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Other User Fees for Courses and Services

Students should note that, with the exception of the Application and Graduation fees, all students will not pay all of the fees listed below.

Advising Fees: Students enrolled in freshman and sophomore level courses will pay an additional $5.00 per semester credit hour. Students enrolled in junior and senior level courses offered by the Schools of Engineering and Computer Science and Management will pay an additional fee of $5.00 per semester credit hour. Students enrolled in ED courses will pay an additional $5.00 per semester credit hour.

Application Fee: A nonrefundable application fee of $50.00, is required of all students applying for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas. An additional $50 international document evaluation fee is required for those who have educational documents from countries other than the United States.

Arts Course Fee: A fee of $75.00 per course is required to defray costs associated with Art courses (excluding ARTS 1301).

Arts and Technology Courses: A fee of $75.00 per course is required to defray costs associated with Arts and Technology courses.

Audit Fee: Students at The University of Texas at Dallas may, with the approval of the instructor and of the Office of the Registrar, audit courses. Auditing grants only the privilege of hearing and observing and does not grant credit. When approval has been granted, the applicant pays a fee of $25.00 per course if currently enrolled for course work and $100.00 per course if not currently enrolled for course work at the university. A student may withdraw from an audit course, but the fee will not be refunded. Persons 65 or over are permitted to audit without paying a fee. They must, however, qualify otherwise (see Auditing), complete the audit form, and have the consent of the instructor. Audit registration is permitted only during the late registration period of each semester or term.

Career Placement Fee:

Change of Major Fee: There is a $25.00 fee for students changing majors more than two times in an academic year.

Check Cashing Fee: A $0.25 fee to cash a personal check of $25.00 or less. University checks of up to $150.00 will be cashed with a fee of 1% (minimum charge is $0.25).

Comet Camp Fee: An $85.00 per student fee is required to defray the costs of materials, food, and field trip for freshmen who attend Comet Camp.

Computer Consumables Fee: An additional fee in increments of $10.00 will be charged for those students who exceed basic allotments covered by the Information Technology Fee (see Tuition and Required Fees).

Curricular Practical Training Fee: A $100.00 per semester fee to assist in funding the administrative and clerical expenses required to review records and process the forms required by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to certify international students for placement in a practical training assignment.

Dance Course Fee: A fee of $75.00 per course is required to defray costs associated with Dance classes.

Diploma Late Fee: A $100.00 non-refundable, non-transferable fee is assessed when an approved application for graduation is received after the deadline.

Diploma Mailing Fee: A $5.00 fee is required to mail a diploma to a student.

Diploma Replacement or Duplicate Fee: A $10.00 fee is required to defray costs of preparing replacement or duplicate diplomas.

Distance Learning Fee: A fee per SCH to enroll in distance education courses offered over the Internet. Resident and non-resident students taking courses offered by the School of Management are charged $80.00 per semester credit. Courses offered through the U.T. Telecampus by the School of Engineering and Computer Science are assessed $26.00 per semester credit hour for resident students and $37.00 per SCH for non-resident students. Other schools may charge varying rates.

Drama Course Fee: A fee of $50.00 per course is required to defray costs associated with Drama classes.

Engineering and Computer Science Industrial Practice Program Fee: A fee of $3.00 per semester credit hour is assessed for each Engineering and Computer Science course to provide co-op and career placement services.

Exploration of the Arts Fee (ARTS 1301): A $20.00 fee that will offer students a variety of creative components that will include the need for consumable supplies.

Field Trip Fee: This fee is assessed to cover the costs of transportation, food, and/or lodging associated with a field trip. The amount of the fee varies depending on the destination and duration of the field trip. Every effort will be made to advise students of the field trip costs associated with a particular course at the time of registration, and the appropriate fee will be assessed at that time. Refund provisions do not apply to this fee.

Graduation Fee: At the time that application for graduation is made, each degree candidate pays a $40.00 graduation fee, which is nonrefundable. Each degree candidate wishing to participate in graduation ceremonies must obtain the proper regalia through the bookstore.

Health Insurance Fee: A variable fee to pay the premium for the approved U.T. Dallas student health insurance plan is required for international students holding nonimmigrant visas. (See Student Health Services)

In Absentia Fee: A student who registers in absentia shall pay a nonrefundable/nontransferable registration fee of $50.00 (see definition of in absentia).

Industrial Research Agreement Fee: A $100.00 per semester fee to help fund the administrative and clerical expenses of negotiating agreements, reviewing records and processing forms necessary to implement the industry agreement.

Installment Tuition Fee: A $10.00 fee to cover the costs of providing a payment option for students in the fall and spring semester.

Institutional Loan Delinquency Fee: A late charge of $10.00 per month ($30.00 maximum per note) will be assessed to students who do not repay their loans in accordance with the terms of the note.

Instructional Infrastructure Fee: An additional fee of $4.00 per semester credit hour is charged for courses in the Schools of Engineering and Computer Science, Management, and Natural Science and Math.

International Document Evaluation Fee: A nonrefundable processing fee of U.S. $100.00 is required for the individualized credential evaluations needed in foreign student admissions decisions. This fee is in addition to the $50.00 Application Fee required of all students.

International Student Special Services Fee: An $85.00 per semester fee for on-going review and certification of students with I-94 status in accord with federal regulations.

Laboratory Fees in Engineering and the Sciences: A fee of $30.00 is assessed for each laboratory course in engineering and in the sciences.

Late Course Add Fee: A $100.00 per course fee is assessed when a registered student adds a course after Census Day.

Late Registration/Late Payment Fee: A nonrefundable charge in increments of $50.00 based on the number of days past the regular registration/payment deadline is required to defray costs associated with extending registration times.

Library Fines and Charges: Services offered by the library and the charges for these services are listed below.

  • Interlibrary Loans Varies according to the institution from which material is borrowed
  • Archival Research $.15 per page
  • Lost Books Cost plus $50.00
  • Thesis Binding $10.00 per copy
  • Media Services Variable by equipment/service; price list available
  • Computer Searches Variable by service; price list available

In addition, there is a $.050 per day per item fine for late return of materials checked out of the library to a maximum of $30.00. Copies of the fine schedule can be obtained at the McDermott Library Circulation/Reserve Desk. Individuals who fail to return overdue library materials may be subject to criminal action for theft.

Management Career Placement Fee: A fee of $2.00 per semester credit hour is assessed for each management course to provide career placement service for students enrolling in School of Management courses.

Music Course Fee: A fee of $75.00 per course is required to defray costs associated with Music classes.

Network Access Fee: An optional service that allows remote access to the campus network for $30.00 per semester ($20.00 per summer).

Orientation Fees: An optional fee is assessed for orientations conducted by Student Life. A Freshman Orientation held before the start of the Fall semester is $50.00. Transfer students or freshmen beginning in the spring or summer semester may attend an orientation for $10.00. International students must attend an orientation conducted by Student Life and will be assessed a one-time fee of $20.00.

Parking Fees: Any motorized vehicle parked on campus must display a current U.T. Dallas parking decal/tag. Students may purchase any of the following decals at registration or in the Decal Office, PG 1.204.

  • Green - Full year (Sept. 1 Aug. 31) $75.00
  • Gold - Full year (Sept. 1 Aug. 31) $125.00
  • Waterview parking – A parking decal is required for all residents of Waterview apartments. The cost is $30.00 per vehicle per year.

Parking decals are nonrefundable with the following exceptions:

  1. Classes are canceled and/or the reason for withdrawal lies with the university.
  2. Decal is returned to the Decal Office within three (3) working days following regular registration.

A student who wishes to register two vehicles in his or her own name must present proof of ownership of both vehicles.

Students may check with the university police department for carpool parking information. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit System (DART) provides bus service to the campus from the Richardson transfer terminal. Contact DART for schedule information.

For information and/or registration of one vehicle by mail, contact the Decal Office at (972) 883 2344.

Recreational Sports Course Fees: A $15.00 per course fee will be assessed for each physical instruction course taken.

Recreational Sports Locker Rental Fee: An optional locker rental fee of $5.00 $15.00 per semester.

Recreational Sports Towel Service Fee: An optional towel service of $5.00 per semester.

Reinstatement Fee (Prior to Census Day): After the payment deadline for each semester, all registration for which tuition and fee payments have not been received will be canceled. If a student requests that the courses be reinstated before Census Day, a $15.00 reinstatement fee will be charged in addition to the graduated late registration fee. No student will be reinstated into a class that has been closed.

Reinstatement Fee (After Census Day): A $275.00 fee will be charged, in addition to tuition and required fees, to enroll a student after Census Day.

Returned Check Fee: Students will be assessed a $25.00 fee for each returned check unless their bank provides written notification it was at fault. Students who write bad checks to the university for tuition and fees will have their registration canceled unless full payment is made by the census day listed in the Academic Calendar.

Student Documents/Records Fee: Students may obtain a copy of any document in their file by making a written request to the Office of the Registrar and paying a charge of $5.00 per document copy at the Bursar’s Office; processing of these requests for copies will generally take four to five working days. Students should be aware, however, that transcripts of other schools received by the University are used as working documents, frequently carry written marks and notations, and may not be considered viable transcripts by other agencies.

Student Identification Card Replacement Fee: A $25.00 fee is required to defray the costs of reissuing a student ID card.

Student Life Co Curricular Activities Transcript Fee: A $10.00 per registrant fee to cover partially the costs of producing transcripts listing students’ activities.

Student Teaching Supervisory Fee: A $150.00 per field experience fee is required to defray costs of providing university supervisors and travel for university supervisors of student teachers.

Universities Center at Dallas Fee: A $13.00 per semester credit hour fee is required to defray the costs of courses taken at the Universities Center at Dallas.

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This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to nor does it contain all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and The University of Texas at Dallas or The University of Texas System. The University of Texas at Dallas reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees or tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.

Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, and veteran status. Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is also prohibited pursuant to University policy.