Category V Fees

Self Support Programs

Per Executive Order 1102, Category V fees are defined as fees paid to self-support programs such as extended education, Cal State Online extended education offerings, parking and housing including materials and service fees, user fees, fines, and deposits.  Self-support programs are defined as those not receiving state general fund appropriations; instead, fees are collected to pay the full cost of a program.  Costs of self-support instructional programs include support and development of the academic quality of the university.

Examples of such fees are extended education, housing and food service, and parking fees.

FEE REQUEST GUIDELINES AND SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Approving Authority

  • Fees are approved by the President after review by the Vice President for Business and Finance.
  • Must be authorized in writing.
  • Fee establishments and adjustments must be reported to CFAC at the first CFAC meeting following the establishment or adjustment of the fee.

Process to Establish/Adjust

Complete the Category V - Campus Fee Request Form

  • The request for consists of 2 components:
    • CFR1 - Fee description, details, and necessary signatures.
    • CFR2 - Fee budget of planned revenues and expenditures
  • Submit the completed request for signature approval to the following:
    1. Department head approval
    2. Dean approval
    3. Provost approval
    4. Vice President for Business and Finance and President approve or deny request