Student Learning Fees

General Overview

Student Learning Fee Timeline Overview


  • CFAC completes the CFAC unit summary report, compiles all unit summary reports, and begins discussions to determine allocations for the following year.
  • CFAC sends VPSA, deans, and admins the required Student Learning Fee (SLF) committee membership structure and requests notification of the process to be used for gathering requests and determining expenditure plans.
  • Provost's office sends out a call to the campus for SLF committee membership nominations via Campus/Student Announcements and Orion advertisement.


  • Budget Office provides SLF estimates to CFAC for the following award year.
  • CFAC provides unit summary reports and recommended allocations to the Provost for review.
  • Provost provides feedback to CFAC who finalizes allocations.
  • Committee membership nomination forms are due to the VPSA/deans’ offices and the membership selection process begins.
  • Provost's office sends a University-wide request for CFAC proposals via the Campus/Student Announcements and Orion advertisement.
  • VPSA/college admins enter committee members into the online SLF web application located here:
  • CFAC approves the committee structures.


  • CFAC notifies the units of their allocations.


  • Deadline for submission of proposals.
  • Proposal review may begin after proposal deadline.


  • Deadline for VPSA/colleges/CFAC to submit expenditure plans to CFAC.
  • CFAC begins review of VPSA/college/CFAC expenditure plans to ensure they comply with SLF guidelines and finalizes CFAC proposal awards.


  • CFAC presents final approved list of VPSA, college, and CFAC awards to the provost.
  • CFAC announces expenditure plan approvals to the units.
  • CFAC proposal awards are announced to the awardees.


  • Awardee assessment reports for proposals funded in the current year are due to the unit heads (deans/VPSA/CFAC).


  • Unit Summary Report survey is sent to unit heads.


  • Funds for awarded projects are transferred to departments.
  • VPSA/deans/CFAC review awardee assessment information and submit summary reports to CFAC via survey.


  • CFAC completes the CFAC Unit Summary Report and compiles all unit summary reports. CFAC begins discussions to determine allocations for the following year.

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