2006-2008 Undergraduate Catalog (2007 Supplement)
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Tuition and Financial Aid

Other User Fees for Courses and Services

Students should note that, with the exception of the Application and Utility Fee, all students will not pay all of the fees listed below. The tuition, fees, and deposits listed herein are subject to change by state law. Specific tuition and fees for each item can be found at http://finance.utdallas.edu/bursar/schedule-introduction.html

Application Fee: A nonrefundable application fee of $50.00, is required of all students applying for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas.

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 $100.00 per course. 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.

Change of Major Fee: There is a $50.00 fee for students changing majors more than two times in an academic year.

Comet Camp Fee: A $100.00 per student fee is required to defray the costs of materials, food, and field trip for freshmen who attend Comet Camp.

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.

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 $10.00 fee is required to mail a diploma to a student. An additional $25 fee is required for international mailing.

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 semester credit hour (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 $2650.00 per semester credit hour.

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.

Health Insurance Fee: A variable fee to pay the premium for the approved UTD 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 $100.00 (see definition of in absentia).

Installment Payment Plan Fee: A $25.00 fee to cover the costs of providing a payment option for students in thefull term fall andor spring semester courses. The plan is also available for students enrolled in the 12 week summer semester.

Institutional Loan Delinquency Fee: A late charge of $30.00 per month ($90.00 maximum per note) will be assessed to students who do not repay their loans in accordance with the terms of the note.

International Student Special Services Fee: A $100.00 per semester fee for on-going review and certification of students with I-94 status in accord with federal regulations.

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

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

Late Registration/Late Payment Fee: A nonrefundable charge of $100.00 with additional 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 $.20 per page (8 1/2 by 11)
  • Lost Books Cost plus $50.00
  • Thesis Binding $15.00 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.

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 $100.00. Transfer students or freshmen beginning in the spring or summer semester may attend an orientation for $25.00.

International students must attend an orientation conducted by Student Life and will be assessed a one-time fee of $50.00.

Parking Fees: A parking hang tagdecal is required to park any motorized vehicle parked on campus. Any vehicle parked on campus that does not display a current parking hang tagdecal will be subject to a parking citation. Decal fees may be found on the term's other fees schedule at http://finance.utdallas.edu/bursar/schedule-introduction.html. Students may purchase any of the following hang tagdecals at the Bursar Office.:

  • Green - Full year (Sept. 1 Aug. 31) $75.00: Allows students to park in campus green spaces
  • Gold - Full year (Sept. 1 Aug. 31) $125.00: Allows students to park in campus gold or green spaces.
  • Evening Orange $160.00: Allows students to park in orange marked spaces after 5 pm or gold and green spaces anytime.

Waterview parking – A parking hang tagdecal is required for all residents of the Waterview apartments. The following options are available:

  • Full year Waterview Only $30.00: Allows students to park in Waterview parking ONLY.
  • Waterview Green $105.00: Allows students to park in Waterview parking or in green campus spaces.
  • Waterview Gold $155.00: Allows students to park in Waterview parking or in campus gold or green spaces.

Note: Only one hang tagdecal may be sold per student residing in the Waterview Apartments.

Parking hang tagdecals are refundable on a prorated basis with the exception of the Waterview Only hang tagdecal.

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit System (DART) provides bus service to the campus from the Richardson transfer terminal. Contact DART for schedule information.

Recreational Sports Course Fees: A $1525.00 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 $510.00 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 willmay be canceled. If a student requests that the courses be reinstated before Census Day, a $25.00 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 $300.00 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 Uuniversity 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 $250.00 per field experience fee is required to defray costs of providing university supervisors and travel for university supervisors of student teachers.

Supplemental Designated Tuition: A $3040.00 per semester credit hour fee will be assessed for students enrolled in any School of Management or Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science courses. A $30.00 per semester credit hour fee will be assessed for students enrolled in any School of Arts and Humanities ATEC courses, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences graduate Speech Language or Audiology (COMD or AUD) courses, and School of Economics, Political and Policy Sciences graduate Public Affairs (PA) courses. ThisThese fees are is assessed to defray the higher costs associated with instruction in these schools.

Universities Center at Dallas Fee: A $15.00 per semester credit hour fee is required to defray the costs of courses taken at the Universities Center at Dallas.

Utility Fee: A temporary fee of $120150.00 per semester is assessed to defray the anticipated cost of delivery of utilities services above the legislative appropriations for utilities costs.

Exemptions and Rebates
Other Fees
Revocation of Financial Aid
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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.