credit

Official current and historical fee rates

The above information is based on the President’s Operating Budget approved by the Board of Regents. While the information has been presented with all due care, it cannot be guaranteed to be free from errors or omission. Abridged versions of the budget (containing only tuition and fee information) for current and past years may be found below. 

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