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Dependent Fees

In short: Estimated Fees to Pay = Regular Registration Fees and Tuition - Fee Waiver Value 

A dependent's Tuition Fee may be fully waived for a maximum to two (2) courses or six (6) units, whichever is greater, per term.  Read the detailed information below to have a better understanding of how the fee waiver program works when it is transferred to a dependent.

Dependent Fees Waived or Reduced by Employee Category

Employee CategoryChild,
Up to Age
Eligible Dependents for
Fee Waiver Transfer
Fee Fully Waived for Eligible DependentsFees Reduced to $1.00 for Eligible Dependents
Unit 1 (Physicians)

23 yrs

Spouse
Dependent Child
Domestic Partner

Tuition Fee*
Application Fee
Identification Card Fee
Instructionally Related Activity Fee
Health Services Fee

Student Body Center Fee/ Student Union Fee
Health Facilities Fee
Unit 8 (Public Safety) 23 yrs
Unit 10 (IUOE) 23 yrs
C99 (Confidential) 25 yrs
M98 (Executive) 25 yrs
M80 (MPP) 25 yrs
Units 2, 5, 7, 9, (CSUEU)

25 yrs

Spouse
Dependent Child
Domestic Partner

Tuition Fee*
Application Fee
Identification Card Fee

None - All other fees paid at regular rates

Unit 3 (Faculty) 25 yrs
Unit 4 (Academic Professionals) 25 yrs
Unit 6 (Skilled Trades) 25 yrs
E99 (Excluded) N/A N/A N/A N/A

* Tuition Fee may be fully waived for a maximum to two (2) courses or six (6) units, whichever is greater, per term.

Dependents of employees in bargaining units 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, & 9 shall be entitled to student services, including Health Services, in addition to instructional services. However, dependents of employees in bargaining units 1, 6, 8, C99 and MPP shall only be entitled to instructional services.

Dependents of unit 2,5,7,9, (CSUEU), 3 (CFA), 4 (APC), 6 (SETC) employees:

  • Tuition Fee for up to 6 units: Waived
  • Application Fee: Waived
  • Initial ID card: Waived
  • All other fees: Regular rate
Dependents of all other units (1, 8, 10, C99 and MPP):
  • Tuition Fee for up to 6 units: Waived
  • Application Fee: Waived
  • Initial ID card: Waived
  • Instructionally Related Activity Fee: Waived
  • Health Services Fee: Waived
  • Student Union Fee: Reduced to $1.00
  • Facility Fee: Reduced to $1.00
  • Student Body Association Fee: Regular rate
  • Document Fees: Regular Rate
  • Special program fees, such as MBA fees: Regular rate

Eligible dependents taking courses in addition to the fee waiver courses shall pay any difference in fees. All other fees are at the regular rates.

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